Parvathy Thiruvothu Kottuvatta is a South Indian film actress. She shot to fame with her critically acclaimed performances in films such as Notebook (2006), Poo (2008), City of God (2011), Mariyan (2013), Bangalore Days (2014), Uttama Villain (2015), Ennu Ninte Moideen (2015), Charlie (2015), and Take Off (2017). She made her Bollywood debut with the 2017 Hindi film Qarib Qarib Single opposite the ace actor Irfan Khan. She is the first Indian female actor to have won the prestigious Silver Peacock for best actor female at the International Film Festival of India. Her first national award is a special mention for her much-celebrated role in Take Off. Many awards followed. She is one of the founding members of Women in Cinema Collective (WCC 2017), a non-profit organization for women in Malayalam cinema. WCC is a unique movement functioning as a catalyst for building an inclusive workplace.