Kasthuri (actress)

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Kasthuri
Occupation Film actress, model
Spouse(s) Ravikumar
Children 2

Kasthuri is an Indian film actress, model and TV show anchor.

Career[edit]

Kasthuri debuted in the Tamil film Aatha Un Koyiley in 1991, and appeared in a number of Tamil films thereafter, including the horror film Rasathi Varum Naal, Government Mappilai,Chinnavar' 'and Senthamizh Paatu alongside Prabhu Ganesan in 1992.

Kasturi was the subject of a 30-minute documentary film Kasthuri: A South Indian Film star made by Richard Breyer and N. C. Rajamani in 1995. [1][2]

Although Kasthuri initially retired from film after her Hindi short film The Bypass in 2003, she made a come back in 2010 with the film Thamizh Padam.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Kasturi was born at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her Father was an Engineer at I.I.T and mother was an advocate. She has a younger brother. She was an all rounder in school and had participated many completions like singing, dance and quiz. She was a rank holder in S.S.L.C and Plus two exams and the recipient of Gold medal. She was a state level hockey champion during school days. She was also an active member of National Cadet Corps (India) and became an RD cadet in air force wing. She has also done modeling before entering movie industry. She has even participated in Miss India contest during 1994.[4]

She is married to Ravikumar, a U.S based doctor and settled in Arizona, U.S. The couple has a daughter Shobini and a son, Sankalp.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language co-stars
1989 Miss Madras Tamil
1991 Rasathi Varum Naal Tamil
1991 Chakravarthy Praseetha Malayalam
1992 Aattha Un Koyilile Kasturi Tamil
Chinnavar Meena Tamil
Senthamizh Pattu Shanmathi Tamil Prabu,Suganya,Vijayakumar,Manjula,Sujatha,Goundamani,Senthil
Urimai Oonjalaadukirathu Uma Tamil
Abhirami Dhanam Tamil
Government Mappillai Mallaria Tamil
God Father Telugu
1993 Aathma Tamil
Rakkayi Koyil Tamil
Enga Muthalali Kalyani Tamil Vijayakanth
Pass Mark Tamil
Pudhiya Mugam Tamil Cameo Appearance
Nippu Ravva Bharathi Telugu
1994 Thendral Varum Theru Nalini Tamil
Jaana Kasturi Kannada
Amaidhi Padai Thayamma Tamil
Rajapandi Ponnuthaayi Tamil
Aagaya Pookkal Tamil
1995 Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava Ammu Malayalam
Sindubath Tamil
Chinnamani Tamil
Kolangal Uma Tamil
Agrajan Sreedevi Malayalam
1996 Ibbara Naduve Muddina Aata Kannada
Indian Kasturi Tamil Kamalhasan,Suganya,Manisha koirala,Urmila madonkar,Manorama,Nedumudi venu
Krishna Tamil
Soggadi Pellam Telugu
Merupu Prema Telugu
1997 Annamayya Akkalamma Telugu
Maa Aayana Bangaram Telugu
1998 Sneham Radhika Malayalam
Mangalya Pallakku Seethalakshmi Malayalam
Kaadhal Kavidhai Kasturi Tamil
Thutta Mutta Kannada
1999 Suyamvaram Uma Tamil
Habba Kannada
Ladies Special Tamil
Panchapandavar Malayalam
2001 Akase Veedhilo Padma Telugu
Dosth Tamil Special appearance
Engalukkum Kaalam Varum Pooja Tamil
Premakke Sai Vedha Kannada
2002 Machakanni Tamil
2003 The Bypass Woman in the jeep Hindi Short film
2009 Malai Malai Lakshmi Tamil
2010 Thamizh Padam Tamil Special Appearance
Gudu Gudu Gunjam Malleeshwari Telugu
Don Seenu Lakshmi Telugu
2011 Pathinaaru Ilavarasi Tamil Cameo appearance
Thoonga Nagaram Tamil Special Appearance
2012 Naanga Tamil
2013 Azhagan Azhagi Tamil Special appearance
Naan Rajavaga Pogiren Bharathi Tamil
2014 Vadacurry Tamil
Naan Ponnu Ondru Kanden Tamil Special appearance
Therodum Veedhiyile Tamil Special appearance
Filming
Andhra Mess Tamil Filming
Areyrey Telugu Filming
Kadhal 2 Kalyanam Tamil Post-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kasthuri: A South Indian Film Star". Film Info. Film makers library. 
  2. ^ The Journal of Asian Studies. Association for Asian Studies. 1995. p. 915. 
  3. ^ "Kasthuri is back with Noothukku Nooru!". Sify. Retrieved 2008-12-23. 
  4. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/women/celebrity/196228?page=0,0
  5. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/women/celebrity/196228?page=0,0

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