Parvathy was born to a Malayali family in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She obtained a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University. As a school student she had won a Guinness certificate for being part of team that made the longest painting in the world.
She was an active member of theatre clubs in school and college and decided to pursue a career in acting. She stated, “I’ve always wanted to be an actor after being part of a short film we made in college”.
Parvathy started modelling and was crowned Miss Karnataka in 2009 and became the face of Mysore Sandal Soap. She became the brand ambassador of many leading consumer brands across the country and worked at a number of fashion shows in and out of the country before being crowned Miss Navy Queen in 2010
After making her Tamil film debut with a cameo role in Nimirndhu Nil, a role she repeated in its Telugu version Janda Pai Kapiraju too,
She got a prime role in Kamal Haasan’s Uttama Villain. She plays a 19 year old in the film and would be paired opposite Ashwin, who plays the son of Kamal Haasan’s character. She has also signed up the Kannada film, Vasco-da-Gama .
In 2013, she was chief judge and host in the first modelling based Malayalam reality show Super Models on Amrita Television. Also in 2013, she appeared in a music video, “Ariyathe Ninayathe”, by Vineeth Sreenivasan. She was included in the Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women of 2013.