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Jyothika

Jyothika Saravanan born as Jyothika Sadanah is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil films. She also acted in some Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi films. She debuted in Bollywood in the Hindi film Doli Saja Ke Rakhna, directed by Priyadarshan. She starred in her first Tamil film Vaali and her first Telugu film Tagore, opposite Chiranjeevi. Jyothika received critical praise for playing a blind woman in Perazhagan, Alter-egos Chandramukhi and Ganga in Chandramukhi, A mute and deaf girl in Mozhi and a middle aged woman in 36 Vayadhinile. However, the turning point of her career came with the success of Vaali (1999) and Kushi (2000). At the peak of her career, she agreed to play the role of an antagonist in Pachaikili Muthucharam (2007). She received her first Filmfare Awards for Vaali as Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South. She was awarded the Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award for Kushi. A string of successful films followed and gained prominence for her performances in Kushi, Dhool, Thenali, Thirumalai, Dumm Dumm Dumm, Snegithiye, Kaaka Kaaka, Perazhagan, Chandramukhi, June R, Pachaikili Muthucharam, Mozhi and 36 Vayadhinile. Jyothika left the industry at the peak of her career marrying actor Suriya on 11 September 2006, after being engaged in a relationship for several years, and with whom she was paired in seven films. She won three Filmfare Awards, three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, Dinakaran Awards, International Tamil Film Awards and other awards and nominations. She is also a recipient of the Kalaimamani Award. She made a comeback in the film 36 Vayadhinile (2015), which received good reviews from the critics, especially for her performance and she received Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for the movie. She became the first actress to win both Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.


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Born:
Oct 18, 1978 In Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Movie/TV Credits:
47
First Appeared:
Movie Ponmagal Vandhal 2020-05-29
Latest Project:
In the movie Doli Saja Ke Rakhna 1998-11-27
Known For
Poster of Chekka Chivantha Vaanam
Poster of Seetha Kalyanam
Poster of Vikramarkudu
Poster of Bhadra
Filmography
Movie Ponmagal Vandhal
Movie Thambi Parvathy
Movie Jackpot Akshaya
Movie Raatchasi Geetha Rani
Movie Kaatrin Mozhi Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan aka Viji
Movie Chekka Chivantha Vaanam Chitra Varadarajan
Movie Naachiyaar P. Naachiyaar
Movie Magalir Mattum Prabha
Movie 36 Vayadhinile Vasanthi Thamizhselvan
Movie Seetha Kalyanam
Movie Pachaikili Muthucharam Smitha / Geetha
Movie Mozhi Archana
Movie Manikanda Mahalakshmi/Madhumita
Movie Sillunu Oru Kaadhal Kundavi
Movie Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu Aradhana Arun-Raghavan
Movie Vikramarkudu wife of Vikram Singh Rathod (In Portrait)
Movie Shock Madhurima
Movie June R June R
Movie Saravana Sadhana
Movie Bhadra
Movie Maayavi Jyothika
Movie Chandramukhi Chandramukhi / Ganga
Movie Perazhagan Priya / Shenbagam
Movie Manmadhan Mythili
Movie Arul Gayathri
Movie Mass Anjali
Movie Thirumalai Shweta
Movie Tagore Nandu
Movie Kaakha Kaakha Maya Anbuchelvan
Movie Priyamaana Thozhi Nandini Ashok
Movie Dhool Eeswari
Movie Raja Priya
Movie 123 Narmada
Movie Little John Vani Vishwanath
Movie Dumm Dumm Dumm Ganga
Movie 12-B Jho jo
Movie Star
Movie Poovellam Un Vasam Chella
Movie Snegithiye
Movie Thenali Janaki
Movie Uyirile Kalanthathu Priya
Movie Rhythm Aruna
Movie Kushi Jennifer
Movie Mugavari Viji
Movie Poovellam Kettuppar Janaki / Kalyani
Movie Vaali Sona
Movie Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Pallavi Sinh