The first woman scriptwriter in Malayalam cinema. Deedi Damodaran decided to pursue a career in scriptwriting while working on her doctoral thesis - 'Film and Female'. She has written scripts for films Gulmohar, Makal (a story in Kerala Cafe) and Nayika. She is the daughter of veteran scriptwriter T. Damodaran. Some of her books are Gulmohar (Screenplay), Adoor Pankajam, T. Damodaran: Jeevithavum Rachanayum, Visudha Santhi etc.