Krishna Praba

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Krishna Praba
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Ernakulam, Kerala, India
OccupationFilm actress
Years active2008–present

Krishna Praba is an Indian actress and professional dancer who chiefly appears in Malayalam films. [1] She made her entry into the film industry with the film Madampi (2008), directed by B. Unnikrishnan. She played the character Mollykutty in Life of Josutty (2015), directed by Jeethu Joseph. [2]


Early life

Praba was born to Cr Prabhakaran Nair, a former mechanical engineer at Kalamassery HMT and Sheela Prabhakaran Nair.[ citation needed ] She completed her primary education from St. Joseph's School, Kalamassery and obtained Higher Secondary Education in humanities from Sacred Heart College, Thevara.[ citation needed ] Her early influences included Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Nadakam and Margam kali. She received a Diploma certificate in Bharatanatyam from Alliance University Bangalore.[ citation needed ] Krishna Praba got training in classical dance under the mentorship of Kalamandalam Sugandhi, her first dance teacher, from the age of three. [3]


Praba received several awards at state level youth festival competition.[ citation needed ] She joined Manoj Guinness’ Cochin Navodaya troupe as a dancer. She later collaborated with Sajan Palluruthy and Prajodh for Comedy show, a program on Asianet TV channel.[ citation needed ] After her debut in B Unnikrishnan’s movie, Krishna Praba grew in stature in the Malayalam movie industry by playing different characters in a series of films, most notably in Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla (2013) and Life of Josutty (2015). In 2014, she said that she felt privileged to be compared to the late Sukumari after many celebrities including Kavya Madhavan and Ramesh Pisharody pointed out the similarities between the character Krishna played in She Taxi and Sukumari’s character in Boeing Boeing. [4] In 2017, Krishna Praba joined a number of award-winning students to enact Radha Madhavam, a dance drama directed by cine actress Gayathri. [5] She sang song for the movie, Theeram in 2017. She is running Jainika school of arts at Kochi.[ citation needed ]



2005 Boy Friend College student
2008 Parthan Kanda Paralokam Village girl
Madampi Bhavani
2009 Utharaswayamvaram Vimala
Raamanam Neeli
Oru Black and White Kudumbam Suma
My Big Father Ancy's friend
Gulumaal: The Escape Air Hostess
Passenger Receptionist
Swantham Lekhakan Bride
Colours Rahul's sister
Thirunakkara PerumalNun
Dr. Patient Nurse
2010 Pramani Office staff
Best of Luck Jameela
Janakan Nurse Raji
Kadaksham Kallambalam Sumarani
Kaaryasthan Herself
2011 Orma Mathram Sudhamani
August 15 Thief
Teja Bhai & Family Drama Family Member
2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Bindhu
Naughty Professor Student
Trivandrum Lodge Roslin
Kaashh Servant
Karmayodha Rena
Kalikaalam Maid
20133G Third GenerationMenaka
Police MaamanShankunni's sister
Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Kumari
Left Right Left Serial actress
Hotel California Soosie
Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty Deepa
Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal Manjusha
Oru Indian Pranayakadha Sudha
Vedivazhipadu Sajitha
2014 Salaam Kashmier Mrs. Chandran
Polytechnic Saritha
GarbhasreemanVimala Prabhakaran
2015 She Taxi Sradha
Love 24x7 Nimisha
Life of Josutty Mollykutty
2016 Ithu Thaanda Police Annamma George
Kolumittayi Molly
2017 Fukri Clara
Honey Bee 2: Celebrations Ancy
Honey Bee 2.5 Herself
Theeram Itha
Melle Betty
2018 Kallai FM Jameela
2019 Allu Ramendran Rani
Mask Mrs.Najeeb
2020VarkyDr. Perly
2021 Drishyam 2 Mary Jose
Makal Dance Teacher
Ela Veezha Poonchira Bus Traveller
King FishKrishna
My Name is AzhakanRekha
2023Live [6]

Television serials

2005Mukesh Kathakal Kairali TV
2005Nanmayude NakshathrangalKairali TV
2008Twenty Twenty OneAsianet
2009Kanal KireedamAsianet
2009Enkilum Ente GopalakrishnaAsianet
2010Sree MahabhagavathamAsianet
2010Devi MahatmyamAsianet [7]
2010Alaudinte Albuthavilakku Asianet
2011 Aakashadoothu Surya TV
2014SnehaveeduSurya TV
2019Suharayum SuhasiniyumAsianet
2020Life is Beautiful (Season 2)Asianet [8]
2021-Present Kaliveedu Surya TV [9]
Other shows

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