Kavya Madhavan is an Indian film actress who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. She made her debut in Pookkalam Varavayi (1991) as a child artist. As a heroine Kavya's debut film was Lal Jose's Chandranudikkunna Dikhil (1999) while she was in the ninth standard. It was a super hit. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress twice, for her performances in the films Perumazhakkalam (2004) and Gaddama (2010).