Manasa is a famous actress in Malayalam. She was the daughter of renowned Malayali cinematographer Hema Chandran and former actress Kanakadurga. She was born in a family with great movie background, and that made her a heroine easily. Manasa was passionate about acting since her childhood. She has taken part in many extra circular activities in her youth to fulfill her zeal to become a good actress, but her mother was against her joining films. Manasa fought a lot with her mother and learnt acting. Manasa is also a Bharatanatyam dancer. She made her silver screen debut with a huge film Bigb starring Mammootty. Even before the release of her debut film, Manasa has fetched another meaty role in Prithviraj film Khakhi. She also acted in few other movies like Calcutta News, Jubilee, The Trigger, The Snake and Ladder, etc., Apart from movies she came to limelight as Sethulakshmi in the Malayalam serial Makalude Amma. Manasa also acted in a Telugu movie ‘Nandanavanam 120 km’ starring Ajay Varma. Manasa married Tamil hero Vikranth on 21 October, 2009. Vikranth is the brother of Tamil superstar Vijay. Manasa continued her serials and movies even after marriage. Her movie Kanneerenu Madhuram directed by Raghunath Palery is yet to be released.

Meghana Raj

Meghana, whose full name is Meghana Raj, is an Indian actress and model who is mostly seen and known for her performances in the Malayalam movies. Meghana has also been acting in other South Indian Industries like Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Meghana Was born on May 3, 1990 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India to the noted actors and producers of Kannada film industry- Actor Sundar Raj, who has acted in over 180 Kannada films and Pramila Joshai, who is a famous and noted actress and producer of the Kannada Film Industry. Meghana in her short spanned career in the film industry is most famously known for her versatility and acting range and for the ease with which she essays most challenging and characters of different and various shades. Meghana made her debut in the year 2009 with the Telugu film Bendu Apparao R.M.P. But back in her childhood days, Meghana started her acting career as a child theatre artist in her father Sundar Raj’s plays. She also successfully played the role of a teacher in the comic film. She also starred in the successful Kannada film Punda. Meghana ventured into the Malayalam Film Industry with the August 2010 release Horror Malayalam Film Yakshiyum Njanum which was an average grosser but the glamorous songs pictured on Meghana became an instant hit. After a string of flops in the year 2011, actress Meghana cameback with flying colors with Malayalam movie ‘Beautiful’ which was released in December 2011 and went on to become a blockbuster hit. Meghana’s portrayal of a home nurse in this movie earned her critical acclaims also. Meghana subsequently underwent complete makeover and lost oodles of weight and starred in many average grossing and successful Malayalam movies like- Namukku Parkann, Mullamottum Munthiricharum, etc. Recently, Meghana Raj starred opposite Prithviraj Sukumaran in the Malayalam Hits Memories, Raja Huli and Bahuparak. Meghana is presently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Christ’s University, Bangalore, India.   Another Version of This Bio: Meghana Raj is a Kannada, Malayalam, and Telugu film Actress. She is a versatile actress and made her debut with the movie Bendu Apparao R.M.P in 2009 and since then there has been no looking back for her. Meghana has done some remarkable roles so far in such a short period. 29 films are to her credit by far. Meghana was born on 3 May 1990 in Bangalore to Sundar Raj and Pramila Joshai, both actors by profession. She graduated from Christ University, Bangalore in Psychology. Meghana started her modeling career and then made her debut through the Telugu movie at the age of 19. Meghana had done theater at a young age and had won ‘The Kochi Times Film Award’ for Beautiful in 2011 and ‘The Suvarna Film Award’ for Best Debut Actress in Kannada for Punda (2011). She has done many prominent roles in three different industries in just seven years of her career. Meghana has been acclaimed for Punda (2010), Beautiful (2011), Raja Huli (2013) and Aatagara (2015).    

Meghana Raj Malayalam Actress