Kausalya Actor

Kausalya, also known as Nandini, is an Indian film actress and model, who has starred mainly in Tamil and Malayalam films.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 30th, 1979
Nationality
India
Ethnicity
Indian

Family

Parents

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama125.07
Romance66.4
Comedy36.03
Action55.16
Thriller25.45
Musical34.85

1. I G Inspector General (2009)

Action
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Mahi
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I.G. is a 2009 action film written and directed by B. Unnikrishnan.

Awards

Top cast

Vinu's Girlfriend
Dhurga Prasad's Mother
Chief Minister
Dhurga Prasad IPS
Sahib
Vakkachan
Mujeeb
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Shyam Dutt
Malayalam
India

2. Santhosha Subramani (2008)

Comedy, Family, Romance
played Santhosh's sister
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177.0
Kalpathi Aghoram
,
Kalpathi S. Ganesh
,
Kalpathi S. Suresh
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Santosh Subramaniam is a 2008 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film directed by M. Raja and produced by Kalpathi S. Agoram. The film stars Jayam Ravi and Genelia D'Souza in the lead roles, while Prakash Raj, Geetha and Sayaji Shinde play supporting roles. It is a remake of the successful Telugu film, Bommarillu which starred Siddharth as the lead character. The film revolves around a father and son relationship; the father's dotes on his son, who resents the same. The son's choices and his ambitions to achieve something in life are subdued by his father. The film entered production in July 2007 and in addition to being shot in India, was also shot at the South Island of New Zealand. The film's soundtrack was composed by Devi Sri Prasad, who retained the tunes he composed for Bommarillu. A Hindi remake of the film titled It's My Life was planned in 2008 with Harman Baweja in the lead and with Genelia D'Souza reprising her role, but remains unreleased as of 2013. Santosh Subramaniam was released on 11 April 2008 during the Tamil New Year festival.

Awards

Top cast

Subramaniyam
Govindan
Srinivasan
Kootha Perumal
Rajeshwari's father
Lakshmi
Shekar
Ramesh's wife
Santhosh Subramaniyam
Santhosh's friend
Rajeshwari
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
D. Kannan
Santhosha Subramani
Tamil
India

3. Viyyalavari Kayyalu (2007)

Drama
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140.0
Lagadapati Sirisha Sridhar
E. Sathibabu
Robin Henry
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Viyyalavari Kayyalu is a 2007 Telugu film starring Uday Kiran and Neha Jhulka. E.Satti Babu directed this movie. L. Sreedhar, produced it under their banner Larsco Entertainments of Ramalakshmi Creations. It was released on 1 November 2007.

Awards

Top cast

Bhoopathi Rayudu
Vengal Reddy
Vamshi
Nandini
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ajayan Vincent
Telugu language
India

4. Sooryan (2007)

Drama, Musical
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Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Malayalam

5. Mahanadi (2006)

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150.0
2 Show list

Awards

Top cast

Shankar
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Telugu language
India

6. Kasak (2005)

Drama
played Maya
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110.0
Rajiv Babbar
,
Sanjay Masoom
,
Rajiv Babbar
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Kasak is an 2005 Indian Hindi film. Its the second film that Meera the Pakistani actress has made whilst in Bollywood.

Awards

Top cast

Captain Singh
Ronak Singh
Amar Sharma
Anjali Mehra, Anjali Sharma
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tauseef Akhtar
Nadeem Khan
Kasak
Hindi
India

7. Kadhal FM (2005)

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150.0
G. Maheswaran
Jayaprakash
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Kadhal FM is a 2005 Tamil film directed by Jayaprakash starring Manikandan, Shivani Singh and Aravind Akash. The movie was shot in and around Pondicherry, Tuticorin, Karaikudi and Tiruchi. The film opened to poor reviews at the box office.

