Image of Saranya Ponvannan

Saranya Ponvannan

Sheela better known by her stage name Saranya is an Indian film actress who has predominantly appeared in Tamil language films. Saranya made her debut in a lead role in Mani Ratnam's Nayagan and went on to play lead roles in a few films during the late 1980s. Following an eight-year sabbatical, she returned to feature films as a character artiste, essaying supporting roles, particularly playing mother characters to lead artists. For her performances in films including Raam (2005), Thavamai Thavamirundhu (2005), Em Magan (2006) and Kalavani (2010), she has received notable critical praise and several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress, while her performance in Thenmerku Paruvakaatru fetched her the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2011.Saranya is the daughter of Malayalam film director A. B. Raj. She is married to a fellow actor, Ponvannan.


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Apr 26, 1970 In Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the movie Nayakan 1987-10-21
Latest Project:
Movie Nani's Gang Leader 2019-09-13
Known For

Saranya Ponvannan Movies Filmography

Movie
Nani's Gang Leader
Varalakshmi 2019-09-13
Movie
Crazy Crazy Feeling
2019-03-01
Movie
Kalavani 2
2019-07-05
Movie
Oru Kuprasidha Payyan
Chembammal 2018-11-09
Movie
Kolamavu Kokila
Kokila's Mother 2018-08-17
Movie
Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna
Aiyappan's Mother 2018-08-17
Movie
Junga
Junga's mother 2018-07-27
Movie
Inba Twinkle Lilly
Inbaa 2018-06-29
Movie
The Villain
Vishalavva, Ram's mother 2018-05-31
Movie
Mannar Vagaiyara
Ilaiyarani's mother 2018-01-26
Movie
Magalir Mattum
Subbu 2017-09-15
Movie
Katha Nayagan
Thambidurai's Mother 2017-09-08
Movie
Velaiilla Pattadhari 2
Bhuvana 2017-08-11
Movie
24
Sathyabama 2016-05-05
Movie
Bangalore Naatkal
Kannan's mother 2016-02-04
Movie
Kodi
Kodi and Anbu's Mother 2016-10-28
Movie
Brahmotsavam
Ajay's Relative 2016-05-20
Movie
Remo
Arun's Mother 2016-10-07
Movie
Achamindri
2016-12-30
Movie
Velaiyilla Pattathari
Raghuvaran's mother 2014-07-18
Movie
Manam
Seetharamudu's Mother 2014-05-23
Movie
Naan Sigappu Manithan
Sumathi 2014-04-11
Movie
Naiyaandi
2013-10-11
Movie
Kutti Puli
Dheivaanai 2013-05-30
Movie
Vatthikuchi
Sakthi's mother 2013-03-15
Movie
Neer Paravai
Mary 2012-11-30
Movie
Chaarulatha
Charu and Latha's mother 2012-09-21
Movie
Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
Shenbagam Saravanan's mother 2012-04-12
Movie
Vaanam
Lakshmi 2011-04-29
Movie
Muthukku Muthaaga
Pechi 2011-03-18
Movie
Thenmerku Paruvakatru
Veerayi 2010-12-24
Movie
Komaram Puli
Puli's Mother 2010-09-10
Movie
Kalavani
Lakshmi 2010-06-25
Movie
Vedam
Padma 2010-06-04
Movie
Yavarum Nalam
Manohar's mother 2009-06-03
Movie
Colors
Lt.col.Dr Rajalakshmi 2009-01-31
Movie
Ready
2008-06-19
Movie
Kuruvi
Koccha's Wife 2008-05-03
Movie
Vel
Vasu and Vel's mother 2007-11-08
Movie
Kireedam
Shakti's Mother 2007-07-20
Movie
Rakshakan
2007-06-09
Movie
Rakhi
2006-12-22
Movie
Em Magan
Krishna's Mother 2006-08-17
Movie
Sivakasi
Udayappa's wife 2005-11-01
Movie
Raam
Saradha 2005-03-04
Movie
Adhu
Meera's Mother 2004-10-15
Movie
Arul
2004-05-07
Movie
Alai
2003-07-08
Movie
Karuththamma
Periyakanni 1994-11-03
Movie
Injakkadan Mathai & Sons
Beena 1993-03-19
Movie
Aanaval Mothiram
Annie 1991-04-27
Movie
Ennum Nanmakal
Indu 1991-02-15
Movie
Aakasha Kottayile Sultan
Mallika 1991-01-01
Movie
Anjali
Dr. Sheela 1990-07-12
Movie
Ulagam Pirandhadhu Enakkaga
1990-04-14
Movie
Artham
Manasa 1989-07-28
Movie
Nayakan
Neela 1987-10-21