Anusree Nair (born 24 October 1990), known mononymously as Anusree, is an Indian actress who appears in Malayalam films. She made her acting debut in the 2012 film Diamond Necklace and has acted in a number of Malayalam films in female lead roles.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Anusree was born on 24 October 1990 in Kerala, to father Muraleedharan Pillai, a clerk at the Kerala Water Authority, and mother Shobhana, a housewife. She was brought up in Kamukumchery, Kollam district. She has an elder brother, Anoop.
Career[edit | edit source]
Anusree impressed director Lal Jose while he was judging the acting reality show Vivel Active Fair Big Break on Surya TV, in which she was competing, leading to her film debut as Kalamandalam Rajasree in Lal Jose's 2012 film Diamond Necklace. She then appeared in Left Right Left (2013), Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (2013), and Angry Babies in Love (2014). She had lead roles in the films Ithihasa (2014) and My Life Partner (2014). She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her role as Sushama in Chandrettan Evideya (2015). In 2016 she appeared in Dileesh Pothan's Maheshinte Prathikaaram and Police ACP Ganga in Priyadarshan's Oppam. She went on to star in films such as Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho (2016), Oru Cinemakkaran (2017), Aadhi (2018), and Panchavarnathatha (2018).
Anusree was initially cast in the female lead role in Pulimurugan (2016), opposite to Mohanlal. Due to poor health she was unable to appear in the film. She later worked with Mohanlal in Priyadarshan's Oppam (2016). She will be seen next in Madhura Raja (2019) opposite to Mammootty.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|2012||Diamond Necklace||Kalamandalam Rajasree||Debut film|
|Left Right Left||Deepa|
|2014||My Life Partner||Pavithra|
|Naku Penda Naku Taka||Indu|
|Angry Babies in Love||Selvi|
|Rajamma at yahoo||Naseema|
|Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho||Anju|
|2018||Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam||Nirmala|
|My Santa||Deepa Abel|
Television[edit | edit source]
|2011||Vivel Active Fair Big Break||Contestant||Surya TV|
|2015||Comedy Stars Season 2||Judge||Asianet|
|2016||Atham Pathu Ruchi 2016||Host
|2016||6 Piece Pizza||Nanda||Asianet||Telefilm|
|2017||Atham Pathu ruchi 2017||Host
|2018||Atham Pathu ruchi 2018||Host
|2018–2019||Thakarppan Comedy||Judge||Mazhavil Manorama|
|2019||Atham Pathu Ruchi 2019||Host
|2020||Atham Pathu Ruchi 2020||Host
|2020||Lalonam Nallonam||Herself||Asianet||Onam Special show|
- Other shows
- Comedy Circus
- Onnum Onnum Moonu
- Onnum Onnum Moonu 2
- Comedy Super Night 2
- Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran
Awards[edit | edit source]
|Diamond Necklace||Asiavision Awards||Best actress in supporting role||Won|
|2nd SIIMA Awards||Best Female Debutante||Nominated|
|Media Fest Awards||Best New Face||Won|
|Indian Movie Awards Qatar||Second Best Actress||Won|
|Ithihasa||62nd Filmfare Awards South||Best Actress – Malayalam||Nominated|
|Asianet Film Awards||Best Character Actress|
|SICA Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|Ramu Karyat Awards 2014||Special Performance Actress||Won|
|4th SIIMA Awards||Best Actress (Critics)||Won|
|Campus Choice Cine Awards||Most Popular Actress||Nominated|
|1st IIFA Utsavam||Performance In A Leading Role - Female||Nominated|
|Chandrettan Evideya||1st Asianet Comedy Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|Asiavision Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Asianet Film Awards||Best Female Actor||Nominated|
|63rd Filmfare Awards South||Best Actress – Malayalam||Nominated|
|5th SIIMA Awards||Best Actress – Malayalam||Nominated|
|Anand TV Awards||Most Popular Actress||Nominated|
|Maheshinte Prathikaaram||Asianet Film Awards||Best Character Actress||Won|
|Vanitha Film Awards||Most Popular actress||Won|
|1st IIFA Utsavam||Best actress in a supporting role||Nominated|
|2nd IIFA Utsavam||Performance in a Lead Role(female)||Nominated|
|6th SIIMA Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|Oppam||2nd IIFA Utsavam||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|Oru Cinemakkaran||3rd Anand TV film Awards||Special Jury||Won|
|Aadhi||21st Asianet Film Awards||Best Character Actress||Won|
|Aadhi, Aanakkallan||Kerala Film Critics Association Awards 2019||Best actress||Won|
|Prathi Poovankozhi||Vanitha Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
References[edit | edit source]
- Sathyendran, Nita (19 July 2003). "Different Step: Actor Anusree on finding her footing in tinsel town". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- Krishna, Gayathri (2 August 2013). "Anusree Nair goes urban". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- "Mangalam - Varika 15-Dec-2014". Mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
- "ഐ മിസ് യു" [I Miss U]. Archived from the original on 3 November 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
- "I have given 'Diamond Necklace' my best: Anusree". Balcony Beats. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- Kurian, Shiba (26 November 2013). "Mollywood turns platform for reality show stars". Times of India. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- Soman, Deepa (30 November 2013). "Actress Anusree in My Life Partner". Times of India. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- "Actress Anushree starts shooting for her next film". News18/IBN. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
- "IMAQ show will be 'innovative, creative'". Gulf-times.com. 22 April 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
- "Campus Cine Awards". Campus Cine Awards. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
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