Renuka Menon

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Renuka Menon
Born Kerala, India
Other names Renu
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–2006; 2009
Spouse(s) Suraj(2006–present)

Renuka Menon is an Indian Malayali film actress, who has appeared in various South Indian films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages.

Career[edit]

Menon made her acting debut in the 2002 Malayalam film, Nammal directed by Kamal,[1] which went on to become a blockbuster at the box office. Subsequently, she stepped into the Telugu film industry with the film Valliddaru Okkate,[2] and in 2005 into the Tamil and Kannada film industries as well, through the films February 14, alongside Bharath, and News opposite Upendra,[3] respectively. Later that year, she starred in another Tamil film, Daas alongside Jayam Ravi. However, none of the films succeeded.In 2006, she acted in the Malayalam film Vargam, pairing up with Prithviraj again after Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum in 2003, which was an average grosser, following which, she appeared in the Tamil film Kalabha Kadhalan opposite Arya and in the multi-starrer Pathaaka. The latter remains her most recent release, after which she left for the U. S. for higher studies and got married later.[4] Her film Madhan, directed by actor Jai Akash, starring himself and Sunaina, has been pending for a long time and is expected to release in late 2009 after years-long delay.

Personal life[edit]

Renuka married a software engineer based in US on November 21 2006 with whom she had a daughter. After her marriage she stopped acting and now runs a dance school in California.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2002 Nammal Aparna Malayalam
2003 Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum Aswathy Malayalam
2004 Valliddaru Okkate Sravani Telugu
Freedom Anjali Malayalam
Anandamanandamaye Bhuvaneswari Telugu
2005 February 14 Pooja Tamil
News Divya Kannada
Daas Rajeshwari Tamil
2006 Vargam Nadhiya Malayalam
Kalabha Kadhalan Anbarasi Akilan Tamil
Pathaaka Meera Menon Malayalam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Renuka Menon in Tamil now". Screen Weekly. 24 September 2004. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  2. ^ "The big migration of the stars". The Hindu. 3 June 2005. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  3. ^ Christopher, Kavvya (27 June 2004). "Heroine count: the more the merrier". The Times of India. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  4. ^ "Renuka Menon ties the knot". Oneindia. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 

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