|Name Santhakumari Velayudhan|
Years active 1976–present
Role Film actress
Parents Narayanan, Karthyayani
Spouse(s) Velayudhan (deceased)
|Awards Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress|
Movies Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Innathe Chintha Vishayam, Parinayam, Veendum, Ithiri Neram Othiri Karyam
Similar People Sathyan Anthikad, Sibi Malayil, Shyam, Bharathan, M T Vasudevan Nair
Santhakumari is an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She has acted in more than 250 films and short films like 'Nerariyathe' which is critically acclaimed.
Santhakumari was born to Narayanan and Karthyayani, as eighth child among ten children, at Kochi, Kerala. She had her primary education from Thevara C.C.P.L.M High school, Ernakulam. She was married to Late Velayudhan and have two daughters. She was presented with a house named "Snehaveedu" in 2012 by Malayalam Movie Artists Assoaciation (AMMA). She received Kerala State film Award for Best Actress in 1977 for Chuvanna Vithukal.