Manorama
Original Name  Gopi Saanthaa
Nick names  Aachi, Female Shivaji
Stage Name  Pallathur Paappaa
Place of birth  Raja Mannarkudi (Tanjore District)
Parents  Kaasik Kilaakkudaiyaar, Raamaamrutham
Brought up in  Pallathur near Karaikudi
Son  Boopathy
Career Stage actress ( has own troupe), Film actress, TV actress, Singer.
Started acting at the age of 12yrs
Career as stage actress 'Neethipathi' (1955)
and a number of Kalaignar Karunanidhi's plays
Manimakudam(1958)
First film Maalaiyitta Mangai -as comedy actress(1958), Producer-Kannadasan
Konjum kumari-as heroine(1963)
Other films as heroine Alangaari, Periya Manithan
First Song  Pogaathae Pogaathae En Kanavaa...(Film-Raththa Thilagam, Producer-Kannadasan, Music-K.V.Mahadevan)
No of films acted About so far 1200 films (from 1958 onwards)
Completed 1000 films in 1985
Also acted in Telugu , Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films.

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