Rumours had spread that some cinema personalities may contest for the Parliament elections, especially in Trivandrum constituency. Instead of Trivandrum, the constituency near that gets a cine actor to contest. Cine-Serial actor Sreenath is contesting from Attingal constituency. He is the candidate of Sivasena.
Sreenath had entered Malayalam cinema in the 80s. Now he is concentrating more on TV serials. Devan, his character from the serial 'Maanasaputhri' has made him beloved among the household audience. He bacame famous in the Malayalam film field through his character Unni Krishnan in the film Salini Ente Koottukari . Some of his other films are Attimari, Uthikkaachiya Ponnu , Ithu njangalude Katha , Visa, Vritham , Sarvakalasala, Jalakam, Moonaam Mura, C.B.I.Diary Kurippu, Devasuram and Malootti. Ithu Njangalude Kadha had given him the much needed break.