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Ragini (Malayalam: രാഗിണി) was a South Indian danseuse and actress. She was the youngest of the famed Travancore Sisters -- Lalitha, Padmini, and Ragini.[1] With sister Padmini, she started her acting career in mid 1950s and acted in movies of different Indian languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. The era of dance in the Hindi cinema is considered to be begun with the entrance of Ragini and other South Indian actresses.[2]

Selected filmography

  • Jai Jagat Janani (1976, Hindi)
  • Ernakulam Junction (1971, Malayalam)
  • Lankadahanam (1971, Malayalam)
  • Aranazhikaneram (1970, Malayalam)
  • Thurukkatha Vathil (1970, Malayalam)
  • Othenante Makan (1970, Malayalam)
  • Aadhi Raat Ke Baad (1965, Hindi)
  • Manavatty (1964, Malayalam)
  • Gehra Daag (1963, Hindi)
  • Naag Rani (1963, Hindi)
  • Shikari (1963, Hindi)
  • Bharya (1962, Malayalam)
  • Puthiya Aakasham Puthyiya Bhumi (1962, Malayalam)
  • Unniyarcha (1961, Malayalam)
  • Aai Phirse Bahar (1960, Hindi)
  • Kalpana (1960, Hindi)
  • Amar Shaheed (1959, Hindi)
  • Veerapandiya Kattabomman (1959, Tamil)
  • Nayaru Pidicha Pulival (1958, Malayalam)
  • Amar Deep (1958, Hindi)
  • Mujrim (1958, Hindi)
  • Sitamgar (1958, Hindi)
  • Mr. X (1957, Hindi)
  • Payal (1957, Hindi)
  • Qaidi (1957, Hindi)
  • Thooku Thooki (1954, Tamil)

References

  1. ^ "Padmini Ramachandran, 74, Actress and Dancer" (in English). The New York Times. 2 October 2006. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=980DE2DF1430F931A35753C1A9609C8B63. Retrieved 07-12-2009.  
  2. ^ Gulzar; Nihalani, Govind; Chatterjee, Saibal (2008). Encyclopaedia of Hindi cinema. Encyclopaedia Britannica (India) Pvt. Ltd..  

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