Anu Emmanuel is an American actress of Indian origin who mainly appears in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam language films. She made her debut as a heroine in the 2016 Malayalam film Action Hero Biju. She made her Telugu debut with Majnu (2016), and went on to act in other Telugu films, like Kittu Unnadu Jagratha (2017), Oxygen, and Agnyaathavaasi (2018). Emmanuel has also worked in Tamil films, making her debut with the suspense thriller Thupparivaalan (2017).
Anu Emmanuel at Shailaja Reddy Alludu interview
28 April 1997
Anu Emmanuel was born to an Malayali-Indian family in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Her family is settled in Dallas, Texas. She lived all throughout in US and later moved to India to pursue acting. She made her debut in the Malayalam film" Action hero Biju" which she was noticed by on Instagram after liking a picture in relation to auditioning for the film. She then went on to work in Telugu and Tamil industries. Debuting with Nani's "Majnu".
Emmanuel was born in the US and lived most of her childhood in Dallas, Texas. While in high school, Anu knew she wanted to pursue something in the artistic field. She made her acting debut as lead in Nivin Pauly starrer Action Hero Biju which was directed by Abrid Shine. She made her Telugu debut with Majnu opposite to Nani. The film went on become a hit at box-office. During that time she was announced as the female lead in Oxygen, alongside actor Gopichand in the lead. In 2017, She made her Tamil debut with Thupparivaalan alongside Vishal.
In 2018, She paired opposite to Pawan Kalyan in Agnyaathavaasi. She played lead roles in Naa Peru Surya along with Allu Arjun and Shailaja Reddy Alludu along with Naga Chaitanya and Ramya Krishna. She made a cameo appearance in Geetha Govindam. She appeared in her second Tamil film Namma Veetu Pillai opposite to Sivakarthikeyan which became successful at the box-office.
|2011||Swapna Sanchari||Ashwathy||Malayalam||Malayalam Debut|
|2016||Action Hero Biju||Benitta||Debut as lead actress|
|2017||Kittu Unnadu Jagratha||Janaki|
|Naa Peru Surya||Varsha|
|Geetha Govindam||Herself||Cameo appearance|
|Shailaja Reddy Alludu||Anu Reddy|
|2019||Namma Veetu Pillai||Maangani||Tamil|
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