Shalini Kumar

Actor

Born: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

BIOGRAPHY

Shalini Ajith Kumar, also known simply as Shalini, is an Indian film actress who debuted, at the age of 3, as a child artist in the Malayalam film Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku which was produced by Navodaya Studio. In Telugu film Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990) she acted along with her sister Shamili as an orphan child taken care by Megastar Chiranjeevi. She continued to appear in many films as a child actor, credited as Baby Shalini. After a break of several years, she returned to the industry by appearing in her first lead role in Aniyathi Pravu which went on to become a blockbuster. She later appeared in highly successful films in Malayalam and Tamil such as Kadhalukku Mariyadhai (1997), Niram (1999), Amarkalam (1999) and Alaipayuthey (2000), Piriyadha Varam Vendum (2001). Shalini is married to Tamil film actor Ajith Kumar.She received Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actress for her role in Alaipayuthey.

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