Ambika (Aka) Divya Gopikumar

 Kallara, Thiruvananthapuram
 Chottanikkara Amma as a child artist (1976)

About Me

Ambika was born to Kallara Kunjan Nair and Kallara Sarasamma, who is present Mahila Congress leader. She has two younger sisters, Radha, also an actor and Mallika, and two younger brothers, Arjun and Suresh. She started her career as a child artist and later as main heroine at her age of 16 in 1979 and acted in more than 200 South Indian films. Her career as a heroine started with the Malayalam movie Seetha, which only released really late in her career. But with films like Neelathaamara and Lejjavathi, she became a busy actress in a couple of years. Ambika was introduced by K. Bhagyaraj  in his movie Antha Ezhu Naatkal. She had a very successful career in Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam movies throughout the 1980s. In Tamil, Ambika shot to fame with the movie Kakki Chattai. In the zenith of her career she was paired in the same movie with her sister Radha in Kadhal Parisu. After she got divorced, she returned to India from U.S later in 1997 and started acting again in films like Periyamanushan, Maa Naanaki Pelli, Simmadamari. She acted in Malayalam films like Angel John with Mohanlal. She has acted in many advertisements.She is a designer too.She has judged many reality shows also.In a film called Medulla Oblangatta(2014) she has done lyrics works too.