Baby Meenakshi

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Anunaya Anoop

(2005-10-12) 12 October 2005 (age 13)
Other namesBaby Meenakshi or Meenakshi Anoop
Alma materN S S Higher secondary school , Kidangoor, Kottayam
OccupationFilm actress, TV host
Years active2014–present
AwardsInternational Film Awards for Best Actress – Sparsham

Anunaya Anoop credited as Baby Meenakshi, is an Indian child actress who works primarily in the Malayalam film industry. [1] She is best known for her role as Fathima (Pathu/Pathumma) in the 2015 comedy film Amar Akbar Anthony and Nandinikkutty (Nandini) in the 2016 crime thriller Oppam.[2] She has also acted in several tele-films, out of which Sparsham won her an International Film Award.[3]. She is currently anchoring the show Top Singer in Flowers channel.

Early life[edit]

Meenakshi was born to Anoop, a computer accounting faculty and Remya. She is studying in NSS High School Kidangoor, Kottayam.[4][5]


Meenakshi started her acting career with a short film Madhura Nombaram directed by Akhil S Kiran.[4] Later, she went on to act in several albums, short films and tele-films. She received a international award for acting in the tele film Sparsham.[3]

She made her film debut in Arun Kumar Aravind's 1 by Two (2014), though her scenes were not included in the film. She then went on to act in 1000: Oru Note Paranja Katha, Jamna Pyari, and Aana Mayil Ottakam, all of which released in 2015.[4] She made her breakthrough portraying Fathima (Pathu/Pathumma) in Amar Akbar Anthony (2015).[6] International Business Times stated about her performance, "The child artist has been receiving amazing responses from the audience and is undoubtedly loved by everyone for her innocent and natural acting."[2] She also received the Asianet Film Award for Best Child Artist for her performance.[7]

She acted in the Priyadarsan movie Oppam,[8] as Nandhini kutty and signed on to act in upcoming films such asZacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu and Kanbathu Poi, the latter of which is a Tamil film.[6]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language
2014 1 by Two Malayalam
2015 1000: Oru Note Paranja Katha Malayalam
2015 Jamna Pyari Young Veena Malayalam
2015 Aana Mayil Ottakam Malayalam
2015 Amar Akbar Anthony Fathima Malayalam
2016 Oppam Nandini Malayalam
2016 Oru Muthassi Gadha Cameo in song Malayalam
2016 Paulettante Veedu Malayalam
2016 Marupadi Malayalam
2016 Kolumittay Riya Malayalam
2017 Alamara Malayalam
2017 Sadrishyavakyam 24:29 Malayalam
2017 Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu Malayalam
2018 Queen bride's sister Malayalam
2018 Puzhayamma Mazha Malayalam
2018 Mohanlal Meenakshi Malayalam
2019 Kavacha Nandhini Kannada


  1. ^ "'Amar Akbar Anthony' fame 'Pathu' rules school youth festival". Manorama Online. 8 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Watch baby singer Shreya's 'Amar Akbar Anthony' song 'Yenno Njanente' featuring baby Meenakshi". International Business Times. 23 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b "പൃഥ്വിരാജിന്റെ നായികയാകണമെന്ന് 'പാത്തു'". FilmiBeat (in Malayalam). 26 January 2016.
  4. ^ a b c "അമര്‍ അക്ബര്‍ അന്തോണീസിന്റെ പുന്നാരപാത്തു". Manorama Online (in Malayalam). 26 October 2015.
  5. ^ "SMART KUTTEES". Mangalam (in Malayalam). 28 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b "പ്രേക്ഷകരെ കരയിച്ച പാത്തു". Manorama Online (in Malayalam). 16 January 2016. Archived from the original on 12 April 2016.
  7. ^ "18th Asianet Film Awards: Vikram, Trisha, Prithviraj, Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly bag awards". International Business Times. 8 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Meenakshi in Priyan's Oppam". Deccan Chronicle. 17 February 2016.

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