Managing Director and Chairman

Kutty Padhmini
Managing Director & Chairman

KuttyPadmini is not just a name. A page wouldn’t suffice to explain the legacy that has been built by our Managing director and Chairman. Entering the media entertainment industry as a three month baby to act with veteran actors like Gemini Ganesan and Savitithri, she hasn’t stopped to stun her audience. Be it acting, direction, stage performances, her commitment to the art has been widely praised all around the world. Receiving her first national award at a tender age of 8, there was no turning back. Apart from being praised for her performance by Indira Gandhi, the first woman Prime Minister of India, and other leaders of the country like the then President Dr.Radha Krishnan, KuttyPadmini’s has received many national and international awards that can be added to her name.

Her talents of being a linguist grew further as she explored the many industries within the Indian film fraternity, acting in movies ranging all the way from North India to South India. Having worked with names like M. G Ramachandran, Dr. J. Jailalitha and KalaignerKrunanidhi, all who have been former Chief Ministers for the State of Tamil Nadu in India, our chairman went on to work with other renowned leaders across the world, including the Prime Minister of Singapore Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. She also worked with the education minister of Mauritius, Mr Parasu Raman and the Education Minister of Malaysia Mr. DatoSubramanianm,

Today KuttyPadhmini a familiar name in the entertainment industry. Having acted in over 200 films in all major Indian languages and two English International Films for 'Metro Golden Mayor', she is the chairman and managing director of Vaishnaves Media Works Ltd. Having produced several programmes and serials for Regional, National and international channels both Satellite and Terrestrial she has created a proud library of over 6000 hours of programming..

Qualification

B.Com.,
Six months course on Television production in Singapore in the year 1971.

As a Producer - Serials

 

