Full Biography of Actress Ambika
Ambika is an Indian film actress. She works in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. She has an elder sister, Amba, and a younger sister Ambalika. Her another sister Radha was also an actress. Both of them acted in a number of south Indian films in 80s and they have a movie studio called "ARS Studios".
Ambika started her career as a child artist and later on acted in more than 200 South Indian films. Her career as a heroine started with the Malayalam movie Seetha, which only released really late in her career. But with films like Neelathaamara and Lejjavathi, she became a busy actress in a couple of years not only in Malayalam, but also in Tamil and Kannada.
She has acted with heroes in all languages which includes Jayan, Mammooty, Mohanlal, Prem Nazir, Sukumaran, M. G. Soman in Malayalam; Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sivaji Ganesan, Prabhu, Vijayakanth, Mohan, Karthik Muthuraman, Sivakumar, Bhagyaraj, Sathyaraj in Tamil; NTR, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Muralimohan, Mohan Babu, Krishna, Krishnamraju in Telugu; Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan, Ambarish, Srinath, Anant Nag, Shankar Nag, Ravichandran, Prabhakar in Kannada. Her pairing with Ambarish was famous in Kannada.
K. Bhagyaraj introduced Ambika in his movie Andha 7 Natkal. She acted with Rajinikanth in many movies and has appeared in glamorous roles in movies such as Padikkadhavan, Maaveeran, Kaakki Sattai, Vikram and Kadhal Parisu. Most of her films have been with actors such as Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Mohanlal, Rajkumar, Mammootty, Ambarish and Vijayakanth.
She had a very successful career in Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam movies throughout the 1980s. In Tamil and Malayalam, she took on a few bold roles that showcased her versatility and talent. In Kannada, however, she appeared in many roles and songs that were characteristic by being erotic yet understated.
In Tamil, Ambika shot to fame with the movie Kakki Sattai. In the zenith of her career she was paired in the same movie with her sister Radha in Kadhal Parisu, where both actresses demonstrated their acting prowess by taking on roles of two young, beautiful sisters, who had strong, yet conflicting personalities.
After returning to India later and started acting again in films like Periyamanushan with Sathyaraj in a glamorous role, Maa Naanaki Pelli in Telugu and with Krishnam raju and Simmadamari in Kannada. She acted as heroine in Vikaraman’s project Mariyathai, in which Vijayakanth acted in father and son roles along with Meena and Meera Jasmin. She acted in Malayalam films like Angel John with Mohanlal, Thanthonni, Sathgamaya and is currently more active doing TV serials.
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