Akhila Sasidharan is an Indian film actress, television anchor and dancer. Born in Kozhikode, Kerala, Akhila Sasidharan was educated at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School,Chevayur,Kozhikode.She was active at school level and had won accolades for various co-curricular activities including music,dance,drama,and elocution competitions. Along with that she also gave great stress on studies, where by topped in academics. As a trained Bharatanatyam dancer, she successfully grabbed the Vodafone Thakadhimi runner up title, a dance reality show that was screened on popular Malayalam channel Asianet in 2007. Followed by the success of this reality show, she started anchoring a music reality show on Asianet called Munch Star Singer Junior. She is also learning Kalaripayattu.