Kanaka, was considered one of
the leading actress in the Tamil film industry. She is a
daughter of the actress Devika.
She started her career as the heroine in Karakattakaran
-1989, it was a blockbuster movie which ran more than a
year. Kanaka starred with many major stars like Rajnikanth,
Prabhu, Karthik, Vijayakanth, SarathKumar, etc.
She also starred in a few Telugu and Malayalam movies with
major stars like Mammootty and Mohanlal.
Her Malayalam debut, Godfather, was an all-time hit movie in
Kerala, and ran for 434 days.