Manju Pillai is a famous Indian actress who appeared in Malayalam films and also in TV shows. Pillai got prominent by her comedic roles and she has also played character roles. She is the grand daughter of a famous Malayalam film actor ” S.P Pillai “. Her performance in the film Home (2021) has made her much famous. Manju was born on 11th May, 1976 and owns a very busy career as an actress in Malyalam films from 1992 to present and has appeared in several films with different roles. She also worked in many TV serials, TV shows and advertisements. Manju has won the Kerala State Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in two consecutive years 2001 and 2002.
She got married with Mukundan Menon who was a Malayalam Cine serial artist but was after divorced and then married to Sujith Vaassudev on 23rd Dec, 2000 who is a cinematographer. And they have blessed by a daughter ” Daya Sujith “. She started her acting with the television serial Sathyavun Mithyayum and appeared in her first film Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam in 1992. Manju has seen in more than 35 Malayalam films and in several TV shows and serials.
Manju started her career as an actress with a television serial Sathyavum Mithyayum. She first seen in the Malayalam film Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam in 1992. Pillai acted in several Malayalam films like; Golanthara Vartha (1993), Galileo (1994), Mazhayethum Munpe (1995), Kaathil Oru Kinnaram ( 1996), Excuse Me Ethu Collegila (1996), Irattakuttikalude Achan (1997), Janathipathyam (1997), Ayushman Bhava ( 1998), Njangal Santhushataranu ( 1999), Snegithiye (2000), Mister Butler (2000), Naalu Pennungal (2007)Raamanam (2010), Teja Bhai & Family (2011), Kadal Kadannu Oru Mathukutty (2013), Kaliyachan (2015), Love 24 x 7 (2015), James & Alice (2016), Autorsha (2018), Home (2021), Kolambi (2021), Headmaster (2022) and Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey (2022).
She appeared in several television serials and got involved as an actress in 1994 to present. Her famous serials are Scooter (1994), Thali (2000), Chila Kudumba Chitrangal (2002-2004), Thattem Mutteem (2012- present), Marimayam (2016) and Madhavi Naadu Vaanidum Kalam (2021).
In 2020 and 2021, she also seen in the two web series ” Lockdown Bros” and ” Ohm Sthuthiyayi Erikatte”. Manju also worked in a short film ” DK ” in 2021 with the role of Annie. And in 2022, she released a special video ” My Life My Choice “. At the different TV channels like; Asuanet Plus, Flowers TV, Mazhavil Manorama, etc, she appeared in the shows as a host, mentor, contestant and Judge.
Awards and Nominations
In 2001 and 2022 she won the Best Supporting Actress award consecutively at Kerala Film Critics Association Awards and declared Best Second Actress in 2022 at Flowers TV Awards. In 2017, she won the Best Female Comedian Award at Frame Journalism Awards and in 2009 at Reporter TV Awards. And achieved the Best Supporting Actress Award in 2021.
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|Debut Film||Sabarmalayilm Thanka Sooryadayam (1992)|
|Date of Birth||11 May 1976|
|Birthplace||Kottayam , Kerala India|
|Hometown||Kottayam, Kerala India|
|Age (as in 2022)||46 Years|
|College/University||Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum|
|Height||5 feet 6 Inches|
Relationship and More
Manju Pillai Net Worth
|Net Worth||$ 1.5 Million +|
|Source of Income||Actor and Model|
- Manju Pillai is an Indian actress who appeared in Malayalam films, TV shows, TV serials and advertisements.
- She is best known and much famous for her comedic roles in many film and shows.
- Manju remained and worked as a judge in several TV shows.
- She has been remained busy as an actress throughout 30 years career and never took any break till present.
- She received huge acclaim for her performance in the film Home in 2021 and also won an award for this very film.
- Pillai played one of the female lead role in the film Naalu Pennungal in 2007.
- Manju is undergraduate and studied in Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum.
- After the divorce from Mukundan Menon, she got married with a cinematographer Sujith Vassudev in the year 2000 and had a daughter named Daya Sujith.