Thummapala, Andhra Pradesh, India
(m. 1996;div. 2004)
Rohini Molleti, known professionally as Rohini, is an Indian actress, screenwriter, and lyricist.  She has mainly acted in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil films along with few Kannada films. Having started her acting career at five, she has about 130 south Indian films to her credit.  She received National Award of Special Mention and Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Special Jury Award for Best Performance in 1995 for the film Stri .  
A native of Anakapalli, Andhra Pradesh, Rohini spent all her childhood in Chennai.  Her father Appa Rao Naidu was a panchyat officer and mother Radha was a housewife.  Her father always wanted to become an actor, though he couldn't be an actor he encouraged his daughter to become an actress and he fulfilled his ambition through his daughter. Her mother died when she was five years old and father remarried later. 
Rohini married actor Raghuvaran in 1996 but divorced in 2004. They have one son. 
She started her career in 1976 as a child actress. She was first seen as a wide-eyed five-year old in Yashoda Krishna , a Telugu film. She is also a popular dubbing artist in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She has voiced six characters in five of Mani Ratnam's films.  She lent her voice to actresses like Jyothika ( Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu ), Aishwarya Rai ( Iruvar and Raavanan ),  Manisha Koirala ( Bombay )  and Amala ( Shiva ).  She has also dubbed for Girija Shettar in Geethanjali .
She wrote lyrics for the Tamil film Pachaikili Muthucharam , before ending another hiatus by writing all songs in the album, Maalai Pozhudhin Mayakathilaey .  Her acting skills were recognized and she was given the Kalaimamani award recently.[ citation needed ]
She writes episodes for Tamil TV serials.  She started writing scripts for TV series way back in 1996, and has adapted the Sahithya Academy Award winning novel Verukku Neer for a tele film in 2005.  She hosted the live TV talk show Kelvigal Aayiram for Vijay TV, which she said "dealt with issues close to my heart".  She moderated the Tamil programme Azhagiya Tamizh Magal on Kalaignar TV  and has worked as the anchor of Raj TV's show, Rohini's Box Office in which she reviewed the latest releases. 
Being an activist for AIDS awareness, Rohini has also directed short films for M.G.R. Medical University and Tamil Nadu Aids Control Society.  In 2008, Rohini had directed a 50-minute documentary Silent Hues about film industry's Child actresss, she being one herself.  In 2013, she has directed a feature film Appavin Meesai which is yet to be released. 
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
Rohini has mainly acted in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, films along with few Kannada films. Having started her acting career at five, she has about 130 south Indian films to her credit. 
|Aadambaralu Anubandalu||Child actress|
|Intinti Katha||Child actress|
|1975||Yashoda Krishna||Krishna||Child actress|
|Amma Naana||Child actress|
|Anna Thammulla Anubandam||Child actress|
|Raktha Sambandalu||Child actress|
|Challani Thalli||Child actress|
|1976||Bhakta Kannappa||Child actress|
|Mayor Meenakshi||Child actress|
|Mahakavi Kshetrayya||Lord Krishna||Child actress|
|1977||Adavi Ramudu||Gowri (Dumb girl)||Child actress|
|Khaidhi Kalidasu||Child actress|
|Oke Raktham||Child actress|
|Ee Tharam Manishi||Child actress|
|Jeevana Theeralu||Child actress|
|Chiranjeevi Rambabu||Rambabu||Child actress|
|1978||Nayudu Bava||Child actress|
|Thalle Challani Dhaivam||Child actress|
|Chilipi Krishnudu||Child actress|
|1979||Cheyyethi Jai Kottu ||Balayya||Child actress|
|Maavari Manchitanam||Child actress|
|Laxmi Pooja||Child actress|
|Shri Vinayaka Vijayamu||Child actress|
|Talli Deevena||Raji||Telugu||Child actress|
|1981||Nyayam Kavali||Saroja||Child actress|
|Illalu||Singer in bus||Child actress|
|Subbarao Ki Kopam Vachhindi||–|
|Bhakta Dhruva Markandeya||Turuchi|
|Parvaiyin Marupakkam||Viswanathan's daughter||Tamil|
|Maga Maharaju||Raju's sister||Telugu|
|1984||Thirakil Alpa Samayam||Amina||Malayalam|
|Parannu Parannu Parannu||Mini / Jessy / Sreekutty||Malayalam|
|Oru Kochu Swapnam||–||Malayalam|
|Arante Mulla Kochu Mulla||Rohini||Malayalam|
|1985||Adhyayam Onnu Muthal||Rema||Malayalam|
|Gayathridevi Ente Amma||Priya||Malayalam|
|Ee Thanalil Ithiri Neram||Leena||Malayalam|
|Ivide Ee Theerathu||Sreedevi||Malayalam|
|Oru Sandesam Koodi||Rema||Malayalam|
|Ee Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar||Sheela||Malayalam|
