Manya (actress)

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Manya
Born 7 October 1982 (1982-10-07) (age 32)[1][2]
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1997-2007
Spouse(s) Satya Patel(2008-present)[3]

Biography[edit]

Manya is a South Indian actress who acted in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Tamil movies. She began her acting career in Telugu cinema. In 2000, she was introduced to Malayalam films by director Lohithadas and acted in Joker opposite Dileep.[4] The success of the movie led to a series of more Malayalam movies films outside her mother language, Telugu.[5]

Personal Life[edit]

Manya born in a Naidu family of Andhra Pradesh, grew up in England and moved to South India at the age of 9.Manya is married to Satya Patel on 31 May 2008[6]

Career[edit]

She started modeling at the age of 14.[citation needed] She soon started acting and went on to act in more than 40 movies in many South Indian languages.[7] She holds a dual degree in maths and statistics, minoring in quantitative finance; she also pursued an MBA from Columbia University.[7]

Film awards[edit]

  • 2000: Ballen Venumadhau Best Debut Actress of 1999. Film: Devaa, 1999 (Telugu)
  • 2001: 24th Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Actress of 2000. Film: Joker, 2000 (Malayalam)
  • 2006: Sun Feast Udaya Film Awards. Best Debut Actress. Film: Varsha, 2005 (Kannada)
  • 2006: Sun Feast Udaya Film Awards. Best Debut Actress. Film: Shastri, 2005 (Kannada)

Other awards[edit]

  • 2002: Drisya Television & Audio Awards: Best Actress (Special Jury) Award. Tele-film: Kanmani, 2002 (Malayalam)

Filmography[edit]

Kannada[edit]

  • Varsha (2005)
  • Shastri (2005)
  • Shambu (2006)
  • Belli Betta (2005)
  • Ambi (2006)
  • Ee Preethi Onthara (2007)

Malayalam[edit]

Telugu[edit]

  • Devaa [with actin hero Srihari] (1999)
  • College (2000)
  • Ganapathi (2002)
  • Sivana (2001)
  • Bachelors (1999)
  • Bramacharulu (2004)
  • Sambiah
  • English Pellam - East Godavari Mogudu (1999)
  • Sitaramaragu (1998)
  • Tamasha
  • Sahasabaludu - Vichitrakoti (1999)
  • Enthavaaralaina (2007)

Tamil[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Manya". Kerala9.com. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Manya Profile". metromatinee. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/manya-to-wed-satya-patel-malayalam-news-38367
  4. ^ "Manya Biography". Filmibeat. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Manya Profile". NowRunning. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  6. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/manya-to-wed-satya-patel-malayalam-news-38367
  7. ^ a b "The Tango, Bollywood—and a Career in Math". Borough of Manhattan Community College. April 19, 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 

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