After debuting in the Malayalam film Nizhalkuthu (2002), she played a significant role in Cheran's Autograph, following which she essayed supporting roles in several Tamil films. She later went on to play in a tele-serial called Anjali. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Autograph. In 2012, she won a Special Mention from the Jury at the 59th National Film Awards for her performance in the film, Byari, the first ever feature film made in Beary language.
Mallika is born to Venugopal. She has two sisters. Elder sister Roshni is married and settled in Italy. Younger sister Rinku is in school.
|2004||Autograph||Kamala||Tamil||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil|
|2010||Byari||Nadira||Beary||National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)|
|2012||No. 66 Madhura Bus||Bhavayami||Malayalam|
|2012||Ozhimuri||Meeenakshi Pillai||Malayalam||Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|2013||Chennaiyil Oru Naal||Satyamoorthi's wife||Tamil|
|2013||Kadha Marukayanu||Malayalam||Announced |
- Simple narrative style gets "Autograph" a National Award, The Hindu