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Athulya Ravi is an actress who has appeared in Tamil films. After making her debut with Kadhal Kan Kattudhe (2017), Athulya has gone on to act in films including V. Z. Durai's Yemaali (2018) and Samuthirakani's Naadodigal 2 (2019).
Prior to her acting career, Athulya, a native of Coimbatore, studied Information Technology at Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.Athulya started her acting career through the short film "Palvaadi Kadhal" where she played the role of Kavi.Athulya played supporting roles in several films including Katha Nayagan, Nagesh Thiraiyarangam, Inba Twinkle Lilly, and Kee. All of these films were delayed and ended up releasing after her lead debut film, Kadhal Kan Kattudhe (2017), a college romance film that released on Valentines Day. The film won positive reviews, with The Times of India writing "it’s always a pleasant surprise when a small film manages to punch above its weight", adding that "this refreshing little romance does this in an impressive manner, even while ticking all the genre indispensables". Likewise, a reviewer from the Deccan Chronicle wrote "though Kadhal Kan Kattuthe is the usual romance, breakup, reunion story, what makes it tick is its lively presentation combined with well-written dialogues and appreciable performances from a new set of actors", concluding that overall it was "a cool and breezy film that is worth a watch". The film took a low profile opening, but eventually out ran higher profile films Ennodu Vilayadu and Pagadi Aattam at the Chennai box office.The popularity she garnered with her first film prompted the film director V. Z. Durai to cast her in Yemaali (2018), where she would feature alongside newcomer Sam Jones and Samuthirakani. Portraying a character knows as "Ri" (Ritu), Athulya described that the character was a modern and independent girl, who is exactly opposite to what she was in real life. For the role, Athulya trained to walk and talk like the character, coloured her hair and lost weight to look the part.Athulya has shot for Ramprakash Rayappa's crime-thriller Suttu Pidikka Utharavu, where she will play the love interest of Vikranth's character. She will also be seen as a village girl in Naadodigal 2, Samuthirakani's sequel to Naadodigal (2009), where she will work alongside a cast including Sasikumar, Anjali and Bharani.