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Revathi is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter Indian born on 8 july 1966 at Kochi (Inde)


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Birth name Asha Kutty
Nationality Inde
Birth 8 july 1966 (53 years) at Kochi (Inde)
Awards Filmfare Awards South

Asha Kutty, known by stage name Revathi, is an Indian film actress and film director, who predominantly appears in Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu films.

She has won several accolades, including three National Film Awards in three different categories, and six Filmfare Awards South. Revathi is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer, having studied since the age of seven and performed her arangetram in Chennai in 1979.

Apart from films, Revathi has been involved in a variety of social organisations, the most notable being the Banyan, Ability foundation, Tanker foundation and Vidyasagar, and has also served as a member of several film festivals including the Chennai International Film Festival and the International Film Festival of India.


Revathi married cinematographer and director Suresh Chandra Menon in 1986. The couple don't have any children. However following differences between them, they started living separately from 2002 and were granted divorce on 22 April 2013 by Chennai Additional Family Court. Revathi said in an interview that they would remain good friends even after the divorce. On July 8, 2014, she publicly announced that she had adopted a daughter, Mahee in 2012.

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(31 films)
(14 films)
(8 films)
(15 films)
Mani Ratnam
Mani Ratnam
(7 films)
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Filmography of Revathi (132 films)

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Margarita with a Straw
Directed by Shonali Bose
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Films about disabilities, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kalki Koechlin, Revathi, Sayani Gupta, William Moseley, Jacob Berger
Roles Shubhangini
Rating72% 3.6458453.6458453.6458453.6458453.645845
Laila (Kalki Koechelin) is a wheelchair bound teenager with cerebral palsy. She is a student at Delhi University and an aspiring writer who writes lyrics and creates electronic sounds for an indie band at the university. Laila falls for the lead singer of the college band and is heartbroken when she is rejected. But she soon overcomes this phase, when she gets a scholarship for a semester at New York University and moves there with her mother (Revathy). Living in Manhattan, she meets an attractive young man named Jared (William Moseley) in her creative writing class, who is assigned to help her in typing. She also meets the fiery young activist Khanum (Sayani Gupta), a blind girl of a Pakistani and Bangladeshi descent, whom she later falls in love with. As she embarks on a journey of sexual discovery, she figures out she is bisexual, as she still feels attracted to men like Jared in spite of being with Khanum. Laila's mother believing the two are like best friends and oblivious to the fact that Khanum is her daughter's lover, invites her to Delhi to spend the winter break with the family. It is during that time that Laila finally finds the courage to tell her mother about her sexuality and her actual relationship with Khanum, which her mother initially disapproves. After a short while Laila's mother falls sick and she learns that her mother had fourth stage colon cancer which has fallen into relapse after previous treatments. Later Laila and her mother patch up and come to terms with each other. After her mother dies Laila plays a recorded speech at her mother's funeral telling how much she loved her and how she was the only one who ever understood her. The story ends with Laila going on a date, with herself, signifying that she now has taken control of her life and doesn't need anyone else to love and care for her.
2 States
2 States (2014)
, 2h29
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Revathi, Ronit Roy, Achint Kaur
Roles Radha Swaminathan
Rating68% 3.4494153.4494153.4494153.4494153.449415
Krish Malhotra, a student from Delhi, is pursuing his MBA at IIM Ahmedabad. Krish comes from a family very proud of their Punjabi heritage. He meets Ananya Swaminathan in his college canteen, who comes from a conservative Tamil Brahmin family. Krish and Ananya become friends and start studying together. Soon they begin dating, and stay together for their two years on the IIM campus. Krish confides in Ananya that his real passion is writing, which he wants to pursue a career in.
Anukshanam (2014)

Directed by Ram Gopal Varma
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Revathi, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Manchu Vishnu, Brahmanandam, Navdeep, Tejaswi Madivada
Roles Shailaja
Rating77% 3.892053.892053.892053.892053.89205
Inspired by a real life incident, the film is based on a serial killer who sends a wave of panic across Hyderabad.
Ammavin Kaipesi, 2h30
Directed by Thangar Bachan
Actors Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, Iniya, Thangar Bachan, Meenal, Nagineedu Vellanki, Revathi
Rating56% 2.8357252.8357252.8357252.8357252.835725
The story is woven around a mobile phone, which Thankar says connects people by voice and helps to have new relationships and maintain them. A mother has nine children, but she lives in a situation, which separates her from the children. The only way she could be in touch with them and hear their voices is a mobile phone. She regards her mobile phone as the representative of her children and has become possessive of it. Her last son is Shanthanoo and his lover is Iniya. The film also registers the strong bonding between the mother and her last son.
Father's Day
Directed by Kalavoor Ravikumar
Actors Revathi, Lal, Shankar Panicker, Idavela Babu, Suresh Krishna, Vineeth

The story revolves around Seetha, a tutor in a Government College. A person continuously goes behind her, spying her and later when they both meet up, he tells that he is a Criminology student, who specializes in Rapes. Seetha Lives in her niece's house. She has a caring brother, who is afraid that Seetha is not married yet. This student turns out to be her own son. He wanted to research on her history, so he collects all the relevant evidences, and starts his work. The story goes on and on, until it ends up in a DNA test. The story later revolves on how he takes revenge on the 4 rapists.
Molly Aunty Rocks!, 2h8
Directed by Ranjith Sankar
Actors Revathi, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Lalu Alex, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Mamukkoya, Krishna Kumar
Roles Molly Aunty

