Biography

Kalpana Ranjani (13 October 1965 – 25 January 2016), known mononymously as Kalpana, was an Indian film actress best known for her work in South Indian films, primarily Malayalam and Tamil films. Kalpana has acted in over 300 films in various South Indian languages.[3] Kalpana started off her career as a child artist in the late 1970s. Although she came into the industry with the intention of being a lead actress, she turned out to be popular for her comic roles among the audience. At the 60th National Film Awards, she won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Thanichalla Njan (2012) On 25 January 2016, she she died of heart attack

Kalpana Ranjani (13 October 1965 – 25 January 2016), known mononymously as Kalpana, was an Indian film actress best known for her work in South Indian films, primarily Malayalam and Tamil films. Kalpana has acted in over 300 films in various South Indian languages.[3] Kalpana started off her career as a child artist in the late 1970s. Although she came into the industry with the intention of being a lead actress, she turned out to be popular for her comic roles among the audience. At the 60th National Film Awards, she won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Thanichalla Njan (2012) On 25 January 2016, she she died of heart attack

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 99

Birthday 1965-10-13

Day of Death 2016-01-25

Place of Birth Chavara, Kollam, India

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Also Known As

  • Kalpana Ranjani
  • കൽപ്പന

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Kannaki
2018 Inba Twinkle Lilly as Lilly
2018 Heartbeat
2017 Kadhal Kasakuthaiya
2016 Thozha as Lakshmi
2015 Charlie as Queen Mary
2015 Lavender as Janet
2015 3 Wicketinu 365 Runs
2015 Ennum Eppozhum as Bindhu
2015 Kaaki Sattai as Meenakshi, Mathimaran's mother
2014 Karanavar
2014 The Dolphins
2014 Bangalore Days as Kuttan's mother
2013 ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi as Mariyamma
2012 Spirit as Pankajam
2011 Indian Rupee as Mary
2011 Salt N' Pepper as Mary.
2010 Yugapurushan
2009 Seetha Kalyanam
2009 Kerala Cafe
2009 Loudspeaker as Rugmini
2008 Pakal Nakshatrangal
2008 Appuchesi Pappukudu
2008 Twenty 20 as Para Mary
2007 Bharathan Effect as Thankachan's mother
2007 Anchil Oral Arjunan as Shantha
2006 Kalabham
2006 Balram v/s Tharadas as Dakshayani
2005 Bus Conductor
2005 Krithyam as Victoria
2004 Mampazhakkalam as Neelima
2004 Vismayathumbathu as Maya
2004 Sethurama Iyer CBI as Tailor Mani's wife
2003 Vellithira as Pushpam
2002 Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan as Kanyaka
2002 www.anukudumbam.com
2002 Chirikkudukka as Seemanthini
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam
2001 Ishtam as Mariyamma Thomas
2001 Dumm Dumm Dumm as Pattamma
1999 Swastham Grihabharanam as Sarala
1999 Chandamama as Kochammini
1999 American Ammayi
1999 Aakasha Ganga as Kochu Thrasya
1998 Alibabayum Arara Kallanmarum as Thanki
1998 Anuragakottaram as Sister
1998 Sooryaputhran
1998 Kudumba Vaarthakal
1998 Gramapanchayath as Pankajakshi
1997 Rajathanthram as Damayanthi
1997 Junior Mandrake as Vandana
1997 Anubhoothi
1997 Mayaponman as Meenakshi
1997 Ullasappoonkattu as Marykkutti
1997 Ancharakalyanam
1997 Ishtadanam
1997 Arjunan Pillayum Anchu Makkalum as Jayaprabha
1997 Mannadiar Penninu Chenkotta Checkan as Chamba
1996 Malayalamaasam Chingam Onninu... as Rukumani
1996 Aramana Veedum Anjoorekkarum
1996 Kudumbakodathi as Gundur Parvathi
1996 Kaathil Oru Kinnaram as Manikutty
1996 Kaliveedu as Mary
1996 Excuse Me Ethu Collegila? as Sundari
1995 Three Men Army as Indira Devi
1995 No: 1 Snehatheeram Banglore North as Metlda
1995 Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman as Kousalya
1995 Parvathy Parinayam
1995 Achan Kombath Amma Varambath as Swayamprabha
1995 Punnaram
1995 Sathi Leelavathi as Leelavathi
1995 Pai Brothers as Komalam
1994 Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu as Ponnamma / Ponnappan
1994 Kudumba Visesham as Alykutty
1994 C.I.D. Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed as Clara
1993 Butterflies as Parukkutty
1993 Kalippattam
1993 Uppukandam Brothers as Elamma
1993 Sakshal Sreeman Chathunni
1993 Kabuliwala as Chandrika
1993 Injakkadan Mathai & Sons as Annakutty
1993 Cheppadividya as Mary
1993 Kavadiyattam
1992 Poochakkaru Mani Kettum as Karthika
1991 Adayalam as Rosemary
1991 Pookkalam Varavayi as Tuition Teacher
1991 Inspector Balram as Dakshayani
1991 Innathe Program as Minikutty
1990 Malayogam as Subhadra
1990 Saandhram as Anna
1990 Kouthuka Varthakal as Kamalu
1990 Superstar as Shakuntala
1990 Dr. Pasupathy as U. D. C. Kumari
1989 Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal as Mohini
1985 Chinna Veedu as Bhagyalakshmi
1984 Panchavadi Palam as Anarkali
1983 Aadhipathyam as Gracy
1982 Twilight
1965 Teesra Kaun as Shobha

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