Mithra Kurian is a film actress from Kerala. She was born on May 15, 1989, to Kurian and Baby at Perambavoor. She has a younger brother Dani Kurian. She married William Franicas, who is a music programmer by profession.
Mithra Kurian’s entry into silver screen was an unexpected one. She completed her bachelors’ degree from business administration but got a chance in Vismayathumbathu to act as Nayantara’s friend. Nayantara, who is a distant relative of Mithra Kurian, encouraged her to do movies. Her next movie is Mayookham directed by Hariharan. She took a gap after the film and completed her studies. Though she did few movies in Malayalam, she came to lime light as
in the movie Body Guard. Through this film, she bagged many awards and had turned like a top star overnight. She was awarded Vanitha film award for the second actress. She did the same role when the movie was remade in Tamil as Kaavalan. Some of the performances that gained her attention are Golmaal, The Escape, and Bodyguard. She was nominated for Filmfare for the movie Kaavalan.
At present, she is busy with many Tamil films. The films she is working at the moment are Karikalan, Kandha, Nandhanam, Adhar.
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Mithra is an Indian film actress who works in Malayalam and Tamil films. Mithra was born in Perumbavoor, Kerala. Mithra, initially known as Dalma Kurian, started out as a model.
When she was 15 years old, she commenced her modeling career. Being a distant relative of respected film actress Nayanthara, she bagged the supporting role in the 2004 Malayalam movie Vismayathumbathu. Even though she appeared in a single scene as Nayanthara's friend, she delivered an impressive performance. Later this young model turned actress took a break from acting to complete her graduation. She completed her Bachelor of Business Administration degree and returned to modeling. She did a photo shoot for the famous Magazine, Grihalakshmi. Director Siddique was impressed by her picture on the cover page and offered her an important role in the film Sadhu Miranda. She played a bold and beautiful character in the movie. Although she played supporting roles in Malayalam films, she couldn't be noticed. Then she worked in two Tamil films after which she finally played female lead roles and became a famous face in Malayalam cinema. Later, she was cast in another low-budget Tamil film, Suriyan Satta Kalloori. The critics appreciated her for her performance in the movie.
Then she worked in many Malayalam films and was noticed as her on-screen characters created an impact in the movies like Gulumal: The Escape and Bodyguard. Gulumal, a comedy movie, where she played the lead role, turned out to be a blockbuster movie. She appeared in a supporting role co-starring Dileep in Bodyguard, again under Siddique's direction, who gave her first break in South Indian cinema, became another super hit and was in the theaters for four continuous months. Films like Gulumal and Bodyguard boosted her career as well as her confidence and bagged her a place in the top ten actresses of South Indian Cinema for the year 2009. She appeared as Sethulakshmi in Bodyguard, for which she received positive reviews from critics, soon after which Siddique finalized her to play the role in its Tamil remake, Kaavalan, as well. Flaunting her acting skills, she proved that she is much more than just a gorgeous face. Later in 2011, she stepped into the shoes of a producer and produced three movies out of which two was Malayalam, and one was Tamil remake which is super hit movies. Her upcoming projects are Karikalan, Kandha, and Nandanam. She has worked in daily soaps on Zee Tamil channel like Priyasakhi and also was one of the judges of the famous reality shows like
and Mummy and Me both on Kairali TV. In January 2015, she finally got married to her long-time beau William Francis at a private ceremony in Kochi.