Ragini (actress)

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Ragini
Raagini.jpg
Ragini in a Malayalam film
Born1937
Thiruvananthapuram, Travancore
Died30 December 1976
Spouse(s)Madhavan Thampi
ChildrenLakshmi, Priya
ParentsGopala Pilla, Saraswathiyamma
RelativesLalitha, Padmini, Chandran
 
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Ragini
Raagini.jpg
Ragini in a Malayalam film
Born1937
Thiruvananthapuram, Travancore
Died30 December 1976
Spouse(s)Madhavan Thampi
ChildrenLakshmi, Priya
ParentsGopala Pilla, Saraswathiyamma
RelativesLalitha, Padmini, Chandran

Ragini (1937–1976) was a South Indian danseuse and actress. She was the youngest of the famed Travancore Sisters: Lalitha, Padmini, and Ragini.[1] With sister Padmini, she started her acting career in the mid-1950s and has acted in movies of different Indian languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. The era of dance in Hindi cinema is considered to have begun with the entrance of Ragini and other South Indian actresses.[2] Ragini died of cancer in 1976.[3]

Family[edit]

She was married to Madhavan Thampi. The couple have two daughtes, Lakshmi and Priya.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Hindi[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Tamil[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pandya, Haresh (2 October 2006). "Padmini Ramachandran, 74, Actress and Dancer". The New York Times. Retrieved 07-12-2009. 
  2. ^ Gulzar; Nihalani, Govind; Chatterjee, Saibal (2008). Encyclopaedia of Hindi cinema. Encyclopaedia Britannica (India) Pvt. Ltd. 
  3. ^ http://malayalam.webdunia.com/entertainment/film/profile/0712/31/1071231067_1.htm
  4. ^ http://malayalam.webdunia.com/entertainment/film/profile/0712/31/1071231067_1.htm

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