Manju Pillai

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Manju Pillai
Born Manju Pillai
(1975-11-17) 17 November 1975 (age 41)
Trivandrum
Residence Kochi, Kerala, India
Occupation Cine-Serial actress
Spouse(s) Mukundan Menon(Divorced)
Sujith Vaassudev (2000–present)
Children Daya Sujith

Manju Pillai is an actress in Malayalam films and television serials. She is reputed for handling comedy and negative roles with ease. She was one of the heroines of Adoor Gopalakrishnan's award winning film Naalu Pennungal.[1] She is the granddaughter of Malayalam film comedian S. P. Pillai.

Early life and career[edit]

Manju first acted in the television serial Sathyavum Mithyayum. Manju won the 2000-2001 State Award for the best television actress for V. N. Mohandas's serial Devaranjini and Venu Nair's Sethuvinte Kathakal. She won the Film Critics' Award the same year. In 2002-2003, she again won the State Award for the best television actress for Ali Akbar's Sundaranmarum Sundarikalum.

Personal life[edit]

Manju Pillai is the grand daughter of Veteran Malayalam actor S. P. Pillai.She did her undergraduate studies from Mar Ivanious College Trivandrum.She was married to Malayalam cine-serial artist Mukundan Menon & was later divorced.Later she married cinematographer Sujith Vasudev on 23 December 2000. They have a daughter Daya Sujith.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Kerala State Television Awards
  • 2001-Best Supporting Actress
  • 2002-Best Supporting Actress
FLOWERS TV AWARDS
  • 2017 - Best Comedian

TV-Series[edit]

  • Thatteem Mutteem
  • Manassu Parayunna Karyangal
  • Pattukallude Pattu
  • Kudumbapuranam
  • Indhumukhi Chandramathi
  • Sathi Leelavathi
  • Kavyanjali
  • Chila Kudumba Chitrangal
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Sooryakanthi
  • Sathyavum Mithyayum
  • Devaranjini
  • Thali
  • Prayanam
  • Sethuvinte Kadhakal
  • Rareeram
  • Sundharanmarum Sundharikallum
  • Scooter
  • Marannam Dhurbhalam

Reality Shows -As Judge[edit]

  • Vodafone Comedy Stars
  • Comedy Festival
  • Veruthe Alla Bharya
  • Malayali Veetamma

TV Programme -As Presenter[edit]

  • Kinginnikoottam (ASIANET PLUS)
  • Pokkiri Peekkiri(ASIANET PLUS)
  • Laughing Villa (Surya TV)

See also[edit]

  • Naalu Pennungal
  • D3 - D 4 Dance
  • Annie's Kitchen
  • Katha Ethuvare
  • Manasilloru Mazhavillu
  • Light & Sound Drama
  • Instant Padam
  • Manorama Newsmaker
  • Vanitha Magazine
  • Shubharathri
  • Maa Washing Powder
  • Idavelayil
  • Amma Shows
  • Take It Easy
  • Ividinganannu Bhai
  • Hello Namasthe
  • Malayali Durbar
  • JB Junction
  • Cinema Chirima
  • Comedy Super Nite
  • 1.1.3
  • Fast Track
  • Malayala Manorama

References[edit]

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External links[edit]