Manju Warrier is one of the most successful Indian film actress and dancer is known for her work in Malayalam films. Warrier made her debut in Sakshyam (1995) at the age of 16. Her prominent films include Sallapam, Ee Puzhayum Kadannu, Thooval Kottaram (1996), Kaliyattam, Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu (1997), Daya, Pranayavarnangal, Summer in Bethlehem, Kanmadam (1998), and Pathram (1999). She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for the film Ee Puzhayum Kadannu and has won four consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Actress trophies. She got married to actor Dileep in 1998, and quit acting at that time.
She made a comeback to cinema after a 14-year sabbatical with the critically and commercially successful film How Old Are You (2014) which fetched her many accolades notably her fifth Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam, thus earning the title of most wins in the category. Manju Warrier (pronounced: Manju Vāryar; born 10 September 1978) is an Indian film actress and dancer in the Malayalam film industry. She is one of the most successful leading actresses and is considered to be the female superstar of Malayalam cinema. She made her acting debut in Sakshyam (1995) at the age of 17.
Manju Warrier Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Manju Warrier|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2023) 45 Years|
|Debut||Film: Sakshyam (Malayalam, 1995)|
|Famous Role||Nirupama Rajeev in Malayalam film|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Scorpio|
|Birth Place||Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date of Birth||1 November 1978|
|Home Town||Pullu, Thrissur, Kerala, India|
|Mother's Name||Girija Warrier (Homemaker)|
|Father's Name||D.P. Madhavan Warrier (Accountant)|
|Brother||Madhu Warrier (Actor)|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||CSI Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil|
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kannur, Kerala
Chovva Higher Secondary School, Kannur
|College/University||College S. N. College, Kannur|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm|
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 54 kg|
in Pounds- 119 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Actress||Not Known|
|Favourite Actors||Not Known|
|Favourite Colors||Not Known|
|Favourite Sport||Not Known|
Manju Warrier Net Worth
Manju Warrier is an Indian Movie Actress who has a net worth of $20 million at the age of 45 Years.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$20 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$19 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress, Dancer|
Manju Warrier’s income source is mostly from being a successful Movie Actress. She is from Nagercoil. Acclaimed actress of Malayalam cinema who received the Special Jury Award at the 1999 National Film Awards for her role in Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu. On-Net Worth Stats, Manju Warrier is a member of a movie actress and popular celebrities.
The early life of Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier was born on 10 September 1978 in Nagercoil, Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu, India Her father, Madhavan Warrier, worked as an accountant with Sundaram Finance’s Nagercoil regional office. She did her primary schooling at CSI Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil. After her father was promoted, they returned to Kerala and settled in Kannur.
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She studied at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kannur and later at Chovva Higher Secondary School. She secured 527/600 marks in SSLC, with a 98% score in Mathematics. She later graduated with a degree from Sree Narayana College, Kannur through distance learning. She has an elder brother, Madhu Warrier, who is also an actor and producer.
Early films (1995–99)
At school, Warrier was a talented dancer and won many awards. She was conferred with the Kalathilakam in the Kerala Youth Festival for two years. She first appeared in a television serial Moharavam which was telecast on Doordarshan.
In the first half of her on-screen career, Manju featured in 20 films over a three-year period with prominent directors and superstars producing a number of performances that earned her equal billing with the male superstars in Malayalam. In 1997 through the character Unnimaya in Mohanlal starer Aram Thamburan she became the Lady Super Star of Mollywood.
At the age of 17, she debuted in the film Sakshyam (1995). Later at the age of 18, she acted in the movie Sallapam (1996), co-starring Dileep, whom she later married. Her performance in the movie Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu won a special mention from the jury for the National Film Awards. Her other films include Kanmadam and Aaraam Thampuran with Mohanlal, Ee Puzhayum Kadannu and Kudamattam with her now ex-husband Dileep, Summer In Bethlehem, Pranayavarnangal, Pathram and Kaliyattam with Suresh Gopi, and Irattakuttikalude Achan, Kaliveedu, Thooval Kottaram and Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu with Jayaram. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the movie Ee Puzhayum Kadannu.
The film won three Kerala State Film Awards. In Kanmadam, she portrayed the role of a high-tempered blacksmith named Bhanu, which also starred Mohanlal. In her film Daya, Warrier’s character is disguised as a man. Her role as the strong-willed Devika in Pathram was popular with audiences. It was the highest-grossing film of 1999 and played for over 250 days in theatres. Her last film before she took a sabbatical was Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu. Her portrayal of Bhadra, who takes revenge against Natesan who killed her parents, is considered her best acting performance to date. She was nominated at the National Film Awards but lost to Shabana Azmi. She was awarded the Special Mention (acting) for her performance.
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Ee Puzhayum Kadannu Anjali Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Dilliwala Rajakumaran Maya
Thorvald Kottaram Devaprabha Varma
Abraham Thampuran Unnimaya
Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu Meenakshi
Irattakuttikalude Achan Anupama
Summer in Bethlehem Abhirami
|1999||Param Devika Shekhar|
Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu Bhadra National Film Award - Special Mention
|2014||How Old Are You Nirupama Rajeev comeback film|
|2015||Ennum Eppozhum Adv. Deepa Rajeev|
Rani Padmini Padmini
Jo and the Boy Jo / Joan Mary John
|2016||Girls N/A Voice-over|
Paavada Babu's fiancée Cameo appearance
Vettah Commissioner Sribala IPS
Karinkunnam 6'S Vandana Aby
|2017||C/O Saira Banu Saira Banu|
Udaharanam Sujatha Sujatha Krishnan
Villain Dr. Neelima Mathew
|2018||Aami Kamala Surayya|
|2019||Lucifer Priyadharshini Ramdas|
Jack and Jill Parvathi Post Production
Asuran Manimekhala Debut in Tamil Film
|2020||Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham Zubaida Post-production|
TV Shows & Serials List
|Kerala Can Manorama News Host Talk show (Cancer awareness)|
Cuba Mukundan Flowers Host
Some Known Facts About Manju Warrier
- Does Manju Warrier smoke?: Not Known
- Does Manju Warrier drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Manju is a trained dancer.
- She won Kalathilakam twice in the Kerala Youth Festival.
- She started her acting career in 1995 by playing the role of Smitha in the Malayalam film Sakshyam.
- She is the brand ambassador for various popular brands such as Kalyan Jewellers, Meriiboy Ice Cream, Dhathri, Kitchen Treasures, etc.
- In 2013, she wrote and released a book, Sallapam, in which she shares the series of memoirs of her life.
- She won several awards in 2014 for the film How Old Are You under the category of Best Actress, such as Filmfare Award South, Vanitha Film Award, Asiavision Award, and Asianet Film Award.