Srividya was an Indian film entertainer who showed up in movies in the Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi film enterprises for a long time. In the last piece of her vocation, she focused on Malayalam films. Her depictions as a mother in numerous movies were exceptionally acclaimed. Notwithstanding acting, she sporadically functioned as a playback artist also. Srividya’s own life was loaded with disasters. In 2006, she kicked the bucket of spine malignant growth, matured 53.
100% Sure there will be another actress in Malayalam cinema who has spoken a whole lot more than what the script meant or put down in words, with a pair of eyes as Srividhya.
Srividhya spoke through her eyes. Her voice was just an embellishment. Every emotional nuance could clearly be read from her face, even the most subtle, and she didn’t even have to try hard. It was effortless and regally graceful. For now, we would mention briefly two rarities from her career, a dance performance and a playback number of hers, both of our favorites.
Sreevidhya enduring and the harshness that she looked with elegance, quality and balance that lone goes to the rarest of the uncommon while in full open glare yet what she abandoned as an entertainer, an artist and a vocalist in Malayalam Cinema. That must be one of the most precious, everlasting heritages by any individual who has been a piece of Indian film. Saying she was “multi-capable” wouldn’t be sufficient to legitimize her ability as an artist and artist, an untrained vocalist that she was, and the moves from her initial years are sufficient to leave you speechless.
Few realize that her early appearances on-screen had more of dancing than acting, and one of the favorites is her as the celestial courtesan Menaka, dancing to the lines of the semi-classical composition, Mayanadana Viharini in Kumarasambhavam (1969) directed by P Subramaniam, from Merryland studios.
Source: Evergreen Film Songs