|Full Name||Parvathy Thiruvoth Kottuvata
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-28-34|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||7 April 1988|
|Age (as in 2017)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Kozhikode, Kerala, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Kochi, Kerala, India|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pangode, Kerala|
|College||All Saints' College, Thiruvananthapuram, India|
|Educational Qualification||M.A. in English Literature (distance education)|
|Debut||Film: Out of Syllabus (2006, Malayalam)
Milana (2007, Kannada)
Poo (2008, Poo)
Qarib Qarib Single (2017, Bollywood)
TV: Tamil hits (Kiran TV)
|Family||Father- P Vinod Kumar (Advocate)
Mother- T K Usha Kumari (Advocate)
|Address||A bungalow in Kochi
|Hobbies||Dancing, travelling, reading|
|Controversies||In her Facebook post on 23 December 2015, she responded after being trolled and abused on social media due to the surname "Menon", which was added to her name in the media. In the Facebook post, she clarified about her surname and said that the journalists added the "Menon" as they didn't bother to ask her for it.
|Favourite Actors||Nasseruddin Shah, Bharat Gopi|
|Favourite Actresses||Smita Patil, Srividya, Shabana Azmi|
|Favourite Film||Lady Macbeth|
|Favourite Books||Khasakkinte Itihasam by O. V. Vijayan, By The Light of My Father's Smile by Alice Walker, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Mayyazhippuzhayude Theerangalil by M. Mukundan, Doctors by Erich Segal|
|Favourite Destinations||Italy, Bhutan|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Car Collection||Skoda Superb, Toyota Innova|
|Salary||30-35 lakh/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Parvathi
- Does Parvathi smoke?: No
- Does Parvathi drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Parvathy was born into a Malayali family of advocates.
- During her studies, she was a victim of eve teasing, online predators, and stalking.
- During her struggling days to get a film, people from the Malayalam film industry asked her for sexual favours in order to get a role, but she said NO.
- In 2006, she made her acting debut with a small role in the film ‘Out Of Syllabus’, but didn’t get much recognition. The same year, her Malayalam film ‘Notebook’ released and people started recognizing her.
- She has been a successful VJ at Thiruvananthapuram based TV channel ‘Kiran TV.’
- She rose to fame with the super-hit Malayalam film ‘Bangalore Days’ (2014), where she played the role of vivacious ‘RJ Sarah.’
- Earlier, she was a non-vegetarian, but after she met a photojournalist named Joan MacArthur in Finland during the making of her film ‘Ennu Ninte Moideen’ (2015), she turned vegetarian. Not only this, she doesn’t consume dairy or animal-based products and has quit using leather products as well.
- She is very choosy about her roles and in the initial 10 years of her acting career, she did only 17 films.
- Besides acting, she is a fabulous Bharatanatyam dancer.
- Her surname “Menon” is a product of media misconception. According to Parvathy, she never had a surname in any of her official documents except her birth certificate, which holds the name- “Parvathy Thiruvothu Kottuvatta” (Thiruvothu Kottuvatta being the title of her maternal family house). Due to the transfer certificate errors during her schooling, she lost that surname. As a result of it, her 10th standard certificate, her driving license, her voter card, and her passport only holds the name – “Parvathy”, with no surname.
- She loves learning different languages and knows Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, French, Malayalam, and English.
- She is an introvert and doesn’t like socializing and partying.
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