Kaviyoor Ponnamma is a notable actress in Malayalam cinema in the role of mother. Kaviyoor Ponnamma has acted as the mother of superstars like Prem Nazeer, Mammootty and Mohanlal. But the audience did not like her mother role in a super hit movie of Mammootty. Kaviyoor Ponnamma had spoken openly about this. This is notable again. The audience did not like his role in Mammootty’s ‘Sukritam’.
Kaviyoor Ponnamma said that many people even wrote a letter saying that such roles should not be done anymore. She has an image of a mother, and the audience does not like to step out of it. Kaviyoor Ponnamma says that the audience did not like the character she played in the movie ‘Oppol’ and they want to see Valsalyanidhi’s mother. Sukritam won the State Film Award for Best Actor for Mammootty. Mammootty played the role of Ravi Shankar who fights blood cancer.