Simran is an Indian actress who has starred in several Indian films. who has predominantly appeared in Tamil, Telugu and a few Malayalam films. She debuted in Bollywood and acted in Hindi films, before starring in her first Tamil film V.I.P & her first Telugu film Abbai Gari Pelli in 1997. Having a string of successes in her early career, in 1999, Simran received critical praise for playing a blind woman in Thulladha Manamum Thullum. However the turning point of her career came with the success of Vaali (1999) which made Simran the most successful actress in the industry. At the peak of her career she agreed to play the role of an antagonist in Parthen Rasithen (2000) and in Priyamaanavale (2000) as a woman living in agony caused by a premarital agreement. Both went on to become commercial and critical successes. She received her first Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress for Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), as the mother of an adopted 9-year-old daughter. Other than romantic dramas, Simran had also appeared in two blockbuster comedy films alongside Kamal Hassan, Pammal K. Sambandam and Panchathantiram, both released in 2002. In Telugu, Simran starred in a series of commercially successful films, Samarasimha Reddy (1999), Kalisundam Raa (2000) and Narasimha Naidu (2001). With the success of the 2004 sci fi film New, Simran left the film industry following her marriage with her childhood family friend Deepak Bagga. In 2008 she made a comeback to Tamil cinema with Vaaranam Aayiram, where she played the role of a mother and a wife to the characters played by Suriya and won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Behindwoods Gold Medals Awards
The evergreen actress Simran graced the occasion of the Iconic Edition of Behindwoods Gold Medals 2018. She won the prestigious Woman Icon of Inspiration in Cinema award.
|2018||Woman Icon of Inspiration Award||Won|
The Kalaimamani is an award in Tamil Nadu state, India. These awards are given by the Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Manram (literature, music & theatre) for excellence in the field of art & literature.
|2003||Contribution to Tamil film industry||Won|
Cinema Express Awards
|1999||Best Tamil Actress in Leading Role||Vaali||Priya||Won|
|2002||Best Tamil Actress in Leading Role||Kannathil Muthamittal||Indra Thiruchelvan||Won|
International Tamil Film Awards
|2002||Best Actress in Leading Role||Kannathil Muthamittal||Indra Thiruchelvan||Won|
JFW Movie Awards
|2019||Award for Excellence in Tamil Cinema||Won|
|2020||Best Actress – OTT for Paava Kadhaigal||Won|
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
|1999||Best Actress in Leading Role||Thulladha Manamum Thullum||Rukmani||Won|
Film Fans Association Awards
|2000||Special Jury Award for Best Actress in Leading Role||1. Kalisundam Raa|
|2008||Best Supporting Actress||1. Vaaranam Aayiram||1. Malini Krishnan||Won|
|2008||Best Supporting Actress||Vaaranam Aayiram||Malini Krishnan||Won|
Dinakaran Film Awards
|1997||Best Newface Actress||1. Nerrukku Ner|
2. Once More
|1999||Best Tamil Actress in Leading Role||1. Thulladha Manamum Thullum |
Filmfare Awards South
The Filmfare Awards South is the South Indian segment of the annual Filmfare Awards, presented by The Times Group to honour both artistic & technical excellence of professionals in the South Indian film industry. The awards are separately given for Kannada, Tamil, Telugu & Malayalam films.
|1997||Best Female Debut||1. Nerrukku Ner|
2. Once More
|2001||Best Actress||1. Narasimha Naidu||Telugu||1. Sravani||Nominated|
|2002||Best Actress||1. Kannathil Muthamittal||Tamil||1. Indra Thiruchelvan||Won|
|2008||Best Supporting Actress||1.Vaaranam Aayiram||Tamil||1. Malini Krishnan||Won|