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Saranya Ponvannan

Sheela better known by her stage name Saranya is an Indian film actress who has predominantly appeared in Tamil language films. Saranya made her debut in a lead role in Mani Ratnam's Nayagan and went on to play lead roles in a few films during the late 1980s. Following an eight-year sabbatical, she returned to feature films as a character artiste, essaying supporting roles, particularly playing mother characters to lead artists. For her performances in films including Raam (2005), Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005), Em Magan (2006) and Kalavani (2010), she has received notable critical praise and several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress, while her performance in Thenmerku Paruvakaatru fetched her the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2011.Saranya is the daughter of Malayalam film director A. B. Raj. She is married to a fellow actor, Ponvannan.


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Born:
Apr 26, 1970 In Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Movie/TV Credits:
100
First Appeared:
Movie Pushpaka Vimanam 2021-11-12
Latest Project:
In the movie Nayakan 1987-10-21
Known For
Filmography
Movie Pushpaka Vimanam
Movie Maha Samudram Arjun's mother
Movie Bhoomi
Movie MGR Magan
Movie Nani's Gang Leader Varalakshmi
Movie Kalavani 2
Movie Crazy Crazy Feeling
Movie Inba Twinkle Lilly Inbaa
Movie The Villain Vishalavva, Ram's mother
Movie Mannar Vagaiyara Ilaiyarani's mother
Movie Junga Junga's mother
Movie Kolamavu Kokila Kokila's Mother
Movie Oru Kuprasidha Payyan Chembammal
Movie Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna Aiyappan's Mother
Movie Magalir Mattum Subbu
Movie Katha Nayagan Thambidurai's Mother
Movie Velaiyilla Pattathari 2 Bhuvana
Movie Brahmotsavam Ajay's Relative
Movie Bangalore Naatkal Kannan's mother
Movie 24 Sathyabama
Movie Kodi Kodi and Anbu's Mother
Movie Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum
Movie Remo Arun's Mother
Movie Achamindri
Movie Ennamo Nadakkudhu
Movie Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal Yasothammal
Movie Naan Sigappu Manithan Sumathi
Movie Amma Ammamma
Movie Manam Seetharamudu's Mother
Movie Velaiyilla Pattathari Raghuvaran's mother
Movie Pappali
Movie All in All Azhagu Raja Meenakshi Muthukrishnan
Movie Naiyaandi
Movie Kutti Puli Dheivaanai
Movie Vatthikuchi Sakthi's mother
Movie Neerparavai Mary
Movie Chaarulatha Charu and Latha's mother
Movie Oru Kal Oru Kannadi Shenbagam Saravanan's mother
Movie Muthukku Muthaaga Pechi
Movie Vaanam Lakshmi
Movie Sadhurangam
Movie Thenmerku Paruvakatru Veerayi
Movie Komaram Puli Puli's Mother
Movie Kalavani Lakshmi
Movie Vedam Padma
Movie Guru Sishyan
Movie Bayam Ariyan Vinoth's Mother
Movie Thambikku Indha Ooru
Movie Yavarum Nalam Manohar's Mother (Tamil)
Movie Colors Lt.col.Dr Rajalakshmi
Movie Singakutty
Movie Pidichirukku
Movie Nenjathai Killadhe
Movie Dindigul Sarathy Sarathy's Mother
Movie Kuruvi Koccha's Wife
Movie Paandi Sivakami
Movie Ready
Movie Thenavattu
Movie Puli Varudhu
Movie Vel Vasu and Vel's mother
Movie Kireedam Shakti's Mother
Movie Rakshakan
Movie Jagadam
Movie Thirumagan Jayakodi
Movie Em Magan Krishna's Mother
Movie Rakhi
Movie Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam Thiru's Mother
Movie Adaikalam Kasthuri
Movie Sivakasi Udayappa's wife
Movie Thavamai Thavamiruntu Sarada
Movie Raam Saradha
Movie Adhu Meera's Mother
Movie Arul
Movie Chatrapathy Saravanan's Sister
Movie Alai
Movie Meendum Savithri Uma
Movie Pasumpon Malar
Movie Karuththamma Periyakanni
Movie Seevalaperi Pandi Velammal
Movie Dollar Lucy
Movie Injakkadan Mathai & Sons Beena
Movie Dasarathan
Movie Ente Sreekuttikku Nandini
Movie Kottai Vaasal
Movie Cheppukilukkana Changathi Manikutty
Movie Aanaval Mothiram Annie
Movie Ennum Nanmakal Indu
Movie Vanakkam Vathiyare
Movie Aakasha Kottayile Sultan Mallika
Movie Anjali Dr. Sheela
Movie Ulagam Pirandhadhu Enakkaga
Movie Artham Manasa
Movie Sakalakala Sammandi
Movie Andru Peytha Mazhaiyil Preethy
Movie Melangottu Thalikattu
Movie Dhayam Onnu Rita
Movie Manasukkul Mathappu Seema
Movie En Jeevan Paaduthu Narmada
Movie Sigappu Thali
Movie Nayakan Neela