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Ramya Krishnan to Nayanthara: the five best Tamil actresses who played devotional roles | Tamil Movie News

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Movie stars try to establish themselves in the industry trying different types of roles with their films. Sometimes they choose to make devotional characters just to please their fans who tend to have a strong belief in God. Many actresses tried in the past and delivered films of great success. Now, Nayanthara will soon be seen playing the role of a Goddess in the next director of RJ Balaji and his first look received a good response from fans. So, here we see the five best Tamil actresses, from Ramya Krishnan to Nayanthara, who played devotional roles.

Ramya Krishnan

Ramya

Ramya Krishnan first appeared in Tamil cinema in the 1987 film ‘Kaakkum Kamakshi’, which was the dubbed version of the Telugu movie ‘Sri Devi Kamakshi Kataksham’. At an early age, he played the role of Kanchi Kamakshi and delivered the best. The actress then played the role of ‘Amman’ in the movie ‘Amman’, again a dubbed film from Telugu to Tamil. Due to the response for his devotional roles, Ramya Krishnan also appeared as Goddess in films such as ‘Sarvam Sakthimayam’ and ‘Rajakali Amman’.

Red

Red

After establishing herself as a leading actress in the film industry, Roja played a devotional role in the Tamil and Telugu bilingual devotional film ‘Pottu Amman’. The film premiered in 2000 and marked Red’s 100th film in his career. Seeing the reactions to her character and her connection to devotion, the actress once again acted as Goddess in the 2001 Tamil devotional film ‘Kottai Mariamman’, which was written and directed by Rama Narayanan. The film received positive reviews and was later dubbed in Telugu and Hindi languages.

Meena

Meena

Meena began her career as a child artist and then became a leading actress in the film industry of South India. He has also been paired with most of the leading actors in the south, and has made films in different languages. Meena appeared as Goddess for the first time in the movie ‘Palayathu Amman’, directed by Rama Narayanan. The film received great reactions and Meena’s role was well accepted. Then, after a two-year gap in 2002, Meena again acted as Goddess in the movie ‘Padai Veetu Amman’.

Radha

Radha

Radha, who began her career with Bharathiraja’s director ‘Alaigal Oivathillai’ in 1981, worked hard to mark her place as a romantic actress in the industry. However, after eight years, the actress chose to act as Goddess in the movie ‘Meenakshi Thiruvalaiyadal’, directed by KP Arivanandham. Radha played the role of Goddess Meenakshi, while the male protagonist Vijayakanth played the role of Lord Sundareswarar. The film was well received and later dubbed in Telugu and Hindi as ‘Madhura Meenakshi’ and ‘Shiv Leela’ respectively.

Nayanthara

Nayanthara

Nayanthara chose to act as Goddess Sita in the Telugu movie ‘Sri Rama Rajyam’ when he was in the worst phase of his career. The film turned out to be a commercial success at the box office, and Nayanthara’s role as Goddess Sita was highly praised. ‘Sri Rama Rajyam’ was the remake of the 1963 Telugu film ‘Lava Kusa’, directed by the father and son duo C Pullaiah and CS Rao. ‘Sri Rama Rajyam’ was nicknamed in Tamil and Malayalam with the same title, while the Hindi version was named as ‘Ayodhyapati Sri Ram’. Now, after a nine-year gap, Nayanthara has again chosen to act in the role of a Goddess in the director of RJ Balaji ‘Mookuthi Amman’. The first glimpse of the film was released a few days ago and was well received.

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