Sreenivasan is a well-known actor, script writer and director in Malayalam film industry. He hails from Thalassery. He holds a Diploma in Acting from Madras Film Chambers Institute where superstar Rajinikanth was his classmate.

Sreenivasan has bagged a number of state and national awards for script, acting and direction. He entered the film industry by playing a role in ‘Manimuzhakkam’ directed by P A Backer in 1977. After acting in a few movies, he wrote story for the movie ‘Odaruthammava Aalariyam’ in 1984.

He wrote screenplay for movies including Katha Parayumbol, Udayananu Tharam, Ayal Kathayezhuthukayanu, Mazhayethum Munpe, Sandesham, Varavelppu, Mukundetta Sumithra Vilikkunnu, Pattanapravesham, Vellanakalude Nadu, Sanmanassullavarkk Samadhanam and T P Gopalan MA.

He scripted and directed the movies Vadakkunokki Yanthram and Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala. He also acted in many movies including Gandhi Nagar Second Street, Nadodikkattu, Vadakkunokki Yanthram, Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala, Udayananu Tharam and Katha Parayumbol.