Asha Sharath is an Indian film actress and classical dancer, who predominantly works in Malayalam-language films and television. She is a well versed dancer in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, and Kathakali. She rose to fame through the TV serial Kumkumapoovu (2011–14). She's popular for her roles in the films Zachariayude Garbhinikal (2013), Drishyam (2013), Varsham (2014), Angels (2014), Papanasam (2015), King Liar (2016), Anuraga Karikkin Vellam (2016), Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol (2017), Pullikkaran Staraa (2017), and Bhaagamathie (2018). She won two Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her performances in the films Drishyam and Anuraga Karikkin Vellam. She has also worked in the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industries.
|Education||Sree Sankara College, Kalady|
|Years active||1996–1997; 2007–2009|
|Spouse(s)||T. V. Sharath|
|Parent(s)||V.S. Krishnan Kutty Nair Sumathi|
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Asha's first gurus in Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattom were her mother Kalamandalam Sumathy and uncle Ravikumar. She learned Kuchipudi from Guru Vinayachandran Master and Anitha Janaki Teacher. Asha has also learned Kathakali and her gurus are the late Darpana Govindan Namboothiri, Kalanilayam Madhu and RLV Radhakrishnan.great actor
Asha came to Dubai, UAE, in 1995, following her marriage with T. V. Sharath. The same year she joined Radio Asia FM, where she worked as an RJ and programme producer for around eight years. Asha launched her dream venture, Kairali Kalakendram, in the year 2003. Kairali Kalakendram Group, comprising centres in Al Qusais, Discovery Gardens, Al Karama, and Sharjah, is affiliated to Natyalaya, a renowned dance institute based in Kerala. This institute, established 52 years ago by Kalamandalam Sumathy, the mother and guru of Asha Sharath, is recognized by the Government of India. In addition to the branches in India, the institute also has its branches in Brazil, United Kingdom, and the United States.
Asha Sharath bagged best second actress award for the telefilm Nizhalum Nilavum Parayunnathu. Following that, she was offered the role of Prof. Jayanthi in the mega serial Kunkumappoovu. That role in the popular mega serial gave a break to her acting career.
Her first feature film was Friday. The other movies she has acted till now are Karmayodha, Buddy, Ardha Nari, Zachariyayude Garbhinikal, Drishyam and its Tamil version Papanasam, Kannada version Drishya, Angels, Varsham, Kamal Hassan-starred Thoongavanam, Pavada, Anuragakarikkin vellam, King Liar, Munthirivallikal thalirkkumbol, 1971 Beyond Borders, Vishwasapoorvam Mansoor, Sunday , Holiday, Pullikkaran Staara and Bhaagamathie.
|Ardhanaari||Balu Menan's wife||Malayalam||Guest appearance|
|Drishyam||IG Geetha Prabhakar||Malayalam|
|2014||Drishya||IG Roopa Chandrasekhar||Kannada|
|2015||Papanasam||IG Geetha Prabhakar||Tamil|
|Thoongaa Vanam||Dr. Sujatha||Tamil||Bilingual film|
|King Liar||Devika Varma||Malayalam|
|Anuraga Karikkin Vellam||Suma||Malayalam|
|Aanandam||Dia's Mother||Malayalam||Photo presence|
|2017||Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol||Indulekha||Malayalam||Guest appearance|
|1971: Beyond Borders||Parvathy Sahadevan||Malayalam|
|Sunday Holiday||Dr. Sreedhanya||Malayalam|
|Pullikkaran Staraa||Manjari Anthony||Malayalam|
|2018||Bhaagamathie||Vaishnavi Natarajan||Telugu||Bilingual film|
|2021||Drishyam 2||Geetha Prabhakar||Malayalam|
|Drishya 2||IG Roopa Chandrasekhar||Kannada||Pre Production|
|CBI 5||TBA||Malayalam||Pre Production|
|Top Singer star night||Malayalam||Celebrity Judge||Reality show|
|Top Singer season 2||Malayalam||Celebrity Judge||Reality show|
|Super 4 Season 2||Malayalam||Celebrity Judge||Reality show|
|Ammayariyathe||Malayalam||herself||Cameo appearance in Episode 1-3|
|D5||Malayalam||Celebrity Judge||Reality show|
|Sell Me the Answer||Malayalam||Contestant||Game Show|
|Munch Dance Dance||Malayalam||Celebrity Judge||Reality Show|
|Munch Stars||Malayalam||Judge/Grand finale host||Reality show|
|Nizhalum Nilavum Parayunnathu||Malayalam||Anupama|
|Dream City||Malayalam||Menon's wife|
|Gandharvasangeetham||Malayalam||Grand finale Host||Reality show|
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