Malayalam Film actress Kavya Madhavan alias Karthika
entered the tinsel world as a child artist with the film 'Pookalam
Varavayi' (1991). As a heroine Kavya's debut film was 'Chrandanudikkunna
Dikkil' (1999) while she was in the ninth standard. It was a super
hit and from then on there was no looking back. Born in the village
of Neeleswaram in Kasargod district and now residing in Kochi, this
down to earth girl is noted for her rural Neeleswaram dialect. With
the Tamil film 'Kasi', the busiest female star in Malayalam, was
accepted in Tamil Filmdom. The innocent looking Kavya captured the
hearts of moviegoers with her charming face, big beautiful eyes
and effervescent smile. Some of the honours credited to this gifted
actress includes Film Critics Award 2000, Mathrubhumi Medimix Award
2002, Kerala State award for Best Actress 2004 for her fabulous
performance in the heart wrenching movie ' Perumazhakkalam'
(2004) and Lux Asianet Film Awards.