Honey Rose
Honey Rose 2019.jpg
Honey Rose in 2019
Born
Honey Rose Varghese
Other namesDhwani Hamsini, Ponnu (petname)[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2005 – present[2]
Parent(s)
  • Varghese Thomas
  • Rose

Honey Rose Varkeesu is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Malayalam films. She also appeared in a few Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films.[3][4][1] In her gradual successful career she paired up with the lead superstars of Malayalam film Industry. She starred in the notable films such as Kanal, Ittymaani: Made in China and Big Brother with Mohanlal, Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus with Mammooty, Sir C. P. with Jayaram, My God with Suresh Gopi and Ring Master with Dileep.

Early life

Honey Rose was born to Varghese Thomas and Rose.[5] She attended S.H.E.M High School, Moolamattom.[5][verification needed] She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative English from St. Xavier's College for Women, Aluva.[6]

Career

Starting her career in 2005, she acted in the Malayalam film Boyy Friennd directed by Vinayan.[7][8] She played the role of Manikuttan's girl friend.[9] In 2006, she accepted her first non-Malayalam project, Ee Varsham Sakshiga in Telugu, which was followed by her first Tamil film the romantic drama Mudhal Kanave.[10] Honey Rose acted in Muthyala Subbiah's 50th film Aalayam.[11]

Her breakthrough character is that of 'Dhwani Nambiar' in Trivandrum Lodge. Her character in Trivandrum Lodge, had given her a new innings in Mollywood.[12] She decided to change her screen name to Dhwani too after her character in Trivandrum Lodge,[13] but she reverted to Honey Rose in Anju Sundarikal.[14]

In 2011 she had completed one Tamil project, Mallukattu which she signed in 2009[15] and a Malayalam film, Pithavinum Puthranum Parishudhatmavinum, but the latter is on hold. She plays a nun called Sister Elsita in director Deepesh's Pithavinum Puthranum Parisudhalmavinum.[16] She also acted with Jayasurya in Hotel California and in Thank You as Jayasurya's wife, with Fahadh in the Anchu Sundharikal featurette called Aami and Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus with Mammootty in which she had a very challenging role as she plays a bold and strong Malayali woman.[14]

In 2015, she played Shirley, an aspiring singer and model, who falls in love with a married man in You Too Brutus.

Filmography

Film

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
List of films and roles
Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2005 Boy Friend Julie Malayalam
2007 Mudhal Kanave Jennifer Tamil
2008 Aalayam Navya Telugu
Sound of Boot Meera Nambiar Malayalam
2010 Nanjangud Nanjunda Parvathi Kannada Credited as Hamsini
2011 Singam Puli Gayatri Tamil
Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action Sreelakshmi Malayalam
Mallukattu Amudha Tamil
2012 Ajantha Ajantha Malayalam
Kannada
Trivandrum Lodge Dhwani Nambiar Malayalam Credited as Dhwani
2013 Hotel California Swapna Joseph Malayalam
Ee Varsham Sakshiga Telugu
Thank You Remya Malayalam
5 Sundarikal Nancy Malayalam (Segment – Aami)
Buddy Sara Malayalam Special appearance
Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus Lakshmi Malayalam
2014 Kantharvan Meena Tamil
Ring Master Diana/Sarasamma Malayalam
1 by Two Dr. Prema Malayalam
2015 You Too Brutus Shirley Malayalam
Sir C. P. Alice Malayalam
Kumbasaaram Meera Malayalam
Kanal Anna Malayalam
My God Dr. Arathi Bhattathiripadu Malayalam
2017 Avarude Raavukal Shivani Malayalam
Chunkzz Riya Pappachan/ Pinky Malayalam
2018 Chalakkudykkaran Changathy Kavitha Malayalam
2019 Ittymaani: Made in China Jessy Pothen Malayalam
2020 Big Brother Vandhana Malayalam
2022 Aquarium Sister Elcita Malayalam
Pattaampoochi Vijayalakshmi Tamil [17]
Monster Not yet released Bhamini Malayalam Filming
NBK107 Not yet released Meenakshi Telugu Filming [18]

Television

References

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  2. ^ "Biography of Honey Rose". Archived from the original on 27 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  3. ^ "One more Soundarya in Tamil industry – Tamil Movie News". IndiaGlitz. 20 August 2009. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
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  8. ^ Ammu Zachariah, TNN 3 December 2011, 03.12PM IST (3 December 2011). "'I am a Vijay fan' – Honey Rose". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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  11. ^ "Friday Review Hyderabad / On Location : All in the family". The Hindu. 14 March 2008. Archived from the original on 3 June 2008. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
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  13. ^ "Honey Rose becomes Dhwani". Sify.com. 10 May 2012. Archived from the original on 11 October 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  14. ^ a b Sanjith Sidhardhan, TNN 25 May 2013, 12.00 AM IST. "Thank You gave me a chance to protest atrocities against women: Honey Rose". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  15. ^ "Honey Rose -The Little Miss sexy!". Sify.com. 31 March 2009. Archived from the original on 25 October 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  16. ^ Liza George (24 September 2012). "Slow and Steady". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  17. ^ "Honey Rose plays a journalist from the 80s in Tamil film 'Pattaampoochi' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  18. ^ "Honey Rose: My character in the Telugu film with Balakrishna has a good scope for performance". Times Of India. Retrieved 5 March 2022.