Sangita is an Indian actress, who has worked in Tamil and Malayalam film industries, predominantly in the 1990s. The actress is best known for her role of Nirmala Mary in actor Vijay's breakthrough film Poove Unakkaga (1996). She started her career as a child artiste in the movie Snehikkan Oru Pennu, a Malayalam movie released in 1978. Her debut film as a child artist in Tamil was En Rathathin Rathame, which is the Tamil remake of Hindi movie Mr. India. The first film she acted as a heroine was Ellame En Rasathan in 1995.
She is born as the youngest among four children, to Malayali parents, settled at Chennai. Her father, Madhavan Nair is from Kottakkal, Malappuram and mother, Padma is from Kuzhalmannam, Palakkad. Her father migrated to Chennai for fruit business and the family settled there. She had her primary education from Sri Gujarati Vid Matriculation School, Chennai. She has two sisters, Mallika and Raji and a brother, Nitheesh.
She married cinematographer Saravanan in 2003 and retired from acting after marriage. She assisted her husband when he directed his first film, Silambattam starring Silambarasan, Sana Khan and Sneha. They have a daughter, Sai Tejaswithi.