Jaya Menon is an Indian actress. She lives in Kingdom of Bahrain, which is a nation comprising 30 islands in Persian (Arabian)_ Gulf. She is married to Prakash T. and has two sons named Arun and Rishi. Jaya Menon performed in various Malayalam films, and she earned huge fame for the celebrated movie Ritu, which was released on 14th August 2009, directed by veteran director Shyamaprasad. The movie is widely acclaimed as the “coming of age” of Malayalam cinema. In this film, Menon plays the role of Zarina Balu.
The movie casts other famous artists like , Nishan K. P. Nanaiah and
. Menon is a renowned name among expatriate Indians living in Persian Gulf countries for her drama-acting. She is also an acclaimed director and choreographer of several plays and shows. She is currently employed by J.P. Morgan Chase and Co. which is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company.