Sai Pallavi was born in Kotagiri and grew up in Coimbatore. She completed her medical studies at the Tbilisi State Medical University in 2016. Her role as Malar in the 2015 Malayalam film Premam. She is a doctor by profession and currently pursuing higher studies at Georgia. A trained dancer, she participated in the dance reality show Ungalil Yaar Adutha Prabhu Deva on Vijay TV in 2008, and appeared on Dhee Ultimate Dance Show (D4) on ETV Telugu. She shot the film over the holidays and after the shooting finished, she went back to continue her studies. In late 2015, she took a month break from her studies to act in her second movie, Kali, which released in March 2016.