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Asha (known by the stage name Revathi), is an Indian film
Indian film
actress and film director, known for her works predominantly in Malayalam
Malayalam
cinema and Tamil.[5] She has won several accolades, including the National Film Awards in three different categories, and Filmfare Awards South.[6] Revathi
Revathi
is a trained Bharatanatyam
Bharatanatyam
dancer, having studied since the age of seven and performed her arangetram in Chennai
Chennai
in 1979.[7] Apart from films, Revathi
Revathi
has been involved in a variety of social organisations, the most notable being the Banyan, Ability foundation, Tanker foundation and Vidyasagar, and has also served as a member of several film festivals including the Chennai
Chennai
International Film Festival and the International Film Festival of India.[8]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Personal life 3 Filmography

3.1 As an actress

3.1.1 Tamil 3.1.2 Malayalam 3.1.3 Hindi 3.1.4 Telugu 3.1.5 Kannada

3.2 As director 3.3 As dubbing artist

4 Television 5 Awards 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Revathi
Revathi
was born Asha Kelunni Nair in Kochi to Kelunni Nair, a major in the Indian Army
Indian Army
who hails from Kallikkad, Palakkad, and Lalitha Kelunni. Malayalam
Malayalam
actress Geetha Vijayan is her cousin.[9] Personal life[edit]

Ms. Revathi
Revathi
pledging to be an Organ Donor

Revathi
Revathi
married cinematographer and director Suresh Chandra Menon in 1986. The couple didn't have any children. However following differences between them, they started living separately from 2002 and were granted divorce on 23 April 2013[10] by Chennai
Chennai
Additional Family Court.[11] Filmography[edit] As an actress[edit] In order of languages in which she acted the most to least number of films. Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1983 Mann Vasanai Muthupechi Filmfare Special
Special
Award – South

1984 Ponnu Pudichirukku

1984 Kai Kodukkum Kai Seetha

1984 Pudhumai Penn Seetha

1984 Vaidhegi Kaathirunthaal Vaidhegi

1984 Unnai Naan Santhithen Indumathi

1985 Pournami Alaigal Deepa

1985 Oru Kaidhiyin Diary Sharada

1985 Kanni Rasi Dhanalakshmi

1985 Selvi Selvi

1985 Udhaya Geetham Shanthi

1985 Pagal Nilavu Jyothi

1985 Aagaya Thamaraigal Shenbagam

1985 Kunguma Chimizh Rukmani

1985 Prema Paasam

1985 Thiramai Bhanu

1985 Aan Paavam Revathi

1986 December Pookal Poornima aka Annam

1986 Marumagal Radha

1986 Maragatha Veenai Kokila

1986 Revathy

1986 Mouna Ragam Divya

1986 Lakshmi Vanthachu Lakshmi

1986 Punnagai Mannan Malini

1987 Lankeswaran Seetha

1987 Gramathu Minnal Valli Mayilu

1989 Uthama Purushan Lakshmi

1990 Idhaya Thamarai Manju

1990 Arangetra Velai Masha

1990 Kizhakku Vaasal Thaayamma Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress Cinema Express Award for Best Actress – Tamil

1990 Anjali Chitra

1990 Sathriyan Jaya Guest Appearance

1990 Raja Kaiya Vacha Radha Guest Appearance

1991 Ayul Kaithi Nithya

1991 Love Maggie Pinto

1992 Chinna Pasanga Naanga Marikolunthu

1992 Deiva Vaakku Hamsaveni

1992 Thevar Magan Panchavarnam National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil Cinema Express Award for Best Actress – Tamil

