31 October 1986
Kannur, Kerala, India
|Residence||San Jose, California, US |
|Years active||2004–2012 , 2018-Present|
|Height||5 ft 10.5 in (179 cm)|
|Spouse(s)||Akhil Jayaraj (since 2012)|
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.
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. Samvrutha married US based engineer Akhil Jayaraj on 1 November 2012 at Kannur. She gave birth to a baby boy Agastya Akhil on 21 February 2015.
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 .
- 2011: Popular Heroine Award – Manikyakkallu, Swapna Sanchari
- 2010: Character Actress Award – Cocktail
- 2008: Supporting Actress Award – Minnaminnikoottam
- Other awards
- 2010: Kerala Film Critics Association Awards- Best Supporting Actress- Various films
- 2008: Jaihind Film Award For Supporting Actress- Neelathamara
- 2007: Vanitha Film Awards- Best supporting Actress – Arabikatha
|1998||Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu||Kamal||Cameo appearance|
|2004||Rasikan||Parvathy/Thanki||Lal Jose||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam|
|2005||Nerariyan CBI||Mythili||K. Madhu|
|2006||Achanurangatha Veedu||Sherly||Lal Jose||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam|
|2006||Moonnamathoral||Anupama||V. K. Prakash||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam|
|2006||Vaasthavam||Surabhi||M. Pathmakumar||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam|
|2007||Evadaithe Naakenti||Priya||V.Samudra, Jeevitha||Telugu Debut|
|2007||Hallo||Priya||Rafi Mecartin||Extended Cameo appearance|
|2007||Anchil Oral Arjunan||Dr Saraswathi||Rajeev Alungal|
|2007||Romeoo||Leena||Rajasenan||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam|
|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||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||Punyam Aham||Jayasree||Raj Nair|
|2010||Cocktail||Parvathy||Arun Kumar Aravind||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam|
|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||Diamond Necklace||Maya||Lal Jose||Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
Nominated — Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
|2012||Namma Gramam||Thulasi||Mohan||Tamil film|
|2012||Ayalum Njanum Thammil||Sainu||Lal Jose|
|2013||Lisammayude Veedu||Babu Janardhanan||Archive footage|
Shot from Achanurangatha Veedu
|2018||Kalchilambu||Karthika Thamburatty||M.T.Anoop||Release delayed|
|TBA||The White Elephant||Hindi film (Unreleased)|
|2018-present||Nayika Nayakan||Judge||Mazhavil Manorama||Reality show|
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