Shamili might not be a very popular actress now but there was a time when she ruled Tamil Cinema as a child artist. Our childhood was filled with so many Shamili movies. As the young actress celebrates her birthday today. Let’s look at some facts about her.
1. She is the younger sister of actor Richard Rishi and actress Shalini.
2. Both the sisters are very successful child artists and ruled Tamil cinema as kids.
3. She made her debut in 1989 as a child artist in S.A chandrasekar’s Rajanadai with Captain Vijayakanth as the hero.
4. She won the National Award at the age of 2 for Mani Ratnam’s Anjali. She portrayed a mentally challenged kid which won her the award for Best child Artist. She is one of the youngest recipients of the award.
5. She won the Kerala state Award for Bharatan’s Malootty. She played the title role of Malootty while Jayaram and Urvashi played her parents.
6. She has the unique honour of acting opposite Mammootty and Mohanlal in the movie Harikrishnans. She played their younger sister in the film.
7. Her first adult role was in the Telugu movie Oye. Siddharth was her co-star in the film.