Jomol

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Gauri Chandrashekar Pillai
Born
Jomol John

(1982-01-01) 1 January 1982 (age 39)
NationalityIndia Indian
CitizenshipIndian citizen
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1989–2003, 2012–present
Spouse(s)
Chandrashekar Pillai
(m. 2002)
Children2
Parents
  • K. A. John (father)
  • Alphonsa John (mother)

Jomol (US: /ˈmʌllə/; born 1 January 1982), also known as Gauri is an Indian film actress, known for her work in Malayalam cinema.[1] She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress and National Film Award - Special Mention for her role in Ennu Swantham Janakikutty (1996).[2]

Early life

Gauri Chandrashekar Pillai was born as Jomol John to K. A. John and Alphonsa at Kodenchery in Kozhikode district.[3] Her father was an entrepreneur and her mother was a nurse in Saudi Arabia.[4]

Career

She is an Indian actress who appeared in Malayalam films. She has had major roles in films like Niram, Piriyadha Varam Vendum and Deepasthambham Mahascharyam. In 1997, she won the Kerala State Film Award for best actress for her role in Ennu Swantham Janakikutty and also a special jury mention from the National Film Awards.[citation needed]

Personal life

Jomol married Chandrashekar Pillai in 2002, after converting to Hinduism and changed her name to Gauri Chandrashekar Pillai.[5] The couple have 2 daughters.[6]

Awards

National Film Awards

Kerala State Film Awards

Kerala Film Critics Awards

Filmography

Films

Year Film Role Notes
1989 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha Young Unniyarcha Debut movie
1989 Anagha Meera
1992 My Dear Muthachan Maya
1998 Sneham Manikutty
1998 Punjabi House Sujatha
1998 Mayilpeelikkavu Gayathri/Kuttimani Double role
1998 Ennu Swantham Janakikutty Janakikutty
1998 Chitrashalabham Deepa
1999 Niram Varsha
1999 Ustaad Zarina
1999 Deepasthambham Mahascharyam Indu
2000 Arayannangalude Veedu Suja
2000 Snegithiye Savithri Tamil film
2000 Melevaryathe Malakhakkuttikal Gopika Variyar/Gopu
2000 Sayahnam -
2001 Piriyadha Varam Vendum Sneha Tamil film
2002 Thilakam Geetha
2002 Puthooramputhri Unniyarcha Kanni
2003 Thillana Thillana Malavika
2007 Raakilipattu Savithri
2008 Twenty:20 Archive footage Uncredited
2014 Ohm Shanthi Oshaana Archive footage Uncredited
2017 Careful Suja Comeback

Television

Year Title Role Channel Notes
2005 Ellam Mayajalam Manasa Asianet TV debut
2005-2006 Sahadharmini Thamara Asianet
2006 Koodevide Surya TV
2012 Achante Makkal Vaiga IPS Surya TV
2016-2017 Malayali Veetamma Judge Flowers (TV channel) Reality show
2016 Thararuchi Celebrity presenter Mazhavil Manorama Cookery show
2018 Thrayambakam Dancer Asianet
2018 Sthree Sakthi Dancer/Indulekha Asianet News
2019 Comedy star season 2 Judge Asianet Reality show
Other shows as Guest
  • Onnum Onnum Moonu
  • JB Junction
  • Varthakkappuram
  • Jomolude Suvisheshangal
  • Vanitha
  • Thiranottam
  • Katha Ithuvare
  • Chat with Jomol
  • I Personally
  • Veettamma
  • Comedy Super Nite
Performances
  • Alukkas Fairy Tale

References

  1. ^ "Malayalam Actress Gowri (Jomol) Family Photos". forums.bizhat.com. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Remember Ennu Swantham Janakikutty fame Chanchal? Here's what the actress is up to these days". OnManorama. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Mollywood Movie Actress Jomol Biography, News, Photos, Videos". nettv4u. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Top 10 Indian Actresses Who Converted To Hinduism | Latest Articles". nettv4u. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Mollywood Actresses Who Changed their Religion". East Coast Daily English. 23 January 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  6. ^ Manu, Meera (9 June 2017). "Back to school: Jomol". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2 August 2021.

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