Reena (actress)

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Reena
Born14 March 1958 (1958-03-14) (age 64)
Kochi, India
OccupationActress
Years active1973–1984
1994–2009
2014–Present
Parent(s)Peter Reskyuna, Jessy

Reena is an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She was one of the lead actress during the late 1970s. She has acted in more than 100 film along with several popular television series in Malayalam and Tamil languages. She has also acted in few Tamil and Telugu movies as well.

Personal life[edit]

Reena was born to Peter Reskyuna and Jessy in 1958 at Edappilly, Kochi. Her father was from Mangalore and mother was from Kochi, Kerala. She has a brother, Ivan. She did her primary schooling in Mangalore. She pursued bachelor's degree from Madras Presentation College, Perumbavoor. She remains unmarried. She resides at Chennai with family.[1]

Career[edit]

She started her career at 14, in Chukku movie as Sheela's daughter. She started production company, V.I.C and produced movies Druvasankamam, Ente Kadha and Janapriyan.[2] Now she is acting in Tele films and soap operas.[3] Currently she is acting in Ammayariyathe serial in Asianet.[4][5]

Partial filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  1. Uduppu
  2. Ennalum Sarath (2018) as Nun
  3. Clint (2017) as Chinnamma's mother
  4. Fukri (2017) as Hajira
  5. Senior Mandrake (2010) as Archive footage
  6. Njan Salperu Ramankutty (2004) as Sangeetha's mother
  7. Priyam Priyamkaram (2004) as Alice's mother
  8. Snehapoorvam (2004)
  9. CID Moosa (2003) as Chief Minister's wife
  10. Pulival Kalyanam (2003) as Doctor
  11. Sahodaran Sahadevan (2003) as Yamuna's mother
  12. Sadanandante Samayam (2003) as Sumangala's mother
  13. Ente Ammakku (2003) as Anuradha's mother
  14. Kunjikoonan (2002) as Lakshmi's mother
  15. Kalyanaraman (2002) as Bhavani
  16. Dany (2001) as
  17. The Gift of God (2001)
  18. Oru Apoorva Pranayakatha (2001)
  19. Sathyameva Jayathe (2000) as Nancy's mother
  20. Life is Beautiful (2000) as Suraj's mother
  21. Snehapoorvam Anna (2000) as Jomon's mother
  22. Arayannangalude Veedu (2000) as Rajan's wife
  23. Joker(2000) as Padmini
  24. Narasimham (2000) as Anuradha's mother
  25. Dreamz (2000) as Roy's sister
  26. Sparsham (1999)
  27. Crime File (1999) as Amala's mother
  28. Pathram (1999) as Vasundhara Thampi
  29. Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999) as Beena
  30. Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999) as Leenamma
  31. Deepasthambham Mahascharyam (1999) as Indu's mother
  32. Vazhunnor (1999) as Mable
  33. Gaandhiyan (1999) as Divya's mother
  34. Ilamura Thampuran (1998) as Devakikunjamma
  35. Manthri Maalikayil Manasammatham (1998) as Asha's mother
  36. Gloria Fernandes From U.S.A. (1998) at Leenamma
  37. Punjabi House (1998) as Manninder Singh's wife
  38. Summer in Bethlehem (1998) as Abhirami's step mother
  39. Kallu Kondoru Pennu (1998) as Suresh's sister
  40. Achammakuttiyude Achayan (1998) as Alice
  41. Harikrishnans (1998) as Meera's mother
  42. Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu (1998) as Priyadarshini's mother
  43. Chandralekha (1997) as Shobha
  44. Kilukil Pambaram (1997) as Bhageerathibhai Thamburatti
  45. Guru (1997) as Old Queen
  46. Newspaper Boy (1997) as Kanakam
  47. Kalyanapittennu (1997) as Bhanu
  48. Ancharakalyanam (1997) as Madhavi
  49. Aattuvela (1997) as Malu's mother
  50. Varnapakittu (1997) as Kuruvilla's wife
  51. Oru Yathramozhi (1997) as Sreeni's wife
  52. Junior Mandrake (1997) as Sudharma
  53. Kannur (1997)
  54. Ishtamaanu Nooru Vattam (1996) as Prasad's mother
  55. Indraprastham (1996) as Doctor
  56. Kanjirappally Kuriachan (1996) as Valsamma
  57. Devaraagam (1996) as Doctor
  58. Mimics Super 1000 (1996) as Arundathi Varma
  59. Kumkumacheppu (1996) as Nalini
  60. Ee Puzhayum Kadannu (1996) as Anjali's mother
  61. Thumbolikkadappuram (1995) as Thomichayan's wife
  62. Minnaram (1994) as Reena
  63. Ulppathi (1984)
  64. Aadyathe Anuraagam (1983) as Sushamma
  65. Ente Katha (1983) as Usha
  66. Ankuram (1982) as Raji
  67. Thuranna Jail (1982) as Mercy
  68. Ivan Oru Simham (1982) as Omana
  69. Idiyum Minnalum (1982)
  70. Madrasile Mon (1982)
  71. Agnisaram (1981) as Latha
  72. Dhruvasangamam (1981) as Valsala
  73. Poochasanyaasi (1981) as Maithili
  74. Karimbana (1980) as Thankamma
  75. Pralayam (1980) as Kusumam
  76. Ithikkarapakki (1980) as Sainabha
  77. Pavizhamuthu (1980) as Geetha
  78. Puzha (1980)
  79. Ezham Kadalinakkare (1979) as Latha
  80. Oru Raagam Pala Thaalam (1979) as Priya
  81. Ajnaatha Theerangal (1979) as Urmila
  82. Pocketadikkari (1979)
  83. Aayiram Vasanthangal (1979)
  84. Indharadhanussu (1979)
  85. Pathivritha (1979)
  86. Beena (1978) as Betty Fernandez
  87. Thamburatti (1978) as Rema, Leela (double role)
  88. Aanappaachan (1978) as Usha
  89. Urakkam Varaatha Raathrikal (1978) as Malathy
  90. Snehikkan Samayamilla (1978)
  91. Hemantha Rathri (1978)
  92. Praarthana (1978)
  93. Vadakakku Oru Hridayam (1978)
  94. Bhrashtu (1978)
  95. Aasramam (1978)
  96. Aniyara (1978)
  97. Nirakudam as Usha
  98. Oonjaal (1977) as Sharada
  99. Yudhakaandam (1977) as Kala
  100. Raajaparampara (1977)
  101. Minimol (1977) as Rajamma
  102. Varadakshina (1977)
  103. Ivanente Priyaputhran (1977)
  104. Rowdy Rajamma (1977)
  105. Vezhambal (Ahalyamoksham) (1977)
  106. Aaraadhana (1977)
  107. Prasaadam (1976) as Meenakshi
  108. Amritavahini (1976) as Thulasi
  109. Ammini Ammavan (1976) as Hema
  110. Yudhabhoomi (1976)
  111. Kaayamkulam Kochunniyude Makan (1976)
  112. Anavaranam (1976)
  113. Priyamvadha (1976)
  114. Raajankanam (1976)
  115. Agnipushpam (1976)
  116. Pravaaham (1975) as Ragini
  117. Makkal (1975) as Parvathy
  118. Penpada (1975) as Latha
  119. Love Letter (1975)
  120. Love Marriage (1975)
  121. Boy Friend (1975)
  122. Chief Guest (1975)
  123. Priyamulla Sophia (1975)
  124. Chandanachola (1975)
  125. Velicham Akale (1975)
  126. Tourist Bunglawu (1975)
  127. Chattakkari (1974) as Llin
  128. Vrindavaanam (1974)
  129. Chukku (1973)

