Annie (actress)

Chitra Shaji Kailas (born Annie Jobbie; 21 July 1975), better known mononymously as Annie, is an Indian film actress and television host from Kerala, who appears in Malayalam films and television. Her film career spanned three years from 1993 to 1996 with a total of 16 films in Malayalam cinema, she retired from acting post-marriage and returned as a television host in 2015.

Annie Jobbie

(1975-07-21) 21 July 1975 (age 44)[1]
Pala, Kerala, India
Other namesChitra Shaji Kailas
Years active1993 – 1996 (Films)
2015 – present (TV)
Shaji Kailas (m. 1996)

She debuted as an actress in 1993 in the film Ammayane Sathyam directed by Balachandra Menon. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam for her role in Mazhayethum Munpe (1995).[2] Her other most noted films include Rudraksham (1994), Parvathy Parinayam (1995), Tom & Jerry (1995), Puthukkottayile Puthumanavalan (1995), and Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran (1996).

Personal lifeEdit

She hails from a Christian family in Pala, Kerala, India and raised in Thiruvalla. She is born to Jobbie and Mariamma in 1975. She has three older sisters, Lissy, Mary and Tessy. Her mother died when she was in eighth grade.[3] Though she was from Pala the family was settled at Thiruvananthapuram due to her father's job. She studied at Holy Angel's Convent Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram and then joined at All Saints College for higher studies and it was during that time she entered in to films.



Year Title Role Director
1996 Kireedamillatha Rajakkanmar Nancy & Bincy Ansar Kalabhavan
1996 Mookkilla Rajyathu Murimookkan Rajavu Chandini Varma Sasi Mohan
1996 Mr. Clean Nandini Thampi Vinayan
1996 Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran Chandrika Rajasenan
1995 Sakshyam Daisey Mohan
1995 Puthukottyile Puthu Manavalan Geethu Rafi Mecartin
1995 Indian Military Intelligence Song appearance T.S. Suresh Babu
1995 Tom & Jerry Meenakshi Kaladharan
1995 Kalyanji Anandji Nirmala, Shivagami Balu Kiriyath
1995 Mazhavilkoodaram Binu Siddique Shameer
1995 Parvathy Parinayam Parvathi P. G. Viswambharan
1995 Alancheri Thamprakkal Meera/Lekha Varma Sunil
1995 Mazhayethum Munpe Shruthi Kamal
1995 Aksharam Meenakshi Sibi Malayil
1994 Rudraksham Gouri Shaji Kailas
1993 Ammayane Sathyam Parvathi / Thomas / Ramkumar Chengammanad Balachandra Menon


Year Program Role Channel Notes
1993 Chitrageetham Host Doordarshan
2015–present Annie's Kitchen Host Amrita TV
2017 Comedy Stars Judge Asianet
2018 Annieyude Ruchikootukal Host Amrita TV
2018 Tasty days in Dubai with Annie Host Amrita TV
2018 Super Jodi Judge Surya TV Replaced Shwetha Menon
2019 Sakalakalavallabhan Judge Asianet



  1. ^ ദി കിംഗ്‌ മേക്കര്‍. (1 December 2012). Retrieved on 28 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Filmfare Awards". Archived from the original on November 1996.
  3. ^ "അടുക്കള തന്നെ അരങ്ങ്‌". Retrieved 24 November 2015.

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