Aparna Balamurali

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Aparna Balamurali
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Born (1995-09-11) 11 September 1995 (age 25)[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materGlobal Institute of Architecture, Palakkad
Occupation
Years active2015—present
Parent(s)
  • K. P. Balamurali
  • Sobha Balamurali
RelativesK. P. Udayabhanu (great-uncle)

Aparna Kishok Balamurali (born 11 September 1995) is an Indian film actress and playback singer who works predominantly in Malayalam cinema and Tamil films. She is known for her roles of Jimsy in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016), Anu in Sunday Holiday (2017) and Sundari (Bommi) in Soorarai Pottru (2020), opposite Suriya.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Aparna hails from Thrissur in Kerala, India.[4] She was born to K. P. Balamurali and Sobha Balamurali. Her father Balamurali is a music director who has composed several musical albums, while her mother Sobha is a lawyer who has also worked as playback singer in some Malayalam films. Singer-composer K. P. Udayabhanu is her paternal great-uncle.

Aparna is trained in Indian classical music and classical dance styles such as Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kuchipudi. She studied architecture at Global Institute of Architecture in Palakkad.

Filmography[edit]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2013 Yathra Thudarunnu Daughter Malayalam
2015 Oru Second Class Yathra Amritha Unnikrishnan
2016 Maheshinte Prathikaaram Jimsy Augustine
Oru Muthassi Gada Alice & Young Leelamma
2017 8 Thottakkal Meera Tamil
Sunday Holiday Anu Malayalam
Sarvopari Palakkaran Anupama Neelakandan
Thrissivaperoor Kliptham Bhageerati
Mayaanadhi Herself
2018 Kamuki Achama Varghese
B. Tech Priya
2019 Allu Ramendran Swathy
Sarvam Thaala Mayam Sara Tamil
Mr. & Ms. Rowdy Poornima Malayalam
Jeem Boom Bhaa Chaachante Muth
2020 Soorarai Pottru Sundari (Bommi) Tamil
Theethum NandrumFilms that have not yet been released TBA Tamil Delayed

Discography[edit]

Year Song Film Co-singer Language
2016 "Mounangal Mindumoree" Maheshinte Prathikaaram Vijay Yesudas Malayalam
"Thennal Nilavinte" Oru Muthassi Gadha Vineeth Sreenivasan
"Vinnil Theliyum Meghame" Pa Va Vijay Yesudas
2017 "Mannippaya Ena Ketkadhe" 8 Thottakkal Udhay Kannan Tamil
"Mazha Paadum" Sunday Holiday Arvind Venugopal Malayalam
"Thanthane" Naadu (Music Album)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Totals
Awards won 8
Nominations 11
Year Award Category Film Result
2016 Mirchi Music Awards South Upcoming singer (Female) Maheshinte Prathikaaram Won
Asiavision Awards New sensation in Acting (Female) Oru Second Class Yathra
2017 Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam Maheshinte Prathikaaram Nominated
Asianet Film Awards Best Debut actress Won
Vanitha Film Awards
North American Film Awards New sensational heroine
Asianet Comedy Awards Best Actress
2018 Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam Sarvopari Palakkaran Nominated
Vanitha Film Awards Best Star Pair (along with Asif Ali) Sunday Holiday Won
Mazhavil Mango Music Awards Best Duet (with Arvind Venugopal) "Mazha Paadum" (Sunday Holiday)
Red FM Malayalam Music Awards Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Aparna Balamurali!Fans send out heartfelt wishes for the Kollywood actress". www.zoomtventertainment.com. 21 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Suriya's next titled Soorarai Pottru". The Indian Express. 13 April 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  3. ^ Sony Music South (22 July 2020). Soorarai Pottru – Kaattu Payale Video Promo – Suriya, Aparna – G.V. Prakash Kumar – Sudha Kongara (Video). Event occurs at 0:13.
  4. ^ അജിത് (12 January 2018). "ഇത് നിങ്ങളറിയാത്ത അപർണ ബാലമുരളി!". Malayala Manorama (in Malayalam). Archived from the original on 26 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.

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