Rachana Narayanankutty

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Rachana Narayanankutty
Born (1983-04-04) 4 April 1983 (age 40)
Nationality Indian
Occupation(s) Film actress, Kuchipudi dancer, Television presenter
Years active2001-2003 , 2011- present
Arun Sadasivan
(m. 2011;div. 2012)
Parent(s)Narayanankutty (father)
Narayanikutty (mother)

Rachana Narayanankutty is an Indian actress, Kuchipudi dancer, and television presenter who works prominently in Malayalam film and television. [1] She became popular through the television series Marimayam aired in Mazhavil Manorama. [2] [3]


Personal life

Rachana was born on 1 April 1983[ citation needed ] in Thrissur City to Narayanankutty and Narayani. She is the youngest and has a brother. [4] Rachana completed her schooling from G. G. H. S. Wadakanchery in 2005, and she completed her graduation from Sri Vyasa NSS College, Wadakanchery. [5] She was a Communicative English teacher in Devamatha, CBSE School situated in Thrissur district. She took dance classes before she was cast into the television series.[ citation needed ]

Rachana married Arun Sadasivan in 2011. [6] It was purely an arranged marriage and they had issues. As per Rachana, Arun has started abusing her mentally and physically, which caused her to leave her husband's house after 19 days of marriage. [7]

Film career

She began her career in 2001 by acting in a small role as the heroine's friend in the film Theerthadanam . [8] After her studies, she joined radio as an RJ, at Radio Mango, Thrissur, where a producer spotted her and cast her in Marimayam. She hosted a comedy show Comedy Festival in Mazhavil Manorama. She has also acted in few advertisements and served as judge in the reality show Comedy Express on Asianet. She participated in the reality show Star Challenge on Flowers TV.

She has featured in short films also like ICU, Through Her Eyes, Inverse, Vazhuthana, Moonamidam etc.


As an actress

2001 Theerthadanam Vinodini's friend
2002 Nizhalkkuthu Maid
2013 Lucky Star JanakiHer first female lead role
Amen Clara
Vallatha Pahayan Sumitra
101 Chodyangal Deepa Radhakrishnan
Punyalan Agarbattis Adv. Sai
2014One Day JokesUnnamedSilent movie
2015 You Too Brutus Aparna
Ain Saira Banu
Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare Arundathi/Jalaja
Thilothama Rosy
Kanthari Rani
Double Barrel Kochumary
Life of Josutty Jessy
Priyamanasam Queen Sanskrit movie
2016 Puthiya Niyamam Kani
2017 Kambhoji Ammini
Varnyathil Aashanka Keerthana
Thrissivaperoor Kliptham Crazy lady
2019 Mohabbathin Kunjabdulla Rajani
2021 Black Coffee Gayathri
2022 Aaraattu Rugmini
KannadiAharya [9]

As voice actor

YearTitleDubbed ForCharacterNotes
2023 Alone HerselfSreedevi [10]


2011-2013/2015 Marimayam Valsala Madam Mazhavil Manorama comedy serial
2012Comedy festival season 1Host Mazhavil Manorama comedy reality show
2014 Lunars Comedy Express Judge Asianet Plus comedy reality show
2015-2016Comedy Stars Season 2Judge Asianet comedy reality show
2016Run Baby Run (TV series)Host Asianet Plus kids show
Replaced Thesni Khan
2016Comedy Super Night 2HostFlowers TVcomedy Talk show
Replaced Vinay Forrt
later replaced by Ansiba Hassan
2016Raveendra Sangeetha SandhyaHost/Dancer Mazhavil Manorama
2016Ambum VillumVilasini Asianet Telefilm
2016Aluvayum MathikuriyumHerself Mazhavil Manorama Cameo in promo
2017Music MojoSinger Kappa TV
2018Sthree SakthiHostAsianet News
2018Lalitham 50DancerMazhavil Manorama
2019Sunday FundayHost Amrita TV
2020Lalonam NallonamVarious roles Asianet Onam Special show
2020Comedy Stars Season 2Judge Asianet comedy reality show
2021Let's Rock And RollMentor Zee Keralam Game Show
2021Comedy UtsavamHostFlowers TVcomedy Talk show
2022Super KudumbamMentorMazhavil Manorama
2023BhavanaHerselfMazhavil ManoramaTV Serial
Guest appearance
2023Comedy MastersJudgeAmrita TV
2023Red CarpetMentorAmrita TV

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