• Actor

Oct 06, 1940  in Travancore, Kerala, India

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Sukumari was an Indian film actress known for her work in Malayalam and Tamil films. Her film credits include more than 2000 films in multiple languages, some of which became blockbuster hits and for her performance in Namma Gramam (2011), she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2003, the Government of India honored her with the Padma Shri for her extraordinary contribution to cinema. On March 26, 2013, Sukumari died succumbing to burns after a lighting a lamp in her prayer room.