Actress: Kavya Madhavan
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Kavya Madhavan is one of the famous Malayalam
actress.She was born in the village of Nileshwaram in Kasargod district,
Kerala, India, to P. Madhavan and Shyamala. She studied in GLP School and Rajas
High School in Nileswaram. Studied Humanities at the Open University. She is a
very good dancer. She was a Kalathilakam in Schools Youth Festival.
She first appeared as a child in Kamal's film Pookkalam Varavayi (1991). Her
talent was soon recognized, and she was offered other projects. When she was in
ninth standard, she got an offer to play as a heroine in Lal Jose's film
Chandranudikkunna Dikhil, which became a super hit. She has done many roles as a
child but the one which brought her all the fame was the role in Azhakiya
She and Dileep are sometimes referred to as the Golden pair. The Dileep-Kavya
pairing has produced several big hits, including Chandranudikkunna Dikhil (1999)
and Meesa Madhavan (2002). In 2010 the pair acted in the film Pappy Appacha.
Kavya’s films include Mizhi Randilum, Dosth, Madhura Nombarakattu, Sadananthante
Samayam and Meesa Madhavan, of which the last movie earned record collections in
the Malayalam film industry. Her other films include Chakkara Muthu, Iruvattam
Manavatti, Annorikkal, Kochi Rajavu, Aparichithan, Perumazhakkalam,
Gaurisankaram, Runway, Athisayan, Thilakkam and many more.
She has acted in a few Tamil films; Kasi was her first and only film in Tamil
that performed well at the box office. She has acted with various superstars in
the Malayam industry including Mohanlal, Mammootty, and Dileep.
She married Nishal Chandra in February 2009, but shortly after filed for
divorce. They divorced in June 2010.
Kavya is a kind hearted woman who had invested
lot of her finance to the charitable institutions .She started an institution
named Kavya Madhavan Foundation.
Awards and achievements
2000: Film Critics Award - 2nd Best Actress (Chandranudikkunna Dikhil)
2000: Bharathan Award - Navagatha Prathibha (Chandranudikkunna Dikhil)
2000: Lux Asianet Film Award - Special Jury Award - Kochu Kochu Santhoshanghal,
2001: Kerala Film Audience Award - Monisha Puraskaram
2001: Atlas Film Award - 2nd Best Actress - Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal
2002: Mathrubhumi Medimix Award - Popular Actress of the Year & Best Star Pair (Dileep
2003: Asianet Film Awards - Best Star Pair Award - Meesa Madhavan
2003: Asianet Film Awards - Best Actress Award - Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan
2003: 4th Raju Pilakkad Chalachithra Award - Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan
2003: Kerala Film Audience Award - Best Actress – Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan
2004: Vanitha Surya TV flim award - Best Actress - Mizhi Randilum
2004: Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress - Perumazhakkalam
2005: Kerala Film Critics Association - Best Actress - Anandabhadram
2006: Vanitha Surya TV flim award - Best Actress - Anandabhadram
2007: Mathrubhumi PSS Limited Award - Popular Actress
2007: Sathyan Memorial Award - Best Actress
2010: Asianet Film Awards - Best Actress Award - Banaras
2010: Mathrubhumi-Amrita Film Awards - Best Actress - Banaras
( Reference: Wikkipedia)