Awards

2005 Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil

Top cast

Chilly Chicken
Aravind
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Arvind-Shankar
Suresh Devan
Tamil
India

8. Gowri (2004)

Action
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
145.0
Ravi Kishore
B.V. Ramana
Marudhuri Raja
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Gowri is a 2004 Telugu film that was directed by B.V. Ramana. The action/drama film stars Sumanth and Charmme Kaur. It was produced by Sravanti Ravi Kishore. It is a remake of a Tamil film, Thirumalai, which starred Joseph Vijay in the main lead along with Jyothika. Gowri was a hit at the box office, collecting close to 17 crores Rs. It was later dubbed into Hindi under the title The Gunda.

Awards

Top cast

Mafia leader
Sweta
Gowri
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Hari Anumolu
Telugu language
India

9. Vajram (2004)

Action, Drama
played Nandu, Nanda Devarajan
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Pramod
,
Pappan
,
Pramod Pappan
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Vajram is a 2004 Malayalam drama film written by Dennis Joseph and directed by Pramod Pappan. It starred Mammootty in the lead role and Master Mithun played another important role.

Awards

Top cast

Devarajan
Dracula
Father Varghese
Dancer
Paulson Williams
Poovalan
Shankaran
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Tony
Malayalam
India

10. Thirumalai (2003)

Action, Romance
played Nagalakshmi
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158.0
Pushpa Kandasamy
Ramana
Ramana
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Thirumalai is a Tamil Action Romantic film directed by Ramana . This film has Vijay and Jyothika in the lead roles with Lawrence Raghavendra and Kiran Rathod make special appearances in the film. Produced by Kavithalayaa Productions banner. In which Vijay plays a bike mechanic of the Pudupet area in Chennai. This film was a turning point in actor Vjay's career as he introduced himself as an action hero with a well changed stylish new look. The new formula of action along with Punch dialogues suited well for Vijay. And worked out well on screen. This film opened to huge positive reviews and was declared a blockbuster hit in Vijay's career. The highly commercial success of the film lead to be remade in Telugu as Gowri in the year 2004.

Awards

Top cast

Thirumalai
Ezhumalai
an Artist
Thirumalai's Friend
Swetha
Swetha's Father
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Thirumalai
Tamil
India

11. Devan (2002)

played Sister Of Devan
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170.0
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Devan is a 2002 Tamil action film directed by Arun Pandian making his debut as director, the film stars himself in title role being his 100th project as actor with Meena and Kausalya in the lead roles while Karthik Muthuraman and Senthil make guest appearances. Vijayakanth makes an extended special appearance. Malayalam actor Saikumar made his Tamil debut with this film.

Awards

Top cast

Saravanan
Police
Uma
Chetta
Lawyer Chakravarthy
CBI Officer Ratnavel
Alex Devan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

12. Shivam (2002)

played Dr. Gayathri Bhadran
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Shivam is a 2002 Malayalam action film directed by Shaji Kailas. Biju Menon appears in the leading role as Bhadran K. Menon, a tough police officer, who is on a fight against Medayil Devarajan, a smuggler cum politician, played by Saikumar. Kausalya, Ratheesh, Rajan P. Dev, N. F. Varghese, Subair, T.P Madhavan, Baburaj, and Babu Nambothiri appears in other prominent roles. As produced at a very small budget within a short period, this film was successful in covering the production cost. This film was based on true story of man named Shivam Kapoor.

Awards

Top cast

Eapan
Medayil Devarajan
Sudhakaran
Bhadran K. Menon
Oomman Koshy
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Sanjeev Shankar
Malayalam
India

13. Manadhai Thirudivittai (2001)

Romance
played Indhu
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151.0
R.D. Narayanamurthy
R.D. Narayanamurthy
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Manadhai Thirudivittai ; English: You have stolen my heart! is a 2001 Indian Tamil film, written and directed by newcomer R. D. Narayanamurthy, starring Prabhudeva, Kausalya and newcomer Gayatri Jayaraman in lead roles and also stars both the comedians Vivek and Vadivelu, being their most recent collaboration in Tamil films. The film, which has music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja, released on 14 November 2001 and met with average results the box office. However, the film was nonetheless dubbed into Telugu and released as Manasuna Manasai in 2005. The film successfully ran for 100 days. The director R. D. Narayanamurthy and Prabhudeva celebrated the success in a grand manner.

