Sarayu (actress)

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Sarayu is an Indian film actress who appears in Malayalam films and television shows.[1] She made her debut in the movie Kappal Muthalaali, which was released in 2009. Although the film was an average entertainer, she was noted for her performance. She has also acted in a few albums, including Sooryakanthi, Monchulla Painkili and Kungumam.

Sarayu Mohan
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Born10 July 1989 (1989-07-10) (age 31)
Tripunithura, Kerala
Other namesAmmu
OccupationActress,Dancer, Host
Years active2006–present
Spouse(s)Sanal V. Devan

Film careerEdit

Sarayu started her career by doing minor roles in movies like Chakkara Muthu and Veruthe Oru Bharya. Her debut movie in a lead role was Kappal Muthalaali directed by Thaha. Her next movie was Chekavar, in which she played the protagonist Gauri. She paired with Bala in Sahasram, and in Four Friends with Kunjakko boban. She played a negative character in Four Friends. She also appeared in Kanyakumari Expressby TS Sureshbabu and Inganeyum Oraal. Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram was the movie in which she acted as Indrajith's wife. She did a guest appearance in Orkut Oru Ormakoot with Siddique. In Janapriyan alongside Jayasurya, Bhama and Manoj K Jayan, she played the role of Revathi which was a notable character. In Nadakame Ulakam, directed by Viji Thampi, she acted with Mukesh. She did a major role in Nidra, a directional venture of Sidharth Bharathan. She has worked in Husbands in Goa, alongside Asif Ali, Jayasurya and Indrajith, in which she appeared as a sly seductive girl, out for trapping men. She received many criticisms, both positive and negative, for this role. She had a guest role in Housefull, directed by Linson Antony. Meanwhile, she also stepped into Tamil through a movie directed by cameraman Madhu Ambatt, the shooting of which is in progress.[2]

Recently she directed a short film, Pacha, which has the voice by actress Bhama. There are songs in the film, and a poem sung by the actress Ananya. [3]

Personal lifeEdit

Sarayu was born at Cherupuzha (Kannur) to late Mohan and Chandrika as their only child. Her father was from Chottanikkara, a temple town in Ernakulam district and her mother is from Kannur Dist; the family settled at Chottanikkara. She had her schooling from Our Lady Convent School, Thoppumpady, Ernakulam until fourth grade, at GGHSS Ernakulam from fifth until plus two. She did her graduation on BA Literature at Maharajas College, Ernakulam. She is currently doing her postgraduate degree in Literature from Annamalai University. She is also a dancer and is based in Kalabhavan, Ernakulam. She was very active in NCC while at school.[4]

