Jayaram (m. 1992)
Ramachandra Kurup, Padma Bhai
Kalidasan Jayaram, Malavika Jayaram
Jyothi Kurup, Deepthi Kurup
Jayaram, Kalidasan Jayaram, Sreenivasan, Padmarajan, Balachandra Menon
"എന്റെ മുതുക് ഒന്നു തേച്ചുതന്നേ..!!" | Sai Kumar | Parvathy Jayaram
Ashwathy Kurup, better known by her stage name Parvathy, is an Indian film actress and classical dancer best known for her roles in Malayalam films.
- Sai Kumar Parvathy Jayaram
- Personal life
- Parvathy JayaramIn remembrance of veteran actress Sukumari Amma
Parvathy was a popular actress in Malayalam cinema during the late-1980s and early-1990s. Her first film was directed by Lenin Rajendran but was shelved and never released. She was introduced to the industry by actor-director Balachandra Menon through Vivahithare Ithile in 1986. Her notable works include Amrutham Gamaya, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, Thoovanathumbikal (1987), Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu (1988), Vadakkunokkiyantram, Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal, and Kireedam (1989).
Parvathy married film actor Jayaram in 1992, who was her co-star in many films. After marriage, Parvathy effectively quit acting in films. She now lives with her family in Chennai. She has two children, Kalidas Jayaram and Malavika Jayaram.
Ashwathy Kurup was born as second among three children to Ramachandra Kurup and Padma Bhai in Kaviyoor, Thiruvalla. Her father is from Champakulam, Alappuzha and mother is from Kaviyoor, Thiruvalla. She has an elder sister, Jyothi and a younger sister, Deepthi(deceased). She had her primary education at Devaswom Board Higher Secondary School,Thiruvalla. Her mother was a maths teacher at the same school she studied. She pusued Pre degree from NSS Hindu College, Changanassery. This was where she was discovered by director Lenin Rajendran who cast her as the lead role in his film. This film was shelved and was never released. She then acted in her first movie Vivahitare Itihile (1986) directed by Balachandra Menon at the age of 16.
Parvathy met her future husband, Jayaram on the set of Aparan, at Udaya Studio in Alappuzha, in 1988. After her marriage on 7 September 1992, Parvathy stopped acting and later said that she has no regrets. "One spouse has to sacrifice their career, otherwise, it will be difficult to bring up the children properly. If there is a good salary earned by the husband why should the wife work?"
The couple have two children, Kalidas Jayaram and Malavika. Kalidas Jayaram won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his work in the film Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum (2003), in which he acted in along with his father, Jayaram. Currently she resides at Valasaravakkam, Tamil Nadu with family.