Manorama (Tamil actress)

Manorama ( Tamil: கோபிசாந்தா; born May 26, 1943 in Mannargudi ) is an Indian actress of the Tamil film and theater.

The actress was born in present-day district Tiruvarur and called from your fans, " Aachi " grew up in the region of Chettinad in Sivaganga. She began her career in a local theater group as a playback singer and actress and received her stage name " Manorama ". In a performance, she was discovered by the film actor SS Rajendran. In 1958, Manorama her film debut in Malai Itta Mangai in a comic role. As an actress she impressed the Tamil popular cinema since the 1960s, often in conjunction with the co- comedians Nagesh, Chandrababu and Thangavelu.

Directed by AP Nagarajan she played in Thillana Mohanambal (1968 ) Sivaji Ganesan and Padmini next in a serious, supporting role, what their range extended sustainably over the comic trade beyond. Their only appearance in a Hindi film, she had 1974 in Kunwara Baap, occasionally occurs in Telugu films.

For her work in the film Pudhiya Pathai (1989 ), she was awarded a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2002, she honored the President of India with the Padma Shri State Order.

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