Famous for her roles in such Malayalam-language films as Nidra and City of God, this Indian actress won numerous awards, including a Filmfare Award for her role in 22 Female Kottayam and a Kerala Film Critics Association Award for her portrayal of Beena in Indian Rupee.
When she was just three years old, she began training as a dancer. She later pursued a modeling career and was a finalist in the Miss Kerala pageant.
She received a degree in journalism from Christ University, Bangalore.
In late 2013, she married movie director and producer Aashiq Abu.
She co-starred with Prithviraj Sukumaran in the 2011 film City of God.