Nascimento: 1970-03-21 · Conhecido(a) Por: Acting
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Shobana Chandrakumar Pillai (born 1970), better known mononymously as Shobana, is an Indian film actress and bharatanatyam dancer. She acts predominantly in Malayalam language, in addition to Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and English language films. She has won two National Film Awards, one Kerala State Film Awards and numerous other awards.Shobana established herself as a leading actress in 1980s and 1990s. She was very successful and was bored of working in Telugu movies, so she took a vacation and started working with Malayalam industry. She has worked with directors such as Adoor Gopalakrishnan, G. Aravindan, K. Balachander, AM Fazil, Mani Ratnam, Bharathan, Uppalapati Narayana Rao, and Priyadarshan. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, for her performances in the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu (1993) and the English film Mitr, My Friend (2001). Consequent to the year 1999, Shobana turned extremely selective about her films.Shobana was trained under the Bharata Natyam dancers Chitra Visweswaran and Padma Subrahmanyam. She emerged as an independent performer and choreographer in her twenties and currently runs a dance school, Kalarpana, in Chennai. In 2006, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri for her contributions towards the arts. In 2014, the Kerala State Government honoured her with the Kala Ratna Award. In 2019, she was bestowed an honorary doctorate from Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute.
She is the niece of the Travancore sisters – Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini, all of whom were classical Indian dancers and actresses. The actress Sukumari was her paternal aunt. Malayalam actress Ambika Sukumaran is her relative. Malayalam actors Vineeth is her cousin and Krishna is her nephew.In 2001, Shobana adopted a girl and named her Anantha Narayani.
Filmes e Séries de TV
Shradha movie tells the story of Ganga Prasad IPS (Mohanlal) who is a daring officer of the Anti Terrorist Wing of the State Police. Into his small world consisting of wife, Suma (Shobana) and son Abi...
Madhavankutty is the Valliettan (Big Brother) of the Arackal family. The long lasting rivalry between the Arackal Madhavanunni and Patteri Sivaraman forms the main thread of the story. Madhavanunni al...
Kaliyoonjal movie portrays a brother to a disturbed sister. The sister, played by Shalini, is mentally disturbed if any thing goes against her will. She is possessive of her brother and creates a havo...
Nithya is the deputy commissioner of the city who lives with her uncle since both her parents were killed in an accident. She was put on to investigate a corruption case done by the Home Minister and ...
Nandakumar is a college professor who wants to get the best treatment for his paralyzed fiancee, Uma Maheshwari. Trouble starts brewing when Shruthi, Nandakumar's student falls in love with him. Will ...
Sindoora Rekha is a 1995 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Sibi Malayil and produced by G. Gopalakrishnan. The film stars Suresh Gopi, Shobhana, Narendra Prasad and Ranjitha in lead roles. The film h...
The story takes a break from Bharath to introduce the main antagonist Mohan Thomas, a Delhi-based business tycoon, with strong political clout and a clear sociopathic agenda. It is revealed that Mohan...
Bobby (Mohanlal) is about to marry Tina (Anju) when his old college girlfriend Nina (Shobhana) arrives with a baby that she claims is his child. Tina’s father calls off the wedding and Bobby eventuall...
Jaishankar sends away his son Vijay out of fear of the greedy relative Thalaivasal. When Vijay returns after a long time, Thalaivasal assigns him the job of killing Jaishankar's son, unaware of his re...
Pakshe movie is all about Balachandran (Mohanlal) who had to sacrifice his childhood love (Shobhana), to marry into a rich family who only wanted his IAS Status, in order to save his poor family, live...
A young man's relationship with his career, fiancee and brother is brought under stress by the birth of an unexpected sister.The film deals with the relationship between siblings Unnikrishnan (Mohanla...
The story revolves around Manikyan, Sreekrishnan and Karthumbi and the love triangle between them. Manikyan works for Sreekrishnan and Sreekrishnan sees him like a brother. Once when they both are ret...
Manathe Vellitheru is the story of Shobhana, who plays a pop star, gets stalked by an obsessive fan (Vineeth).
The film revolves around an active social worker, Rameshan Nair. He was leading a happy family life but problems begin when a girl enters his life.
A young man marries a Tamil girl, and fearing his family, he brings her to the house as a servant. Problem starts when his elder brothers falls for her too.
Nanda (Revathi) is in love with a leading architect Narendaran (Mohan Lal), both of whom are in Bangalore. While they are talking on top of a building Narendran slips and falls down dying instantly. N...
A young couple, Ganga and Nakulan, arrives at the ancestral home called Madampalli of the latter. Hailing from a family that follows tradition and superstitions, Nakulan's uncle Thampi objects to the ...
Oru Kochu Bhoomikulukkam
Hari has a dark secret from his past. When his friend Ravi wants to marry a girl Indu , who knows him from college , Hari tries everything to prevent it from happening. So that his wife and friends wo...
Pappayude Swantham Appoos
Balachandran (Mammootty) had resorted to his work after he is unable to cope up with the death of his wife, Bhama (Shobhana). During the process, he neglects his only son, Appu (Badusha). When Appu re...
Reshma is a patient of psychiatrist Dr Sunny. She gets romantically obsessed with him even though this is not reciprocated by the doctor. The arrival of the doctor's fiancee Annie causes a lot of conf...
Latha (Rekha) who is running her father's business empire after he suffered a debilitating stroke, receives a call from a mysterious stranger Raji, threatening to reveal embarrassing details about her...