1993 Marupadiyum Thulasi Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil

1993 Pudhiya Mugam Anjali

1994 Paasamalargal Asha

1994 Magalir Mattum Sathya

1994 Priyanka Priyanka Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil

1994 En Aasai
Aasai
Machan Thayamma

1994 Chinna Pulla Valliammai

1995 Avatharam Ponnamma

1995 Thamizhachi

Guest appearance

1995 Gandhi Pirantha Mann Lakshmi

1995 Thotta Chinungi Bhuvana

1996 Meendum Savithri Manju

1996 Subash Savithri

1997 Iruvar Maragatham

1998 Thalaimurai Naachchiyaa Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize for Best Actress

1998 Rathna

1999 Taj Mahal Manoj's mother

2001 Maayan

2002 Red Janaki

2002 Thamizhan Jaya

2004 Vaanam Vasappadum Karthik's mother

2005 Ponniyin Selvan Ponni

2005 Kanda Naal Mudhal Maragatham

2006 Kaivantha Kalai

2008 Thoondil Dr. Jayanthi

2009 Vannathupoochi

2011 Osthe Velan's & Balan's mother

2012 Konjam Koffee Konjam Kaadhal

Unreleased

2015 Inji Iduppazhagi Herself Cameo appearance

2016 Amma Kanakku Dr.Nandhini

2017 Power Paandi Poonthendral

2018 Gulaebaghavali Masha

2018 Keni

2018 Azhiyatha Kolangal

Filming

Malayalam[edit]

Year Film Character Notes

1983 Kattathe Kilikoodu Asha Thampi

1985 Ente Kaanakkuyil Anuradha

1987 Aankiliyude Tharattu Sunitha Menon

1988 Kakkothikkavile Appooppan Thaadikal Lakshmi/Kakkothi/Vavachi Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam

1988 Puravrutham Devi

1988 Moonnam Mura Mini Johnson

1989 Varavelpu Rama

1989 Najangalude Kochu Doctor Mini

1990 Ottayadipathakal Sathi

1991 Kilukkam Nandini

1992 Advaitham Lakshmi Menon

1993 Devasuram Bhanumathi

1993 Maya Mayuram Nanda

1994 Padheyam Radha

1995 Agni Devan Sudarshana

1997 Mangamma Mangamma

2001 Raavanaprabhu Bhanumathi

2002 Nandanam Thankam

2002 Kaiyethum Doorath Dr. Omana Babunath

2002 Krishna Pakshakkilikal Mary

2003 Gramaphone Sara

2003 Mizhi Randilum Sridevi

2005 Anandabhadram Gayathri

2009 Nammal Thammil Lakshmi

2010 Paattinte Palazhy Raziya

2010 Penpattanam Girija

2011 Indian Rupee Dr. Sheela Koshy

2012 Father's Day Seethalekshmy

2012 Molly Aunty Rocks! Molly Mamen Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam

2018 Kinar District Collector

Hindi[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1991 Love Maggie Pinto

1992 Raat Manisha Sharma (Mini)

1992 Muskurahat Nandini

1994 Tarpan Sumitra

1996 Aur Ek Prem Kahani Manga

2003 Dhoop Savita Kapoor

2003 Darna Mana Hai Pramila's mother

2004 Ab Tak Chhappan Namita Agashe

2004 Phir Milenge Dr. Raisingh

2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... Sandhya Sinha

2007 Nishabd Amrita

2014 2 States Radha Swaminathan

2015 Margarita, With a Straw Aai

2015 Good Morning, Sunshine Radha

Telugu[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1984 Manasa Veena Veena

1984 Seetamma Pelli Seethamma

1988 Rao Gari Illu Chanti

1989 Prema Maggie

1989 Lankeshwarudu Swapna

1991 Mrigathrushna

1992 Ankuram Sindhura Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu

1993 Gaayam Anitha

1998 Ganesh Rangamma

2002 Eeshwar Sujatha

2010 Gaayam
Gaayam
2 Anitha

2014 Anukshanam Shailaja

2015 Loafer Lakshmi Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu

2015 Size Zero Herself

2016 Brahmotsavam Ajay's mother

2017 Yuddham Sharanam Seetha Lakshmi

Kannada[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1989 Idu Saadhya Indu

1998 Nishyabda Dr. Vinitha

As director[edit]

Year Film Language Notes

2002 Mitr, My Friend English National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English

2004 Phir Milenge Hindi

2009 Kerala Cafe Malayalam "Makal" segment

2010 Mumbai Cutting Hindi "Parcel" segment

As dubbing artist[edit]