Tamil[edit]

Telugu[edit]

  • Ethe Naasaval (1984) as Roopa
  • Aalaya Sikharam (1983) as Bhanu
  • Swapna (1981) as Kalpana
  • Asadyalaku Asadyudu (1981) as Thara
  • Manavudu Mahaneeyudu (1980)

Kannada[edit]

  • Swapna (1981)

Hindi[edit]

Television career[edit]

Year Title Language Role Channel
1995 Paying Guest Malayalam Doordarshan
2001 Anna Malayalam Kairali TV
2002 American Dreams Malayalam Asianet
Chanchakkam Malayalam
Bharya Malayalam Asianet
Mangalyam Malayalam Asianet
2003 Vasundhara Medicals Malayalam Asianet
2004 Kaavanjali Malayalam Surya TV
2004 Kadamattathu Kathanar Malayalam Janaki Asianet
2005–2006 Summer In America Malayalam Neethu Kairali TV
2005–2007 Nimmathy Tamil Sun TV
2006–2008 Lakshmi Tamil Sun TV
2007 Naanyam Tamil Sun TV
2007–2009 Vaira Nenjam Tamil Vaitheeswari Kalaignar TV
2008-2009 Thirumathi Selvam Tamil Dileepan's mother Sun TV
2014 Thiru Mangalyam Tamil Shobha Vijayakumar Zee Tamil
Aniyathi Malayalam Prabha Mazhavil Manorama
2015 Dhathuputhri Malayalam Mazhavil Manorama
Eeswaran Sakshiyayi Malayalam Bhadra Flowers TV
Keladi Kanmani Tamil Shantha Kumari (SK) Sun TV
2016 Ennu Swantham Jani Malayalam Surya TV
2018–2019 Vandhal Sridevi Tamil Akhila Colors Tamil
Thenum Vayambum Malayalam Chandramathi Surya TV
2019 Run Tamil Chandran's mother Sun TV
2019 Rasaathi Tamil Rasappan's mother Sun TV
2020 Koodathayi Malayalam Basheer's Umma Flowers TV
2020–Present Ammayariyathe Malayalam Sulekha Asianet

References[edit]

  1. "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. "CiniDiary". CiniDiary. Archived from the original on 24 September 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  3. http://marunadanmalayali.com/index.php?page=newsDetail&id=42009
  4. "Malayalam Television Serials and Shows Online - Kerala TV".
  5. "Aniyathi, a new serial on Mazhavil Manorama - Times of India". The Times of India.

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