Thursday, May 16, 2013

Parvathi Menon

Parvathi Menon  is an actress who hails from Kerala, India. She made her debut in the Malayalam film Out of Syllabus in 2006.
Early life

Parvathi was born in Calicut, Kerala in April 1986 to P Vinod Kumar and TK Usha Kumari. Her initials come from her mother's family name, Thiruvoth Kottuvata. During her schooling years, her family moved to Trivandrum, and she pursued her college studies there. She is a Bharatanatyam dancer. After moving to Thiruvananthapuram she finished her schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pangode. She was a successful television anchor at Kiran TV, a full-time music channel based in Thiruvananthapuram. She was famous for her phone-in-programs.


Parvathi has acted in four Malayalam films, three Kannada films and one Tamil film (Poo). Parvathi made her entry to Tamil cinema with Poo opposite Srikanth. Her Kannada movie Male Barali Manju Irali, directed by Vijayalakshmi Singh, was released in 2009. She dubbed her own voice for this movie. Her latest film is Prithvi, released in April 2010, in which she stars opposite Puneet Rajkumar.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Rima Kallingal

Born in Thrissur, Rima Kallingal began dancing when she was three years old. A dancer by profession, she has performed on national and international stages. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Christ University, Bangalore. She completed her schooling from Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Thrissur, passing out in 2001. She was a semi-finalist of the Asianet reality show Vodafone Thakadhimi. She moved to Bangalore to pursue a modelling career and later participated in the Miss Kerala beauty pageant, in which be she became the first runner-up, losing to Shree Thulasi in a tie-breaker. She was spotted by director Lal Jose on a magazine cover, who cast her for a goat herder role in a Tamil film Mazhai Varappoguthu. The project didn't materialize, but she was offered the lead female character of Varsha by director Shyamaprasad for Ritu, which eventually marked her acting debut.
Rima has turned anchor with the Mazhavil Manorama show "Midukki" which has been started airing.
In February, 2013 she won Kerala State Government award for Best Actress for the film '22 Female Kottayam' for the films produced in the year 2012. Rumors said she has married well known film director Aashiq Abu in April 2013.

Lakshmi Menon

Lakshmi Menon,  is a prominent actress in Tamil film industries. She rose to fame in the Tamil industry with her roles in movies, Sundara Pandian and Kumki. Born to Dubai-based artist Ramakrishnan and dance teacher Usha Menon, She started dance at her age of 3 and learnt Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathakali.

In 2011 Malayalam director Vinayan who saw her during Bharatanatyam telecast cast her in his film Raghuvinte Swantham Raziya. Soon after, she played the lead along with Vineeth in another Malayalam film titled Ideal Couple, directed by Ali Akbar. She started her career as a model, appearing in many TV advertisements including that of Fair and Lovely and Josco Jeweller. She also starred in Falguni Pathak's music album Meri Chunar Ud Ud Jaye.

She caught the attention of director Prabu Solomon, who has cast her in Kumki opposite Vikram Prabhu. She acted In Kumki Movie When she was doing her 9th STD .Watching her performance, director Prabhakaran offered her the lead role in Sundarapandian opposite M. Sasikumar, This Movie released before the Kumki and made as her Tamil debut and gives commercial success to her. Kumki movie recives more good critics about her acting.

Currently she is doing Lead role with Vimal in Manja Pai and again with M. Sasikumar, Director Bhoopathi Pandian's assistant Muthiah is directing this movie.