Anoop Menon is an Indian film actor, script writer and lyricist born on Aug 3, 1977 in Kozhikode and bought up in Thiruvananthapuram. Anoop is a law graduate and completed his degree in Government law college, Thiruvananthapuram. During his academic years he was anchoring shows in Kairali TV and Surya TV.
He started his career by playing a leading role in a popular Malayalam TV serial called “
” broadcasted by Asianet. Anoop made his debut as a script writer in the movie “Pakal Nakshatrangal” in which Mohanlal got Mathrubhumi award and Kerala film critic award for best actor.
Anoop Menon made his debut as an actor through the Malayalam movie “Kattuchembakam” in the year 2002. He acted in around 7-8 movies, including “Pakal Nakshatrangal” for which he wrote the script. He has acted in 48 Malayalam films till date and in a Hindi movie “
” in 2009.
The movie “Thirakkatha” and the role “Ajay Chandran” was a real break for the actor in his career. The movie plot was based on the big time romance of the actor
and the late actress “
” in late 70’s. The film won the National award for best feature film and the actress “
” won the Filmfare award for her character “
” in the year 2009.
He played “Ravi Abraham” in the movie beautiful which bought a new hit combo in Mollywood, Anoop Menon and Jayasurya. Later on, they appeared together in 4 movies, including “David and Goliath” and “
”, which portrayed a low profile at the box office but all the other movies were box office hits. Currently, the hit duo has taken a small break from teaming up. His upcoming projects are Dolphin and She-Taxi. He was lyricist in the movies “
”, “Namukku Parkkan” and “Buddy” and he won the best lyricist award for the song Mazhaneer Thullikal from the movie “Beautiful”.