  • TARAZU – Hindi – Telefilm – National Network – 1990,
  • SHRIMANJI – Hindi – Delhi LPT – Comedy – 1990,
  • BHOOL NA JHANA – Hindi – National Network – Comedy Serial – 1991,
  • KITTIGADU – Telugu, Hindi & Tamil – Hyderabad Doordarshan – Nov. 1990 to Feb.91 & 1993 – Won “Nandi Award” – from Andhra Pradesh State Government – for the best Children serial.3 Nominations and 1 award for the best child actor.
  • VAISHALI – Tamil – Madras Doordarshan Kendra, Channel – II – 1991. Received 4 awards for the serial titled “VAISHALI” from the Mylapore Academy for BEST DIRECTOR, BEST PRODUCER, BEST SERIAL AND BEST ACTRESS.
  • VALAR PIRAI – Tamil – Madras Doordarshan Kendra – Channel – I – 1991.
  • SANGURSH - Hindi – National Network – 1992 & 1994. Based on Department of Customes & Central Excise.
  • AADHAR SHILA – Hindi & Tamil – Delhi Doordarshan Kendra – Metro Channel & Madras Doordarshan Kendra – 1994.
  • F.I.R. – Tamil – 26 Eps. – J.JAY TV – 1995 - (The First Indian TV Serial which was shot in South Africa.
  • KADAMAI – Tamil – J.JAY TV – 1995.
  • KASH MA KASH – Hindi – N.E.P.C. – 1995.
  • PIRAVI – Tamil – J.JAY TV – 1995.
  • NIJAMANA UYARANGAL – Tamil – Madras Doordarshan Kendra – Channel – I – 1995.
  • OLIYUM OLIYUM – Tamil - Madras Doordarshan Kendra – Channel – I – 1995 – Highest Minimum Guarantee.
  • JULY 7th – Tamil – Madras Doordarshan Kendra – 1995.
  • THULASI THALAM – Tamil – G.E.C – 1995
  • AB AAYA NA MAZA – Hindi – N.E.P.C. – 1996.
  • STHREE – Hindi – Delhi Doordarshan& NEPC 1996
  • DHARM ADHARM – Hindi & Tamil - Delhi Doordarshan – National Network – Channel – I & Madras Doordarshan Kendra – 1996 & 1997 – Based on Truecases of Income Tax Department.
  • ANANDA RAO PALLI – Telugu – Gemini TV – 1996.
  • OLIMIGHU BHARATHAM – Tamil – Madras Doordarshan Kendra – Channel – I997 – Commissioned Programme.(Special Programme on 50th year of Independence)
  • UNGAL VIRUPPAM – Tamil – Madras Doordarshan Kendra – Channel – I – 1997.
  • NAYAGI – Tamil – SUN TV – 1998 & 1999.
  • POOMANAM – Tamil – 240 Eps. (Mega) – VIJAY TV – 1999 – Daily Soap.
  • URAVUGAL – Tamil – Daily Soap – MediaCorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd., Singapore.
  • NILA – Tamil – Telefilm – MediaCorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd., Singapore.
  • SWARANGAL – Tamil – Mega – Daily Soap – MediaCorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd., Singapore.
  • JHALA KHREEDAI – Tamil – Daily soap - Thriller – SUN TV – 2001.
  • KRISHNADASI – Tamil – SUN TV – 256 Eps – Daily Soap – Mega. – Won 4 awards for the best serial, best Director, best story and best screenplay.
  • KRISHNADASI – Telugu – Gemini TV – 198 Eps. – Daily Soap – Mega.
  • KADHIRAVAN – Tamil – Daily soap – Myth with Family Drama - SUN TV – 10.00 – 10.30 P.M. slot.
  • SWAATI MUTHU – Kannada – Women Oriented - Udaya TV – 7.30 – 8.00 P.M. slot.
  • KANA KANDDEN THOZHI – Tamil – Family Drama - Mega serial - Jaya TV - 2004
  • BAIRAVI – Tamil – Daily soap – Social Mythology - Mega serial – Vijay TV - 2004.
  • THIILLU MULLU – Tamil – Daily soap – Mega Serial – Vijay TV – 2004.
  • CINTA BOLLYWOOD (Part – I) – Malay Drama – 2003 - Mediacorp TV12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – Singapore. - The said programme has been overwhelming in the highest TRP crossing over the Chinese and English Dramas in Asia. 9 Nominations, won 6 awards.
  • CINTA BOLLYWOOD (Part – II) – Malay Drama – Mediacorp TV12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – Singapore. – 2004.
  • MASAKAN AFRIKAN SELATAN – Malay series - – Cooking Programme.-Mediacorp TV12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – Singapore 2004.
  • MALAYU AFRIKA – Culture - Mediacorp TV12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – Singapore. – 2004
  • MASAKAN INDIA. – Info-Ed, Travel & Cooking series – Mediacorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – 2004
  • TEROKA AFRIKA –- Info-Ed, Travel & Cooking series – Mediacorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – 2004
  • TEROKA INDIA – Info-Ed, Travel & Cooking series – Mediacorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – 2004.
  • TEROKA JAIPUR – Info-Ed, Travel & Cooking series – Mediacorp TV 12 Pte. Ltd (Suria Channel) – 2004.
  • AVAKAI GIRLS – Telegu Daily Soap – Zee Tv KOHARA – Hindi Serial for Guwahati Doordharshan
  • KANNADI KADAVUGAL – Tamil Daily soap – Vijay TV Creative Director for Tamil Daily Soap
  • “KALASAM” in Sun Tv Bakthavijayam – Mythology – Jaya Tv.
  • Surriyaputhrri – Commerical – KalaignarTv.

Kutty Padhmini Designations

  • VaishnaveMediaa Works Limited - Chairman/Managing Director
  • Blue Ocean Film & Television Academy (BOFTA) - Director
  • All India Public Rights Protection Organization - National General Secretary
  • Society of Television Producers of Southern India (STEPS) - Joint Secretary
  • AkhilBharatiyaVidyarthiParishad (ABVP) - Vice Chairman
  • Film and Television Producer’s Guild of South India (GUILD) - Vice President
  • Mithralaya Trust - Proprietor

Awards