Awards

Top cast

Mark Waugh, Steve Waugh
Valayapathi
Ashok
Ranjith
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ragunathaareeddy
Manadhai Thirudivittai
Tamil
India

14. Sundara Purushan (2001)

Comedy, Drama
played Sridevi
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Baiju Johnson
Jose Thomas
Udayakrishna
,
Sibi K. Thomas
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Sundara Purushan is a Malayalam language film. It was released in 2001.

Awards

Top cast

Alavuddin
Balan
Suryanarayanan
Gevarghese
Suryanarayanan's Father
Philipose
Jyothika Menon
Ramachandra Menon
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Rajamani
Saloo George
Malayalam
India

15. Kutty (2001)

Drama
played Rohini
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
118.0
Janaki Vishwanathan
,
Ramesh Arunachalam
Janaki Vishwanathan
,
Ramesh Arunachalam
,
Janaki Vishwanathan
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Kutty is a 2001 Tamil language film directed by Janaki Vishwanathan. The film's music is composed by Ilayaraja. Upon release, the film met with widespread critical acclaim.

Awards

2001 National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
2001 National Film Award for Best Child Artist

Top cast

Pavadai
Owner of provision store
Pazhaniappan
Dhanush's friend
Ranganathan
Kanamma
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

16. Kunguma Pottu Gounder (2001)

played Saraswati
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G.N.Vishnu Ram
G.Sai Suresh
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Kunguma Pottu Gounder is a Tamil comedy released in 2001.

Awards

Top cast

Kandasamy
Alamelu
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Sirpy
Tamil
India

17. Karumadikkuttan (2001)

Drama
played Nandinikutty
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Karumadikkuttan is a 2001 Malayalam-language drama film directed by Vinayan and starring Kalabhavan Mani and Nandini in the lead. The film also has Bharathi, Janardhanan, Saikumar, Suresh Krishna, Ganesh, Rajan P. Dev, Athira, Shivaji, Priyanka and Meena Ganesh in the cast. Written by J. Pallasserry, the film features a successful soundtrack by Mohan Sithara, cinematography by Azhagappan, and editing by G. Murali. It is produced and distributed by Samson J. Paanaadan of Surabhi Cinema. The film received mostly overwhelming critical reviews, with most of them hailing the flawless performance of Kalabhavan Mani. Mani plays the role of a mentally retarded in the film. The film was a surprise hit in the box office.

Awards

2002 Filmfare Award for Best Director – Malayalam

Top cast

Karumadi, Kuttan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Malayalam

18. Ilaiyavan (2000)

Musical
played Janani
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Ilaiyavan is a 2000 Tamil language film directed by Babu. The film featured Sathyan alongside Kausalya, while Sivakumar and Srividya play supporting roles. The film, which had music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, opened in September 2000.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

19. James Pandu (2000)

played Kausalya
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3 Show list

James Pandu is an Indian Tamil film released in 2000.

Awards

Top cast

James
Renu
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Thankarpachan
Tamil
India

20. Sandhitha Velai (2000)

played Akalya
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Ravichandran
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Sandhitha Velai is a 2000 Tamil language film directed by Ravichandran being his second film after his debut Kannethirey Thondrinaal. The film features Karthik in dual lead roles whilst Roja, Kausalya and Moulee play supporting roles. The film was released in April 14, 2000 during Tamil new year. The film received negative reviews and was declared as a moderate success at the box office.

