Charmy at the 60th Filmfare Awards South, 2013
May 17, 1987
Vasai, Mumbai, India
|Other names||Charmi, Charmee|
Charmy Kaur (born May 17, 1987) is an Indian film actress, and producer known for her works predominantly in Telugu cinema, as well as few Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Bollywood films. She has appeared in more than forty films, and her most notable works include; box office hits such as Mass (2004), Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005), and Pournami (2006), for which her performance as a Kuchipudi dancer received positive reviews. Her next film, Rakhi (2006) was also a super hit.
She then appeared in films such as Mantra (2007), for which she bagged the state Nandi Award for Best Actress, the subsequent years, she appeared in Manorama (2009), Kavya's Diary (2009), and Mangala (2011) for which she bagged another state Nandi Special Jury Award, while establishing herself as one of the leading actresses of Telugu cinema. In 2011, she starred in the Bollywood hit Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap alongside Amitabh Bachchan.
She made her acting debut in the 2002 Telugu film Nee Thodu Kavali, in which she acted as a housewife at the young age of 15. This film was a flop, but helped Charmy in getting noticed by the south Indian film industry. Her next film was Kadhal Azhivathillai. During this time she acted in a Malayalam film directed by Vinayan named Kattuchembakam.
Her re-entry to Telugu films happened with Neeke Manasichhaanu a film with Sreekanth; then in Sri Anjaneyam, directed by Krishna Vamsi, was followed by another drama film Chanti, paired against Ravi Teja. She finally got a big break in Telugu with Gowri in which she was paired with Sumanth. Again Charmy paired with Ravi Teja in Dongala Mutha directed by Ramgopal Verma. In 2012, she made special appearances in films such as Dhamarukam, Naayak and Yaare Koogadali. She then appeared in Hindi films such as Zila Ghaziabad and R... Rajkumar. Recently, she was starred in the film Jyothy Lakshmi directed by Puri Jagannadh. Her next film, Pratighatana, in which she played a journalist, was her 50th film.
|2002||Nee Thodu Kavali||Manasa||Telugu|
|2002||Mujhse Dosti Karoge!||Hindi||Cameo appearance|
|2003||Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu||Divya Natarajan||Tamil|
|2003||Kadhal Kisu Kisu||Indhu||Tamil|
|2005||Anukokunda Oka Roju||Sahasra||Telugu|| Santosham Best Actress Award|
CineMAA Award for Best Actress (Jury)
|2007||Mantra||Mantra||Telugu||Nandi Award for Best Actress|
|2008||Bhale Dongalu||Telugu||Special appearance|
|2008||Michael Madana Kamaraju||Archana||Telugu|
|2008||Kausalya Supraja Rama||Kausalya||Telugu|
|2011||Mangala||Mangala||Telugu||Nandi Special Jury Award|
|2011||Nagaram Nidrapothunna Vela||Niharika||Telugu|
|2011||Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap||Amrita / Amrutha||Hindi|
|2011||Dev S/o Mudde Gowda||Kavya||Kannada|
|2012||Yaare Koogadali||Kannada||Special appearance|
|2013||Saradaga Ammayitho||Telugu||Cameo appearance|
|2013||Prema Oka Maikam||Mallika||Telugu|
|2013||R... Rajkumar||Hindi||Special appearance|
|2015||Jyothy Lakshmi||Jyothi lakshmi||Telugu||Main actor|
|2015||10 Enradhukulla||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
- 2012: Nandi Special Jury Award for Mangala
- 2007: Nandi Award for Best Actress for Mantra
- 2005: Santosham Best Actress Award for Anukokunda Oka Roju
- 2005: CineMAA Award for Best Actress (Jury) for Anukokunda Oka Roju
- "Charmy turns 18". Retrieved 2006-11-12.
- "'Bbuddah..Hoga Tera Baap' Review: Big B Redefined!!". greatandhra.com.
- "Many filmy twists and salvation, finally". The Hindu.
- "CCL Telugu Warriors Brand Ambassadors 2016". CCL 2016.
- "Charmy is not just a run-of-the-mill actress; here's why she's a hero in Tollywood". Folomojo.
- "Charmi impressed by a Hollywood Star". tollywoodshow.com.
- Y. Sunita Chowdhury. "For the election season". The Hindu.
- "Interview with Charmy". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
- "Charmme to do a Jyothi Lakshmi". The Times of India.
- "Nandi awards 2007 announced - Telugu cinema news". idlebrain.com.
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