Actress who is mostly known for appearing in Malayalam and Tamil films, such as Oothikachiya Ponnu (1981), Thakshashila (1995) and Aabharanacharthu (2002). She has also been a judge on the talent show Idea Star Singer.
She got her start as a child actress, appearing in the film Aaravam (1978) when she was just three years old.
She opened her own dance school called Naatya Graha Dance Academy.
She married a man named Murali and has a daughter named Neha. She has a sister named Sumitra and a brother named Deepu Karunakaran, who is a film director.
She co-starred with Vikram in the drama Kasi (2001).