31 October 1986 |
Kannur, Kerala, India
|Years active||2004 – 2012|
Samvrutha Sunil (born October 31, 1986), known mononymously as Samvrutha, is an Indian film actress who mainly appears in Malayalam films. Having made her debut in 2004 through the film Rasikan directed by her mentor Lal Jose, she has starred in over 30 Malayalam films and in a few Telugu and Tamil films. Her well known performances include in the films Arabikkatha (2007), Chocolate (2007), Thirakkatha (2008), Boomi Malayalam (2009), Cocktail (2010), Manikyakkallu (2011), Swapna Sanchari (2011), Diamond Necklace (2012) and Ayalum Njanum Thammil (2012).Thus she established herself as one of the leading actresses in Malayalam cinema.
Samvrutha was born to Sunil and Sadhana in Kannur, in northern Kerala on October 31, 1986.She has a younger sister Sanjuktha Sunil,who did the sound recording of the film Spanish Masala. She did her schooling at St. Teresas A.I.G.H.S. school in Kannur.
Samvrutha's entry into the film industry happened with Rasikan (2004) with Dileep in the lead. The film was not a significant success but her performance was noted. The film was directed by Lal Jose,whom she fondly refers as her mentor. Samvritha later associated in three more successful 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 lead by superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal respectively but Samvrutha went mostly unnoticed in those films. It was her character Sherly in Lal Jose's Achanurangatha Veedu (2005) which became an eye opener for her. She became more popular in the melodious song sequence "Pachappanamthathe" from the film Nottam (2006), which had a catchy beat and was picturised well. Her characters in Moonnamathoral (2006), Pothan Vava (2006) and Vaasthavam (2006) were memorable. Later, she starred in many successful ventures 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).
She 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 hit Lion. Her hobbies include watching movies and riding her motorcycle. Diamond Necklace is her latest hit 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.
- 2011: Popular Heroine Award - Manikyakkallu, Swapna Sanchari
- 2010: Character Actress Award - Cocktail
- 2008: Supporting Actress Award - Minnaminnikoottam
- Other awards
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