Manju Pillai

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Manju Pillai
Born Manju Pillai
(1975-11-17) 17 November 1975 (age 38)
Trivandrum
Residence Kochi, Kerala, India
Occupation Cine-Serial actress
Spouse(s) Sujith Vasudev (2000–present)
Children Daya Sujith

Manju Pillai is an actress in Malayalam films and television serials. She is reputed for handling comedy and negative roles with ease. She was one of the heroines of Adoor Gopalakrishnan's award winning film Naalu Pennungal.[1] She is the granddaughter of Malayalam film comedian S. P. Pillai.

Early life and career[edit]

Manju first acted in the television serial Sathyavum Mithyayum. Manju won the 2000-2001 State Award for the best television actress for V. N. Mohandas's serial Devaranjini and Venu Nair's Sethuvinte Kathakal. She also bagged the Film Critics' Award the same year. In 2002-2003, she again won the State Award for the best television actress for Ali Akbar's Sundaranmarum Sundarikalum.

Personal life[edit]

Manju Pillai is the grand daughter of Veteran Malayalam actor S. P. Pillai.She did her undergraduate studies from Mar Ivanious College Trivandrum.She was married to Malayalam cine-serial artist Mukundan Menon & is later divorced.Later she married cinematographer Sujith Vasudev on 23 December 2000. They have a daughter Daya Sujith.[2]

Filmography[edit]

  • Jalaamsham
  • Kaliyachan (2013)
  • Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty (2013)
  • Teja Bhai & Family (2011) .... Rathi Devi
  • Manmadhan Ambu (2010) .... Manju Kurup
  • Ramaanam(2010)... Kadashi Paathu
  • Naalu Pennungal (2007) .... Chinnu Amma
  • Raakilipattu (2007)
  • Raavanaprabhu (2001) .... Kumudam
  • Mr. Butlers (2000) .... Anandham
  • Vinayappoorvam Vidhyadharan(2000)
  • Thathamme Poochapoocha - Tele Film
  • Snegithiye (2000) - Tamil
  • Swayamvara Panthal(2000)
  • Njangal santhushttarannu(1999)
  • Ayushman Bava(1998)... Hindi Teacher
  • Manthrikkochamma(1998)
  • Irattakuttikalude Achan (1997)...Indra
  • Janathipathyam (1997) .... Mrs. Thirumulpadu
  • Guru Sishyan (1997 film)
  • Nee Varuvollum(1997)
  • Rajathanthram(1997)
  • Excuse Me Ethu Collegila (1996)
  • Kaathil Oru Kinnaram (1996) .... Usha
  • Mazhayethum Munpe (1995) .... Anjana
  • Galileo (1994)
  • Gollantharavartha(1993)
  • Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam(1992)

Tv-Series[edit]

  • Sathyavum Mithyayum
  • Devaranjini
  • Chila Kudumba Chitrangal
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Kavyanjali
  • Indhumathi Chandramathi
  • Sathi Leelavathi
  • Manassu Parayunna Karyangal
  • Thatteem Mutteem
  • Pattukallude Pattu
  • Prayanam
  • Sethuvinte Kadhakal
  • Rareeram
  • Sundharanmarum Sundharikallum
  • Scooter
  • Marannam Dhurbhalam
  • Kudumbapurannam

Reality Shows -As Judge[edit]

  • Vodafone Comedy Stars
  • Comedy Festival
  • Veruthe Alla Bharya

TV Programme -As Presenter[edit]

  • Kinginnikoottam (ASIANET PLUS)
  • Pokkiri Peekkiri

See also[edit]

  • Naalu Pennungal
  • Katha Ethuvare
  • Manasilloru Mazhavillu
  • Light & Sound Drama
  • Instant Padam
  • Manorama Newsmaker
  • Vanitha Magazine
  • Shubharathri
  • Maa Washing Powder
  • Idavelayil
  • Amma Shows
  • Take It Easy
  • Ividinganannu Bhai

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