Veteran Indian film actress noted for her supporting roles in Malayalam movies. Her roles as actor Mohanlal's mother in different Malayalm movies are very popular. Her sister Kaviyoor Renuka is also an actress. Ponnamma has received Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress four times. Before entering cinema field she was a famous drama artist. She has acted in many TV serials, TV shows and commercials, and is an occasional singer in many Malayalam films.