She took on the role of Vishalavva, mother to Shiva Rajkumar's character in Kannada movie The Villain directed by Prem in 2018. In the beginning I accepted mother roles as I was already married. Saranya made her debut in a lead role in Mani Ratnam's Nayakan (1987) and went on to play lead roles from 1987-1996. I was not looking at the future. Conceived: April 26, 1970 (age 49 years), Alappuzha, India, Grants: National Film Award for Best Actress, MORE. , In 2014, she launched Design & School of Fashion Technology (DSOFT), a fashion institute at Virugamakkam, Chennai. Have you thought about acting in Hindi films? Saranya made her presentation in a lead job in Mani Ratnam’s Nayakan (1987) and proceeded to assume lead jobs from 1987-1996. It was a difficult role. Saranya made her Tamil debut in Mani Ratnam's production Nayakan, as the female lead opposite Kamal Haasan in 1987.  Her major breakthrough was 2005 Tamil film Thavamai Thavamirundhu after which she established herself as a prominent and leading actress in South India. I look forward only for my children. She is a hard working woman who brings up her son alone.
 During 2006 she appeared in family-drama serial Mugangal, which aired on Sun TV.
she made her rebound to acting in 2003 as a character artiste, assuming supporting jobs in motion pictures. I learnt dedication from him. The director used to speak to you personally, but now they talk to you on the mike. I never expected to win the National Award. Later she starred in Magalir Mattum, a women-centric film, in which she played alongside Jyothika, Oorvasi and Bhanupriya.. She has prevalently acted in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. After marriage in 1995, she quit from acting. , Nominated-SIIMA for Best Supporting Actress Tamil, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress - Telugu, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil, Tamil Nadu State Film Best Supporting Actress Award, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress - Tamil, Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress, SIIMA for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, "An actress who plays her roles with aplomb", "Best actor – female: Saranya Ponvannan takes it in her stride – The Times of India", "Saranya Ponvannan: Nobody calls me 'madam' on the sets, I'm always their 'Amma, "Ms. En Scene: In Praise Of Saranya Ponvannan, The Mother That I Never Had", "Saranya Ponvannan: From adorable mom to angry woman", "Kathanayagan review: This Vishnu Vishal film produces intermittent smiles rather than laughs", "Magalir Mattum movie review: Not without flaws but a film made with a lot of heart", "Itly movie review: Potential riotous laugh let down by weak writing", "National Film Awards: Malayalam film 'Adaminte Makan Abu' Best feature film, Salim Kumar Best actor", "VIP 2 Review: Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 Theatrical Response & Rating – QuintDaily", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Saranya_Ponvannan&oldid=987047488, Women's Christian College, Chennai alumni, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Ananda Vikatan Awards for Best Supporting Actres, 2006 – Winner—Best Supporting Actress for, 2011 – Winner—Best Supporting Actress for, 2012 – Winner—Best Supporting Actress for, 2019 - Winner- Best Supporting Actress for, 2005 - Nominated- Best Supporting Actress - Tamil for, 2012 - Nominated- Best Supporting Actress - Tamil for, 2014 – Nominated–Best Supporting Actress - Tamil for, 2016 – Nominated–Best Supporting Actress - Tamil for, 2013 – Winner—Best Actress in a Supporting Role for, 2014 – Nominated–Best Actress in a Supporting Role for, 2015 – Winner—Best Actress in a Supporting Role for, 2019 – Nominated–Best Actress in a Supporting Role for, 2010 – Winner–Best Supporting Actress for, 2014 – Winner–Best Supporting Actress for, 2011 - Winner-Best Supporting Actress for, 2013 - Winner-Best Supporting Actress for, 2014 - Nominated-Best Supporting Actress for, This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 15:42.