Kanaka Mahalakshmi, mononymously known as Kanaka (Tamil: கனகா), is a South Indian film actress. She was considered one of the leading actress in the Tamil film industry. She is a daughter of the actress Devika. Kanaka and her younger sister Saradha Preetha were born to Devadoss and the famous actress Devika. In 2007 she married an engineer from the U.S. She started her career as the heroine in Karakattakaran (1989), a movie based on the Tamil rural dance Karakattam, along with Tamil film stars Ramarajan, Goundamani and Senthil. It was a blockbuster movie which ran more than a year. Kanaka acted in many Tamil movies, including Adisiya Piravi (1991), Periya Veetu Pannakaran, Periya Kudumbum and Samundi. She starred with many major stars like Rajnikanth, Prabhu, Karthik, Vijayakanth, SarathKumar, etc.
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