Actress and filmmaker most well known for her roles in countless Tamil and Malayalam films. Some of her most well known films include 1980's Oppol and 2017's Raees.
Her acting career began in 1980 appearing in numerous films like the Telugu film Punnami Naagu and the Tamil film Savithri.
Outside her countless acting roles, she has also produced numerous films like 1991's Vishnulokam and 2004's Vettam.
Her father, Rajagopal, is from Tenkasi and her mother, Saroja, is from Thickurichy. She married film producer Suresh Kumar in 1987. They had two daughters, Revathi and Keerthy.
In 2013, she joined Archana Kavi in the cast of Abhiyum Njanum.