Manya (actress)

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Manya
Born (1982-10-07) 7 October 1982 (age 35)[1][2]
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1997-2007
Spouse(s)
Satya Patel 2008- 2012 ()
Vikas Bajpai 2013- present ()
[3]

Manya is an Indian actress who mainly acted in Malayalam, and Telugu, Kannada, Tamil movies. She began her acting career in Telugu cinema. In 2000, she was introduced to Malayalam films by director Lohithadas and acted in Joker opposite Dileep.[4] The success of the movie led to a series of more Malayalam movies films outside her mother language, Telugu.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Manya born to Prahladan who was a doctor in England and Padmini in Naidu family of Andhra Pradesh, grew up in England and moved to South India at the age of 9. She has a younger sister, Meera.[6] Manya is married to Satya Patel on 31 May 2008. [3]Later they got divorced. In 2013 Manya got married to Vikas Bajpai, they have a daughter born on 2016.

Career[edit]

She started modeling at the age of 14.[citation needed] She soon started acting and went on to act in more than 40 movies in many South Indian languages.[7] She holds a dual degree in maths and statistics, minoring in quantitative finance; she also pursued an MBA from Columbia University.[7]

Film awards[edit]

  • 2000: Ballem Venumadhav Best Debut Actress of 1999. Film: Devaa, 1999 (Telugu)
  • 2001: 24th Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Actress of 2000. Film: Joker, 2000 (Malayalam)
  • 2006: Sun Feast Udaya Film Awards. Best Debut Actress. Film: Varsha, 2005 (Kannada)
  • 2006: Sun Feast Udaya Film Awards. Best Debut Actress. Film: Shastri, 2005 (Kannada)

Other awards[edit]

  • 2002: Drisya Television & Audio Awards: Best Actress (Special Jury) Award. Tele-film: Kanmani, 2002 (Malayalam)

Filmography[edit]

Kannada[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Telugu[edit]

  • Seetharama Raju (1999) .... Suma
  • Devaa [with actin hero Srihari] (1999)
  • Sahasabaludu - Vichitrakoti (1999)
  • English Pellam East Godavari Mogudu (1999)
  • Bachelors (1999)
  • Sambiah (1999)
  • College (2000)
  • Sivana (2001)
  • Ganapathi (2002)
  • Bramacharulu (2004)
  • Tamasha
  • Enthavaaralaina (2007)

Tamil[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Manya". Kerala9.com. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Manya Profile". metromatinee. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "- Malayalam Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com". 
  4. ^ "Manya Biography". Filmibeat. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Manya Profile". NowRunning. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2015-05-05. Retrieved 2015-05-05. 
  7. ^ a b "The Tango, Bollywood—and a Career in Math". Borough of Manhattan Community College. April 19, 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 

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