1995 - Pasumpon
Pasumpon
(for Saranya Ponvannan) - Tamil Movie 1995 - Aasai
Aasai
(for Suvalakshmi) - Tamil Movie 1996 - Devaraagam (for Sridevi) - Malayalam
Malayalam
Movie 1997 - Minsara Kanavu
Minsara Kanavu
(for Kajol) - Tamil Movie 1999 - Megham
Megham
(for Pooja Batra) - Malayalam
Malayalam
Movie 2000 - Kandukondain Kandukondain
Kandukondain Kandukondain
(for Tabu) -Tamil Movie 2001 - Vedham (for Divya Unni) - Tamil Movie 2005 - Chandrolsavam
Chandrolsavam
(for Kushboo) - Malayalam
Malayalam
Movie 2018 - Punyakoti
Punyakoti
(for Cow) - Sanskrit Movie

Television[edit]

Year Program Language Notes

1990 Iravil Oru Pagal Tamil Doordarshan

1991 Penn Tamil Doordarshan

1994 Revathy Tamil Sun TV

1997 Doctors Tamil Sun TV

1999–2000 Nirangal Tamil Sun TV

1999 Chinna Chinna Aasai Tamil Sun TV Episode: 15 August 1947

2000 Boom Boom Shaka Laka Tamil Sun TV

2001 Kadhai Kadhaiyaam Karanamaam Tamil Vijay TV Episode: DNA

2002 Sindhanaigal Tamil Jaya TV

2003 Pudumai Penngal Tamil KTV

2011 Kanamarayathu Malayalam Mazhavil Manorama

2013 Malayalee House Malayalam Surya TV

2013-2014 Champions Tamil Champions Sun TV

2016 Samvidhanam Revathy Malayalam Mazhavil Manorama

2017-present Azhagu Tamil Sun TV

Awards[edit] See also: List of awards and nominations received by Revathi

Wins

National Film Awards

1992 – Best Supporting Actress for Thevar Magan 2002 – Best Feature Film in English for Mitr, My Friend 2011 – Best Non-feature Film on Family Welfare for Red Building Where the Sun Sets

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

1990 – Best Actress for Kizhakku Vasal 1998 – Special
Special
Prize for Best Actress for Thalaimurai

2nd South Indian International Movie Awards

2012 – Nominated – Best Actress for Molly Aunty Rocks!

Filmfare Awards South

1983 – Special
Special
Award for Man Vasanai 1988 – Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Actress for Kakkothikkavile Appooppan Thaadikal 1992 – Best Telugu Actress for Ankuram 1992 – Best Tamil Actress for Thevar Magan 1993 – Best Tamil Actress for Marupadiyum 1994 – Best Tamil Actress for Priyanka

Cinema Express Awards

1984 – Best Telugu Actress for Seethamma Pelli 1990 – Best Tamil Actress for Kizhakku Vasal 1991 – Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Actress for Kilukkam 1991 – Best Tamil Actress for Thevar Magan 1994 – Special
Special
Best Tamil Actress for En Aasai
Aasai
Machan

Film Fans Associate Awards

1983 – Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Actress for Kattathe Kilikkoodu 1984 – Best Tamil Actress for Pudhumai Penn 1984 – Best Telugu Actress for Manasa Veena 1986 – Special
Special
commendation 1990 – Best Tamil Actress for Anjali 1991 – Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Actress for Kilukkam 1992 – Best Tamil Actress for Thevar Magan 1994 – Best Tamil Actress for Priyanka

The Mylapore Academy Berkley Drama Award

1989 – Best Actress in Television for Iravil Oru Pagal 1984 – Best Actress in Television for Penn

33rd International Film Festival of India

2002 – Silver Peacock Jury Award for Mitr, My Friend

International Film Festival of Kerala

2009 – NETPAC Award for Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Film for Kerala Cafe

Other awards

1993 – Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Manram: Kalaimamani 2007 – Karmaveer Puraskaar: CMS Media Citizen

Nominations

Screen Awards

2004 – Best Supporting Actress for Dhoop

Zee Cine Awards

2004 – Best Supporting Actress for Dhoop

References[edit]

