Born Saritha
07 June 1964
Municipalle, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Film actress, dubbing artist
Years active 1978–1989; 2001-2004; 2013-present
Spouse(s) Mukesh (m. 1988-2012)
Children Shravan, Tejas

Saritha is a South Indian actress. She has acted in more than 140 films in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu languages. She has also acted in a television serial, Selvi, in 2005. She dubbed her voice for many 90's Tamil actresses.she mainly dubbed actress nagma.She also dubbed tabu (Kadhal desam), Sushmita Sen (Ratchagan)


Saritha was born in Municipalle, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India and made her acting debut through Maro Charithra, a Telugu film directed by K. Balachander. The movie dealt with cross-cultural romance, where she acted opposite Kamal Haasan as a Telugu-speaking girl. She received more offers in Tamil films mostly directed by Balachander. Some of her films include Thappu Thalangal, Idi Katha Kaadu, Vandichakkaram, Netrikan, Agni Sakshi, Puthukavithai, Kalyana Agathigal and Achamillai Achamillai. Her performance in Vandichakkaram (1980) and Achamillai Achamillai (1984) won her Filmfare Best Tamil Actress awards. She also played guest roles as herself in 47 Natkal and its Telugu remake, directed by Balachander.[1] She had her head tonsure for the cancer-affected role in Sujatha in 1980 and gained several pounds to play the psychotic role in the 2005 film Julie Ganapathi. Neither of these films were successful. She also won a Nandi Special Jury Award for her performance as "Aandaalu" in the movie Arjun in 2004.Saritha has also worked as a voice actor in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil films. She has lent her voice to other actresses including Madhavi, Soundarya, Ramya Krishnan, Nagma and Vijayashanti. She won Nandi Award for Best Female Dubbing Artist for her voice to Soundarya in Maa Ayana Bangaram (1997) and Anthapuram (1999).

She married twice. Her first marriage was with Telugu actor Venkata Subbaih in 1975 and later got divorced n 1976. Her Second Marriage was with Malayalam actor Mukesh on 2 September 1988 and has two sons Shravan & Tejas. Her sister Viji Chandrasekhar is also an actress.[2]

Shravan is pursuing M.B.B.S in Ras Al Khaimah University,UAE and Tejas is pursuing his undergraduate degree from Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand.[3] In March 2007, the couple filed for divorce and it was withdrawn in 2011 by Saritha, however they got divorced later. Saritha is now staying with her son Shravan in a separate house at UAE, Dubai.


Filmfare Awards South
Nandi Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Karnataka State Film Awards


Tamil films

Malayalam films

Kannada films


  • Maro Charitra (1978) ... Swapna
  • Idi Katha Kaadu (1979) ... Gayathri
  • Guppedu Manasu (1979) ... Baby
  • Tholi Kodi Koosindi (1980)
  • 47 Rojulu (1981)
  • Aadavallu Meeku Joharulu (1981)
  • Chandamama (1982)
  • Kokilamma (1983) ... Kokilamma
  • Prema Sagaram (1983)
  • Kanchana Ganga (1984) ... Kanchana
  • Kala Rudrudu (1985)
  • Kaliyuga Pandavulu (1986) ... Krishnaveni
  • Arjun (2004) ... Andal


Year Title Role Language
2005 Selvi Thamarai Tamil


  1. Second time also lucky. (27 April 2005). Retrieved on 24 August 2013.
  2. "I can never let KB down: Aarohanam". The Hindu. 2015-05-23. Retrieved 2016-10-17.
  3. mangalam. "Mangalam - Varika 3-Feb-2014". Retrieved 2016-10-17.
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