Ashwathy Kurup, better known by her stage name Parvathy, is an Indian film actress and classical dancer, who appeared in Malayalam films. Parvathy married film actor Jayaram who was her co-star in many films on 7th September 1992 at Town Hall, Ernakulam. After marriage, Parvathy effectively quit acting in films. She now lives with her family in Chennai. She has two children, Kalidas Jayaram, and Malavika Jayaram.