Meenakshi Anoop

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Anunaya Anoop popularly known as Meenakshi Anoop, is an Indian actress who works primarily in the Malayalam film industry.[2] She is best known for her role as Fathima (Pathu/Pathumma) in the 2015 comedy film Amar Akbar Anthony and Nandinikkutty (Nandini) in the 2016 crime thriller Oppam.[3] She is currently anchoring the show Top Singer in Flowers channel.

Meenakshi Anoop
Anunaya Anoop

(2005-10-12) October 12, 2005 (age 15)
Paduva, Kottayam, Kerala, India[1]
Other namesBaby Meenakshi
Alma materNSS Higher Secondary School, Kidangoor
Years active2014 – present
  • Anoop R. Paduva
  • Remya Anoop

As of 2020, she has completed more than 10 to 15 films,as well as a good amount of short films along with some music albums.

Early lifeEdit

Meenakshi was born to Anoop R. Paduva, a computer accountant and Remya. She is presently studying in NSS Higher Secondary School, Kidangoor.[4][5]


Meenakshi started her acting career with a short film Madhura Nombaram directed by Akhil S Kiran.[4]

She made her film debut in Arun Kumar Aravind's 1 by Two (2014), though her scenes were not included in the film. She then went on to act in 1000: Oru Note Paranja Katha, Jamna Pyari, and Aana Mayil Ottakam, all of which released in 2015.[4] She made her breakthrough portraying Fathima (Pathu/Pathumma) in Amar Akbar Anthony (2015).[6][better source needed] International Business Times stated about her performance, "The child artist has been receiving amazing responses from the audience and is undoubtedly loved by everyone for her innocent and natural acting."[3] She also received the Asianet Film Award for Best Child Artist for her performance.[7]

She acted in the Priyadarsan movie Oppam,[8] as Nandhini kutty and signed on to act in upcoming films such as Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu and Kanbathu Poi, the latter of which is a Tamil film.[6][better source needed]


  • All films are in Malayalam, unless otherwise noted.
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2015 Aana Mayil Ottakam Uncredited Role
2015 Amar Akbar Anthony Fathima
2016 Oppam Nandini
2016 Oru Muthassi Gadha Cameo
2016 Marupadi Cameo
2016 Kolumittayi Riya
2018 Puzhayamma Mazha
2018 Mohanlal Meenakshi
2019 Kavacha Nandhini Kannada film

Television SeriesEdit

Year Program Role Notes
2018 – 2020 Top Singer Host Meenakshi Anoop(replacing Esther anil)
2020 – Top Singer season 2 Host Meenakshi Anoop


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  2. ^ "'Amar Akbar Anthony' fame 'Pathu' rules school youth festival". Manorama Online. 8 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Watch baby singer Shreya's 'Amar Akbar Anthony' song 'Yenno Njanente' featuring baby Meenakshi". International Business Times. 23 October 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "അമര്‍ അക്ബര്‍ അന്തോണീസിന്റെ പുന്നാരപാത്തു". Manorama Online (in Malayalam). 26 October 2015.
  5. ^ "SMART KUTTEES". Mangalam (in Malayalam). 28 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b "പ്രേക്ഷകരെ കരയിച്ച പാത്തു". Manorama Online (in Malayalam). 16 January 2016. Archived from the original on 12 April 2016.
  7. ^ "18th Asianet Film Awards: Vikram, Trisha, Prithviraj, Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly bag awards". International Business Times. 8 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Meenakshi in Priyan's Oppam". Deccan Chronicle. 17 February 2016.

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