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|Born||14 March 1958 64) (age|
|Parent(s)||Peter Reskyuna, Jessy|
Reena is an Indian actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She was one of the lead actress during the late 1970s. She has acted in more than 100 film along with several popular television series in Malayalam and Tamil languages. She has also acted in few Tamil and Telugu movies as well.
Reena was born to Peter Reskyuna and Jessy in 1958 at Edappilly, Kochi. Her father was from Mangalore and mother was from Kochi, Kerala. She has a brother, Ivan. She did her primary schooling in Mangalore. She pursued bachelor's degree from Madras Presentation College, Perumbavoor. She remains unmarried. She resides at Chennai with family. 
She started her career at 14, in Chukku movie as Sheela's daughter. She started production company, V.I.C and produced movies Druvasankamam, Ente Kadha and Janapriyan.  Now she is acting in Tele films and soap operas.  Currently she is acting in Ammayariyathe serial in Asianet.  
|2005–2006||Summer In America||Malayalam||Neethu||Kairali TV|
|2007–2009||Vaira Nenjam||Tamil||Vaitheeswari||Kalaignar TV(dubbed as aadajanma on Star Maa and Swarna manasu on Asianet)|
|2008-2009||Thirumathi Selvam||Tamil||Dileepan's mother||Sun TV|
|2014||Thiru Mangalyam||Tamil||Shobha Vijayakumar||Zee Tamil|
|Eeswaran Sakshiyayi||Malayalam||Bhadra||Flowers TV|
|Keladi Kanmani||Tamil||Shantha Kumari (SK)||Sun TV|
|2016||Ennu Swantham Jani||Malayalam||Surya TV|
|2018–2019||Vandhal Sridevi||Tamil||Akhila||Colors Tamil|
|Thenum Vayambum||Malayalam||Chandramathi||Surya TV|
|2019||Run||Tamil||Chandran's mother||Sun TV|
|2019||Rasaathi||Tamil||Rasappan's mother||Sun TV|
|2020||Koodathayi||Malayalam||Basheer's Umma||Flowers TV|
|2022–present||Rettai Roja||Tamil||Zee Tamil|
M. G. Soman was an Indian actor and former Indian Air Force officer who appeared in Malayalam films. He was one among the leading star actors doing hero roles in Malayalam Cinema during the late 1970s and early 1980s. He has also done roles in Tamil films Aval Oru Thodar Kathai, Naalai Namadhe, Kumaara Vijayam and Airport. However, in the late 1980s and 1990s, he switched to character and villainous roles.
Shanthakumari Nambiar, known by her stage name Seema, is an Indian actress. She has acted in 260 films in Malayalam, 25 in Tamil, 7 in Telugu, 6 in Kannada and one in Hindi. Veteran actor Vijayan gave her the screen name Seema.Bringing a remarkable change in the style of acting from traditional Malayalam movies at that time, she was considered as the top and most popular actress of her time.
K. Bhaskaran Nair, known by his stage name Adoor Bhasi, was an Indian actor and film director from Kerala. Adoor Bhasi was almost always cast as the man who stands next to the hero. His hilarious actions and roles became the cynosure of comic scenes in the Malayalam films of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, especially with Ever Green Hero of Malayalam Cinema, Shri Prem Nazir. He is also famous for his eloquent speeches in fluent English. He directed three Malayalam films during the late 1970s.
Prathapachandran (1941–2004) was an Indian actor, who worked predominantly in Malayalam film industry, though he acted in a few Tamil and Telugu movies as well. He known for the portrayal of villainous and character roles in over 300 movies. He was born in 1941 at Omallur in Thiruvithamkoor princely state, currently within the Pathanamthitta District, Kerala.
Jayabharathi is an Indian actress. She is a two-time recipient of the Kerala State Film Award for best actress.
Vidhubala is a former Indian actress who started her career in the mid-1960s and retired from the industry in 1981. She is well known for hosting the family reality show Kadhayallithu Jeevitham in Amrita TV spanning for 10 years.She has acted in advertisements also.
