Prayaga Martin Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

Prayaga Martin is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Malayalam films. She debuted as a child artist in the Malayalam film Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded (2009).


Prayaga Rose Martin was born on Thursday, 18 May 1995 (age 27 years; as of 2022) in Kochi, Kerala, India. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She completed her schooling at the Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, Kochi, Kerala. Prayaga pursued a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Communication Studies at St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam, Kerala. In 2019, she completed her Master’s degree in Travel and Tourism Management at St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam, Kerala.
Prayaga Martin during her Post Graduation convocation ceremony

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black (dyed brown)
Eye Colour: Dark Brown


Prayaga belongs to a Malayali family in Kochi, Kerala, India. She was born and brought up at her father’s ancestral home in Elamakkara; In 2011, they shifted to her flat in Kochi.


Her father, Martin Peter, is a well-known builder, and her mother, Jiji Martin, is an interior designing enthusiast.
Prayaga Martin with her parents


Prayaga belongs to a Christian family.



Prayaga was studying in the seventh standard when she made her debut as a child artist in Amal Neerad’s directorial Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded. In 2019, she made her Kannada debut as the lead heroine in Geetha.


In an interview, she recalled her debut as a child artist and as a fan girl of the Malayalam actor Mohanlal, and she opened up that it was a special moment when she shared the screen with her idol. In 2012, she did a cameo in the Dulquer Salmaan starrer Ustad Hotel. Prayaga was cast as the lead heroine in Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya (2016), directed by Sajan K Mathew; she played the role of Parvathy. Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya was a hit at the Kerala box office and helped Prayaga to cement her place among the lead heroines in the Malayalam film industry.
Prayaga Martin with Unni Mukundan in Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya
She was cast as one of the lead heroines in Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan, released in 2016, which was one of the biggest blockbuster hits at the Kerala box office; Prayaga played the role of Ann Mariya in the film. In 2017, she was cast in the comedy-drama film, Fukri opposite famous Malayalam actor Jayasurya. She was cast in Arun Gopy’s directorial debut, Ramaleela, released in 2017; she played the role of Helena Madhavan.
Prayaga Martin with Dileep at the set of Ramaleela


Prayaga Martin made her debut in 2014 with ‘Pisaasu,’ a Gothic horror film. She played the role of Bhavani in the film. The movie was one of the hits of the year 2014 at the Tamil box office. Prayaga appeared in a cameo role in the 2021 sports action drama Kalathil Santhippom.


Prayaga Martin made guest appearances in several Malayalam TV shows, such as Midukki (2013), a beauty pageant-style reality show aired on the Mazhavil Manorama channel; In 2018, she made an appearance in the Laughing Villa, a celebrity comedy chat show that premiered on Surya TV. Prayaga was a guest on the Malayalam sketch comedy and celebrity talk show Badai Bungalow in 2019. Asianet TV invited her in 2022 as a guest judge to the comedy reality show Comedy Stars Season 3.

Web series

Prayaga Martin was cast in Mani Ratnam’s, Navarasa, a Tamil-language anthology streaming television series released on Netflix in 2022. She played the lead heroine opposite famous Tamil actor Suriya in the segment ‘Guitar Kambi Mele Nindru,’ directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon. Her character, Nethra, was the love interest of Kamal (Suriya).
Prayaga with Suriya in Mani Ratnam’s Navarasa

Short Films

Prayaga appeared in the 2019 Malayalam-language short film Oru Breakup Kadha and played the role of Geetha. She was cast as Alisha in the English-language short film, Did You Sleep With Her, released in 2020. In 2022, she appeared as Sara Mary in the Malayalam-language short film Chilappol Deivam.


  • 2018: Asianet film Award – Most Popular Actress – Ramaleela


  • Hobbies: Cooking, Dancing, and Listening to music.
  • Actor: Mohanlal
    Prayaga Martin and her parents with Mohanlal


  • Prayaga Martin is a trained classical dancer.
  • Though she made her debut in 2009, as a child artist, in the Malayalam film industry, Prayaga’s breakthrough came in 2014 when she was cast as the lead heroine in the Tamil movie ‘Pisaasu.’
  • Coincidentally, her first lead roles, both in Malayalam and Tamil, were ghost characters. Bhavani in Pisaasu (2014), and Parvathy in Oru Murai Vanthu Parthaya (2016).
  • In 2015, Prayaga was nominated at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA), for Best Female Debutant, for her role in Pisaasu.
  • In 2020, she tried freshwater scuba diving and shared her happiness and excitement through social media. Prayaga, scared of water since childhood, had tried scuba diving during the lockdown after her friend invited her, and she managed to dive six meters on her first attempt.
    Prayaga Martin attempts scuba diving.

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