Usha (actress)

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Usha
Born (1972-05-10) 10 May 1972 (age 48)
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s) T. S. Suresh Babu (Divorced)
Nazar Abdul Khader (2011-present)

Haseena Haneef popular known as Usha N by her stage name, is an Indian film actress, who has worked predominantly in Malayalam film industry. She has acted in more than 70 movies.

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Biography

Usha is an Indian actress and singer in Malayalam movies. [1] She has acted in more than 70 movies. [2] She is also a dancer and singer.[ citation needed ]

Personal life

She was born as Haseena to Muhammed Haneef, an A.S.I.[ clarification needed ] and Hafsa Beevi, at Alisherry, Alappuzha, Kerala. [3] She has two brothers; Haseeb and Hanees, both of whom are in the film industry. [4] She had her primary education from Govt. Mohammedan's Higher Secondary School, Alappuzha. She was a theatre artist before becoming a cine artist. She debuted as a heroine to Balachandra Menon in the movie Kandathum Kettathum in 1988. [5] She was married to T. S. Suresh Babu, a Malayalam film director, but the marriage ended in divorce. [6] Later in 2011, she married Nazar Abdul Khader, a Chennai-based businessman. [7]

Partial filmography

Television serials

Other information

Besides acting in films she has acted in some television serials including Nilapakshi, a telefilm called Nanmayude Nakshathrangal, and in reality shows Tharotsavam and Nakshathradeepangal on Kairali TV. She also appeared in TV Shows like Comedy Super Nite, Katha Ithuvare etc. She has acted in devotional albums like Devipooja.She has sung and featured in music videos like Punyangalude Pookkalam, Ee Kalavum Kadannu Pokum etc.

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