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Subbalakshmi is an acclaimed Carnatic musician, composer and an actress in Malayalam movies.[ citation needed ] She is one of the prominent supporting actresses currently handling grand mother roles in Malayalam movies. She is noted for her performance in Kalyanaraman (2002), Pandippada (2005) and Nandanam (2002). Her daughter Thara Kalyan is also an actress in Malayalam movies.
She was married to late Kalyanakrishnan.  The couple has two daughters and one son. Her younger daughter Thara Kalyan is also a famous actress and an acclaimed dancer. Subbalakshmi, prior to entering movies, was a music and dance instructor at Jawahar Balabhavan and has worked with All India Radio since 1951. She is noted for being the first lady composer of All India Radio from south India.  She has done many concerts and is a dubbing artist as well. She has acted in some telefilms and albums.
Appeared in more than 75 films
Appeared in more than 65 TV Serials
Appeared in more than 65 advertisements
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