Full Name Jyothika Sadanha
Petname(s) Jo, Sona
Date of birth 18th October
Born and Brought up Mumbai
Height 5′ 7.5”
Languages Known Hindi and English
Education B.A.Psychology (discontinued)
Father : Chander Sadanha (Film Producer)
Mother : Seema Sadanha
Elder sister: Nandita (Nagma)
Husband : Surya
Younger Sister:Radhika (Roshni) and an younger brother
First Movie Doli Sajan Ke Rakhna (1998/99)-in Hindi, Valee(1999)-in Tamil
RoleModels Nagma, Kajol, MegRyan
Favourites Dress: Jeans,T-Shirt
Favourites Dish: Butter Chicken
Favourites Drink: Coke
Favourites Pet: Dog
Favourites Tamil Movie: Kadhalan
Favourites English Movie: French Kiss
Favourites Hindi Movie: Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayengae
Favourites Actor: Aamir Khan
Favourites Actress: Sridevi
Favourites Hollywood Actor: John Travolta
Favourites Music Director: A.R.Rahman
Favourites Singer: Hariharan
Favourites Vacation Spot: London,UK
Favourites Author: John Grisham
Favourites Perfume: Jean Paul Person
Favourites Cartoon: Tom & Jerry
Person Most Envied Jennifer Lopez
Most Unforgettable Moment Her first Filmfare Awards
Most Depressing Moment Leaving school days & moving on to the next phase of life
Looks for in a man Humour & Warmth
Marriage She married tamil actor Surya in a grand ceremony on Sep 11 2006
Long Time Goal Be a Housewife and have lots of kids.
Hobbies Reading & Music
Jyothika is the heart throb of Tamil films. She is a talented, pretty and very cute actress from Mumbai. Jyothika became successful in Tamil movies with in a short span of time. She is a gifted actress and has acted in many films opposite big heroes like Kamalhasan, Rajnikant, Vijay, Ajit and Surya.
Jyothika Sadanah was born in Mumbai on October 18, 1978 to a film producer Chander Sadanah and Seema Sadanah. She has two sisters Nandita (Nagma) and Radhika (Roshni) and a brother Rahul. Nagma is also a popular Tamil film actress. Jyothika is a big fan of A.R. Rahman music. She has a degree in Psychology from Mithi Bai College of Arts, Mumbai. She is married to popular film actor Surya and is blessed with a baby girl.
Jyothikas Entry to Film Field
Jyothika had her debut in a Hindi movie titled Doli Saja Ke Rekhna opposite to Akshay Khanna and directed by Priyadarsan in 1998. The film was not a big success at the box office. But Jyothika was noted by film directors from Tamil and Telugu. She was introduced into Tamil films as a guest artist in the movie Vaali in the year 1999.
Career as an Actress
Jyothika continued to act in films after her small role in Vaali. Some of her films are Snegithiye, Rhythm, Kushi (with Vijay), Thenali (with Kamalhasan and Jayaram), Star, Poovellaam Kettuppaar, 12 B, Dum Dum Dum, Little John and Raja. The year 2003 was a golden year for Jyothika. She had many successful movies like Priyamana Thozhi(opposite Madhavan), Dhool (opposite Vikram), Kaaka Kaaka(opposite Surya) and Thirumalai (with Vijay). She was considered as the superstar heroine at that time.
Movies in 2004 and 2005
Jyothika acted in a number of movies in 2004 and 2005 like Manmadhan, Peralagan, Arul and June R. Her biggest hit in 2005 was Chandramukhi in which he acted with Rajnikant and Prabhu. Her performance as Ganga and Chandramukhi was excellent. The film was based on Multiple Personality Disorder.
Movies in Telugu
Jyothika acted in Telugu movies like Tagore opposite Chiranjeevi and Mass with Nagarjuna Akkineni.
Jyothikas Recent Movies
Movies like Saravana and Chennaiyil Oru Mazhaikaalam are her recent films. Her upcoming movies are Jillunu Oru Kaadhal with Surya, Vettaiyadu Villaiyadu with Kamalhasan, Silanthi, Mozhi and Manikanda(scheduled for 2007).
She has bagged Filmfare Award twice: Best Debutant in 1999 for the film Vaali and Best Actress in 2005 for the film Chandramukhi. She won the Dinakaran Award for the Best Actress in 2004 for the film Perazhagan. The same film won her the Tamil Nadu Government Award for Best Actress in 2004.