Samvrutha Sunil

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Samvrutha Sunil
Samvrutha Sunil 2008.jpg
Born Samvritha Sunil
(1986-10-31) 31 October 1986 (age 31)[1]
Kannur, Kerala, India
Residence San Jose, California, US [2]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film actress
Years active 2004–2012 , 2018-Present
Height 5 ft 10.5 in (179 cm)
Spouse(s) Akhil Jayaraj (since 2012)
Samvrutha Sunil (2007)

Samvrutha Sunil (born 31 October 1986), known mononymously as Samvrutha, is a former Indian film actress who mainly appeared in Malayalam films. Having made her debut in 2004 through the film Rasikan directed by her mentor Lal Jose, she has starred in over 40 Malayalam films and in a few Telugu and Tamil films. Her performances include in the films Arabikkatha (2007), Chocolate (2007), Thirakkatha (2008), Boomi Malayalam (2009), Cocktail (2010), Manikyakkallu (2011), Swapna Sanchari (2011), Arike (2012), Diamond Necklace (2012) and Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012). Samvritha is considered to be one of the tallest actress ever to act in Mollywood movies towering over most of her co-actors.

Personal life[edit]

Samvrutha was born to Chalatt Sunilkumar and Sadhana in Kannur in northern Kerala. She has a younger sister Sanjuktha Sunil, who did the sound recording of the film Spanish Masala. Samvrutha did her schooling at St. Teresas A.I.G.H.S. school in Kannur. She pursued her bachelors in Communicative English from St. Teresa's College, Eranakulam and post graduation in Advertising from Annamalai University.[3] Samvrutha married US based engineer Akhil Jayaraj on 1 November 2012 at Kannur.[4] She gave birth to a baby boy Agastya Akhil on 21 February 2015.

Career[edit]

Samvrutha's entry into the film industry happened with Rasikan (2004) with Dileep in the lead. The film was directed by Lal Jose. Samvritha later associated in three more films with Lal Jose. After Rasikan, she acted in films like Nerariyan CBI (2005) and Chandrolsavam (2005). Both the films were directed by veterans and had ensemble casts led by Mammootty and Mohanlal respectively. It was her character Sherly in Lal Jose's Achanurangatha Veedu (2005). Her characters in Moonnamathoral (2006), Pothan Vava (2006) and Vaasthavam (2006) were memorable. Later, she starred in many films including Arabikkatha (2007), Chocolate (2007), Minnaminnikoottam (2008), and Thirakkatha (2008). She appeared in a guest role in Priyanandanan's national award-winning film Pulijanmam (2006) and Rafi Mecartin's Hallo (2007).

The very tall actress also made her Tamil debut in Uyir, where she played the heroine opposite Srikanth. Her debut Telugu movie was Evadithe Nakenti (2007), a remake of Malayalayam film Lion. She also acted inn Diamond Necklace in which she acted along with Fahadh Faasil, directed by Lal Jose. She also appeared in Mallu Singh co-starring Unni Mukundan and Kunchacko Boban. She was part of movies like Mallu Singh and The King and The Commissioner in 2012 and was selected as Top Star (Female) 2012 in Malayalam .[5]

Awards[edit]

Asianet Film Award
Other awards

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Director Notes
1998 Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu Kamal Cameo appearance
2004 Rasikan Parvathy/Thanki Lal Jose Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam
2005 Chandrolsavam Malavika Ranjith
2005 Nerariyan CBI Mythili K. Madhu
2006 Achanurangatha Veedu Sherly Lal Jose Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2006 Pulijanmam Anila Priyanandanan
2006 Nottam Gowri Sasi Paravoor
2006 Uyir Anandhi Samy Tamil Debut
2006 Moonnamathoral Anupama V. K. Prakash Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2006 Pothan Vava Gayathri Joshiy
2006 Vaasthavam Surabhi M. Pathmakumar Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2007 Janmam Joshiy
2007 Evadaithe Naakenti Priya V.Samudra, Jeevitha Telugu Debut
2007 Arabikkatha Maya Lal Jose
2007 Hallo Priya Rafi Mecartin Extended Cameo appearance
2007 Chocolate Nandana Shafi
2007 Anchil Oral Arjunan Dr Saraswathi Rajeev Alungal
2007 Romeoo Leena Rajasenan Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2008 Minnaminnikoottam Mumthas Kamal
2008 Thirakkatha Devayani Ranjith Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2009 Bhagyadevatha Selin Sathyan Anthikkad Extended Cameo appearance
2009 Boomi Malayalam Nirmala T. V. Chandran
2009 Ivar Vivahitharayal Treesa Saji Surendran Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2009 Rahasya Police Maya K. Madhu
2009 Anamika Rachel Abraham Lincoln, K. P. Venu Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam
2009 Vairam Annie Jacob M. A. Nishad
2009 Robinhood Abhirami Joshiy
2009 Neelathaamara Retnam Lal Jose Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2009 Gulumaal: The Escape Herself V. K. Prakash Cameo appearance
2010 Happy Husbands Shreya Saji Surendran
2010 Sufi Paranja Katha Young women in jaram Priyanandanan Cameo appearance
2010 Chekavar Jyothi Sajeevan
2010 Punyam Aham Jayasree Raj Nair
2010 Cocktail Parvathy Arun Kumar Aravind Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam
2011 Manikiakkallu Chandni M. Mohanan
2011 Three Kings Anju V. K. Prakash
2011 Swapna Sanchari Rashmi Kamal Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam
2012 Asuravithu Marty A. K. Sajan
2012 The King & the Commissioner Nandha Shaji Kailas
2012 Mallu Singh Ashwathy Vaishakh
2012 Diamond Necklace Maya Lal Jose Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2012 Arike Kalpana Shyamaprasad
2012 Namma Gramam Thulasi Mohan Tamil film
2012 Ayalum Njanum Thammil Sainu Lal Jose
2012 101 Weddings Abhirami Shafi
2013 Lisammayude Veedu Babu Janardhanan Archive footage
Uncredited cameo
Shot from Achanurangatha Veedu
2018 Kalchilambu Karthika Thamburatty M.T.Anoop Release delayed
TBA The White Elephant Hindi film (Unreleased)

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel Notes
2018-present Nayika Nayakan Judge Mazhavil Manorama Reality show

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