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Name: Kalpana
DOB: October 13,1965
Birth Place: Kollam,Kerala, India
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Became a thorough professional with the movie Sathi Leelavathi(1995).


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Full Biography of Actress Kalpana

Kalpana Priyadarshini (13 October 1965 – 25 January 2016), known mononymously as Kalpana, was an Indian film actress best known for her work in South Indian films, primarily Malayalam and Tamil films. Kalpana has acted in over 300 films in various South Indian languages.

Kalpana started off her career as a child artist in the late-1970s. Although she came into the industry with the intention of being a lead actress, she turned out to be popular for her comic roles among the audiences. At the 60th National Film Awards, she won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Thanichalla Njan (2012).


Kalpana began her career as a child artist in the film Vidarunna Mottukal.  After making her debut as a mainstream actor in the 1980 film Pokkuveyil directed by G. Aravindan, she went on to star in several critically acclaimed films and her portrayals as a comedian were appreciated by critics. Her Tamil debut was through the 1985 released successful film Chinna Veedu opposite K. Bhagyaraj. Her other memorable films include Sathi Leelavathi (1995) and Kaliveedu (1996).  She performed in a music album with Usha Uthup.  She has published her memoirs, Njan Kalpana.  Kalpana had sung a song in the movie Kudumbakodathi along with K.S. Chithra in which she appeared as a Telugu speaking character.She was an inevitable presence in stage shows.

Personal life

Kalpana was born to theater artists Chavara V.P.Nair and Vijayalakshmi.  Actresses Kalaranjini and Urvashi are her sisters. She married Malayalam film director Anil Kumar in 1998 and got divorced in 2012. They have one daughter, Sreemayi Anil.


Kalpana went to Hyderabad for the shooting of Oopiri movie. On 25 January 2016, she was found unconscious in her hotel room by a roomboy who knocked the door around several times but didn't open.He forcefully opened the door and found her unconscious. She was immediately taken to the hospital by the crew members but died on the way. Doctors confirmed that she died of heart attack . Postmortem was conducted and her body was flown to her native place on 26th of January 2016. The funeral took place on the same day.

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  • Itly to hit screen 29 June
    [2018-06-25 16:52:00]
    Itly which brings together National Award-winner Saranya, comedian Kovai Sarala and late Kalpana in the lead is all set for release 29 June.Directed by Vidhayadharan, the movie...
  • Italy to be served from 29 June
    [2018-06-22 14:37:00]
    Come 29 June, filmmaker Vidyadharan's Italy would hit the screens. The film is a comedy thriller featuring Saranya Ponvannan, Kovai Sarala and Late actress Kalpana...
  • Anushka to act in Naachiyar remake?
    [2018-03-03 18:39:00]
    Actress Jyothika starrer Naachiyaar, directed by Bala, released a couple of weeks ago. ...
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    [2017-10-06 16:16:00]
    Catchy titles are the order of the day in Tamil cinema. Director Vidhyadharan...
  • Oviya is the heroine of 'Kanchana 3'
    [2017-09-30 16:09:00]
    Actress Oviya will be playing one of the heroines in Raghava Lawrence starrer Kanchana 3. The...
  • Nadigar Sangam condoles Kalpana's death
    [2016-01-26 18:23:00]
    Nadigar Sangam has issued a statement condemning the sudden demise of veteran actress Kalpana. The Tamil and Malayalam...
  • Actress Kalpana passes away
    [2016-01-25 13:57:00]
    It was big jolt to south indi9cn cinema as the news of veteran actress Kalpana broke out.Kalpana, who had won the national...
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    [2015-06-11 06:52:00]
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