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Sunaina at the 60th Filmfare Awards South, 2014
Sunaina Yella
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2005–present

Sunaina is an Indian film actress and model. She predominantly works in Tamil movies as well as few Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages. She was made her on-screen debut with Telugu film Kumar Vs Kumari (2005) and her Tamil debut Kadhalil Vizhunthen (2008).[1][2]

Personal life

Sunaina changed her name officially to Anusha.[3][4]

Brand and advertisement

Sunaina Launched Tea Trails in Anna Nagar, Chennai.[5]


Sunainaa's start to fame was by starring Nakul in Kadhalil Vizhunthen (2008) which was her first Tamil début. Prior to that, she shot for a short scene in Sivaji (2007), which did not make the final cut and were deleted. She later starred in Maasilamani (2009) and continued with a performance oriented films where she secured her first Filmfare nomination for Neerparavai (2012). she played the role of Esther.[6] Her performance was critically praised that she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil.

After that she appeared in films like Samar (2013), Vanmam (2014) and she gave a guest appearance opposite to Vijay in Theri (2016). she continued with Nambiyaar (2016), Kavalai Vendam (2016), Thondan (2017). In 2018, she acted in the drama film Kaali starring Vijay Antony and Anjali. The romantic thriller vampires web series Viu original in Nila Nila Odi Vaa (2018) from 24 July to 5 September 2018 .[7]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2005 Kumar Vs Kumari Telugu
2006 Something Special Telugu
2006 10th Class Sandhya Telugu
2006 Best Friends Kavya Malayalam
2007 Missing Telugu
2008 Gange Baare Thunge Baare Ganga Kannada
2008 Kadhalil Vizhunthen Meera Tamil
2009 Maasilamani Divya Ramanathan Tamil
2010 Yaathumagi Annalakshmi Tamil
2010 Vamsam Malarkodi Tamil
2012 Pandi Oliperukki Nilayam Valarmathi Tamil
2012 Thiruthani Sugeesha Tamil
2012 Neerparavai Esther Tamil Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil
2013 Samar Roopa Tamil
2014 Vanmam Vadhana Tamil
2016 Theri Bride Tamil Special appearance
2016 Nambiar Saroja Devi Tamil
2016 Kavalai Vendam Deepa Tamil
2017 Thondan Bagalamugi Tamil
2017 Pelliki Mundu Prema Katha Anu Telugu
2018 Kaali Poo Mayilu (Parvathy) Tamil
2018 Nila Nila Odi Vaa Nila Tamil Web series
2019 Enai Noki Paayum Thota Meera Tamil Post-production
2019 Sillu Karupatti Tamil Filming
2019 Eriyum Kannadi Tamil Filming


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  3. ^ "Sunaina changes her name to Anusha". 15 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Actress Sunaina undergoes a name change, to be called Anusha". 1 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Actress Sunaina Launched Tea Trails at Anna Nagar Chennai". 30 June 2017.
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  7. ^ "Ashwin and Sunainaa's web series, Nila Nila Odi Vaa, to be about vampires". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

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