Ashwathy Warrier is an actress, model, dancer, and singer. She has worked in the Tamil industry. She was born on March 1, 1990, in Chennai Tamil Nadu, India. She is also known as Ashwathy Ravikumar. Her parents belong to Kerala, but she was born and brought up in Chennai. Her father is from Tirunavaya in Malappuram and mother from Haripad. She is a trained professional dancer in Bharatanatyam. She learned Bharatanatyam for 16 years during her school days and later learned western dance. Ashwathy holds an engineering degree. During her college days, she learned Western Classical music and Salsa. She started acting during her second year of college; she was seen in a Tamil sitcom, Yuppies Ku Mattumalla. In the final year of college, she did a travel show on dance and culture.
She acted in few commercials for big South Indian brands. She got frequently featured in photo shoots and commercials. She joined Anupam Kher's acting school in Mumbai and did a one month course over there. She then did a single bilingual album in Tamil and Malayalam named Nenjam Thediyatho with T-series, in which she performed and sang as well. Then she began scripting and writing for shows. She has also modeled for print advertisements and TV. Ashwathy made her debut in Maalai Pozhudhin Mayakathilaey, a Tamil film, in 2012. She got a break in Gautham Menon's '
Neethane En Ponvasantham' released in 2012. She played Radhika in the movie, who was the fiancé of the lead character, Varun. After that, she got a role in '
Maan Karate' (2014). According to her, she was part of two huge banners but had to wait for success.
In 'Maan Karate’ she was a supporting actress; playing a part in the lead character's mission with other four girls. Just when she was getting vanished in the crowd she got the offer for 'Kamila Kaisa Kattapla’. Her first film, in which she played the lead role, was Gotham Sundararajan's 'Kannula Kaisa Kattappa.’ She portrayed the daughter of a millionaire in the movie. She made a bang with her role of a fraud woman in '
Kannula Kaasa Kattappa’, that made the audience sit up and take notice of her. Apart from acting, Ashwathy is an expert at singing too. She got featured on a video album with single track, “Yedachu”. However singing was not her priority, she was more focused on acting and was not willing to disturb the steady flow of roles she was being presented with.