Dhamayanthi was born in Tirunelveli. She has worked as a DJ in a family radio station, and also directs documentaries, and writes scripts and lyrics for movies. Her debut song is https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=oIz2PXqKt4g. She has published a novel, lnizhaliravu, and six short story collections: Akkaka Kuruvigal, Dhamayanthi Yin Sirukathaikal, Sambal Kinam, Vaaku Moolam, Murpagal Raajyam, and Oru Vannathupoochiyum Sila Maarbugalum. Her novel Vathai is forthcoming.