Muthumani Somasundaran now known as Muthumani is a South Indian star, who mainly acts in Malayalam movies. She made her movie debut through Rasathanthram by Sathyan Anthikkad in 2006. She now performs original roles in Malayalam movies. Muthumani was born in the Ernakulam town of Kerala to Sherly Somasundaran and Somasundaran. They were working in the theatre field, which inspired her to join into the theatre shows. She studied at the St. Mary's Convent Girls High School in Ernakulam. She has acted like a child actress for All India Radio.
She acquired training in dance but later migrated onto the mono - act. She excelled the mono-act matches in the Kerala School Kalolsavam for nine continuous years. Muthumani enrolled and actively associated in the Amateur Theatre Wing. She performed in the central role, Vasundhara in the Oru Dalit Yuvathiyude Kadana Katha play, based on M. Mukundan's novelette. She was intimately associated with the theater organisations in Kochi from her academy days. It was while completing her Plus Two learning that she flew to Greece to represent India in the Ancient Greek Theatre Festival under the banner of Lokadharmi which were the single team from the Asia- Pacific zone.
The show was based on the Greek original Medea in which she performed a 35-year-old mom of two. She gained the best actress for the drama Mukkanji at the Theatre Olympiad in Orissa. She dressed the role of Chethu, a powerful woman in the play. That honor ultimately got her the character in Sathyan Anthikkad's Malayalam movie, Rasathanthram. She also did a performance called Lanka Lakshmi in which she represented the Mandodari. She worked in a Malayalam evolution of The God of Small Things, where she performed as
and as Rahel. She also executed the role of Kannagi in the show Madurai Kandam, the last section of Silappatikaram. Muthumani made her cinema debut in Sathyan Anthikkad's, Rasathanthram alongside Mohanlal, in which she performed the role who has a crush on the role played by Mohanlal. After that, she has acted numerous notable Malayalam movies.
Some of her well-known roles were in How Old Are You?, Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty, Njaan,
Oru Indian Pranayakadha
and Lukka Chuppi. Muthumani finished her post graduation from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies. After finishing law, she employed as an advocate at the Kerala High Court in Ernakulam. She is now concentrating on, Prerana, a life-skill practice center, which gives need-based practice for school going children, educators, and corporate. She got married to screenwriter Arun P. R., who is currently serving as station head at Radio Mango.