Kavitha Nair is a popular Malayalam serial actress and an anchor. She was born in Kottayam and completed her schooling in Baker Memorial Girls High School, Kottayam. She was a shy and reserved girl; however her school played a vital role in grooming her. She participated in school and college programs during the youth festivals and won many awards. Acting became a part of her life. Based on her performances in the youth festival, she got her break as an anchor. She started her career during her 12th standard by anchoring the famous morning show, ‘
Ponpulari’ of Surya TV. She got her 1st Serial, ‘Kaliveedu’ after anchoring for almost two years in ‘Ponpulari’. Kavitha also acted in two more serials: ‘
Rahasyam’, where she did the character of an IPS officer for Asianet TV, and ‘Aparichitha’ for Doordarshan. Most of her viewers know her as a police officer. She also hosted award shows and had conducted interviews with celebrities from different channels. She did a film-based live show for Surya TV called ‘Ningalkkariyamo’ and ‘Gandharvasangeetham Grand Finale.' She has done small roles in the movie like Mambazhakkalam, which was directed by Joshy; Kurukshetra, which was directed by
Major Ravi; and Mohanlal, in which she was the lead role. She was also seen in the movie Swapnasanchari, under the direction of Kamal, in the leading role. Recently she did a song scene for the movie "
Hotel California" written by
Anoop Menon and directed by
Aji John. She has acted for a telefilm, '
Vadakakku Oru Hridayam,' by Padmarajan for Amrita TV. She also acted in a telefilm "For Hire," written by
Anu Mohan and directed by
Vishnu Raghav, from which she got a lot of positive reviews from her fans. Apart from being an actress, she is also a writer and was associated with a web magazine called ‘Kanikonna.' People loved and appreciated her writing, which gave her the inspiration to publish a book from which is a collection of short stories. Her ambition is to own a bookstall, and as of now she has a mini library out of her collection of favorite books. Her ambition is to do a film based show on her own. She is a passionate actress and very selective in choosing her roles. She wants to be famous as an actress and not as a police officer.
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Kavitha Nair is a popular Indian anchor-turned-actress in the Malayalam film industry. She is also a television serial actress. She was hailed in Kottayam District, where she stayed together with her family. Kavitha likes to read and write poems. When she was asked about her ambition, she will usually say, she wanted to own a bookstore. She now has a mini library in her house, comprising of her collection of favorite books.
At the age of 10 to 12, Kavitha was a very reserved kid. However, when she studied at Baker Memorial Girls High School in Kottayam, it changed her into a better young lady. She used to join in many dramas in school festivals and had won many accolades, which later led her to host the morning show, Ponpulari on Surya TV. She is also doing Plus Two back then. She was on her 12th grade at that time, but she took up the challenge and became a television presenter. Later, she was offered to replace an artist, who played as Menaka’s sister on Surya TV’s Kaliveedu. She enjoyed every moment of it and considered it as great luck. Though her parents were initially hesitant to take up TV serials since she was still a student at that time, she managed to convince them. After Kaliveedu, she appeared on Asianet TV’s Rahasyam as Priyamvadha, a police officer. She excelled in her performance and became a familiar face among the viewers. She was also seen in the television serial, Aparichitha on Doordarshan channel. Kavitha appeared on Amrita TV’s telefilm entitled Vadakakku Oru Hridayam. After her role as an IPS officer in Rahasyam, she received many offers to do police characters, but she declined it. She gets away from doing mega serials because she didn’t find it exciting and she doesn’t want to be typecast. She focused on anchoring for two years and hosted several award shows. Her last appearance was on the film-based live show entitled Ningalkkariyamo on Surya TV.
Kavitha acted on the silver screen as well. However, she finds it hard to act on both platforms (TV and films). Director V.K. Prakash once told her to focus on either television or films. In 2004, she played as the wife of Baiju in the Malayalam family film, Mampazhakkalam. She was later seen in Kurukshethra in 2008 and Swapnasanchari in 2011. Kavitha made an appearance in the song Manjuthirum Ravinullil from Anoop Menon’s Malayalam comedy caper film, Hotel California in 2013. In the year 2014, she played as Sabira Usman, a cancer patient in the Malayalam medical thriller film, Apothecary. Kavitha is also a writer for Kanikonna, a web magazine.
She is also working on her book, which is a collection of short stories. In 2012, she hosted the celebrity reality show, Nakshatradeepangal on Kairali TV.