Shamlee, also known as Baby Shamili, is born on 10 July 1987 and is an Indian actress who has worked in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films. She is probably best known for her critically acclaimed performance as the mentally challenged child Anjali in the 1990 film Anjali, which fetched her the National Film Award for Best Child Artist.
And as a child trapped inside a bore-well in the film Malootty, that fetched her a Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist. Shamili is a famous Indian actress who is best known for her role as Anjali in the famous Tamil film Anjali in 1990. She appeared in many film industries like Telegu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Tamil.
|Birth Name||Shamlee Babu|
|Nick Name||Baby Shamili|
|Age||(as in 2023) 36 Years|
|Debut||Tamil Film: Rajanadai (1989, as child artist), Veera Sivaji (2016, as an actress)|
Telugu Film: Magadu (1989, as child artist), Oye! (2009, as an actress)
Malayalam Film: Malootty (1990, as child artist), Valliyum Thetti Pulliyum Thetti (2015, as an actress)
Kannada Film: Mathe Haditu Kogile (1990, as child artist)
Bollywood: Sabse Bada Mawali (1996, as child artist)
|Famous Role||Anjali in Tamil film 'Anjali' (1990)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date of Birth||10 July 1987|
|Home Town||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Father's Name||Sharaf Babu|
|Brother||Richard Rishi (Actor)|
|Sister||Shalini Kumar (Actress)|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 60 kg|
in pounds- 132 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Singers||American- Beyoncé, Jailo, Lady Gaga|
|Favourite Filmmakers||K. Balachander, Mani Ratnam|
Shamili hails from a family of actors, being the younger sister of actor Richard Rishi and actress Shalini. She was born to Babu and Alice. Her father migrated to Madras with an ambition of becoming an actor and the family settled there. Later he fulfilled his ambition through his children.
Shamili Net Worth
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|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$4.4 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
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Shamili started acting at the age of two in Tamil Cinema. Her breakthrough in Tamil came with Mani Ratnam’s Anjali, in which she portrayed a mentally challenged child, which earned her the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. In 1990, she acted in Bharathan’s Malootty, a film based on Jessica McClure. Her performance won her critical appreciation and the Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist. She also acted like a teenager in Fazil’s Harikrishnans as Mammooty and Mohanlal’s sibling. In Kannada, she has acted with well-known actors such as Vishnuvardhan, Ambareesh, Sithara, Shruti, Srinath, Geetha, Meghna, Vinaya Prasad, Sunil, Sathyapriya, Bhavya, Lakshmi and Abhijith. In Kannada, she acted in Dakshayini (1993), Kadambari (1993), Karulina Kudi (1995), Bhairavi (1991), Chinna Nee Naguthiru (1993), Bhuvaneshwari (1994), Mathe Haditu Kogile (1990), Hoovu Hannu (1993) and Jagadeshwari (1998).
She played her first female lead role in Anand Ranga’s directorial debut Oye! (2009) alongside Siddarth, though the film’s mixed response at the box office prompted her to embark on yet another sabbatical. Between 2010 and 2015, Shamili studied and worked in Singapore and turned down numerous opportunities to return to acting. She later returned to Chennai and is now working on the production of Veera Shivaji alongside Vikram Prabhu.
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Movies List(As Child Artist)
|1989||Rajanadai Shamu Tamil|
|1990||Anjali Anjali Tamil|
Malootty Malootty Malayalam
Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari Bujji Telugu
Mathe Haditu Kogile Pallavi Kannada
|1991||Thai Poosam Velayutham Tamil|
Sendhoora Devi Sindhu, Tamil
Pookkalam Varavayi Geethu Malayalam
Anbu Sangili Geethu Tamil
Killer Sneha Telugu
Keechu Raallu Jyoti Telugu
Bhairavi (kannada film) Kannada
Kilukkampetti Chikkumol Malayalam
Vaasalile Oru Vennila Tamil
|1992||Police Lockup Kannada|
devar Veettu Ponnu Sangari, Tamil
Naga Bala Telugu
Parvathalu Panakalu Telugu
|1993||Joker Apple Telugu|
Chinna Kannamma Saranya Tamil
Nippu Ravva Engineer's daughter Telugu
Thanga Pappa Abhirami Tamil
|1994||Makkala Sakshi Kannada|
Hoovu Hannu Kannada
Chinna Nee Naguthiru Kannada
|1995||Nirnayam Parukkutty Malayalam|
Karulina Kudi Kannada
Anga Rakshakudu Telugu
|1996||Sabse Bada Mawali Hindi|
Lalanam Ammu Malayalam
|1998||Harikrishnans Ammalu Malayalam|
Jagadeeshwari Jagadeeshwari Kannada
|2000||Kandukondain Kandukondain Kamala Tamil|
|2009||Oye! Sandhya Telugu CineMAA Award for Best Female Debut|
|2015||Valliyum Thetti Pulliyum Thetti Sreedevi Malayalam|
|2016||Veera Sivaji Anjali Tamil|
|2018||Ammammagarillu Sita Telugu|
|1990||National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Tamil film Anjali (1990)|
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Child Artist for Tamil film Anjali (1990)
Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist for Malayalam film Malootty (1990)
Karnataka State Film Award for Best Child Artist for Kannada film Mathe Haditu Kogile (1990)
|2009||CineMAA Award for Best Female Debut for Telugu film Oye! (2009)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shamili
- Does Shamili smoke?: No
- Does Shamili drink alcohol?: Not Known
- At the age of 2, Shamili made her first on-screen appearance in the Tamil film Rajanadai (1989) as Shamili.Shamili in Tamil film ‘Rajanadai’ (1989)
- Her father had a dream of becoming an actor. He fulfilled his dream through his children.
- Her sister ‘Shalini’ got married to a popular actor Ajith Kumar.Shamili sister Shalini with Ajith Kumar
- While she was in school, she took up her interest in art and dancing. She even learned arts from well-known painter ‘Ilangovan.’
- She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
- Shamili is trained in various other dance forms like jazz, hip-hop, and salsa.
- She did a course in film studies from Singapore.
- After her Tamil film ‘Kandukondain Kandukondain’ (2000), she took a break for almost 8 years to complete her studies.
- Shamili rejoined the film industry in 2009 and made her debut as an actress with the Telugu film ‘Oye!.’
- She is a huge fan of superstar ‘Shah Rukh Khan.’ She even uses her Facebook profile with the name, ‘Shamlee Srk.’
Who Is The Husband Of Baby Shamili?
Shamili started acting at the age of two. In 1990, she acted in Bharathan’s Malootty. She fell in love with filmmaker Arun Pawar. They got engaged at a private ceremony in Hyderabad on 10 May 2015.
How old is shamili?
36 years (10 July 1987)
Who is Shalini’s sister?
Who is Ajith Kumar ‘s wife?
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