Parvathi Menon made her entry to Tamil cinema with Poo opposite Srikanth for which she received critical acclaim including the Filmfare Best Actress Award. Her Kannada movie Male Barali Manju Irali, directed by Vijayalakshmi Singh, was released in 2009. She dubbed her own voice for this movie. She is currently acting in Maariyan with Dhansuh, directed by Bharat Bala.