The actress had given most of her hit films with superstar Mammootty, with whom she had a dazzling onscreen chemistry. She is now wife of the Kannada actor Ambareesh, who is also a politician.
The most memorable roles of Sumalatha in Malayalam movies are Nirakootu, New Delhi, Isabella, Thoovanathumbikal etc. She has joined the unit of Kandahar in Ooty on June 30. Most of her scenes are expected to be with Big B.