Adoor Bhavani Biography
Adoor Bhavani (Malayalam: അടൂര് ഭവാനി) (1927 – 25 October 2009) was an Indian actress in Malayalam movies, best-known for her appearance in the National Award-winning film Chemmeen (1965), directed by Ramu Kariat. She also performed in Mudiyanaya Puthran and Thulabharam. She was from Adoor in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state. Her sister, Adoor Pankajam, is also a Malayalam film actress. Adoor Bhavani passed away on 25 October 2009.
In 1969 Bhavani won the Kerala state film award for the second best actress. She was awarded the Chalachithra Saparya Lifetime Achievement award by Mathrubhumi-Medimix in 2002. In 2008, Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy honoured Bhavani and Pankajam for their overall contributions to theatre and drama.