yamaYama, born in Thiruvananthapuram, is presently working in the fields of scriptwriting and theatre.  Yama has received the State award for the best actress in the amateur drama competition conducted by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in 2008.  She received the Inlakh scholarship in 2009 for her research in the topic “Classical Performansukalile Mookabhinayam.”