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Jyothika Saravanan is an Indian actress who predominantly appeared in Tamil films. She also acted in a few Kannada, Malayalam, English, Telugu and Hindi films. Wikipedia
Born: October 18, 1978 (age 34), Mumbai
Height: 1.71 m
Full name: Jyothika Sadanah Saravanan
Siblings: Nagma, Radhika Sadanah, Suraj Sadanah
Children: Diya Savikumar, Dev Savikumar

She made her acting debut in the Hindi film Doli Saja Ke Rakhna directed by Priyadarshan, but it did not do well commercially. In a 2000 interview with India Today, Priyadarshan said that he "lapsed into depression" after the film flopped. Her first role was a cameo appearance in Vaali (1999) for which she won Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South. Later that year, she starred in Poovellam Kettuppar, in which she played the love interest of the protagonist, portrayed by her future husband Suriya. The success of the movie Kushi became a turning point in her career and critics compared her acting to that of Savitri. A string of successful films followed between 2000 and 2002, among them Mugavaree, Dum Dum Dum and SnegithiyeHer characters had equal importance as the hero. She also acted with Kamal Haasan during this period, in the comedy film Thenali. She was awarded the Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award for her role in Kushi. The Performance of Jyothika remains the best among the actresses in different remakes & she went on to win the Filmfare Best Actress Award in Tamil for her performance in the film. Her role in Rhythm though small, has been widely appreciated. After the success of Kushi she was signed to play the female lead in Friends (2001 film) opposite to Vijay,but she was replaced by Devayani. She collaborated with Mani Ratnam for the first time by appearing in his production house, Madras Talkies' romantic comedy Dumm Dumm Dumm alongside Madhavan. The film won positive acclaim and became a success not only in Tamil Nadu but also in Andra with its dubbed version. She also made an appearance in Kannada film industry opposite Upendra. She had Dual role in this film. The Tamil thriller film directed by Priyadarshan made in all south languages,


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