It is actress Shalini ‘s birthday today. Let’s look at 7 facts about her
1. She made her debut as a child artist with the film Ente Mamatikuttiyammaku.The film starred Mohanlal , Poornima and Bharat Gopi in the lead and was later remade as En Bommakutti Ammavukku with Sathyaraj , Suhasini and Raghuvaran.
2. Shalini won the Kerala State Award for Best Child Artist for her debut film.
3. She had also acted in 1980’s Doordarshan serial Amloo as a kid.
4. Her first film as a heroine was the Malayalam movie Aniyathiparuvu which was later remade in Tamil as Kadhalukku Mariyadhai which was her first film as a heroine in Tamil.
5. She sang the song ” Sondha Kuraril Paada in Thala Ajith Amarkalam. This was her only song as a playback singer.
6. She acted with Shamili and brother Richard in the 1990 Telugu movie Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari. The film was a trendsetter and starred Chiranjeevi and Sridevi in the lead.
7. She won the Tamil Nadu state Award Special prize for Best Actress for her role in Alaiypayuthey. Piriyadha Varam Vendum with Prasanth in 2001 was her last film.
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