Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha (aka P.T. Usha) was was born 27th June, 1964 in Payyoli village named near Calicut, Kerala.
She is employed with Southern Railways. Presently she is giving coaching at Usha School of Athletics in Koyilandy, Kerala. Tintu Luka and Jisna Mathew are among her most prominent trainees.