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Sumalatha

Born27th August, 1963
CareerCast (42)
First MovieMoorkhan (1980)


Sumalata is a popular Indian film actress. She has acted in more than 200 films in Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi.

Born and raised in a Telugu family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, She gained popularity in Malayalam cinema and later married Kannada actor Ambarish and settled in Bangalore.

Sumalata began acting at age 15, after winning an Andhra Pradesh beauty contest in 1979. She appeared in many Tamil and Telugu films early in her career. She was Rajinikanth's second heroine in films like Murattu Kaalai and Kazhugu. Most of her Telugu films are with Chiranjeevi. She received the best actress Nandi Award for her role in Shrutilayalu in 1987. She has acted in many Kannada movies like Aahuti, Avatara Purusha, Tayi Kanasu, Karna, Tayiya Hone, Kallarali Hoovagi, Ravichandra in which she acted with legendary actor Dr. Rajkumar.

Her most memorable Malayalam films include Thenum Vayambum, Thaazhvaram, Isabella, Nirakkoottu, Thoovanathumbikal and New Delhi.

Sumalatha reportedly speaks six languages, and has acted in four.

She married Kannada actor and politician Ambareesh on 8 December 1991 and they have a son named Abhishek. She acted with Ambareesh in movies like Aahuti, Avatara Purusha, and Kallarali Hoovagi which went on to win a National Award.

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