April 1st Vidudala
This movie released much before 'liar liar', and follows a similar story line. Of course, without Jim Carrey's extreme antics or the magical element. Instead it has Rajendra Prasad's exquisite brand o...
Appula Appa Rao
Appula Appa Rao is an Indian 1991 Telugu-language film directed by E.V.V. Satyanarayana which features Rajendra Prasad, Shobana and Brahmanandam in the lead roles. Appula Apparao is scripted and dire...
Babu (Sreenivasan) is a small time magician known by his stage name Prof. Rangoonwalla. He makes ends meet by doing odd shows. He reluctantly lets Raju (Jayaram), a pickpocket, to join him as his assi...
Surya é um órfão criado em uma favela. Ele encontra um amigo no padrinho local. Eles governam a cidade e formam um governo paralelo. As coisas estão bem até que o novo distrito se reúna, o meio-irmão ...
Vasthuhara (Malayalam: വാസ്തുഹാര English: The Dispossessed) is a Malayalam social film by the late G. Aravindan which looks into the lives of partition refugees from East Bengal to West Bengal.
Nari Nari Naduma Murari
Nari Nari Naduma Murari is family drama based movie in which, Sesha Ratnam is very rich and headstrong women in the village nakkabokkalapaadu. Even her husband Janaki Ramaiha Fears Her. They have two ...
Iyer the Great
Vaikundam Soorya Narayana Iyer, a normal business executive leads a normal family life along with his wife and his mother. One day, up on climbing a tall tree in order to capture an escaped pet parro...
Thomaskutty who hails from a conservative Christian family gets married to a typical Tamil Brahmin girl, Saraswathy. They are left alone by their respective families for this reason. But both the fami...
Mammootty plays the role of a burglar who is known by different names in different places.He is a kind person and uses the money burgled to help poor and orphans. During one of his burglaries, he happ...
Gauri (Shobhana) the sole survivor of a tragic bus accident loses her memory. Admitted to a private nursing home, where she is diagnosed as suffering from 'hysterical amnesia' (retrograde amnesia), sh...
Philip (Mammootty) is the owner of a financing company. Raju (Rahman), Philip's younger brother is a drug addict and is put under rehab. Convinced that he's out of his habit Philip sends him off to Ma...
Aryan movie is all about Devanarayan (Mohanlal) who is a Brahmin priest who is falsely accused of theft and forced to leave his village in Kerala. He moves to Bombay where he gets drawn into the under...
Vishwanathan (Jayaram) is a regular guy who comes to the city for a job interview. In seemingly a case of mistaken identity he is arrested by the police, to be eventually vouched for and released by t...
Vellanakalude Nadu movie which is a political satire based against municipal mafia in the form of Buildings
Mukthi movie is all about Haridas (Mammootty) who is the son of a village peon, who returns to his home district as the central government-appointed Collector. The pressures of the new job create comp...
The story is about the problems faced by a lawyer in his personal, social and professional lives when he undertakes the murder case of a trade union leader in which his brother-in-law is the main accu...
Rudraveena movie is about the ideological clash between a young man, Suryam (Chiranjeevi), and his father Bilahari Ganapathi Sastry (Gemini Ganesan). While the father believes that music and his life ...
Dr. Nirmala (Vijayashanti), an orphan Christian girl, lives in a convent and wants to become a nun. She is sent to a village to Father Lawrence (Gollapudi Maruti Rao) and she works as a doctor in the ...
A young man narrates two conflicting accounts of his life, changing the details and incidents in both, as he slowly approaches madness.
After losing their jobs, Dasan and Vijayan have no hope of finding work in Kerala. They plan to escape to Dubai, but end up in Chennai. Can they find luck there?
Meenamasathile Sooryan is a 1986 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Lenin Rajendran and produced by CG Bhaskaran. The film stars Shobhana, Venu Nagavally, Murali and Vijay Menon in lead roles. The fil...
Ente Entethu Mathram
Ente Entethu Mathram movie revolves around Mr.Menon (Mohanlal) who is a widower with his daughter Sreemol (baby Shalini). When Sheela (Karthika) who enters into his life as a secretary for his office...
After her parents are killed, Miranda returns to her ancestral home but is not treated the way she expected she will be.
T. P. Balagopalan M.A.
The film revolves around T.P. Balagopalan (Mohanlal), a middle class post-graduate salaried person, who wants to build himself and also needs to take care of his extended family members. The film went...
Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku
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Paramu and Johnie are friends who manage to frame Unnithan, a local businessman, for a murder committed by Johnie. With a friendly policeman's help, Johnie manages to appropriate a large chunk of Unni...
Azhiyatha Bandhangal is a 1985 Malayalam film directed by Sasikumar. The film stars Mohanlal, Shobhana, Srividhya and Prathapa Chandran in lead roles.
Ee Sabdam Innathe Sabdam
A group of unruly youth harasses Dr. Ramachandran (Mammotty) and his family. His wife (Sobhana) ends up being raped and murdered by this group. His sister Pushpa (Rohini) becomes mentally ill followin...
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A young widow has a hard time making ends meet in a small village in Kerala.
Built upon the human rights violations by the Police and the prison authorities in India during the nationwide emergency of 1975-1977, when the fundamental rights of the citizens were suspended.
Upaharam is a 1985 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Sajan and produced by Shaji Joseph and Rajan Joseph. The film stars Mammootty, Rahman (actor), Shobhana, Srividya and Sukumari in lead roles. The ...
Avidathepole Ivideyum movie revolves around Anirudhan and Sugumaran who are roommates and are both pharmaceutical company executives. Sugumaran is urbane and somewhat westernized in attitude, Anirudha...
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