Shalu Kurian is a popular serial actress both in Tamil and Malayalam TV industries. Born as Shalu Susan Kuriyan from Kottayam in Kerala, she has settled in Trivandrum for her career. Being a classical dancer, she has performed in many classical dance shows from a young age. Shalu Kurian is not only an actress but a model too.
She acted in advertisements like Parthas Textiles and Indhulekha. Indhulekha ad had helped her get an opportunity to act in serials. She has acted in some Malayalam movies too. In the year 2008, she acted in the film Jubilee. Kabadi Kabadi, Kappalu Kabadi Kabadi,
and Nanthuni are some of her other films.
was her first serial in Malayalam. Her first Tamil serial was Azhagi. She acted in the serial for a year and she was replaced by Kutti Pooja and then Dhesika.
The popular Malayalam serials, Sarayu and Chandanamazha made Shalu Kurian more popular among the TV audiences. Shalu is awarded with “Special Jury Award” for her negative role in the serial Chandanamazha.