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1 June 1976
|Years active||1993-2002 (Films)|
2002-2013 (Television serials)
2017-Present (Television serials)
M. Renjith (m. 2001)
Chippy (Credited as Shilpa in Kannada films) is an actress in the South Indian film industry and works primarily in Malayalam and Kannada films. She won Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada & Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Janumada Jodi (1996). She has acted in many Kannada superhit films such as Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga (1998), Mungarina Minchu (1997) and Idhu Entha Premavayya (1999). Shilpa and Ramesh Aravind pair is considered as the one of the best onscreen pair in Kannada cinema. She also acted in several Malayalam TV series including Sthreejanmam, Sthree oru Santhwanam, Aakashadoothu.
Chippy made her film debut with the Bharathan directorial Padheyam in 1993, co-starring Mammootty. She also acted in the 1996 Kannada blockbuster film, Janumada Jodi, which broke many records in the Kannada film industry and screened successfully for 500 days. She received the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress award from the Karnataka government for her role portrayal in the same film.She has also received many accolades for her performance in various popular Malayalam soap operas and did the lead role in 'Aakashadoothu' on Surya TV. She has acted in some advertisements also. Now she is producing and acting in Vanambadi.
Chippy was born to Shaji and Thankam at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Chippy has a sister, Drishya. She completed her schooling from Nirmala Bhavan Trivandrum. She is married to M.Renjith on 24 May 2001. The couple have a daughter Avantika who is doing her schooling in Lecole Chempaka,Trivandrum. Chippy and her husband now produce Malayalam films under the banner Rejaputhra Visual Media.
|2000||Kattu Vannu Vilichappol||Seetha|
|1996||Ee Puzhayum Kadannu||Aarathi|
|1996||Kaathil Oru Kinnaram||Varsha|
|1995||Mimics Action 500||Sridevi/Souparnika Thampuratti|
|1995||Kakkakkum Poochakkum Kalyanam||Shyamala|
|1995||Indian Military Intelligence|
|1995||Achan Kombath Amma Varambath||Radhika|
|1995||No. 1 Snehatheeram Banglore North||Sindhu|
|1995||Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum||Shobha|
|1994||CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.||Damayanthi|
|1994||Vendor Daniel State Licency||Seetha|
|1996||Janumada Jodi||Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada|
Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress
|1998||Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga||Neelakka|
|1998||Megha Banthu Megha|
|1999||Idu Entha Premavayya|
- As an actress
|2001-2002||Sthree Janmam||Mayamma||Surya TV|
|2003-2004||Sthree oru Santhwanam||Seetha||Asianet|
|2005||Nokketha Doorath||-||Surya TV|
|2007-2009||Sree Guruvayoorappan||Kurooramma||Surya TV|
|2008||Aliyanmarum Penganmarum||Amritha Vijayan||Amrita TV|
|2010||Adiparasakthi Chottanikkarayamma||-||Surya TV|
- As a Producer (Serial)
- As a Judge
- Junior Idol (Jaihind)
- Comedy Stars(Asianet)
- Super Dancer junior 5 (Amrita TV)
- As a Reality show contestant
- Power detergent Powder
- Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress -1996 -Janumada Jodi
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada -1996 -Janumada Jodi
- Asian paints apex -Asianet Family TV awards -2005-Best daughter -Sthree oru Santhwanam
- Atlas film critics awards - 2008-Best Actress - Sree Guruvayoorappan
- Double horse 10th Asianet television awards -2017-Best Actress -Vanambadi
- Double horse 10th Asianet television awards -2017-Best Serial -Vanambadi
- Malayalam Television fraternity awards 2017 - Best Popular serial - Vanambadi
- 9th Minnale Film Tv awards Best Serial- Vanambadi
- Tharangini Television Awards 2018 - Janapriya Nayika - Vanambadi
- "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". Web.archive.org. 1998-07-05. Archived from the original on 5 July 1998. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
- "Chippy says she signed 'Vanambadi' impressed by its story and music - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-09-26.
- "Interview with Chippy". amritatv.com. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- "Best Actress". Filmfare. filmfare.com. 5 July 1998. Archived from the original on 5 July 1998. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
- "Vanambadi: Actress Chippy back on TV with serial ‘Vanambadi’ - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-01-31.