5 Yesteryear heroines who turned character artistes

Way to go!


She is the most adorable mom of Tamil cinema. Welcomed by masses for playing mother to almost top heroes, she started her journey as heroine opposite Kamal Haasan. Introduced by Mani Ratnam, she has come a long way in her career. Her performance as Veerayi, a widowed mother torn between love and possessiveness, in the 2010 film Thenmerku Paruvakaatru – her 100th release – earned her the National Film Award for Best Actress. She has also played the role of villain in Achamindri.

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