Janardhanan Nair is an Indian actor, producer and a former Indian Airforce personnel who predominantly acts in Malayalam films. He acted in his first feature film Adyathe Kadha, directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan in 1971, he acted in more than 700 films. He started his career when Malayalam films were made in black and white. He is known for his style of handling humour and his iconic voice. He started his career playing brusque villains and sub hero roles in the 1970s and early 1980s, acting along with Prem Nazir and Jayan, but later established himself as a highly sought-after comedian.
Sumithra is an Indian actress. She has appeared in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu language films. She acted as the lead heroine in films between 1974 and 1986. She later started being known for her roles as a mother since the 1990s.
Anuradha is an Indian film and television actress. She was mainly active in the 1980s and 1990s. She was known for her item numbers. She has acted in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi and Oriya-language films.
Chalappurathu Raveendranatha Menon, popularly known as Ravi Menon was a veteran Indian film actor who worked in Malayalam cinema. He was born in Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad in 1950. He completed diploma from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and made his debut in Malayalam movie, Nirmalyam. Ravi Menon also got the state government special jury award for his role in 'Nirmalayam'. His first movie was Mani Kaul's Duvidha for which he was nominated for the national best actor award. His notable movies includes Shalini Ente Koottukari, Shyama, Kilukkam, Minnaram. He acted in more than 50 Malayalam movies.
T. P. Madhavan is an Indian actor who appeared in Malayalam films. He started acting at the age of 40. He has acted in more than 600 films. He came into the film industry playing villain roles; later he started doing comedy roles and then switched to character roles.
T. R. Omana is an Indian actress in Malayalam films. She mainly acts in supporting roles and mother roles. She has acted in more than 500 films.
Kuttyedathi Vilasini is an Indian actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She has acted in more than 400 films and 120 tv serials.
Shubha is an Indian actress who acted prominently in Malayalam films. She was a lead actress during the late 1970s and early 1980s. She also acted in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi films. She was the second lead in the cult Kannada classic Naagarahaavu (1972). For this, she received Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the year 1972–73.
Kottayam Santha was an Indian actress and dubbing artist best known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She has acted in more than 300 films. She had also acted in several TV serials like Valayam, Krishnakripasagaram etc. She dubbed for almost 1000 films. She was the voice for Seema in almost all her Malayalam films.
Kanakalatha is an Indian actress who works predominantly in the Malayalam cinema.
Thodupuzha Vasanthi was an Indian actress who acted mainly in Malayalam films. She appeared in over 450 movies and also in 16 tele-serials and 100 plays. She was a theater artist, before starting with small roles in movies. Her first full length role was in Kakka in 1982. Some of her most popular films include Yavanika (1982), Poochakkoru Mookkuthi (1984), Nirakkoottu (1985) and Godfather (1991). She was also a dance teacher at Varamani Natyalaya. She underwent treatment for throat cancer before her death on 28 November 2017 at the age of 65.
Vanchiyoor Radha is an Indian actress in Malayalam movies. She was one of the prominent supporting actresses in late 1960s and 1970s in Malayalam movies. She has acted in more than 50 movies.
P. R. Varalakshmi is an Indian actress. She was active in movies during the 1970s and 1980s. She was a prominent lead actress during the 1980s in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu films. She has acted around 600 movies in all major south Indian languages. Her debut film was Vazhaiyadi Vazhai in 1972, directed by K. S. Gopalakrishnan.
Kavitha Dasaratharaj, known professionally as Kavitha, is an Indian actress and politician who predominantly works in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada film industries, she also acted in few Malayalam movies as well. She is well known for her supporting roles in Telugu-language movies like Aada Paandavulu (2013), Chethilo Cheyyesi (2010), Meenakshi (2005), and Yugalageetham (2010). She hails from Andhra Pradesh and her mother tongue is Telugu. Her husband and her son died due to COVID-19 in 2021.