Molly is an unstoppable woman, who will do only what she feels is right. Molly’s world is unique and she is its unquestioned queen. Pranav is an egoistic bureaucrat of the premier and exclusive Indian Revenue Service, who wants his system and power to rule over the subjects. When both of them clash, sparks fly and egos would not relent. Will Molly rock or will Pranav get her locked?
Osthe (2011)
, 2h35
Directed by Dharani
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Silambarasan, Ramesh Choudary, Richa Gangopadhyay, Santhanam, Sonu Sood, Saranya Mohan
Roles Velan and Balan's Mother
Rating35% 1.7872751.7872751.7872751.7872751.787275
Velan, a young boy, lives with his younger half-brother Balan, stepfather (Nassar) and mother (Revathi) in Kattuppakkam in the Tirunelveli district. His stepfather is always partial towards Balan which constantly angers Velan.
Indian Rupee, 2h35
Directed by Ranjith
Genres Drama
Actors Thilakan, Suresh Gopi, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Rima Kallingal, Tini Tom, Jagathy Sreekumar
Roles Dr. Sheela Koshy
Rating76% 3.840953.840953.840953.840953.84095
Indian Rupee is a satirical dig on contemporary youth who attempt to make quick money without sweating it out. Jayaprakash or JP (Prithviraj Sukumaran) is a small time real estate dealer based in Calicut, who dreams of making it big some day. JP is a school drop-out and in love with his cousin Beena (Rima Kallingal) who is a doctor, though her parents are not too keen about the marriage. JP along with his partner CH (Tini Tom) is scouting for a land deal. He is working under a senior agent Rayeen (Mamukoya) but wishes to break free as soon as possible. He believes that his fortunes are up for a change, when Achutha Menon (Thilakan), an old city dweller approaches him to sell off his land assets. The deal never happens, but Achutha Menon stays back with them and becomes a part of their life. Things start happening in a fantastic way for JP, soon after. JP manages to earn a decent fortune after some smart moves, but he learns some valuable lessons in the process, about the importance of earning money honestly in life.
Gaayam 2
Gaayam 2 (2010)
, 2h12
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Actors Jagapati Babu, Vimala Raman, Tanikella Bharani, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Harsha Vardhan, Revathi
Roles Anitha
Rating53% 2.692932.692932.692932.692932.69293
Ram (Jagapathi Babu) is a restaurant owner in Bangkok. Ram leads his life happily with his wife Vidya (Vimala Raman) and adopted son Chaitanya. One day, psychopath killers attempt to molest a female worker at Ram"s restaurant. To protect her, Ram shoots them. This rescue turns Ram a hero before the media.
Paattinte Palazhy
Directed by Rajiv Anchal
Actors Meera Jasmine, Manoj K. Jayan, Revathi, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu

Pattinte Palazhi movie is about Veena (Meera Jasmine) for whom music was not just a passion, but it was her life. Aspiring to become a world-renowned singer, she sets out on a journey where setbacks, broken dreams and losses await her.
Penpattanam, 2h1
Directed by V. M. Vinu
Actors Revathi, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Shweta Menon, Shivaji Guruvayoor, Kaillash, Nedumudi Venu
Roles Girija

This film is a copy of Girl Scout (Korean movie). The plot is very similar but it still have little difference.
Currency (2009)

Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Mukesh, Jayasurya, Meera Nandan, Kalabhavan Mani, Mamukkoya, Suraj Venjaramoodu
Rating53% 2.670842.670842.670842.670842.67084
Keshu (Jayasurya) is a school drop-out. An introvert, he is working in a Photocopy store, owned by Indrapalan (Suraj Venjaramood). Keshu is crazy about Rose (Meera Nandan), a sales girl in the nearby boutique.
Nammal Thammil
Directed by Viji Thampi
Actors Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indrajith Sukumaran, Geetu Mohandas, Balachandra Menon, Jagathy Sreekumar, Siddique
Roles lekshmi,Vicky's Mother

Vicky (Prithviraj Sukumaran) is the student's union chairman of an engineering college. He is in love with a fellow student, Anu (Geetu Mohandas). Due to some misunderstandings regarding a campus bet, she starts to dislike Vicky and moves away from him.
Directed by I. V. Sasi
Actors Rejith Menon, Jayaram, Nithya Menen, Lalu Alex, Jagathy Sreekumar, Balachandran Chullikkadu

Jiya, daughter of James and Lisa and grand daughter of Mrs. Koshi, who enjoyed her teenage like a 'white feather' (Vellathooval). She is very conservative and have her own views. Manu gets fed up with his life. After his father's death, his mother marries Vijayaraghavan. He is always drunk and tortures Manu and his mom. So Manu fights with him and leaves home. He thinks he could become a murderer if he stays at home. Meantime Jiya also leaves her home. She goes with Manu. Manu advices jiya to go back to home many times, but she didn't agree with him. Simultaneously Jiya and Manu were becoming very good friends but the society misunderstood them and considered them lovers. Her uncle the City Police Commissioner Abi (K B Ganesh kumar) and his teams search every corners for them. At last Jiya injures a young college mate Willy in the stomach. He dies in the hospital. Willy's friends and police follow Jiya and Manu.