From her childhood, Divya Unni knew she wanted to become an actor. In order to pursue her goal, she acted in cinema as a child artiste. Divya Unni is an Indian actress who has acted so far in 30 regional films in the south that includes Malayalam and Tamil. She in now married to Sudhir Sekaran, an NRI in USA and the couple have a boy named Arjun. She is active now in promoting classical dances in international stages throughout Europe, America and even Persian Gulf countries. She was born in Kochi in 1981 and had worked as a child artiste first and later on became a heroine in a number of Malayalam films. She also acted in TV serials and is currently an anchor of popular TV show called American Jalakam in Asianet.
She is also a skilled Bharatanatyam, Kucchipudi, Mohiniyattam and other folk dances. She appeared in television shows. As a classical dancer, she has received many awards, and recipient of Bhavans Jyothi and Kalathilakam titles. She has also inspired many children living in US to learn the Indian classical dances and exhibits her talent as a director of Sreepadam School of Arts in Houston, Texas. She also has established a similar branch In Kochi to coach the young aspirants the fundamentals of classical dance and make it a big in their career.
She came to cinema as a child artist and got her first break in the film Neeyethra Dhanya when she was studying in Class II. She bagged a few more child artiste roles in O Faby by Srikuttian and Pookalam Varavayi directed by Kamal. Her first feature film as an adult was in Kalayana Sowgandhigam, in which she got to act opposite two matinee idols of Malayalam cinema, Mohanlal and Mammootty. She got this offer when she was in just tenth standard. Later on, she did many roles with Mohanlal, Mammootty,
, Dileep and many more veterans. She also appeared in a dozen of tele-serials and TV films in short span of her career. She got global recognition for performing arts by winning The Mother Teresa Award. She is also recipient of Aravindaksha Memorial Award - the Abhinaya Tilaka Puraskaram for the best state dance performance. It is quite impressing that, she had balanced her talent in acting, dance and even as a director of Sreepadam school of Arts in Houston.