Anish M. Thomas is an Indian movie producer who is active majorly in the Malayalam film industry under his production house, Urvasi Theatres. He was born on 16th May in Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram. He attended the St. Goretti Higher Secondary School in Punalur, Kerala and graduated from Mar Ivanios College in Trivandrum. He married Tanima Chinnu Tomi on in 2013 and has a son, Nathanael Anish Thomas. He is recognized for producing the family drama film “
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum” (2017), starring
Suraj Venjaramoodu and
Fahadh Faasil. The movie is built around the story of extraction of a gold necklace from the stomach of a thief, Prasad (played by Fahadh Faasil), who steals the necklace from a lady, Sreeja (played by
Nimisha Sajayan) on a bus and swallows it to avoid getting caught.
However, Sreeja sees him committing the act and takes him to the police station with her husband, also named Prasad (played by Suraj Venjaramoodu). The movie was a grand success all over India and won three awards at the 65th
National Film Awards in the Malayalam film category – best feature film, screenplay and supporting actor (Fahadh Faasil). It was also honored with the best screenplay and character actor (
Alencier Ley Lopez) awards at the 48th Kerala State Film Awards in 2018.It was a huge leap for Anish from his debut movie “Nee Ko Njaa Cha” (2013) and his second production “
Best Actors” (2015), both of which received average responses from the viewers as well as the critics. In 2018, he collaborated with director
Rahul Riji Nair to produce the comedy film “
Dakini”, which revolves around four old women who fight against a criminal to bring back their friend. Anish’s latest project “
Sathyam Paranja Viswasikkuvo” hit the theatres on 6th May 2019 and features
Biju Menon and Samvritha Sunil in the lead roles.