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Born (1983-04-05) 5 April 1983 (age 40)
Kottayam, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Years active2000–2013
  • Nishanth Kumar
    (m. 2004;div. 2011)
  • (m. 2015)
Relatives C. R. Omanakuttan (father-in-law)

Jyothirmayi is an Indian former actress, television presenter, and former model, who worked in Malayalam cinema. Starting her career as a model, she ventured into television, working as an anchor and later starring in numerous television shows.



Jyothirmayi started her career as a model and serial artist and gained recognition for her performance in the Malayalam soap opera, Indraneelam, directed by Suresh Krishnan. After a brief and unsuccessful stint acting in telefilms, she moved to full films. In her first film Pilots (2000), she played a minor character and the film was a box office bomb. She was noticed after the release of Meesa Madhavan (2002) along with actor Dileep. [2]

Personal Life

She married Nishanth Kumar on 6 September 2004. Six years later the couple filed for divorce, [3] and it was granted on 1 October 2011. She married film director and cinematographer Amal Neerad on 4 April 2015. [4]



2000 Pilots Bobby's sister
2001 Ishtam Jyothi
2002 Bhavam LathaWon - Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress
National Film Award (Special Mention)
Meesa Madhavan PrabhaWon - Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year
Nandanam BrideGuest appearance
Kalyanaraman Radhika
2003 Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum Meera
Pattalam Bhama
Anyar Raziya Banu
Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu Kavya
2004 Kathavasheshan Renuka Menon
2005 Alice in Wonderland Dr. Sunitha Rajagopal
10 The Strangers Telugu film
Sivalingam I.P.S. Tamil film
2006 Chacko Randaaman Meenakshi
Moonnamathoral Bala
Bada Dosth Meenu
Idhaya Thirudan HerselfTamil film, item number
Thalai Nagaram DivyaTamil film
Pakal Celine
2007 Sabari NandhiniTamil film
Naan Avanillai Ammukutty MenonTamil film
Periyar NagammalTamil film
Aakasham Bhanu
Ayur Rekha Mallika
2008 Arai En 305-il Kadavul BuvanaTamil film
Atayalangal Meenakshi
Twenty:20 Jyothi
Bandhu Balaga Nisha Kannada film
2009 Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded DancerSpecial appearance
Bharya Swantham SuhruthuUrmila
Vedigundu Murugesan NachiyarTamil film
Kerala Cafe Lalithasegment Lalitham Hiranmayam
2010 Janakan Dr. Rani Mathew
Chandala-bhikshuki Matangi (chandala woman)
2011 Seniors Elsamma
Ven Shankhu Pol Indhu Nandan
Pachuvum Kovalanum Sneha
2012 Navagatharkku Swagatham Sreerekha
2013 Housefull Emily


As actress

As host

As judge


Kerala State Film Awards
National film awards
Kerala state television awards
Asianet film awards

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