Lakshmi Lakshmi
Lakshmi Lakshmi
Lakshmi Narayan is an Indian National Film Award winning actress known for her works in South Indian Cinema. Lakshmi has acted in more than 300 films in all south Indian languages apart from few in Bollywood. She has won a Filmfare Best Actress Award and eight Filmfare Awards South.
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    THIRTIES
  • 1989
    Age 36
    While she was shooting En Uyir Kannamma, She and actor-director K.S. Sivachandran fell in love and got married in 1989.
    More Details Hide Details Lakshmi adopted a baby girl in 2000 and named Samyuktha. Won
  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 22
    Later She married Mohan Sharma in 1975 which also ended up in divorce in 1980.She was long associated with Kannada actor Ananth Nag in the 1980s.
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    Lakshmi made her Bollywood debut in the year 1975, with the women-centric Julie, the remake of Malayalam film Chattakari.
    More Details Hide Details After appearing as a lead actress for more than a decade she switched over to character roles. Lakshmi was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to veteran Telugu film maker Yaragudipati Varada Rao of Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, whose films dealt with important social issues. Her mother Kumari Rukhmini was a Tamil actress, whose mother Nungambakkam Janaki was also an actress. Lakshmi was nine when she started acting in films. Her first film was Sri Valli, a Tamil film released in 1961. She took a young role of Valli in the movie She established herself as a successful and popular actress in South India in the 1970s acting in all four South Indian languages: Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada. Lakshmi rose to fame from her first Malayalam movie Chattakari (1974) which won her Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress. Movie Chattakari has the distinction of being the first Malayalam film to run continuously for 40 weeks in a Bangalore theatre. Chattakari (1974) was remade in Hindi as Julie (1975) and in Telugu as Miss Julie Prema Katha (1975). In addition to a Filmfare Best Actress Award, she also won the Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards for the "most outstanding work of the year", for her work in Julie. She is a versatile actress with a glamorous touch. In the Telugu film Panthulamma, she is credited with giving one of her best performances.
  • 1974
    Age 21
    In 1974, she starred in her first Malayalam film Chattakari which went on to become blockbuster throughout India.
    More Details Hide Details She then went on to appear in a number of commercially successful films in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and various other languages. She has won one National Film Award for Best Actress, nine Filmfare Awards South, three Nandi Awards, Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress, Karnataka State Award for Best Actress for the movie Hoovu-Hannu, the Bengal Film Journalists Association Awards and various other state awards.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1969
    Age 16
    Lakshmi was married thrice. Her first marriage was to Bhaskar in 1969, a Malayali, who worked with an insurance company and the couple have a daughter, Aishwarya, was born in 1971.
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  • 1968
    Age 15
    Starting to act at the age of 15, she made her silver screen debut as an actress with the Tamil film Jeevanamsam in 1968, in the same year she was starred in the Kannada film Goadalli CID 999 starring Dr. Rajkumar.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1952
    Born
    Born on December 13, 1952.
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