Mrs. Vidya Sundar, specialised in painting and media-related activities is a prominent artist. She is also a script writer. She has participated in national level art camps conducted by ITDC in association with various art galleries in Delhi and Bangalore. She conducted her ‘3rd Solo Show’ in August at Vinnyasa Art Gallery in Chennai. She conducted her First Solo exhibition in January 2001 in Chennai at Srishti Art Gallery, Hotel Chola Sheraton. Mrs. Vidya Sundar also participated in many group shows and her 2nd Solo exhibition was held in January 2006 at Welcom Art Gallery, Hotel Chola Sheraton, Chennai. She is also engaged in social and charitable activities. Taken to painting as profession , she likes all performing arts equally. She was a Jury member of Kerala State Television Awards for 2004. She wrote the scripts for documentaries like ‘Kailas – The Resonance of Mirthful Snows’ and ‘Before the Brush Dropped’. She did the art direction for the short film ‘Murivu’. She joined Surya TV –as News Reader in 1998 and continued in that position for two years. She left the job in 2000, to become a full-time artist. Hailing from Keezhur, Iritty in Kannur district, she is born to Shri. V.I.Madhavan Namboothiri (Retd. High School Teacher), Valakkod Illom and Smt. Jayarani (Retd.High School Head Mistress), ‘Keezhuridom’ – Vazhunnavar family on 24th May 1970. She had her schooling at Iritty High School and Graduation in Mathematics at Pazhassi Raja NSS College, Mattannur and Post Graduation in English Literature from Calicut University. She is married to Mr. Sundareswaran (Business) and the couple has a daughter Sharmada.
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