One needs exceptional talent and grit to carve one’s own niche and not be overshadowed by the achievements of the people around. It becomes more imperative when one has family members who are world-famous.
The constant state of comparison with the famous father, mother, and siblings is obvious when one is in the media limelight.
We discuss here, the daughter of a famous Malayalam actor. She has carved her own name in her field of interest as an artist.
About Kutty Surumi
She is the daughter of Mammootty, one of the most famous and outstanding actors in the Malayalam film industry. Her maiden name is Surumi Mamootty.
She is an established painter. Her main foray is into a pencil drawing.
Early life and family
Kutty Surumi was born in the year 1982 to the famous Malayalam actor Padmashree Mammootty, and his wife Sulfath Kutty, a homemaker. She was born in the city of Kochi, Kerala.
Her brother Dulquer Salman is also a famous actor in the Malayalam film industry. Before starting his acting career, Dulquer worked as a business manager in an I.T firm.
Mammootty is both an actor as well as a renowned producer with his work spanning over 400 films in various languages like Malayalam Hindi, and English, Tamil, and Telugu. His estimated net worth is around 40 crores.
Kutty Surumi completed her schooling in Toc-H Public School, Kochi. She then went on to attain her graduation in Fine Arts from Stella Maris College in Chennai and post-graduation from Chelsea College of Arts, London.
Her husband Dr. Rehan Sayeed is a noted cardiothoracic surgeon in Bangalore. He is the founder of Motherhood Hospitals, a specialty hospital chain.
Surumi and Rehan are blessed with 2 children. The family is happily settled in Bangalore.
Surumi is a naturally talented artist. She has won numerous prizes at the school level for her beautiful sketches.
Her parents, brother, and husband have constantly supported and encouraged her to pursue this interest, which led her to complete her education in Fine Arts.
Surumi has taken her passion for drawings to a humanitarian level. Her drawings are sold and all the proceeds go towards community upliftment through the voluntary organization called ‘Vaz”. Her father, Mammooty, and husband, Rehan are trustees of ‘Vaz’.
Few Interesting things
Kutty Surumi was always encouraged to further her artistic talents. Her father, the famous actor Mammooty, would be busy with film shoots. He would always gift painting kits and instruments to her upon return from his foreign travels.
This constant support and encouragement have gone a long way to hone her drawing and painting skills. She is able to continue her passion and has turned it into philanthropy with her dedication.
By now you must have guessed that Kutty Surumi’s life seems to be much more private than once could have guessed. It is especially shocking when their family has two famous personalities who are always in the media spotlight.
Perhaps Kutty prefers to keep her private life away from her because there are no sources that could confirm or even estimate her net worth.