|Born||4 December 1974|
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
|Other names||Anupama Prakash Kumar|
|Occupation||Actress, model, journalist, anchor, visualizer, television producer|
Anupama Prakash Kumar (born 4 December 1974), better known as Anupama Kumar, is an Indian film actress and model. Having appeared in more than 300 ad films, she made her debut as an actress in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na and went on to play supporting roles in Tamil films. Besides acting and modelling, Anupama has also worked as a journalist, anchor, visualizer and a television producer. She won the Vijay Award 2013 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) for her role in Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal.
A Tamilan by birth, Anupama mostly lived in North India. She had been mainly involved in the field of television for over thirteen years, working as an anchor, visualizer, journalist and even producer. Later she started off into a modelling and acting career, featuring in more than 300 commercials along with the likes of Shahrukh Khan and Mohanlal. She had appeared in several Hindi language television series such as Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai, Mission Fateh, Shaka Laka Boom Boom and The Magic Make-Up Box as well.
Her film debut happened in 2004, when she accepted an offer to star in the Aishwarya Rai-starrer Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na in a cameo. When she was in Chennai for an ad shoot in 2009, she got to know that director Cheran was looking for a new face to play the role of Cheran's wife as an elder woman. She took up the role, which, despite being a cameo role, fetched her much critical acclaim.
She is married to G. Shivakumar, a Navy commander, and has one son, Aditya, with whom she currently resides in Chennai.
|2004||Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...||Hindi|
|2012||Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal||Meenakshi||Tamil||Winner: Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2012||Neethaane En Ponvasantham||Varun's mother||Tamil|
|2012||Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu||Telugu|
|2014||Irumbu Kuthirai||Samyuktha's aunt||Tamil|
|2014||Oru Oorla Rendu Raja||Chandrika||Tamil|
|2015||Indru Netru Naalai||Anu's mother||Tamil|
|2016||Aarathu Sinam||Santhosh's sister||Tamil|
|2017||Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva||Tamil|
|2017||Kootathil Oruthan||Janani's mother||Tamil|
|2018||Raja Ranguski||Maria / Mary||Tamil|
|2018||My Son is Gay||Varun's mother||Tamil||Post Production|
|2019||Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu 2||Tamil||Filming|
|2002-2004||Shaka Laka Boom Boom||Hindi|
|2001–2003||Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai||Hindi|
|2003||The Magic Make-Up Box||Hindi|
|2018||Nila Nila Odi Vaa||Tamil||Tamil Web Series on Viu|