^ http://www.in.com/revathi/biography-345028.html ^ "Court grants divorce to actor Revathi". The Times of India
The Times of India
. 23 April 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2015.  ^ Revathy, Suresh Chandra Menon granted divorce – Oneindia Entertainment ^ "Films, a family affair!". Deccan Chronicle. 29 April 2017.  ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012.  ^ " 40th National Film Awards – 1993" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals – 1993. Retrieved 5 July 2013.  ^ Harsha Koda (www.jalakara.com). "www.revathy.com". www.revathy.com. Retrieved 12 July 2012.  ^ " 59th National Film Awards
59th National Film Awards
for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 7 March 2012.  ^ "ഏകാന്തചന്ദ്രിക ഇവിടെയുണ്ട് !". manoramaonline. Retrieved 2 August 2015.  ^ Actress Revathi
Revathi
Divorced – Find what you like – tikkview ^ Deccan Chronicle http://www.deccanchronicle.com/130423/entertainment-mollywood/article/revathi-suresh-granted-divorce

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Revathi.

Official Website Revathi
Revathi
on IMDb

Awards for Revathi

v t e

National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress

1984–2000

Rohini Hattangadi
Rohini Hattangadi
(1984) Vijaya Mehta
Vijaya Mehta
(1985) Manjula Kanwar (1986) Surekha Sikri
Surekha Sikri
(1987) Uttara Baokar (1988) Manorama (1989) K. P. A. C. Lalitha (1990) Santha Devi
Santha Devi
(1991) Revathi
Revathi
(1992) Neena Gupta
Neena Gupta
(1993) Surekha Sikri
Surekha Sikri
(1994) Aranmula Ponnamma
Aranmula Ponnamma
(1995) Rajeshwari Sachdev
Rajeshwari Sachdev
(1996) Karisma Kapoor
Karisma Kapoor
(1997) Suhasini Mulay
Suhasini Mulay
(1998) Sudipta Chakraborty and Sohini Haldar (1999) K. P. A. C. Lalitha (2000)

2001–present

Ananya Khare (2001) Raakhee
Raakhee
(2002) Sharmila Tagore
Sharmila Tagore
(2003) Sheela (2004) Urvashi (2005) Konkona Sen Sharma
Konkona Sen Sharma
(2006) Shefali Shah
Shefali Shah
(2007) Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut
(2008) Arundathi Nag
Arundathi Nag
(2009) Sukumari
Sukumari
(2010) Leishangthem Tonthoingambi Devi (2011) Dolly Ahluwalia
Dolly Ahluwalia
and Kalpana (2012) Amruta Subhash
Amruta Subhash
and Aida El-Kashef (2013) Baljinder Kaur (2014) Tanvi Azmi
Tanvi Azmi
(2015) Zaira Wasim
Zaira Wasim
(2016)

v t e

Filmfare Award for Best Malayalam
Malayalam
Actress

1972–1989

Roja Ramani (1972) Nanditha Bose (1973) Lakshmi (1974) Lakshmi (1975) Lakshmi (1976) Sheela (1977) Jayabharathi
Jayabharathi
(1978) Srividya (1979) Srividya (1980) Jalaja
Jalaja
(1981) Poornima Bhagyaraj
Poornima Bhagyaraj
(1982) (1983) (1984) (1985) (1986) Sharada (1987) Revathi
Revathi
(1988) Rekha (1989)

1990–2009

Shobana
Shobana
(1990) Amala Akkineni
Amala Akkineni
(1991) Geetha (1992) Madhavi (1993) (1994) Annie (1995) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1996) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1997) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1998) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1999) Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma
(2000) Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma
(2001) Navya Nair
Navya Nair
(2002) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2003) Geetu Mohandas
Geetu Mohandas
(2004) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2005) Padmapriya Janakiraman
Padmapriya Janakiraman
(2006) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2007) Priyamani
Priyamani
(2008) Shweta Menon
Shweta Menon
(2009)

2010–present

Mamta Mohandas (2010) Kavya Madhavan
Kavya Madhavan
(2011) Rima Kallingal
Rima Kallingal
(2012) Ann Augustine (2013) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(2014) Parvathy (2015) Nayanthara
Nayanthara
(2016)

v t e

Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress

1972–1979

Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
(1972) Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
(1973) Lakshmi (1974) Sujatha (1975) Sujatha (1976) Sujatha (1977) Latha (1978) Shoba
Shoba
(1979)