Sarayu married Sanal V. Devan on 12 November 2016.[5]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2006 Chakkara Muthu Dhanya Malayalam
2007 Monjulla Painkili Heroine Malayalam Album
2008 Veruthe Oru Bharya Betty Malayalam
Sultan Neena Malayalam
Azhagotha Maina Heroine Malayalam Album
2009 Kappal Muthalaali Radhika Malayalam Debut film as heroine
Kadhalukku Maranamillai --- Tamil
Mounam --- Malayalam
2010 Chekavar Gauri Malayalam
Nizhal Malavika Malayalam
Inganeyum Oral Meera Malayalam
Four Friends Vineetha Malayalam
Kanyakumari Express Hema Malayalam
Karayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram Meera Malayalam
Sahasram Yamuna Malayalam
Kungumam Heroine Malayalam Album
Sooryakanthi Heroine Malayalam Album
2011 Nadakame Ulakam Usha Malayalam
Janapriyan Revathy Malayalam
Snehaadaram --- Malayalam
2012 Orkut Oru Ormakoot --- Malayalam Cameo appearance
Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar Actress Malayalam Special appearance in the song "KESU"
Husbands in Goa Saniya Malayalam
Nidra Priya Malayalam
Hero Dharmarajan master's daughter Malayalam
Banking Hours 10 to 4 Ajay's lover Malayalam
Bhoomiyude Avakashikal Rema Malayalam
Karmayodha Nursing student Malayalam
2013 Housefull Customer of the day care centre Malayalam Cameo appearance
Radio Priya Malayalam
Money Back Policy Urmila Malayalam
Thee Kulikkum Pachai Maram Chandrika Tamil
Tourist Home Anitha Malayalam
Pacha --- Malayalam Short film
2014 Thomson Villa Anu Malayalam
Konthayum Poonoolum Rosemary Rose Malayalam
Onnum Mindathe Rose Malayalam
Varsham Nandini's sister Malayalam
Avarude Veedu --- Malayalam
Bad Boys --- Malayalam
Ameya --- Malayalam
Nila Nagar --- Tamil
2015 Namukkore Aakasham Mini Malayalam
Salt Mango Tree Meenakshi Mohan Malayalam
Ente Cinema - Movie Festival Cinema Actress Malayalam
One Second Please --- Malayalam
Celebrate Happiness Herself Malayalam Album
2016 Ente Vellithooval Sr. Merina Malayalam
Kaavalal --- Malayalam Short film
2017 Si3 Mrs. Ananda Rao Tamil
Sherlock Toms Magistrate Malayalam
Aakashamittayee Rekha Malayalam
Sagunthavin Kadhalan --- Tamil
2018 Marubhoomiiyle Mazhathullikal Anitha Malayalam
Aanakkallan Nancy Malayalam
2019 Soothrakkaran Damayanthi Malayalam
Njan Petta Makan Leena Malayalam
O.P.160/18 Kakshi: Ammini Pilla Marriage counselor Malayalam
Fancy Dress Wife in car Malayalam Cameo
Roudram 2018 Malayalam
2020 Rajavukku Check Gowri Raja Tamil
Shakeela Shakeela Malayalam Short film
Akalam Indu Malayalam Short film
Chamayangalude Sulthan N/A Malayalam Lyrics only
Short film/Documentary
Onnai Nurse Malayalam Album
TBA Ullasam --- Malayalam Cameo
Maradu 357 --- Malayalam
Appuvinte Sathyeneshwanam Savithri teacher Malayalam
Velikku Veluppankalam --- Malayalam


Year Serial Role Channel Notes
2007 Velankani Mathavu Julliet Surya TV
2007 Manaporutham Sarayu Surya TV
2015-2017 Eeran Nilavu Nandana Flowers TV
2020-Present Ente Mathavu Helen Valookkaran Surya TV

Reality showsEdit

Year Program Role Channel Notes
2011 Vivel Big Break Judge Surya TV
2013 Super Dancer Judge Amrita TV
2013-2014 Yuvatharam Judge Jaihind TV
2014 Let's Dance Judge Amrita TV
2014 Vanitharatnam Judge Amrita TV
2015 Smart Show Participant Flowers Game show
2015/2019 Comedy Stars Celebrity Judge/Guest Asianet
2018 Laughing Villa Season 2 Judge Surya TV
2018 Star War Season 2 Contestant Surya TV
2018-2019 Dance Kerala Dance Contestant Zee Keralam
2019 Thakarppan Comedy Host Mazhavil Manorama
2020 Kuttipattalam Guest Surya TV

Other worksEdit

She has also directed, produced and acted, in her own short film, Pachha, meaning "green" in Malayalam. It is a movie highlighting the importance of flora species in our environment, and about her love for the color. Ananya has recorded a song of the same title for the movie. The song also happens to be written by Sarayu.

She published a book titled Njyayaraazhchakale Snehicha Penkutty, meaning "Girl Who Loved Sundays", which contains her own collection of poems and stories.She has acted in few advertisements. She has performed in many stage shows in various countries. Before entering into the film field she anchored some television programmes.

She is associating with a group named "Disha" which does charitable activities.


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