Actress Sandhya, popularly known as 'Kaadhal' Sandhya because of her debut movie, entered into wedlock on Sunday (December 6th). The marriage took place in Kerala at the famous Guruvayur temple, according to a report.
Her wedding, with an IT professional named Venkat
Chandrasekharan, was initially planned to take place in Chennai but
later shifted to Kerala because of the unfortunate flood, the city
is battling at the moment.
It is said that Sandhya's family were forced to stay at their
apartment with no possible means to get in touch with the groom's
family. After a painful hiatus, their phones were finally
resurrected on Saturday morning, after which they decided to shift
the venue of the actress' marriage.
Sandhya, who was last seen in Kaththukkutti (special
appearance) in Tamil, had to be content with a marriage ceremony
sans grandiose as they were able to reach Kerala only by Saturday
On Sunday morning, the couple tied the knot, after last minute
arrangements had been taken care of at the temple, dedicated to
A grand reception is expected to take place in Chennai, after
normalcy is restored in the city. Sandhya bagged a truckload of
awards for her role in Kaadhal, after which she became a
popular actress in Kollywood. She has appeared in Telugu, Malayalam
and Kannada movies as well.
The actress is expected to continue her professional life post
marriage, as she has already taken up a host of films in Tamil and
Malayalam, which are presently being filmed.
Some of her upcoming films include Soodhattam and
Thimiru 2 - Veri in Tamil and Puzhayum Kannadiyum, Long Sight, Paris
Payyans & Second Innings in Malayalam.
After receiving a Filmfare and Tamil Nadu State Film Special
Award for Best Actress for her role in Kaadhal, Sandhya
went on to bag a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her
performance in the Telugu movie, Annavaram.
Take a look at the slides below for some of her best
performances till date:
As mentioned earlier, she caught the attention of many through
her performance in her debut film. Her act in
Kaadhal remains to be her best as far as Tamil
cinema is concerned.
Vallavan had three lead
heroines in Nayantara, Reema Sen and Sandhya. Though the Ya Ya
actress' role was limited in this flick, she had managed to perform
her role with diligence.
Dishyum was her second Tamil movie. Paired opposite
Jiiva for the first time, Sandhya walked away with accolades for
the portrayal of a college student in the movie.
Being a family entertainer, this film had an impressive casting
which included the likes of Sathyaraj, Radhika Sarathkumar and
Prithviraj. Performing among a host of talented actors, Sandhya had
once again proved her mettle, bringing out all the cute
Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam
Directed by Chimbu Deven, Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam
was a comedy flick based on 'cowboy stories' from the West. Sandhya
had played a character named Thumbi in this film which is set in
the 19th century.
Though this is a Kannada movie, Sandhya's performance in
Aptharakshaka deserves a mention. A sequel to
Apthamitra (Chandramukhi in Tamil), this film had
Sandhya playing the all important role of Nagavalli.