Srinivasan, who entered the cinema industry as an actor, has proved his talent in writing screenplays and also direction. Two of the films he has directed, _Vadakku Nooki Yanthram (1989)_ and Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998), can be considered among the best commercial films ever produced in Malayalam.
Won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Story for _Sandhesam (1991)_, for Best Screenplay Writer for Mazhayethum Munpe (1995), for Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value for Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998), and for Best Film for _Vadakku Nooki Yanthram (1989)_.
Completed his course in acting at the Adayar Film Institute.
Sreenivasan is married to a school teacher (retired). His elder son, Vineeth Sreenivasan, is a director, lyricist, singer, dubbing artist and actor. His younger son, Dhyan Sreenivasan, made his debut in Thira, a thriller movie directed by his brother.