In the early 80’s, Nalini was a very popular actress in Tamil. She had acted in couple of Malayalam films too. She worked with the leading stars like Mohan, Sathyaraj, Vijayakanth, Murali and her husband Ramarajan also... She would usually act in lead roles of films.She is one of the Good actress in South Indian Cinema. At the peak of her career, she fell in love with Tamil actor/director Ramarajan and got married to him. After her marriage, she quit the industry too.
Unlike other actresses, she stayed away from the film industry for a long time. After two kids and gaining lots of weight, the former actress surprised everybody by announcing her intention to divorce Ramarajan and return to acting.
Ramarajan too made some unwise financial investments and lost heavily. Even when he was a sitting MP, he came to the verge of filing for bankruptcy. But things are slowly improving for him. Even after the divorce, he pays regular visits to meet his children, Arun and Aruna. Nalini has managed to establish herself as a leading character artiste on TV.
Nalini doesn’t have anything bad to say about her former spouse. “He’s a hardworking man,” she said. But when reporters asked her if there are possibilities of reconciliation, she replied in negative. She gets big screen offers every other day. She has acted in nearly 125 films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. She has played the heroine in as many as 73 films.
She got good response from her first serial “Krishnadasi” to the latest “Madhavi”, her performances have been appreciated. It's a pleasure working there for her. Her daughter is a lawyer and son, a Chartered Accountant. She is very much glad and proud of them. Not much as far as acting is concerned. To her, acting on the small screen is like working in a Malayalam film.
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