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Name: Sumithra
DOB: Not Known
Birth Place: Thrissur,Kerala, India
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No of Movies: 5

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Sangamithra 14-Jan-2018
Kolaiyuthir Kaalam 29-Dec-2017
1818 08-Dec-2017
8 Thottakkal 01-Dec-2017
Oru Mugathirai 28-Nov-2017

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Became a thorough professional with the movie Airport(1985).


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Full Biography of Actress Sumithra

Sumithra is an Indian actress. She has appeared in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada languages. She acted as the lead heroine in films between 1974 and 1986. She later started being known for her roles as mother since 1990s.

Sumithra was born to Ragavan Nair and Janaki at Thrissur, Kerala. She has three brothers, her father was working in an oil refining company. When she was doing her schooling she learnt dance from Murugappan Master, who was the guide to K.R Vijaya on that time.

Sumithra is a good classical dancer.

Sumithra started her career at her 19 years in the movie Nirthasala in 1972, Director A.P Raj is the first director who noticed sumithra's talent.

Sumithra acted as heroine with Rajini and Kamal as well as she acted as mother to both of them.

Sumithra made her debut in Nirmalayam. She has acted in over 200 films in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada languages. In Tamil, Avalum Penn Thaane (1974) was her first movie. Later in 1975 she made her debut Kannada movie Mugiyada Kathe which had a popular song "Kangalu Vandane Helide". She has acted with leading heroes like Vishnuvardhan, Rajesh in Kannada, Sivaji Ganesan, Jaishankar, Sivakumar, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan in Tamil. She's performed supporting roles in hundreds of Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam,and Telugu movies.

She is married to notable Kannada film director D. Rajendra Babu and has two daughters. Her elder daughter Umashankari made her entry into movies through Kannada movie Uppi Dada M.B.B.S. as heroine and acted in few movies. She made her small screen appearance through Kannada mega serial Chikkamma in the lead role, which is telecast on Udaya TV. Her second daughter Nakshatra debuted as lead actress in Tamil movie Doo.

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    [2018-06-27 14:20:00]
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    [2016-12-15 17:45:00]
    Suriya starrer S3, the third instalment of Singam franchise which was supposed to hit the screens on 23 December...
  • S3 posters, a huge hit
    [2016-11-23 13:21:00]
    The publicity posters of S3, the third instalment of Singham series by director Hari, was out yesterday and making waves. Suyriya fans trended the same in Twitter...
  • S3 audio from 27 November
    [2016-11-20 15:48:00]
    The audio of Suriya starrer S3 will be released in a grand manner on 27 November. S3, directed by Hari is produced by K E Gnanavel Raja. Apart from Suriya, actress Anushka ...
  • Neethu Chandra shakes legs for Suriya's S3
    [2016-09-21 15:30:00]
    Actress Neethu Chandra will be dancing with Suriya for the intro song of S3, a movie that is being directed by Hari. S3 featuring Anushka Shetty...
  • Singham 3 to release 16 December
    [2016-09-20 12:25:00]
    Actor Suriya has confirmed that the S3, the third instalment of cop series Singham, will hit the screens on 16 December...

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