Praseetha Menon

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Praseetha Menon
Nationality Indian
Years active1988–present

Praseetha Menon (born 1976[ citation needed ]) is an Indian actress and comedian who appears in Malayalam films, television and stage. [1] She made her acting debut through Moonnam Mura in 1988 as a child artist. [2]


She started her career as a mimicry artist at a young age and later became an actress. Praseetha has appeared in more than 35 malayalam films in several character and comedy roles. [3] She came into limelight after started playing the role of Ammayi in Badai Bungalow, a sketch comedy and celebrity talk show. [4] [5]


1988 Moonnam Mura
1989 Varavelpu Sunitha
1989 Ulsavapittennu Nandini
1989 Pradeshika Varthakal
1990 Pavam Pavam Rajakumaran Gopalakrishnan's sister
1990 Shubhayathra Vishnu's sister
1990 Kattukuthira Sainu
1990 Maalayogam Mercey
1990 Saandram Sofiya Poulose
1991 Souhrudam Sreelakshmi
1991 Kasarkode Khaderbai Praseetha
1991 Aakasha Kottayile Sultan Kasthuri
1992 Kudumbasametham
1995 Thacholi Varghese Chekavar Varghese's sister
1995 Mazhayethum Munpe Kunjumol
1995 Puthukkottayile Puthumanavalan Sumathi
1997 Ishtadanam Gouri
1998 Punjabi House Cook
1999 Pathram Monica David Sabhapathy
2000 Darling Darling Shalini
2001 Ee Parakkum Thalika TV Host
2002KaalachakramRenuka George
2004 Vellinakshatram Sakunthaladevi Thampuratti
2007 Hallo Chidambaram's second wife
2010 Kaaryasthan Herself
2012 Chettayees Indumathi
2013 Crocodile Love Story Sreeraj's mother
2013 Idukki Gold Manju
2013 Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala Kochu Mary
2015 Rockstar Meenamma
2017 Aby Sathi
2018 Mohanlal Ammini
2019Oru Kadatunadan KathaAkkama
2019 Stand Up Constable Sini

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