Maathu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Currently, she resides in New York, USA. She was a prominent actress in Malayalam film industry in the years 1980's to 1990's. Maathu's real name of which she was born was Madhavi. She is youngest of three siblings born to Venkit and Santhamma, Tamilian parents in Chennai.

She has an elder sister, Sarala, who was also a child actor and did movie Manassu. Even her aunt was a Malayalam film actress. She married Dr. Jacob, a Malayali based in New York on 12 June 1999. They are parents to two children, Luke, and Jeymi. The couple got divorced later in 2012.

She acted in nearly 50 movies. She commenced her career at a minor age of 4 from the movie Sanaadi Appanna, which starred Dr. Raj Kumar in one of the lead roles. She won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Child Actor (Female) for this movie. She acted in few Tamil, Kannada and Telugu movies in her career.

She worked in hit movies with Mammootty in Amaram and Kuttettan, Suresh Gopi in Ekalavyan, Mohanlal in Sadayam, Jayaram in Sandesham, and Aayushkalam and Mukesh in Varaphalam.

M K Kamalam Malayalam Actress

M K Kamalam

M K Kamalam is an yesteryear actress who debuted in the Malayalam film industry with the1938 flick Balan. This is the first talkie of Mollywood.    Born on 1923 in Kottayam, Kamalam acted in a play Allirani just at her seventh year. Her father also acted in this play. While she was working on her play Vichithravijayam she got an offer to work in a film. Five ladies were acting in the play and Kamalam was selected from them by S Nattani, T R Sundaram and Alleppey Vincent, who were the director, producer and actor respectively, of the film. She was 15 year old then.Kamalam gave her voice to three songs in Balan, and the number Jagadeeswara Jaya Jaya was somewhat popular. The singing of Kamalam was the first ever of its kind in Mollywood; Balan was the first film of Mollywood which had audio track. Kamalam’s venture into the movie was considered as a daring attempt, since it was not a general practice for women to act in plays or films.    After doing a film Kamalam concentrated on plays, since she had entered into a contract with the play company. Later she worked in Bhootharaayar, but this flick didn’t show itself on mainscreen owing to the demise of its producer. Kamalam was a trained singer and got training from Sebastian Kunjukunju Bhagavathar. Sree Narayana Guru, Magdalana Mariyam, Anarkali, Marakkanavatha Manushyan and Kochu Seetha are some of the plays in which Kamalam acted.    Kamalam quit her acting career in 1964, but later returned with the flick Sayahnam. She worked in this flick 10 years after quitting the industry. Kamalam had her final experience with stage with the play Jeevitham Avasanikkunnilla. Kamalam breathed her last in the year 2010 at the age of 86. She is blessed with three children.

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Malavika Mohanan

Malavika Mohanan was born in Payyannur, located in Kannur District. Her father is K.U.Mohanan. Her father is a Cinematographer. Though she was born in Kannur, during her childhood she moved to Mumbai with her parents and started her life there. In 2013, she began her Cinematic career with a debut for the play Pattam Pole. The role she plays is a village girl named Riya who was brought up at Alappuzha which is a village as well as a modern town. The script writer of the movie was Girish Kumar. The Cinematographer and director of the talkie are the well known as Alagappan. Pattam Pole was his debuted celluloid that he directed. There are also several another artists who played their roles in this videotape which includes Lalu Alex, Archana Kavi, Jaya Prakash and Anoop Menon. Her next notable talkie is Nirnayakam. This film revolves around the story of a familiar man who struggles with the life while the people who are in power for the welfare and not care about the typical people. For this film Nirnayakam, she was cast with Asif Ali as his girl friend. She received several awards for her performance in the movie which includes Special Jury award from Jaycey Awards for her Outstanding Performance. Apart from movies she also performed in several Television Advertisements which include Mathrubhumi Yathra and in Hero Honda featured as in Hindi. In 2013 she started her career but the movie Pattam Pole with the romantic drama in Malayalam where she joins hands with Dulquar Salman. The cinematography received negative criticism from the writers of several critics. The next movie is Nirnayakam in 2015 director by VK Prakash written by Bobby Sanjay. The film releases on June 5th, 2015. This flick received the Best Movie Award for social issues from National Film awards and the actor obtained the Best Character Award from the Kerala state film awards. In 2016, her next movie is Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi which is an Action film of Kannada Motocross. The cinematography directed by Preetham Gubbi and the producer of the photoplay is Jayanna Bhogendra. Malavika played the role of Varalakshmi. In 2017, she starred in her next play named The Great Father which is a Malayalam mystery thriller produce by Prithviraj, Sathish Sivan, and Arya. The photo shoot was directed by Haneef Adeni. The feature includes several lead roles like Mammootty, Sneha, Shyam, and Arya. On the release date, the movie shows on almost 202 screens of the first day of Kerala.

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Malavika Mohanan Malayalam Actress