Mithra Kurian

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Mithra Kurian
Dalma Kurian

Years active2009–present
Known for Bodyguard
William Francis (Music director)
(m. 2015)
Parent(s)Kurian, Baby
RelativesDanny Kurian (brother)

Mithra Kurian (born Dalma Kurian), is an Indian actress who works in Malayalam and Tamil films. [1] Her notable works include Bodyguard (2010) and Kaavalan (2011). [2]



She first appeared in a supporting role in the 2004 Malayalam movie, Vismayathumbathu , in a single scene as Nayanthara's friend, directed by Fazil. She then appeared in 2005 film Mayookham directed by T. Hariharan, following which she took a break from acting and concentrated on her studies. [3] She was then cast by director Siddique in a supporting role for his Tamil film Sadhu Miranda (2008), after he saw Mithra on a cover of an issue of the magazine Grihalakshmi. [3] Afterwards, she starred in another Tamil film, the low-budget venture Suriyan Satta Kalloori (2009), which was panned by critics. [4]

Mithra subsequently appeared in notable Malayalam films, and gained considerable attention, by her choice of characters in films like Gulumal: The Escape (2009) and Bodyguard (2010). She was the lead actress in the comedy flick Gulumal, which turned out to be a superhit movie. She appeared as a supporting character in the Dileep-starrer Bodyguard, again under Siddique's direction, which became another hit. Gaining critical acclaim for her performance as Sethulakshmi, she was selected by Siddique to reprise the role in its Tamil remake, Kaavalan , as well. [3] She went to act in a few more Tamil and Malayalam films which didn't earn much recognition.

Other works

She has judged popular reality shows Dance Party and Mummy and Me both on Kairali TV.[ citation needed ]

After her marriage, she made her debut into TV serial in Tamil with Priyasaki.[ citation needed ]

Personal life

Mithra was born as Dalma to Malayali Syrian Christian parents Kurian and Baby, at Perumbavoor, Kerala. She has a younger brother, Dani Kurian.[ citation needed ] She completed her Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.). She is a distant relative of Nayantara. [5] [6] In January 2015, she married her long-time beau William Francis at a ceremony in Kochi. [7]

KSRTC officials filed a complaint against Mithra accusing her of assaulting and verbally abusing one of its staff. The complaint states that Mithra, along with her friends entered KSRTC bus stand premises, where entry of non-KSRTC vehicles are barred. [8] [9] The complaint says she assaulted driver Ramdas for scratching her car.[ citation needed ]



2004 Vismayathumbathu Sarala Menon Malayalam
2005 Mayookham Unni's sisterMalayalam
2008 Sadhu Miranda Lakshmi Tamil
2009 Suriyan Satta Kalloori MahalakshmiTamil
2009 Gulumal: The Escape SairaMalayalam
2010 Bodyguard SethulakshmiMalayalamWinner Vanitha Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress
2010 Raama Raavanan ManomiMalayalam
2011 Note Out MayaMalayalam
2011 Kaavalan MadhuTamilNominated–Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil
2011 Ulakam Chuttum Valiban KalyaniMalayalam
2012 Masters SheetalMalayalam
2012 Grandmaster BindhyaMalayalam
2013 Kantha Kantha's love interestTamil
2013 Sandhithathum Sindhithathum Yeshwanth's daughterTamilCameo Appearance
2013 Ladies and Gentleman ChinnuMalayalam
2014Oru Korean PadamEvaMalayalam
2015 Buddhanin Sirippu NethraTamil


2010Sa Re Ga MaMalayalamAsianetParticipantGame show
2013RuchibhedamMalayalamACVCelebrity PresenterCookery show
2014Mummy and MeMalayalamKairali TVJudgeReality show
2014Dance PartyMalayalamKairali TVJudgeReality show
2015-2016 Priyasakhi [10] [11] TamilZee TamilDivyaTV serial
2017-2018 Azhagu TamilSun TVAishwaryaTV serial
2021–2022 Amma Makal MalayalamZee KeralamSangeethaTV serial,

Won, Kalabhavan Mani Memorial Awards 2022 - Best Actress

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