Sunaina (born on 17 April 1989) is an Indian film actress and model. She predominantly works in Tamil movies as well as few Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages. She was made her on-screen debut with Telugu Film Kumar Vs Kumari (2005) and Her Tamil Debut Kadhalil Vizhunthen (2008).
Sunaina at the 60th Filmfare Awards South, 2014
17 April 1989
|Parent(s)||Harish Yella (Father) Sandhya Yella (Mother)|
She was born on 17th April 1989 in Nagpur in Maharashtra. Her father’s name is Harish Yella and her mother’s name is Sandhya Yella. She completed her schooling from Mount Carmel Girl’s High School at Nagpur and She moved to Hyderabad with her family for Higher Studies. She was crowned as Miss Nagpur in 2004 & She did theatre during her School Days.
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Sunaina Launched Tea Trails in Anna Nagar, Chennai.
Sunainaa's start to fame was by starring Nakul in Kadhalil Vizhunthen (2008) which was her first Tamil début. She also did a guest appearance in Sivaji movie, Those scenes were eliminated on screening. She also did Maasilamani (2009) in Tamil cinema and continued with a performance oriented films where she secured her first Filmfare nomination for Neerparavai (2012). she played the role of Esther. Her performance was critically praised that she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil.
After that she appeared in films like Samar (2013), Vanmam (2014) and she gave a guest appearance opposite to Vijay in Theri (2016). she continued with Nambiyaar (2016), Kavalai Vendam (2016), Thondan (2017). In 2018, she acted in the drama film Kaali starring Vijay Antony and Anjali. The romantic thriller vampires web series Viu original in Nila Nila Odi Vaa (2018) from 24 July to 5 September 2018 .
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2005||Kumar Vs Kumari||Telugu|
|2008||Gange Baare Thunge Baare||Ganga||Kannada|
|2012||Pandi Oliperukki Nilayam||Valarmathi||Tamil|
|2012||Neerparavai||Esther||Tamil||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil|
|2017||Pelliki Mundu Prema Katha||Anu||Telugu|
|2018||Kaali||Poo Mayilu (Parvathy)||Tamil|
|2018||Nila Nila Odi Vaa||Nila||Tamil||Web series|
|2019||Enai Noki Paayum Thota||Meera||Tamil||Post-production|
- "Sunaina changes her name to Anusha". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 15 January 2017.
- "Actress Sunaina undergoes a name change, to be called Anusha". desimartini.com. 1 May 2014.
- "Actress Sunaina Launched Tea Trails at Anna Nagar Chennai". kollywoodtoday.net. 30 June 2017.
- "Ashwin and Sunainaa's web series, Nila Nila Odi Vaa, to be about vampires". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-09-25.