Sai Pallavi is an Indian actress and dancer who appears in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam language films. She is a recipient of several awards including two Filmfare Awards for her performances in the films Premam and Fidaa. She made her Telugu debut playing the role Bhanumati in the 2017 romantic film Fidaa, co-starring with Varun Tej. She made her Tamil debut with the film titled Diya directed by Vijay in 2018.

Birth Name

Sai Pallavi Senthamarai




Actress, Dancer, Physician



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sai Pallavi was born on May 9, 1992, in Kotagiri, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.


She is currently 27 years old.

Sun Sign







Sai Pallavi was brought up in Coimbatore where she attended Avila Convent School. After completing her schooling, she joined Tbilisi State Medical University in Georgia and graduated with a degree in medical science (MBBS) in 2016.

Family Details

  • Father – Senthamarai Kannan (Central Excise Officer)

  • Mother – Radha Kannan (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Pooja Kannan (Younger Sister) (Actress)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Sai Pallavi has dated –


Pallavi has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 114 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2008, she appeared in an uncredited role in the movie in Dhaam Dhoom starring Jayam Ravi and Kangana Ranaut. Her leading role as an actress came in 2015 with the Malayalam film, Premam, opposite Nivin Pauly. Her role as Malar in the film received fame and positive reviews leading her to win several accolades including Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut (South).

Television Debut

In 2008, Sai Pallavi participated in Vijay TV’s dance reality show Ungalil Yaar Adutha Prabhu Deva and then appeared on Dhee Ultimate Dance Show (D4) on ETV Telugu.

Brand Endorsements

Pallavi has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Language Film Result
2015 Asianet Film Awards Special Jury Award Malayalam Premam Won
Asiavision Awards New Sensation in Acting Won
Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut – South Won
SIIMA Film Awards Best Debut (Female) Won
Vanitha Film Awards Best Debut (Female) Won
IBNLive Best Southern Debut Won
2016 Asianet Film Awards Most popular actress Kali Won
Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam Nominated
SIIMA Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
Behindwoods Gold Medal Best Actress Won
2018 Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu Telugu Fidaa Won
SIIMA Film Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Nominated

Sai Pallavi Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Kamal Haasan, Mammootty
  • Favorite Actress – Simran, Jyothika
  • Favorite Attire – Saree
  • Favorite Food – Chocolates, Sweets
  • Favorite Character – Abhimanyu from Mahabharata
  • Favorite Color – Pink, Blue

Sai Pallavi Net worth

Sai Pallavi has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2019. She takes Rs 30 to 60 lakhs per film as remuneration.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sai Pallavi

  • She is one of the most sought-after actresses of south Indian film industry.
  • She is a trained dancer.
  • She started her acting career as a child artist in the Tamil movie, Kasthuri Maan (2005).
  • She started her acting career in 2008 with the Tamil film ‘Dhaam Dhoom.’
  • In 2008, she participated in the dance reality show ‘Ungalil Yaar Adutha Prabhu Deva’ that aired on Vijay TV.
  • She worked in different languages like Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu.
  • She also appeared on the competition show ‘Dhee Ultimate Dance Show’ Season 4 that aired on ETV Telugu.
  • In 2017, when her film ‘Fidaa’ was telecasted on TV, it received the highest TRP rating.


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