1980–1999

Saritha (1980) Sridevi
Sridevi
(1981) Poornima Jayaram (1982) Lakshmi (1983) Saritha (1984) Radha (1985) Radhika (1986) Radhika (1987) Unknown (1988) Bhanupriya
Bhanupriya
(1989) Radhika (1990) Gautami
Gautami
(1991) Revathi
Revathi
(1992) Revathi
Revathi
(1993) Revathi
Revathi
(1994) Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala
(1995) Shruti (1996) Meena (1997) Kausalya (1998) Ramya Krishnan
Ramya Krishnan
(1999)

2000–2019

Jyothika
Jyothika
(2000) Laila (2001) Simran (2002) Laila (2003) Sandhya (2004) Asin
Asin
(2005) Bhavana (2006) Priyamani
Priyamani
(2007) Parvathy (2008) Pooja (2009) Anjali (2010) Anjali (2011) Samantha (2012) Nayanthara
Nayanthara
(2013) Malavika Nair (2014) Nayanthara
Nayanthara
(2015) Ritika Singh
Ritika Singh
(2016)

v t e

Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress

1972-1980

Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa
(1972) Vanisri (1973) Vanisri (1974) Vanisri (1975) Jayasudha (1976) Jayasudha (1977) Talluri Rameshwari (1978) Sujatha (1979) Jyothi (1980)

1981-2000

Raadhika (1981) Jayasudha (1982) Jaya Prada
Jaya Prada
(1983) Suhasini (1984) Vijayashanti (1985) Lakshmi (1986) Vijayashanti (1987) Bhanupriya
Bhanupriya
(1988) Vijayashanti (1989) Vijayashanti (1990) Sridevi
Sridevi
(1991) Revathi
Revathi
(1992) Vijayashanti (1993) Aamani (1994) Soundarya
Soundarya
(1995) Tabu (1996) Vijayashanti (1997) Soundarya
Soundarya
(1998) Soundarya
Soundarya
(1999) Richa Pallod
Richa Pallod
(2000)

2001-2020

Bhumika Chawla (2001) Sadha
Sadha
(2002) Asin
Asin
(2003) Trisha (2004) Trisha (2005) Genelia D'Souza
Genelia D'Souza
(2006) Trisha (2007) Swathi Reddy
Swathi Reddy
(2008) Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty
(2009) Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty
(2010) Nayanthara
Nayanthara
(2011) Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
(2012) Nithya Menen
Nithya Menen
(2013) Shruti Haasan
Shruti Haasan
(2014) Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty
(2015) Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
(2016)

v t e

Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress

1967–1980

K. R. Vijaya (1967) Padmini (1968) Sowcar Janaki
Sowcar Janaki
(1969) K. R. Vijaya (1970) — (1971) — (1972) — (1973) — (1974) — (1975) — (1976) Latha (1977) Lakshmi (1978) Saritha (1979) Suhasini (1980)

1981–2000

Sridevi
Sridevi
(1981) Saritha (1982) — (1983) — (1984) — (1985) — (1986) — (1987) Saritha (1988) Raadhika (1989) Revathy
Revathy
(1990) Kushboo
Kushboo
(1991) Sukanya (1992) Meena (1993) Rajashree (1994) Kushboo
Kushboo
(1995) Shruti (1996) Meena & Devayani (1997) Roja (1998) Simran (1999) Devayani (2000)

2001–present

Sneha (2001) Meena (2002) Laila (2003) Jyothika
Jyothika
(2004) Jyothika
Jyothika
(2005) Priyamani
Priyamani
(2006) Jyothika
Jyothika
(2007) Sneha (2008) Padmapriya Janakiraman
Padmapriya Janakiraman
(2009) Amala Paul (2010) Iniya Lakshmi Menon (2012) Nayanthara
Nayanthara
(2013) Aishwarya Rajesh
Aishwarya Rajesh
(2014)

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