Awards

Top cast

Thirunaavukkarasu, Aadalarasu
Thilaka
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

21. Thai Poranthachu (2000)

played Geetha
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Thai Poranthachu is a 2000 Tamil language film directed by R. K. Kalaimani. The film features Prabhu and Kausalya in lead roles whilst Karthik, Vivek and Ponnambalam play supporting roles. It was remade in Telugu as "Chusoddham Randi" with Srikanth and Rambha in lead roles.

Awards

Top cast

Kutti
Giri
Aravind
'Netrikkann' Netkundram
Dharma
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

22. Eazhaiyin Sirippil (2000)

played Kausalya
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Lexmi Raju
K. Subhash
K. Subhash
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Eazhaiyin Sirippil is a 2000 Tamil drama film.

Awards

Top cast

Ganesan
Arasu
Saroja
Thulasi
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

23. Vaanathaippola (2000)

Drama, Musical, Romance
played Prabu Deva`s Lover
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
160.0
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Vaanathaippola is a 2000 Tamil drama film written and directed by Vikraman. The film features Vijayakanth in dual lead roles as well as Prabhu Deva, Meena, Livingston, Kausalya and Anju Aravind. Produced by Venu Ravichandran under Oscar Films, the film has a score and soundtrack composed by S. A. Rajkumar and cinematography handled by Arthur A. Wilson. The film tells the story of a caring brother who makes sacrifices to ensure his three younger brothers succeed in life. The film opened to positive reviews and box office success in January 2000, and went on to win the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment the following year. Furthermore the success of the film led to two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, as well as several remakes in other Indian regional languages.

Awards

2000 National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

Top cast

Brothers
Hotel Servant
Hotel Owner
Dharmalingam
Muthu`s Wife
Shanmugam
Velleichamy, Muthu
Radha
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Vaanathaippola
Tamil
India

24. Aasaiyil Oru Kaditham (1999)

played Vimala
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
133.0
V. Ramesh
,
Nagulan Ponnusamy
,
Murthy Ramesh
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Aasiyil Oru Kaditham is a 1999 Tamil film directed by Selva. The film stars Prashanth and Kausalya Vivek in the lead roles along with Chandini Vijayakumar Rajan P.Dev, Santhana Bharathi, Charlie, Vaiyapuri, Dhamu,. The film was a remake of Telugu film Snehitulu.

Awards

Top cast

Raja's friend#1
Kausalya's husband
Jambulingam
Raja's friend#2
Raja
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
K. S. Selvaraj
Tamil
India

25. Thachiledathu Chundan (1999)

Drama, Thriller
played Usha
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3 Show list

Thachiledathu Chundan is a 1999 Malayalam action-drama film directed by Shajoon Karyal, produced by Thampi Kannanthanam, and starring Mammootty, Nandini, Thilakan, Nedumudi Venu, Captain Raju and Kaveri. The film was a superhit at the Kerala box office.

Awards

Top cast

Kochu Kunju
Vikraman Nair
Indu
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Malayalam

26. Pooveli (1998)

Drama
played Mahalakshmi
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140.0
7 Show list 1 Show list

Pooveli is a 1998 Tamil film directed by Selva. The film stars Karthik, Abbas, Kausalya and Heera Rajgopal in the lead roles. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Bharadwaj while lyrics by Vairamuthu.

Awards

1999 Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil

Top cast

Uncle of Mahalakshmi
Grandmother of Mahalakshmi
Father of Mahalakshmi
Arun
Murali
Villain
Shalini
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ragunathaareeddy
Tamil
India

27. Sollamale (1998)

Romance
played Swetha
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R. B. Choudary
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Sollamale is a 1998 Tamil language film directed by Sasi, who made his directorial debut with the film. The film featured Livingston and Kausalya in lead roles whilst Anand, Prakash Raj and Karan play supporting roles. The film opened in July 1998 to positive reviews and became a box office success. It was later remade Telugu as Seenu with Venkatesh and Twinkle Khanna and in Hindi as Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai with Govinda and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles. The film's success prompted the producer to consider remaking the film in Hindi with Kajol lined up to play heroine, though the film never took off.

