|Other names||Rahima, Monica, Parvana|
Monica (born Rekha Maruthiraj) is a former Indian film actress, who starred predominantly in Tamil language films. A child actor in the early 1990s, she mostly appeared in supporting roles, before taking lead roles from the late 2000s on. She is probably best known for performances in the films Azhagi, Imsai Arasan 23m Pulikesi and Silandhi. In 2012, she changed her name to Parvana for Malayalam films. In 2014, she converted to Islam, changing her name to M. G. Rahima, and announced that she had quit acting.
|1990||Avasara Police 100||Tamil||Child actress|
|1991||Uncle Bun||Maria||Malayalam||Child actress|
|Endrum Anbudan||Mallu||Tamil||Child actress|
|1993||Sakkarai Devan||Tamil||Child actress|
|1994||En Aasai Machan||Thayamma (child)||Tamil||Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Child Star|
|Manju Virattu||Poovazhagi (child)||Tamil||Child actress|
|Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana||Patma||Tamil||Child actress|
|1995||Sathi Leelavathi||Tamil||Child actress|
|Indira||Younger Indira||Tamil||Child actress|
|Chellakannu||Younger Chandra||Tamil||Child actress|
|Pasamulla Pandiyare||Tamil||Child actress|
|1998||Moovendhar||Uma's sister||Tamil||Child actress|
|Siva Rama Raju||Swathi||Telugu|
|Otte Ee Ammai Evaru Teleedu||Telugu|
|Maa Alludu Very Good||Meghana Rao||Telugu|
|Inidhu Inidhu Kadhal Inidhu||Deepika||Tamil|
|2006||Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei||Vasantha Sundari||Tamil|
|2009||A Aa E Ee||Anitha||Tamil|
|Devaru Kotta Thangi||Gowri||Kannada|
|Kalla Malla Sulla||Kannada|
|Ninaithathu Yaaro||Herself||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|Madipakkam Madhavan||Herself||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2021||Murungakkai chips +||TBA||Tamil||Filming|
|2021||Bigg Father +||TBA||Malayalam||Filming|
- Monika. jointscene.com
- Monica will be Parvana in Mollywood. Times of India (15 January 2017). Retrieved on 2021-06-02.
- Monica: Monica converts to Islam and quits films. Times of India (16 January 2017) Retrieved on 2 June 2021.
- Sameer (19 October 2015). "Tamil actress Monika converts to Islam and quits cinema". The Siasat Daily – Archive. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
- "Film star plans marriage after embracing Islam". Arab News. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
- Another Indian Actress Converts to Islam, quits films. Jafria News. 4 June 2014
- "Rahima ties the knot". 11 January 2015. Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015.