Kavya Madhavan Birthday Special: 5 Movies of Dileep and His Wife That Mollywood Fans Cherish Even Today
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It is not new that Kavya Madhavan made her debut in the acting industry at a very young age. Today Kavya has turned 35 and fans across the country have been showering her with wishes on social media platforms. Kavya is one of the most established actresses of Malayalam Cinema. And her movies with her husband Dileep are loved by fans. From featuring in a comedy movie to doing a serious drama, the husband and wife duo has won hearts of all the Malayalis. Even before tying the knot with Dileep, her pairing with the superstar was the most popular one. Dileep and Kavya Madhavan Visit Guruvayur for Daughter Mahalakshmi’s Choroonu Ceremony.

Kavya Madhavan was hardly seven when she made her debut in a Malayalam film titled Pookkalam Varavayi that released in 1991. It has been more than two decades since Kavya has been in the film industry and we are glad to have such an amazing actress. Dileep and Kavya have worked together in almost 18 films. They became the popular and most loved onscreen pair after featuring together in the 1999 film Chandranudikkunna Dikhil. On Kavya’s birthday, let’s take a look at the five hit films of Dileep and Kavya that were pure entertainer and just unforgettable.


Thenkasipattanam was a multi-starrer film featuring Suresh Gopi and Lal in the lead, and Dileep, Samyuktha Varma, Geethu Mohandas and Kavya Madhavan in key roles. Although Dileep-Kavya weren’t the lead pair, their chemistry in this action comedy shined through and fans were all praises for this duo.

Meesa Madhavan

Meesa Madhavan was a commercially hit film at the box office. Dileep (Madhavan) is seen as a thief who robs homes for a living. He and Rukmini (played by Kavya Madhavan) are childhood friends. The love and hate relationship between the two left the audience impressed.

Kochi Rajavu

Dileep has played the character Surya Narayana Varma aka Unni in Kochi Rajavu, directed by Johny Antony. The story revolved around Unni and his relationship with Aswathy (Kavya Madhavan). The story is narrated by Unni in a flashback, when a girl named Meenaskshi (Rambha) falls in love with him and her family visits his house with a marriage proposal. But every love story has some twist and turns and that’s what happened even in this film.

Inspector Garud

In this film we saw Madhavan Kutty aka Garudan (Dileep) as a corrupt officer and Sethulakshmi (Kavya Madhavan) as a sub-collector. Things take a turn when Madhavan is humiliated by her in front of the Women Commission. To take revenge from Sethulakshmi, he decides to get hitched to her thinking it would keep a woman tied up. After tying the knot, he treats her in the most unexpected manner and starts humiliating her in front of her pals. But one incident changes every situation between the duo.

Paappi Appacha

The story revolves around a father Nirappel Mathai (Innocent) and son Nirappel Paappi (Dileep) duo who are more like friends. Annie (Kavya Madhavan) is a school teacher and Paappi is in love with her, although she does not have any feelings for him. After a bitter past and due to issues going on in the present, their love story did not sail through easily.

Kavya Madhavan and Dileep tied the knot on November 25, 2016 in Kochi. Besides being known for such a great chemistry with Dileep and delivering impactful performances on the big screens, the gorgeous Kavya Madhavan is also known for her impeccable dancing skills. She is indeed a powerhouse of talent. Kavya has won Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performances in the films Perumazhakkalam and Gaddama. It has been almost three years since we saw her in a film. We hope she makes a grand comeback! Here’s wishing the lovely actress all the love and luck. Happy Birthday, Kavya Madhavan!