Sai Pallavi

Date of Birth: May 09, 1992
Occupation:
Actress
Sai Pallavi
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Sai Pallavi (born 9 May 1992) is an Indian film actress who works in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films.

She first came to public attention for her role as Malar in the 2015 Malayalam cult movie Premam. Her next role was in 2017 as Bhanumathi in her debut Telugu film Fidaa. She is also a dancer, and has completed her medical studies in 2016 from Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia.

Early life
Sai Pallavi was born in Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu to Senthamarai Kannan and Radha. She has a younger sister, Pooja Kannan, who has also worked as an actor.

Film career
She initially appeared in an uncredited role along Kangana Ranaut in Dhaam Dhoom.

In 2014, whilst she was studying in Tbilisi, Georgia, Director Alphonse Putharen offered her the role of Malar in his film Premam. She shot the film over the holidays and after the shooting finished, returned to her studies. She went on to win several "Best Female Debut" awards that year, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South.

In late 2015, she took a month break from her studies to act in her second movie, Kali, which released in March 2016. She portrayed Anjali, a young wife who must deal with her husband's extreme anger issues, earning a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam.

2017 marked her debut in Telugu with Sekhar Kammula's Fidaa, in the role of Bhanumathi, an independent village girl hailing from Telangana. Her next project with director AL Vijay is 'Karu', which is a Telugu - Tamil bilingual. In Telugu it is named as 'Kanam'. Sai Pallavi grew up and was educated in Coimbatore. She completed medical studies at the Tbilisi State Medical University in 2016.