4 April 1983|
Thrissur, Kerala, India
|Occupation||Actress, Kuchipudi dancer, Television anchor|
|Years active||2001-2003 , 2011- present|
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)|
(m. 2011; div. 2012)
Rachana Narayanankutty is an Indian actress, Kuchipudi dancer, and television anchor from Kerala, India. She became popular through the television series Marimaayam aired in Mazhavil Manorama.
Rachana was born on April 4, 1983 in Thrissur City to Narayanankutty and Narayani. She is the youngest and has a brother. Rachana completed her schooling from G. G. H. S. Wadakanchery in 1998, and she completed her graduation from Sri Vyasa NSS College, Wadakanchery. She was a Communicative English teacher in Devamatha, CBSE School situated in Thrissur district. She took dance classes before she was cast into the television series.
She was married to Arun Sadasivan in January 2011, and got divorced in the year 2012.
She began her career in 2001 by acting in a small role as the heroine's friend in the film Theerthadanam. Though it was a small role, Rachana considers it as a gratifying experience to have begun her career through a film scripted by M. T. Vasudevan Nair. After her studies, she joined radio as an RJ, at Radio Mango, Thrissur, where a producer spotted her and cast her in Marimayam. Rachana had only intended to act in a single episode of Marimayam, but was taken aback by the overwhelming response her character got, and decided to continue.
She hosted a comedy show Comedy Festival in Mazhavil Manorama. She has also acted in few advertisements and served as judge in the reality show Comedy Express on Asianet. She participated in the reality show Star Challenge on Flowers TV.
|2001||Theerthadanam||Vinodini's friend||B. Kannan|
|2013||Lucky Star||Janaki||Deepu Anthikkad||Her first female lead role|
|2013||Amen||Clara||Lijo Jose Pellissery|
|2013||101 Chodyangal||Radhakrishnan's wife||Sidhartha Siva|
|2013||Punyalan Agarbattis||Advocate Sai||Ranjith Sankar|
|2014||One Day Jokes||Lady||Santhosh G.|
|2015||You Too Brutus||Aparna||Roopesh Peethambaran|
|2015||Ain||Saira Banu||Sidhartha Siva|
|2015||Moonamidam||Prabha||Antony Sony||Short film|
|2015||Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare||Arundathi/Jalaja||Kannan Thamarakulam|
|2015||Double Barrel||Kochumary||Lijo Jose Pellissery|
|2015||Life of Josutty||Jessy||Jeethu Joseph|
|2016||Puthiya Niyamam||Kani||A. K. Sajan|
|2017||Varnyathil Aashanka||Keerthana||Sidharth Bharathan|
|Adoorum Thoppilum Allatha Oru Bhasi||Lekha||Vinod Vijayan||Delayed|
|2011-2013/2015||Marimayam||Valsala Madam||Mazhavil Manorama||comedy serial|
|2012||Comedy festival season 1||Host||Mazhavil Manorama||comedy reality show|
|2014||Lunars Comedy Express||Judge||Asianet Plus||comedy reality show|
|2015-2016||Comedy stars season 2||Judge||Asianet||comedy reality show|
|2016||Run Baby Run||Host||Asianet Plus||kids show|
Replaced Thesni Khan
|2016||Comedy super night 2||Host||Flowers TV||comedy Talk show|
Replaced Vinay Forrt
later replaced by Ansiba Hassan
|2017||Music Mojo||Singer||Kappa TV|
|2018||Sthree Sakthi||Host||Asianet News|
- "My Marriage Lasted For Just 19 Days: Rachana Narayanankutty". Filmibeat.
- "Winning Hearts the merry way". The New Indian Express.
- "രചന സര്വ്വകലാവല്ലഭയായ അഭിനേത്രി". Mangalam Publications.
- "Many still recognise me as Valsala of Marimayam: Rachana Narayanankutty". The Times of India.
- "Rajanikanth is my brother: Rachana Narayanankutty". The Times of India.
- "Malayalam News, Kerala News, Latest Malayalam News, Latest Kerala News, Breaking News, Online News, Malayalam Online News, Kerala Politics, Business News, Movie News, Malayalam Movie News, News Headlines, Malayala Manorama Newspaper, Breaking Malayalam News,". ManoramaOnline.
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