15 May 2010

KHUSHBOO IN ENTRY FROM MOVIES TO POLITICS"- How is tamil,bollywood & canard actress going to find it in the politics

I am silently involved in lot of social work including in the areas of HIV/AIDS, transgender and cancer. But being in politics gives a larger platform and to work better," she had said. She has already held two rounds of discussions with senior DMK leaders and will meet them again, they told PT. Actress Khushboo will soon be joining the DMK, which governs Tamil Nadu and is an important constituent of the central government. Khushboo is scheduled to meet DMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karnanidhi to enroll herself as a primary member of the party, sources close to her said on Friday.Khushboo first indicated her desire to join politics soon after the Supreme Court recently quashed a slew of cases filed against her for her alleged statements on pre-marital sex made in an interview in 2005The actor has already held two rounds of discussions with DMK leaders and would have another round in a couple of days,.


Khushboo's entry into DMK is likely to be a shot in the arm for the party ahead of the next year assembly polls as she has a large fan following in the state. Her fans had even built a temple for the actor in Permabalur District at the height of her career a few years ago.

Published reports also claim that Khushboo would be made a member of the state legislative council.


Early life

Khushboo was born in a muslim family and she has three brothers.


Khushboo started her career in the 1980s as a child artist. Her first movie appearance was Thodisi Bewafaii (1980) where she had an uncredited role. She had her first credited role in the 1981 film Laawaris. Since then, she has acted in over 100 movies, some of which opposite leading actors like Rajnikanth, Kamal Hassan, Mammootty, Mohanlal, Sathyaraj, and Prabhu. She was in the role of the sister of Anil Kapoor in the 80s hit Meri Jung, and danced with Javed Jaffrey in his first dancing role on screen in the superhit song "Bol Baby Bol, Mere sang dol".

Kushboo was introduced to South India by the Telugu Movie Kaliyuga Pandavulu opp venkatesh in the direction of K Raghavendra rao.

She is known for her TV show Jackpot and her serials Kalki, Janani and Kungumam.

Apart from Tamil movies, she also acted in various movies in Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and Malayalam.

She has acted in many movies with him notably Ranadheera (1987), Anjada Gandu, Kaliyuga Pandavulu, Shanthi Kranthi and Yugapurusha. She has widely been recognized as a bold on screen protagonist.


In 2005, there was a well-publicized controversy about her remarks in an interview for AIDS awareness, about the need for protective sex: she said it was fine for girls to have pre-marital sex - but not without taking precautions to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Later, she added that no educated man should expect his wife or girlfriend to be a virgin. [1] Two political parties lashed out at her because of her remarks: the Dalit Panthers of India and the Pattali Makkal Katchi.[2] She was ordered to court and her counsel offered to withdraw the previously issued anticipatory bail petition. The judge acceded and dismissed the petition as withdrawn.[2] The Supreme Court dismissed all cases registered against South Indian film actress and activist Khusboo for her alleged remarks on pre-marital sex.[3]

Kushboo's popularity has her fans built a temple dedicated to her at Tiruchirapalli, but irate fans razed it following her controversial comments in 2005 about pre-marital sex and AIDS.[4]

 Political entry

Khusboo made a statement in April 2010 that she would be joining Congress party before the 2011 assembly elections.[5]. But it seems she changed her mind and decided to enter politics through DMK[6].

 Personal life

Khushboo is married to actor, director Sundar C, and she converted to Hinduism after they got married.[4] They have two daughters named Avanthika and Ananditha, after whom they have named their production house. She has been living in Chennai for the past twenty years. She also has three brothers. Her brother, Abdullah, is expected to make his debut in the movie industry, playing the lead role in the movie "Netru pol inru illai". [7]


Malayalam Movies

Tamil Movies

  • Simmarasi - Sarathkumar
  • Nattamai - Sarathkumar, Meena
  • Tharmathin Thalaivan - Rajinikanth, Prabhu
  • Nattukoru Nallavan - Rajinikanth, Juhichawla
  • Mannan - Rajinikanth, Vijayashanthi
  • Pandian - Rajinikanth
  • Annamalai - Rajinikanth

Kannada Movies



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