|Ee Shabdam Innathe Shabdam||Pushpa||Malayalam|
|Ponnum Kudathinum Pottu||Rani||Malayalam|
|Karyam Kananayoru Kallachiri||Malayalam|
|Thaaiku Oru Thaalaattu||Chellam||Tamil|
|Onnaam Maanam Poomaanam||Rajasree||Malayalam|
|January Oru Orma||Maina||Malayalam|
|Achuvettante Veedu||Aswathy Nair||Malayalam|
|Chamundeshwari Pooja Mahime||Kumari Malathi||Kannada|
|Jadi Ketha Moodi||Gayathri||Tamil|
|Onninu Purake Mattonnu||Sudha||Malayalam|
|1989||Kali Kaaryamayi-Crime Branch||Sunitha||Malayalam|
|Naa Mogudu Naake Sontham||Swathi||Telugu|
|Thanthu Vitten Ennai||Surya||Tamil|
|1992||Rendu Pondatti Kaavalkaaran||Rukmini||Tamil|
|CID Unnikrishnan B.A., BEd||Arundathi Nair/ Revathy Nair||Malayalam|
|Stri||Telugu||National Film Award – Special Mention|
|2006||Kaivantha Kalai||Stage host||Tamil|
|2007||Naalaiya Pozhuthum Unnodu||Nagai||Tamil|
|Onbadhu Roobai Nottu||Kameela||Tamil|
|Rock & Roll||Nirmala||Malayalam|
| Yavarum Nalam |
13B: Fear Has a New Address
|2 Harihar Nagar||Sulochana||Malayalam|
|2010||In Ghost House Inn||Sulochana||Malayalam|
|Pen Singam||Surya's mother||Tamil|
|Moscowin Kavery||Dance Teacher||Tamil|
|Nandalala||Mentally ill woman||Tamil|
|City of God||Lakshmi||Malayalam|
|Innanu Aa Kalyanam||Lillykutty||Malayalam|
|Shiva Manasulo Shruti||Shiva's mother||Telugu|
|Diamond Necklace||Dr. Savithri||Malayalam|
|18 Vayasu||Dr. Suchithra||Tamil|
|2013||Thirumathi Thamizh||Thamizhselvan's mother||Tamil|
|Black Butterfly||Benny's mother||Malayalam|
|Jagadguru Adi Shankara||Sankara's mother||Telugu|
|Anthaka Mundu Aa Tarvatha||Sujatha||Telugu|
|Kotha Janta||Sirish's Mother||Telugu|
|Oka Laila Kosam||Nandana's mother||Telugu|
|Chinnadana Nee Kosam||Nandhini's mother||Telugu|
|Ormayundo Ee Mukham||Vasundhara Devi||Malayalam|
|2015||Sir C. P.||Kochu Mary||Malayalam|
|Baahubali: The Beginning||Shivudu / Shiva's mother (Sanga)||Telugu/Tamil|
|2016||Nenu Sailaja||Sailaja's mother||Telugu|
|Action Hero Biju||Bhavathi||Malayalam|
|Balle Vellaiyathevaa||Sakthi's mother||Tamil|
|Achamindri||Tamizh Selvi, lawyer||Tamil|
|Baahubali 2: The Conclusion||Shivudu / Shiva's mother (Sanga)||Telugu|
|Role Models||Shreya's mother||Malayalam|
|Juliet Lover of Idiot||Vara's mother||Telugu|
|Okka Kshanam||Jeeva's mother||Telugu|
|Rangasthalam||Chitti Babu's mother||Telugu|
|Goli Soda 2||Inbavalli's mother||Tamil|
|Chi La Sow||Latha||Telugu|
|Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy||Padmamma||Telugu|
|Thipparaa Meesam||Lalita, Mani's mother||Telugu|
|Market Raja MBBS||Latha||Tamil|
|Iddari Lokam Okate||Varsha's mother||Telugu|
|V||Sreelata, Apoorva's mother||Telugu|
|2021||Rang De||Sailaja, Anu's mother||Telugu|
|Nootokka Jillala Andagaadu||GSN's mother||Telugu|
|Navarasa (web series)||Vaalambal||Tamil|
|Yennanga Sir Unga Sattam||Badhrakali||Tamil|
|Varudu Kaavalenu||Aakash's mother||Telugu|
|2022||Freedom Fight||Dhanalakshmi||Malayalam||Segment : "Old Age Home"|
|Ante Sundaraniki||Sundar's mother||Telugu|
|Atithi Devo Bhava||Abhi's mother||Telugu|
|10th Class Diaries||Telugu|
|Sita Ramam||Reporter Vijayalakshmi||Telugu|
|2023||Sridevi Shoban Babu||Kamala||Telugu|||
|Das Ka Dhamki||Sanjay's mother||Telugu|||
|Ajayante Randam Moshanam||TBA||Malayalam|||
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1989||Geethanjali||Girija Shettar||Telugu||Also for the Tamil version Idhayathai Thirudathe|
|Shiva||Amala||Telugu||Also for the Tamil version Udhayam|
|1990||Anjali (Dubbed version)||Revathi||Telugu|
|Neti Siddhartha||Ayesha Jhulka||Telugu|
|Shanti Kranti||Juhi Chawla||Telugu|
|1992||April 1 Vidudala||Shobana||Telugu|
|Prema Sikharam||Mamta Kulkarni||Telugu|
|unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren||Mohini||Tamil|
|Ashokan (Tamil Dubbed version)||Madhoo||Tamil|
|May Madham||Sonali Kulkarni||Tamil|
|Lingababu Love Story||Rajashree||Telugu|
|Sogasu Chuda Taramaa?||Indraja||Telugu|
|1996||Kalloori Vaasal||Pooja Bhatt||Tamil|
|Kadhal Kottai||Heera Rajagopal||Tamil|
|Mr. Romeo||Shilpa Shetty||Tamil|
|Siraichaalai||Tabu||Tamil||Also Telugu version|
|Indian||Manisha Koirala||Tamil||Telugu Version also|
|Iruvar||Aishwarya Rai||Tamil||Telugu Version also|
|2004||Yuva (Dubbed version)||Meera Jasmine||Telugu|
|Perazhagan||Jyothika (for the character of Shenbagam)||Tamil||Also for Telugu version|
|2007||Pachaikili Muthucharam||Andrea Jeremiah||Tamil|
|2019||The Lion King||Alfre Woodard||Tamil||For the character Sarabi|
|2021||99 Songs||Manisha Koirala||Tamil / Telugu|
|2022||Virata Parvam||Nandita Das||Telugu / Tamil|
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