Archana


Name: Archana

Profession: Indian film actress, Kuchipudi and Kathak dancer

Telugu Movies
Madhura Geetam
Nireekshana
Ladies Tailor
Ukku Sankellu
Daasi
Yogi Vemana
Matti Manushulu
Bharat Bandh
Chakravyuham
Pachcha Toranam
Vidhata
Super 2 (2017) TV show

Tamil Movies
Azhiyatha Kolangal
Onbadhu Roobai Nottu
Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram
Vaidehi Vandhachu
Sandhya Ragam
Veedu
Rettai Vaal Kuruvi
Puyal Kadantha Boomi
Yemaatrathe Yemaaraathe
Engirunthalum Vazhga
Neengal Kettavai
Vasanthame Varuga
Manal Kayiru
Kaadhal Oviyam
Nandu
Panneer Pushpangal
Thunive Thozhan
Poottaatha Poottukkal
Thai Ponggal

She has also acted in a few Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali and Hindi movies

Awards:

National Film Awards

1. Best Actress -Veedu - 1987
2. Best Actress -Daasi - 1988
3. Filmfare Awards South
4. Best Actress – Tamil - Veedu - 1988

Nandi Awards

1. Special Jury Award - Nireekshana - 1987
2. Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
3. Best Character Artiste (Female) - Onbadhu Roobai Nottu

Brief profile:

Archana was born in Delta region of Andhra Pradesh into a Telugu speaking family. She is a graduate in acting from the Tamil Nadu Institute of Film Technology. She made her acting debut with the Hindi film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). She then acted in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam language films, under directors such as B. Narsing Rao, Balu Mahendra, P. N. Menon, Shankar Nag and Vamsi.