Born in the tow
n of Tripunithura in Kerala, in 1990, Sarayu made her debut as a Main Protagonist in 2009 in the movie,
directed by Thaha. While the movie was rated average, her performance was duly noted leading to more roles in other movies including Sooryakanthi and Kungumam.
Her early career saw her perform minor roles in movies such as Chakkara Muthu in 2006 and
Veruthe Oru Bharya
in 2008. In 2010, following her debut, she has played roles of the protagonist in movies such as Chekevar, and has been cast with Bala in the movie Sahasram, and with Kunchakko Boban in a negative role in Four Friends.
Through her acting, she has shown versatility and ability to adapt to the script and the role, playing a multitude of characters in several movies in roles that are directed by expert and award winning directors, along with senior actors such as Siddique in Orkut Oru Ormakoot, or as Indrajit’s wife in Krayilekku Oru Kadal Dooram, and in movies by T S
such as Kanyakumari Express and Inganeyum Oraal.
She has also played the notable character of Revathi, alongside Manoj K Jayan, Jayasurya and Bhama in Janapriyan. Exploring newer avenues, she also played a major role in Sidharth Bharathan’s directorial venture, Nidra. In a critically acclaimed role, she also played the role of a sly seductress in Husbands in Goa, opposite Indrajith,
She has also featured in guest roles in HouseFull, and is now moving into Tamil roles as well, working in a presently-being-shot movie by cameraman Madhu Ambatt. She also has directorial experience, having directed the short movie Pacha, featuring a voice over by the actress Bhama and songs by the actress Ananya.
Affectionately called Ammu by her parents, Mohan & Uma, she has completed her schooling in GVHSS Ernakulam, her graduation from Maharajas College in Ernakulam in BA Literature, and is currently pursuing her Post Graduate Degree in Literature from Anna Malai University.
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Sarayu is an Indian film actress and director who have predominantly worked in Malayalam film Industry. She was born on 10 July, 1989 at Tripunithura, Kerala. She is the only daughter of late Mohan and Chandarika. Her father hailed from Chottanikkara, a town in Ernakulum district while her mother hailed from Kannur district. Later, the family settled in Chottanikkara. She completed her schooling from Our Lady Convent School, Thoppumpady, Ernakulum. She studied there till her fourth grade.
For later education, she went to GVHSS, Ernakulum. She completed her BA Literature from Maharajas College, Ernakulum. She is currently completing her degree in Literature at Annamalai University. She got married to Sanal V. Devan on 12 November, 2016. While she was in school, she was a part of the NCC. She is also a tremendous dancer. She made her debut in the film industry as a lead role in the movie Kappal Muthalaali, which was released in 2009. Although, the film didn’t go well in theatres but her performance was admired and really appreciated by the audiences.
She made her debut in the film industry when she was offered a supportive role in the movie “Chakkra Muthu”, directed by A.K. Lohithadas. After that, she worked in “Veruthe Oru Bharya,” a Malayalam movie directed by K Gireesh Kumar. She also gave many notable roles in the movies such as Mounam, Sultan, Chekavar, Four Friends, Nizhal, Kanyakumari Express, and others. In 2011, she worked in Sahasram, a Malayalam movie directed by Dr. Janardhanan. She has always given remarkable performances, and grew respect in Malayalam Film Industry for being a good actress as well as a good human.
She has worked for various NGOs by donating aid to various organizations. In 2011, she worked in the Malayalam movie named Naayika, directed by Jayaraj. In this movie, she gave a notable performance. In 2012, she worked in many movies such as Orkut Oru Ormakot, Husbands in Goa, Nidra, Banking Hours 10 to 4, and many others. In 2013, she worked in a Tamil movie directed by M. Vineesh and M. Prabheesh. The name of the movie was Thee Kulikkum Pachai Maram.
Later in 2013, she directed a short film named “Pacha”. It was made in Malayalam language. In 2014, she worked in Varsham, directed by
. Her performance was really appreciated in this movie. Later, she moved on in her career by playing various lead roles in Malayalam movies. She played roles in Sait Mango Tree, Onnum Mindhate, Ente Vellithooval, and others. She also worked in a short film named Kaavalal. In 2017, she worked in a Tamil movie named Si3, directed by Hari. She also worked in
and Aakashamittayee in the same year. Her upcoming movies includes Bad Boys, Avarude Veedu, One Second Please, and Ameya.