Parvathy Jayaram (Malayalam: പാര്വതി ജയറാം)is an award-winning film actress from Kerala, India. Her actual name is Aswathy. Parvathy was a popular actress of Malayalam cinema industry and was active in films between 1987 and 1996. Her most notable works include "Amrutham Gamaya" ,"Oru Minnaminuginte Nurungu Vettam" and "Kireedam". She later married to malayalam film actor Jayaram, who was her co-star in many films.
She now lives with her family in Chennai. She has 2 children, national-award winning child actor Kalidasan and Malavika. She was introduced to the Malayalam Film Industry by the actor-director Balachandra Menon and has acted opposite both the reigning superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal.
She typefied the typical beautiful Malayalee girl and thus was an actress who was able to make it big only in Malayalam. Many Malayalees would remember her performances in Vadakkunokkiyanthram as the lovable innocent wife of the hero, Dineshan, which was played by Sreenivasan. Many would also refer to her performances in Thoovanathumbikal as a bubbly young girl, with Mohanlal and in Peruvannapurathe Visheshangal as an insolent, alongside Jayaram.