|Years active||1979 – present|
Sunitha Shivaramakrishnan is an Indian actress known for her roles in films made in southern India during the 1990s.
Sunitha, popularly known as "KODAI MAZHAI" Vidya in the movie world is a well known Indian classical dancer. She entered into film industry through the Malayalam movies in Nirabhedangal & Kanikanum Neram (Year 1987). Her popular movies include Mrigaya, Appu, Neelagiri, Mimics Parade, Kasargodu Kadarbhai, Pookkalam Varavayi, Savidham, Snehasagaram, Mukhachithram, Samooham, Vatsalyam, Nandhini Oppol, Kaliveedu etc.
Sunitha, alternatively known as Kodai Mazhai Vidya and Vidyasree in the Indian film industry, has paired with leading Indian actors such as Mammooty, Mohanlal, Jayaram, Suresh Gopi, Ambareesh, Anant Nag, Shivaraj Kumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and so many others.
As a Dancer
She began dancing at the tender age of 3 and did her arangetram at the age of 11. She has had the privilege of experiencing the age old tradition of 'Gurukul'. She received her training in the Vazhuvoor style of Bharatanatyam from world renowned Guru Sri Padmashree Vazhuvoor Ramaiyya Pillai and his son Sri Kalaimamani Vazhuvoor R.Samaraj. To date, she has given more than 200 dance recitals all over the world. She has enriched the cultural life of the Carolinas by dedicating herself to teaching and performing classical dance over the past ten years. She has performed Bollywood dances all over the world via Stage shows / Star Nites with stalwarts such as Amitabh Bachchan, Mamooty, Mohanlal, Vineeth etc....
She is born to Venugopal Shivaramakrishnan and Bhuvana. She married to Rajand have a son, Shashank . She is also a classical dance artist trained in Bharatanatyam. Sunitha owns and serves as artistic director at the Nrithyanjali School of Dance, based in USA.
|1986||Kodai Mazhai||Tamil||Rajanikanth & Prasad|
|1987||Kani Kanum Neram||Malayalam||Vineeth|
|1990||Sharabi Ki Kahani Aurat Ki Zubani||Hindi|
|1990||Anukulakkobba Ganda||Radha||Kannada||Raghavendra Rajkumar|
|1991||Roll Call Ramakrishna||Lakshmi Devi||Kannada||Anant Nag|
|1991||Mimics Parade||Sandhya Cheriyan||Malayalam||Jagadeesh|
|1991||Georgootty C/O Georgootty||Aalice||Malayalam||Jayaram|
|1991||Irikku MD Akathundu||Aancy Sreedharan||Malayalam||Mukesh|
|1991||Puksatte Ganda Hotte Tumba Unda||Revathi||Kannada||Ambarish|
|1992||Ponnurukkum Pakshi||Amminikutty||Malayalam||Suresh Gopi|
|1992||Nenje Thottu Sollu||Pongana||Tamil||Paari|
|1992||Kasargod Khader Bhai||Sandhya Cheriyan||Malayalam||Siddique|
|1993||Adheham Enna Idheham||Mercy||Malayalam||Jagadeesh|
|1994||Bombat Raja Bandal Rani||Kannada||Vinod Raj|
|1995||Chiranjeevi Rajagowda||Vasantha||Kannada||Tiger Prabhakar|
|1997||Om Saravana Bava||Tamil||Sowmyan|
|1999||Meese Hotta Gandasige Demandappu||Kannada||Kasinath|
|1999||Prathyartha||Kannada||Ramesh Aravind, Raghuvaran|
|2000||OK Chacko Cochin Mumbai||Malayalam||Mukesh|