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
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Samvrutha Sunil in 2007
Born
Samvrutha Sunil

(1986-10-31) 31 October 1986 (age 33)[1]
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actress
Years active2004–2012, 2018–present
Spouse(s)Akhil Jayarajan (m. 2012)
ChildrenAgasthya

Personal lifeEdit

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.[3] She graduated in Communicative English from St. Teresa's College, Eranakulam and did her Masters in Advertising from Annamalai University.[4] Samvrutha married US based engineer Akhil Jayaraj on 1 November 2012 at Kannur.[5] She gave birth to a baby boy Agastya Akhil on 21 February 2015.

CareerEdit

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.[6]

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.

AwardsEdit

Asianet Film Award
Other awards

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Director Notes
1998 Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu - Kamal Uncredited Role
Cameo appearance
2004 Rasikan Parvathy/Thanki Lal Jose Debut Movie
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 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 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 woman 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 Gramam Thulasi Mohan Sharma Made in Tamil as Namma Gramam (Bilingual)
2012 Ayalum Njanum Thammil Sainu Lal Jose
2012 101 Weddings Abhirami Shafi
2012 The White Elephant Damini Jaaz Khan Hindi debut
2013 Lisammayude Veedu Young Sherly Babu Janardhanan Archive footage
Uncredited role
Cameo
2018 Kaalchilambu Karthika Thamburatty M.T.Anoop Released in 2018
Shot in 2008
2019 Sathyam Paranja Viswasikkuvo Geetha G.Prajith

TelevisionEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Samvrutha Sunil: An actress still loved by Keralites as girl next door". International Business Times. 30 October 2015.
  2. ^ James, Anu. "When Samvritha Sunil and Mamta Mohandas met in the US after years; photo goes viral".
  3. ^ Mazhavil Manorama (8 May 2013), Katha Ithuvare I Episode 3 - Part 2 I Mazhavil Manorama, retrieved 5 June 2019
  4. ^ "Kadha Ithu vare with Samvrutha Sunil". mazhavilmanorama. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  5. ^ Is Samvrutha Sunil already married? – The Times of India. Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (2012-03-16). Retrieved on 2016-03-30.
  6. ^ The Movies Details/Reviews: Top 10 Highest Grossing Malayalam Movies – 2012. Themoviesdetails.blogspot.in. Retrieved on 2016-03-30.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Samvrutha Sunil at Wikimedia Commons