Ambika Sukumaran is an Indian actress. She has been a part of Malayalam film in 50’s and 60’s. Ambika is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. Her close relatives include the Travancore Sisters Padmini, Lalitha and Ragini and also Sukumari.
In 1952, she made debut in films with Udaya Studio's 'VisappinteVili'. She has acted in around 70 movies. Some of her films include Check Post, Kalippaava, Moonu Pookkal, and Sthree In 1968, she acted as the lead artist in the first full-length comedy film in Malayalam cinema Viruthan Shanku directed by P. Venu. Ambika’s career in the early phase marks films like Christmas Rathri, Arappavan Kalyani, Bhaktha Kuchela, MudiyanayaPuthran, Sthreehridayam, Naadodikal, and Koodappirappu.
Ambika got married to Sukumaran and got settled in America. Ambika Sukamaran has two daughters. This Bharatnatyam dancer owns a dance academy in New Jersey.