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Jayabharathi

Born1953
CareerCast (304)
First MoviePenmakkal (1966)
ChildrenKrish J Sathar


Jayabharathi is a popular Malayalam film actress who started her career in late 1960s.Her first movie is penmakkal . She is a two-time winner of the Kerala State Film Award for best actress.

Jayabharathi became one of the most successful Malayalam film actresses and performed with such notable leading men as Prem Nazir, Madhu, Jayan, M. G. Soman, and Kamal Haasan. She won Kerala State Film Awards for her performances in various films (1972) and Madhavikutty (1973). One of her famous films was Rathinirvedam, directed by Bharathan, in which she played the role of a woman who fell in love with a boy younger than her.

After being trained since the age of five under Kalamandalam Natarajan, Rajaram (a student of Vazhuvoor Ramaiah Pillai) and Vazhuvoor Samraj Pillai, Jayabharathi entered films as a teenager. Life revolved around film studios, dance rehearsals and stage performances. The actress is busy these days with her dance school, Aswathi Arts Academy, which she runs from home. She is also starting another one in Coimbatore. In 2003, Jayabharathi performed in nine temples in and around Kerala.She is married to Malayalam actor Sathar.



Prepared by: Dr. Susie Pazhavarical



Statistics

YearCast
19661
19673
19688
196912
197015
197116
197218
197323
197416
197520
197623
197727
197835
197925
198012
198115
19826
19835
19853
19873
19884
19892
19904
19921
19932
19941
19962
20011
20021