Awards

Top cast

Natraj
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Bobby
Tamil
India

28. Priyamudan (1998)

played Priya
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155.0
Vincent Selva
Vincent Selva
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Priyamudan is a 1998 Tamil romantic film directed by Vincent Selva. The film features Vijay and Kausalya in the lead roles, while Sujith Sagar plays a pivotal role. The story focuses on the protagonist, who is of a hyper-possessive nature with negative shades and therefore, tries to achieve whatever he desires using any means. The film released with positive reviews and became a successful venture at the box office.

Awards

Top cast

CBI officer
Vasanth
Priya's uncle
Priya's father
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Vijay Milton
Tamil
India

29. Jolly (1998)

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R. B. Choudary
Dilipkumar

Jolly is a 1998 Tamil film directed by Dilipkumar and produced by R. B. Choudary. The film features an ensemble cast of Abbas, Keerthi Reddy, Kausalya, Livingston and Kushboo in the leading roles, while S. P. Balasubramaniam and Janagaraj also appear in supporting roles. The film was released to a mixed response in May 1998.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

30. Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu (1998)

Comedy, Drama, Romance
played Priyadarshini
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Latheef
,
Vindhyan N. B.
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Ayal Kadhayezhuthukayanu is a 1998 Malayalam romantic comedy Psychological thriller film directed by Kamal and written by Sreenivasan. It tracks the travails of a wasted pulp fiction writer Sagar Kottapuram and his friend Ramakrishnan, who are dragged into a lawsuit by a vengeful Tahsildar S. Priyadarshini.

Awards

Top cast

Sagar Kottappuram
Dr. Subhash
'Manchadi' Mammachan
Advocate K. G. Nambyar
Ramakrishnan
Sainuddin
Mohanan
Padmini
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Rajamani
P. Sukumar
Malayalam
India

31. Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga (1997)

Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
R. Balu

Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga is a 1997 Tamil language film directed by Balu and produced by Sivasakthi Pandian. The film featured Murali alongside Kausalya, in her debut role, while Gemini Ganesan and Manivannan play supporting roles. The film was remade in Kannada as Kushalave Kshemave with Ramesh Aravind and Srilakshmi.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

32. Nerrukku Ner (1997)

Drama
played Akhila
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150.0
9 Show list 1 Show list

Nerruku Ner is a 1997 Tamil action film written and directed by Vasanth and produced by Mani Ratnam. The film features Vijay, Suriya, Simran and Kausalya in lead roles. Raghuvaran, Shanthi Krishna, Karan, Vivek, Manivannan and Prakash Raj form the ensemble cast, while Deva and K. V. Anand handled the film's soundtrack and cinematography respectively.

Awards

1998 Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South

Top cast

Sub-Inspector
Vijay
Suriya
Raghu
Vijay's Friend
Asha
Police Insector
Raghu's Neighbor
Muthukumaraswamy
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tamil
India

33. Lelam (1997)

Action, Thriller
played S. Gauri Parvathi
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180.0
G.P. Vijayakumar
9 Show list

Lelam is a 1997 Malayalam film directed by Joshiy, written by Renji Panicker, and starring Suresh Gopi, M. G. Soman, Siddique, N. F. Varghese, and Spadikam George. The story revolves around the rivalry between two liquor business groups. The film was a box office success and was among the highest-grossing Malayalam films of the year. It was also the last performance of M. G. Soman.

Awards

Top cast

Jayasimhan
Hussain
Sunny Cherian Karimpanal
Anakkattil 'Chackochi' Jacob Stephen
Anakkattil Eappachan
Kadayadi Raghavan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Sanjeev Shankar
Malayalam
India

Awards won

1999 Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Pooveli World cinema Film
Filmfare

Wikipedia

Check Kausalya on wikipedia.

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