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BornRekitha Rajendra Kurup
(1988-05-23) May 23, 1988 (age 25)[1]
Manarkadu, Kottayam, Kerala
Years active2007 - Present
ParentsRajendra Kurup,Shylaja
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BornRekitha Rajendra Kurup
(1988-05-23) May 23, 1988 (age 25)[1]
Manarkadu, Kottayam, Kerala
Years active2007 - Present
ParentsRajendra Kurup,Shylaja

Bhama (Malayalam: ഭാമ; Rekhita born on 23 May 1988) is an Indian film actress, who has mainly appeared in Malayalam and Kannada language films. She debuted in 2007 through Nivedyam directed by A. K. Lohithadas.

Personal Life[edit]

Bhama completed her schooling from St Mary's Higher Secondary School & Infant Jesus School Manarcad.[2]. She is the youngest daughter of Rajendra Kurup and Shylaja. She has two sisters,Reshmita & Ranjitha both older than her. Reshmita is married to Sachin on 11 May 2012.Renjitha is engaged to marry a software professional working abroad.


Before her entry into the film industry, she was the host of a show on Kairali TV titled Thaali. She has also acted in a Christian devotional album. Director Lohithadas, whom she considers her Mentor/Guru cast her in Nivedyam, her first movie.[citation needed] Her second film was Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan directed by Vinayan, in which she was cast opposite Manikuttan. She paired with Vineeth Sreenivasan in Cycle directed by Johny Antony.Bhama Presently very busy with other language movies especially in Tamil and Kannada.Her last released Malayalam movie 101 weddings.

Bhama said that until 2011, she was getting the same kind of roles in Malayalam. She started taking up Kannada film offers, after which she started getting fresh and interesting characters in Malayalam.[3] She is acting in Sohanlal's Kadhaveedu, where she plays the heroine in M. T. Vasudevan Nair's segment and her character is that of a modern girl, a media person, who is smart and energetic. In Rakesh Gopan's 100 Degree Celsius, she plays a Christian housewife, for the first time. She also has a small but significant role in Vinod Vijayan's segment of D Company, Day of Judgement, featuring Fahadh Faasil where she plays a psycho and wears no make-up.[4]

Playback singing[edit]

Bhama has occasionally worked as a playback singer as well. She had reportedly sung the song "Kannil Kannil", composed by Rahulraj for a film titled Bike;[5][6] however the film was cancelled and the song remains unreleased. She lent her voice for the devotional album Maaya Madhavam (2009),[7] and has crooned the title song for the upcoming children’s film Meow Meow Karimppoocha.[8]



2007NivedyamSathya BhamaMalayalam
2007Hareendran Oru NishkalankanIndhuMalayalam
2008Ellam Avan SeyalChinthamaniTamil
2008One Way TicketSunandaMalayalam
2009Ivar VivahitharayalKavyaMalayalam
2009Oru Black And White KudumbamMinnuMalayalam
2010Sakudumbam ShyamalaNandanaMalayalam
2010College DaysAthiraMalayalam
2011Swapna SanchariAswathi (Achu)MalayalamExtended Cameo Appearance
2012ShylooShaileshwari (Shyloo)Kannada
2012Husbands in GoaAbhiramiMalayalam
2012Ondu KshanadalliDivyaKannada
2012101 WeddingsRukhiyaMalayalam
2013Auto RajaRadha/RaniKannada
2013D CompanyJeenaMalayalam
2013100 Degree CelsiusNancyMalayalamFilming
2013Naku Penda Naku TakaMalayalamFilming in kenya
2013Ramanujan[16]Janakiammal RamanujanEnglish/TamilFilming
2013Konthayum PoonoolumAmrithaMalayalamFilming
2013Kanneerinum MadhuramAminaMalayalamFilming (delayed)
2013Swapnangalil Haisal MaryHaisal MaryMalayalamRelease delayed


  1. ^ "Quick Info". Malayala Manorama. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
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  5. ^ "Bhama turns Playback singer - Malayalam Movie News". IndiaGlitz. 2008-05-26. 
  6. ^ "Bhama Takes to Singing!". 2008-05-31. 
  7. ^ "Bhama turns a singer - Malayalam Movie News". IndiaGlitz. 2009-10-05. 
  8. ^ January 15, 2012 By Jiji Ann Cherian DC Kochi (2012-01-15). "Bhama, the girl next door". Deccan Chronicle. 
  9. ^ "Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram News : Ujala-Asianet film awards announced". The Hindu. 2008-01-13. 
  10. ^ "Kerala / Kollam News : Sathyan memorial film awards announced". The Hindu. 2007-11-07. 
  11. ^ PTI Jan 31, 2008, 09.13pm IST (2008-01-31). "`Ore Kadal', `Thaniye' share critics award for best film - Economic Times". 
  12. ^ "Kerala / Kozhikode News : ‘Thaniye’ bags Ala award". The Hindu. 2008-01-17. 
  13. ^ "Vanitha awards for Mammootty, Meera Jasmine - Malayalam Movie News". IndiaGlitz. 2008-02-07. 
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