Kavya Madhavan is an Indian artist but shines in the Malayalam cinema. She made her debut in “Pookkalam Varavayi” in the year 1991 when she was a child. As a lead actress she made her appearance in
Lal Jose’s “Chandranudikkuna Dikhil” on the silver screen in the year 1999. It was a great hit. She was crowned twice as the best actress for her outstanding performance in “
Perumazhakkalam” & “Gaddama” in the year 2004 & 2010 respectively. She was born September 19, 1982 in Nileashwaram in city, Kasargod district in Kerala. She did her schooling in Nileshwaram GLP School and stepped in the film industry as a child artist. She was skilled in dancing in her school days and faced many competitions. She was a Kalathilakam in a school’s youth festival. Her residence is in Vennala Ernakulam in Kerala. She belongs to a Saliya Community. She accomplished her schooling in National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). She started acting at a very early age of 7 and proceeded to many other films with her growing age. She worked as the lead actress in “Lal Jose's Chandranudikkunna Dikhil ”, with Dileep as her co star in 1999. She is also blessed with dancing talent and has secured many awards for it. After the charm of “Chanadranudikkunna Dikhil” Kavya &Dileep turned into a famous paring in the Malayalam Cinema and they did 18 movies together. Among all these 18 “Neesa Madhavan” in 2002 was the biggest grosser of the year, which was directed by Lal Jose. Most of her films had essence of romantic comedy. Working with various stars including Mammooty & Mohan Lal, she was awarded as best actress in the 59th Film Fare Awards. She got the honor to be nominated in National Film Award for best actress but unfortunately lost in the final round. She avoided many of Tamil cinema offers because of her busy schedule. She also wrote lyrics for the song “En Khadillulloru pennaanu” for the movie “One Way Ticket”. In 2012 she sang her first song for “Matinee”. She started her married life with Nishal Chandra in 2009. After that she migrated to Kuwait to live a peaceful married life. But she returned back when her married life got disturbed and filed a divorce petition on 24th Jul, 2010.She got a mutual divorce by Ernakulam Family Court in the year 2011.