Anusree (born 24 October 1990), known mononymously as Anusree, is an Indian actress who appears in Malayalam films. She made her acting debut in the 2012 film Diamond Necklace and has acted in a number of Malayalam films in female lead roles.[1][2]

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Born (1990-10-24) 24 October 1990 (age 30)
Years active2012–present
Parent(s)Muraleedharan Pillai

Early lifeEdit

Anusree was born on 24 October 1990 in Kerala, to father Muraleedharan Pillai, a clerk at the Kerala Water Authority, and mother Shobhana, a housewife.[3] She was brought up in Kamukumchery, Kollam district.[1] She has an elder brother, Anoop.[4]


Anusree impressed director Lal Jose while he was judging the acting reality show Vivel Active Fair Big Break on Surya TV,[5] in which she was competing,[6] leading to her film debut as Kalamandalam Rajasree in Lal Jose's 2012 film Diamond Necklace. She then appeared in Left Right Left (2013), Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (2013), and Angry Babies in Love (2014). She had lead roles in the films Ithihasa (2014) and My Life Partner (2014).[7][8] She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her role as Sushama in Chandrettan Evideya (2015). In 2016 she appeared in Dileesh Pothan's Maheshinte Prathikaaram and Police ACP Ganga in Priyadarshan's Oppam. She went on to star in films such as Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho (2016), Oru Cinemakkaran (2017), Aadhi (2018), and Panchavarnathatha (2018).

Anusree was initially cast in the female lead role in Pulimurugan (2016), opposite to Mohanlal. Due to poor health she was unable to appear in the film.[9][10] She later worked with Mohanlal in Priyadarshan's Oppam (2016).[11] She also acted in Madhura Raja (2019) opposite to Mammootty.[12]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Diamond Necklace Kalamandalam Rajasree Debut film
2013 Red Wine Sreelakshmi
Left Right Left Deepa
Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum Kochurani
Vedivazhipadu Rashmi
2014 My Life Partner Pavithra
Naku Penda Naku Taka Indu
Angry Babies in Love Selvi
Ithihasa[13][14] Janaki
Kurutham Kettavan Mariya
Pedithondan Radhika
Seconds Parvathy
2015 Chandrettan Evideya Sushama
Rajamma at yahoo Naseema
2016 Maheshinte Prathikaaram[15][16] Soumya
Oppam[17][18] ACP Ganga
Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho[19] Anju
2017 Oru Cinemakkaran Nayana
2018 Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam Nirmala
Aadhi[20] Jaya
Panchavarnathatha Chitra
Aanakkallan Neelima
Autorsha[21] Anitha/Haseena
2019 Madhura Raja Vasanthi
Safe Arundati
Ulta[22][23] Pournami
Prathi Poovankozhi Rosamma
My Santa Deepa Abel
2022 12th Man TBA Filming
Thara Sithara Post Production


Year Title Role Channel Notes
2011 Vivel Active Fair Big Break Contestant Surya TV
2015 Comedy Stars Season 2 Judge Asianet
2016 Atham Pathu Ruchi 2016 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2016 6 Piece Pizza Nanda Asianet Telefilm
2016 Dhe Chef Judge Mazhavil Manorama
2017 Atham Pathu ruchi 2017 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2017 Comedy Stars Season 2 Judge Asianet
2018 Atham Pathu ruchi 2018 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2018–2019 Thakarppan Comedy Judge Mazhavil Manorama
2019 Atham Pathu Ruchi 2019 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2020 Atham Pathu Ruchi 2020 Host
Mazhavil Manorama
2020 Lalonam Nallonam Various roles Asianet Onam Special show
2021 Mrs. Hitler Anu Zee Keralam TV series
Other shows as herself


Film Award Category Result
Diamond Necklace Asiavision Awards Best actress in supporting role Won
2nd SIIMA Awards Best Female Debutante Nominated
Media Fest Awards Best New Face Won
Indian Movie Awards Qatar Second Best Actress Won[24]
Ithihasa 62nd Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Malayalam Nominated
Asianet Film Awards Best Character Actress
SICA Awards Best Actress Won
Ramu Karyat Awards 2014 Special Performance Actress Won
4th SIIMA Awards Best Actress (Critics) Won
Campus Choice Cine Awards Most Popular Actress[25] Nominated
1st IIFA Utsavam Performance In A Leading Role - Female Nominated
Chandrettan Evideya 1st Asianet Comedy Awards Best Actress Won
Asiavision Awards Best Actress Nominated
Asianet Film Awards Best Female Actor Nominated
63rd Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Malayalam Nominated
5th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Malayalam Nominated
Anand TV Awards Most Popular Actress Nominated
Maheshinte Prathikaaram Asianet Film Awards Best Character Actress Won
Vanitha Film Awards Most Popular actress Won
1st IIFA Utsavam Best actress in a supporting role Nominated
2nd IIFA Utsavam Performance in a Lead Role(female) Nominated
6th SIIMA Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
Oppam 2nd IIFA Utsavam Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
Oru Cinemakkaran 3rd Anand TV film Awards Special Jury Won
Aadhi 21st Asianet Film Awards Best Character Actress Won
Aadhi, Aanakkallan Kerala Film Critics Association Awards 2019 Best actress Won
Prathi Poovankozhi Vanitha Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Won


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  2. ^ Krishna, Gayathri (2 August 2013). "Anusree goes urban". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Mangalam - Varika 15-Dec-2014". Retrieved 26 November 2015.
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  6. ^ Kurian, Shiba (26 November 2013). "Mollywood turns platform for reality show stars". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  7. ^ Soman, Deepa (30 November 2013). "Actress Anusree in My Life Partner". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Actress Anushree starts shooting for her next film". News18/IBN. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Anusree Nair missed her chance to act in Mohanlal's Pulimurugan". 17 April 2017.
  10. ^ "INTERESTING! Anusree Was the Initial Choice for Mohanlal's Pulimurugan!". 19 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Anusree to share screen space with Mohanlal in Oppam". 26 February 2016.
  12. ^ "Anusree, Mahima Nambiar join Mammootty's Maduraraja - Times of India".
  13. ^ Soman, Deepa (9 December 2014). "My team was not sure whether Anusree will act well as a boy: Binu S". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  14. ^ Karthikeyan, Shruti (17 October 2014). "Anusree has enacted me well in Ithihasa: Shine Tom Chacko". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  15. ^ Online Desk (11 May 2015). "Anusree and Fahadh to pair up again". Malayala Manorama. Archived from the original on 9 April 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  16. ^ Karthikeyan, Shruti (22 May 2015). "Anusree is a nurse in Maheshinte Prathikaram". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  17. ^ Soman, Deepa (1 June 2016). "Anusree turns cop for Priyan's crime thriller". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 26 November 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  18. ^ Nagarajan, Saraswathy (9 September 2016). "Season to celebrate". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 15 December 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  19. ^ Manu, Meera (23 June 2016). "Anusree in KPAC". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  20. ^ "Pranav Mohanlal starrer Aadi doesn't have a love track". The New Indian Express. Express News Service. 1 August 2017. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  21. ^ "'Autorsha,' starring Anusree, starts rolling - Times of India".
  22. ^ "ഗോകുല്‍ സുരേഷ് നായകനാകുന്ന 'ഉൾട്ട'; നായികയായി അനുശ്രീ". Samayam Malayalam. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  23. ^ "Prayaga Martin and Anusree to play the female leads in Gokul Suresh's Ulta". Onlookers Media. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  24. ^ "IMAQ show will be 'innovative, creative'". 22 April 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  25. ^ "Campus Cine Awards". Campus Cine Awards. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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