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Anusree Nair
Actress Anusree.jpg
Anusree in 2017
Born (1990-10-24) 24 October 1990 (age 29)
Years active2012–present
Parent(s)Muraleedharan Pillai

Anusree Nair (born 24 October 1990) is an Indian actress who appears in Malayalam films. She made her acting debut in the 2012 film Diamond Necklace in a leading role. Since then she has acted in a number of Malayalam films in female lead roles.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

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.[3] She was brought up in Kamukumchery, Kollam district.[1] She has an elder brother, Anoop.[4] She did her schooling at Manjakala.


Anusree impressed director Lal Jose while he was judging the acting reality show Vivel Active Fair Big Break on Surya TV,[5] in which she was competing,[6] leading to her film debut as Kalamandalam Rajasree in Lal Jose's 2012 film Diamond Necklace. Right afterwards, she starred in films such as Left Right Left (2013), Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (2013), and Angry Babies in Love (2014). She's notable for her lead roles in the films Ithihasa (2014) and My Life Partner (2014).[7][7][8] Anusree got nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her role as Sushama in Chandrettan Evideya (2015). 2016 was a notable year for her, for her roles as Soumya 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 the highest-grossing Malayalam film, Pulimurugan (2016), opposite to Mohanlal. Due to a problem with a vein in her left shoulder she had to undergo a surgery which made her to opt out of the film.[9][10] Later Bengali actress Kamalini Mukherjee replaced her but later she worked with Mohanlal in Priyadarshan's Oppam (2016).[11] She will be seen next in Madhura Raja (2019) opposite to Mammootty.[12]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Diamond Necklace Kalamandalam Rajasree
2013 Red Wine Sreelakshmi
Left Right Left Deepa
Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum Kochurani
Vedivazhipadu Rashmi
2014 My Life Partner Pavithra
Naku Penda Naku Taka Indu
Angry Babies in Love Selvi
Ithihasa Janaki
Kurutham Kettavan Mariya
Pedithondan Radhika
Seconds Parvathy
2015 Chandrettan Evideya Sushama
Rajamma at yahoo Naseema
2016 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Soumya
Oppam ACP Ganga
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho Anju
2017 Amar Jawan Amar Bharath Patriotic Video
Oru Cinemakkaran Nayana
2018 Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam Nirmala
Aadhi Jaya
Panchavarnathatha Chitra
Aanakkallan Neelima
Autorsha Anitha
2019 Madhura Raja Vasanthi
Safe Arundati
Ulta Pournami
2020 Prathi Poovankozhi Filming
My Santa Filming


Year Title Role Channel Notes
2011 Vivel Active Fair Big Break Contestant Surya TV
2015 Comedy Stars Season 2 Judge Asianet
2016 Atham Pathu Ruchi 2016 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2016 6 Piece Pizza Nanda Asianet Telefilm
2017 Atham Pathu ruchi 2017 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2018 Atham Pathu ruchi 2018 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2018–2019 Thakarppan Comedy Judge Mazhavil Manorama
2019-Present Atham Pathu Ruchi 2019 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
Other shows


Year Award Category Film Result
2012 Asiavision Awards Best actress in supporting role Diamond Necklace Won
2nd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Female Debutante Nominated
Media Fest Awards Best New Face Won
Indian Movie Awards Qatar Second Best Actress[13]
2014 Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Malayalam Ithihasa Nominated
Asianet Film Awards Best Character Actress
SICA Awards Best Actress Won
Ramu Karyat Awards 2014 Special Performance Actress
4th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress (Critics)
Campus Choice Cine Awards Most Popular Actress[14] Nominated
2015 1st Asianet Comedy Awards Best Actress Chandrettan Evideya Won
Asiavision Awards Best Actress Nominated
2016 1st IIFA Utsavam Performance In A Leading Role - Female Ithihasa
Asianet Film Awards Best Female Actor Chandrettan Evideya
Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Malayalam
5th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Malayalam
Anand TV Awards Most Popular Actress
2017 Asianet Film Awards Best Character Actress Maheshinte Prathikaaram Won
Vanitha Film Awards Most Popular actress
1st IIFA Utsavam Best actress in a supporting role Nominated
2nd IIFA Utsavam Performance in a Lead Role(female)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oppam
6th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Maheshinte Prathikaaram
2018 3rd Anand TV film Awards Special Jury Oru Cinemakkaran Won
2019 21st Asianet Film Awards Best Character Actress Aadhi
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards Best actress Aadhi , Aanakallan


  1. ^ a b Sathyendran, Nita (19 July 2003). "Different Step: Actor Anusree on finding her footing in tinsel town". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  2. ^ Krishna, Gayathri (2 August 2013). "Anusree Nair goes urban". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Mangalam - Varika 15-Dec-2014". Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  4. ^ "ഐ മിസ് യു" [I Miss U]. Archived from the original on 3 November 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  5. ^ "I have given 'Diamond Necklace' my best: Anusree". Balcony Beats. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  6. ^ Kurian, Shiba (26 November 2013). "Mollywood turns platform for reality show stars". Times of India. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  7. ^ a b Soman, Deepa (30 November 2013). "Actress Anusree in My Life Partner". Times of India. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Actress Anushree starts shooting for her next film". News18/IBN. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
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  13. ^ "IMAQ show will be 'innovative, creative'". 22 April 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  14. ^ "Campus Cine Awards". Campus Cine Awards. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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