Sai Pallavi Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Sai Pallavi Senthamarai is a South Indian Actress. She became famous for her role of ‘Malar’ in the 2015 Malayalam movie, Premam. Let us find out some more interesting details about Sai Pallavi’s life, her family, biography, and other facts.


Sai Pallavi was born on 9 May 1992 (age 30 years; as of 2022) in Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu, India. She was educated at Avila Convent School, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. She completed her MBBS from Tbilisi State Medical University, Tbilisi, Georgia in 2016.

Sai Pallavi, Childhood Picture

Dr Sai Pallavi

As a dancer, Sai Pallavi participated in the dance reality shows like, ‘Ungalil Yaar Adutha Prabhu Deva’ (Tamil) and ‘Dhee Ultimate Dance Show (D4)’ (Telugu). 

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 5”

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-26-35

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Family, Boyfriend & Caste

Sai Pallavi was born into a Hindu Family to Senthamara Kannan and Radha Kannan. Her father is a central excise officer and her mother is a homemaker. She has a younger sister, Puja Kannan, who is also an actress.

Sai Pallavi, With Her Mother

Sai Pallavi’s Sister With Her Father

Sai Pallavi, With Her Sister, Puja Kannan

Sai Pallavi, With Her Family


In 2005, Sai Pallavi starred as a child artist in the Tamil movie, “Kasthuri Maan.” In 2008, she appeared in a supporting role in the Tamil movie, “Dhaam Dhoom” starring Jayam Ravi and Kangana Ranaut.

Sai Pallavi In The Tamil Movie, Dhaam Dhoom

While studying medicine at the Tbilisi State Medical University, Sai Pallavi was approached by, Alphonse Puthren, a movie director. She was offered the role of ‘Malar’ in the 2015 Malayalam movie, ‘Premam’ opposite Nivin Pauly. She completed shooting for the movie during her holidays. Her role of Malar was so much acclaimed by the audience that she was often recognized as Malar among her fans than Sai Pallavi.

In 2016, Sai Pallavi appeared in the Malayalam movie, ‘Kali’ opposite Dulquer Salmaan. In 2017, she made her debut in the Telugu film industry with the movie, ‘Fidaa’ opposite Varun Tej. In the same year, she appeared in another Telugu movie, M.C.A (Middle-Class Abbai), co-starring with Nani. She made her Tamil debut with the psychological thriller movie, ‘Diya.’

Sai Pallavi, Along With The Co-star, Varun Tej, In The Telugu Movie, Fidaa


On 15 June 2022, she attracted controversy after she compared the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits with cow vigilantism. The controversial statement came while she was giving an interview on a YouTube channel. [1] She said,

The Kashmir Files showed how Kashmiri Pandits were killed at the time. If you are taking the issue as a religious conflict, there was an instance recently where a Muslim was attacked when he was driving a vehicle carrying cows, and people chanted Jai Shri Ram. So where is the difference from what happened then and what is happening now?”


Sai Pallavi’s Signature


  • Special Jury Award – Asianet Film Awards – Premam in 2015
  • New Sensation In Acting Award – Asiavision Awards – Premam in 2015

Sai Pallavi, Receiving Award At Asiavision Awards 2015

  • Best Female Debut (South) Award – Filmfare Awards – Premam in 2015
  • Best Debut (Female) Award – SIIMA Film Awards – Premam in 2015
  • Best Debut (Female) Award – Vanitha Film Awards – Premam in 2015
  • Best Southern Debut Award – IBNLive Awards – Premam in 2015
  • Best Debut Award – 63rd Britannia Filmfare Awards (South) – Premam in 2016

Sai Pallavi, At 63rd Britannia Filmfare Awards In 2016

  • Most Popular Actress Award – Asianet Film Awards – Kali in 2016

Sai Pallavi, Receiving Award At Asianet Film Awards, For Her Movie, Kali

  • Best Actress Award – Behindwoods Gold Medals – Kali in 2016

Sai Pallavi, With Her Gold Medal At Behindwoods Gold Medals In 2017

  • Best Actress (Telugu) Award – Filmfare Awards – Fidaa in 2018

Sai Pallavi, At Filmfare Awards In 2018


  • Food: Chocolates and Sweets
  • Actors: Kamal Haasan, Suriya, and Mammootty
  • Actresses: Jyothika and Simran Bagga
  • Colours: Pink and Blue
  • Character: Abhimanyu from Mahabharat


  • When the movie, Fidaa, starring Sai Pallavi and Varun Tej was telecast on the television, it happened to earn the highest TRP.
  • She adores the chemistry between the offscreen couples, Jyothika-Suriya and Dulquer-Amaal.
  • In 2016, she was referred to as the “Kochi Times Most Desirable Woman.”

Thank u all for the UNCONDITIONAL LOVE ❤️ Forver indebted ❤️

— Sai Pallavi (@Sai_Pallavi92) February 2, 2017

  • She is a vegetarian. 
  • She was named as Sai Pallavi by Satya Sai Baba.
  • Sai Pallavi choreographed the song, Rockaankuthu in the movie, Premam.
  • Her hobbies include dancing, travelling, and watching movies.


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