Samvrutha Sunil (born 31 October 1986) is an Indian actress who appears in Malayalam films. Having made her debut in 2004 through the film Rasikan directed by Lal Jose, she has then starred in over 40 Malayalam films and one film each in Telugu and Tamil languages. Her best known films include 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). After a hiatus of 6 years, she made her comeback through the television show Nayika Nayakan.
Samvrutha Sunil in 2007
31 October 1986
|Years active||2004–2012, 2018–present|
|Spouse(s)||Akhil Jayarajan (m. 2012)|
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 went to Chovva Higher Secondary School, Kannur. She graduated in Communicative English from St. Teresa's College, Eranakulam and did her Masters 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 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.
In 2018, she made her comeback through the television show Nayika Nayakan on Mazhavil Manorama. The same year her film Kaalchilambu released after delaying for ten years. She had also acted in a Hindi filmThe White Elephant which failed to see theatrical release.
- 2011: Popular Heroine Award – Manikyakkallu, Swapna Sanchari
- 2010: Character Actress Award – Cocktail
- 2008: Supporting Actress Award – Minnaminnikoottam
- Other awards
|1998||Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu||-||Kamal||Uncredited Role|
|2004||Rasikan||Parvathy/Thanki||Lal Jose||Debut Movie|
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||Minnaminnikoottam||Mumthas||Kamal||Asianet Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress|
|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 woman 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||Gramam||Thulasi||Mohan Sharma||Made in Tamil as Namma Gramam (Bilingual)|
|2012||Ayalum Njanum Thammil||Sainu||Lal Jose|
|2012||The White Elephant||Damini||Jaaz Khan||Hindi debut|
|2013||Lisammayude Veedu||Young Sherly||Babu Janardhanan||Archive footage|
|2018||Kaalchilambu||Karthika Thamburatty||M.T.Anoop||Released in 2018 |
Shot in 2008
|2019||Sathyam Paranja Viswasikkuvo||Geetha||G.Prajith|
|2018||Nayika Nayakan||Judge||Mazhavil Manorama||Reality show|
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