Gomathy Mahadevan is an Indian actress who works primarily in the Malayalam film industry. She is the sister of the legendary Malayalam actor, late M. S. Thripunithura.
She made her acting debut in the Malayalam action thriller, Lelam (1997), where she plays the role of Janamma Monichan. Directed by Joshiy, this film received mostly positive reviews from the audience. She then got cast in a Malayalam feature film, Sayahnam (2000), by debutant director R. Sarath. Starring an ensemble cast of O. Madhavan,
, and Jomol, this film won two
National Film Awards
and several Kerala State Film Awards.
In her third venture, Gomathy got cast as Dr. Sherly Thomas in the 2009 Malayalam action movie,
, directed and written by Baburaj. In 2013, she played the role of the lead (starring Tini Tom)’s mother in Housefull (2013). This family comedy-drama is directed by Linson Antony, and it follows the story of a police constable who finally gets married to a girl, despite numerous rejections in the past.
Gomathy also bagged a role in a Malayalam TV series, Pournamithinkal (2019- ), aired on Asianet daily.