Jyothirmayi is an Indian actress, model and television personality, who has primarily worked in Malayalam cinema. Starting her career in modelling, she ventured into television, working as an anchor and later starring in TV series. She went on to appear in feature films, gaining recognition for her critically acclaimed performance in Bhavam (2002) and her item number in Dileep starring Meesa Madhavan (2002). Since, she has acted in nearly thirty films in Malayalam as well as in Tamil and Telugu language.
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She was born in Kottayam, Kerala and as the only daughter of Janardhanan Unni and Saraswathy Unni. She resides in Kochi at Kochukadavanthara. She studied at Mata Nagar School and later at St. Mary's School. She joined Maharaja's College for pre-degree. She studied for diploma in Public Relations and Journalism from Kerala Press Academy. It was then that she began anchoring programmes on the local Citi channel and later Asianet. Her start was with ramp shows and modeling. Later, she went into serials and from there onto movies. she got National Film Award (Special Mention)for bhavam in 2003
She was a serial artist at first. Indraneelam is one of her famous serials. She has also acted in some Telefilms but was not successful. In her first film Pilots, she played a minor character and the film was a failure. She became a top actress after Meesha Madhavan.
She was married to Nishanth kumar, on September 6, 2004. The couple filed for divorce, and it was granted on October 1, 2011.
- Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress - Bhavam (2002)
- National Film Award (Special Mention) - Bhavam (2002)
- Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year - Meesa Madhavan
|2002||Bhavam||Latha||Malayalam||Winner, Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress
National Film Award (Special Mention)
|Meesa Madhavan||Prabha||Malayalam||Winner, Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year|
|2003||Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum||Meera||Malayalam|
|Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu||Kavya||Malayalam|
|2005||Alice in Wonderland||Dr. Sunitha Rajagopal||Malayalam|
|10 The Strangers||Telugu|
|Idhaya Thirudan||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|Naan Avanillai||Ammukutty Menon||Tamil|
|Arai En 305-il Kadavul||Buvana||Tamil|
|2009||Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded||Malayalam||Special appearance|
|Bharya Swantham Suhruthu||Urmila||Malayalam|
|Kerala Cafe||Lalitha||Malayalam||segment Lalitham Hiranmayam|
|2010||Janakan||Dr. Rani Mathew||Malayalam|
|Ven Shankhu Pol||Malayalam|
- Pepsi Top 10
- Your Choice
- Oru Vazhiyum Kure Nizhalukalum
- Striking presence
- Jyothirmayi Files For Divorce - SansCinema
- "ജ്യോതിര്മയി വിവാഹ മോചനത്തിന്". Malayala Manorama. March 23, 2011. Retrieved April 9, 2011.