Anu Sithara is a popular name in mollywood film industry and represented India in many world platforms. She has done a lot of reality shows and is quite famous among the audience on television. She has done numerous films and has built herself a lasting career in the industry with heart warming roles. Anu Sithara was born on 21st August’ 1995 in Wayanad, Kerela and currently she is 23 years old. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Her father’s name is Abdul Salam, who is a theatre artist and her mother’s name is Renuka Salam.
She also has a younger sister named Anu Sonara who is debuting in the Malayalam film industry through ‘Kshanam’ directed by Suresh Unnithan, where she plays the role of a ghost of a 16 year old girl. Sonara has also been an amazing dancer and has won many prizes at the school level. She always had a keen interest in acting and has got a few offers to get her career started in the industry.
Anu Sithara Education And Marriage
Anu Sithara did her schooling from SKJM Higher Secondary School in Kalpetta and later graduated from WMO Arts and Science College with a degree in B.Com. She was always active in her dancing classes and has won many prizes henceforth. She learned classical dance from Kerela Kalamandalam and has excelled in many other dance forms.
Anu Sithara got married to Vishnu Prasad in 2015 at the age of 20 and has also completed her four year anniversary this year. She is one of the actresses who began her career with the support of her husband and continues to show in the spotlight. She fell in love with Vishnu and married him after three years. In an interview about how her marriage has affected her career, she said ‘Marriage never feels like it’s gone. Marriage is more about love. Fearing nobody. Talking at will. The players always highlights the advantages he will have’. She says she has someone to evaluate her performance and his words mean the most to her. She also claims that her husband is always present at her shoots and is always encouraging.
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Anu Sithara Career And Professional Life
There are a very few actresses who have started their career post marriage and actress Anu Sithara is one of them. Not only has she excelled in her career as a dancer but has also emerged as one of the top heroines of Mollywood today with her excellent performance.
Like her character in ‘Ramante Edanthottam’, she is a professional dancer and has learnt classical dance professionally from Kerela Kalamandalam. She has performed in many dance shows and has also represented India in any stages abroad. She has also been the judge on ‘Eastern D4 Junior v/s senior’ along with Priyamani, Neerav Bavlecha, Prasanna Sujith and Mamta Mohandas which aired on the channel Mazhavil Manorama.
Later on, she started her own dance school named ‘Navarasa’ at her own home and pass her skills to those who loved the dance form. Her mom looks after the administration when she is out for shooting.
She was introduced to Malayalam cinema by director Suresh Achoos through the film ‘Pottas Bomb’ as ‘Aswathy’ in 2013 which was a major flop. On the same year, she played the role of Amala Paul’s teenage phrase in the movie ‘Oru Indian Pranayakadha’ directed by Fahahd Faasil. The actress was not seen in movies for two years after which she did a small notable role in ‘Prithviraj’ as Anarkali.
After her marriage, she did the film ‘Happy Wedding’ as Shahina, directed by debutante Omar Lulu which became a surprise hit. She got her big break as the lead role in the movie ‘Ramante Edanthottam’ which was directed by Ranjith Shankar. The female oriented movie got a really positive response from critics and the audience. She played the role of a housewife who suppresses her passion for dance because of her husband. The performance won her many titles and accolades including Best Actress and Best Performance awards at any prestigious award functions.
After the popularity gained through her performance, he was also offered to play Jayasurya’s heroine in the movie ‘Captain’ directed by Prajesh Sen. The movie- a biopic of late Indian football team captain V P Sathyan, saw one of her career’s best performance. Au played the role well beyond everyone’s expectations and her performance was hailed by the critics and this role established her from Wayanad to a special place in Mollywood.
She has done numerous films which include Anarkali as Athira, Campus Diary as Kaashi Thumba, Marupadi as Riya, Fukri as Alia Ali Fukri, Ramante Eden Thottam as Malini, Achayans as Prayaga, Navel the Jewel as Asma, Aana Alaralodalaral as Parvathy, Johny Johny Yes Appa as Jaisa, Subharathi as Sreeja, Mamangam as TBA, Oru Krupasidha Payyan as Jalaja, Padayottam as Meera.
She also made her debut in Tamil movie industry with the film ‘Veri’ in 2015.
Bilathi Kadha, Kozhi Thankachan and Podhu Nalan Karudhi were her films which released in 2018 and did exceedingly well in the box office. She was last seen in the romantic movie ‘Neeyu Njanum’. Some of her upcoming projects include ‘Oru Kuttanadan Blog and Drama’, ‘And the Oscar goes to’ and ‘Padayottam’ and she is totally committed to her work and these films might be a whopping success for her.
She has also worked as a television host in Lifinu Venam Plus in her early career life which aired on Asianet Plus. She has also endorsed a few brands and appeared in TV commercials.
She also has a whopping 1.6 million followers on Instagram and we see some collaboration with some photographers whose page goes by the name @sreekanth_kalarickal and @vishnuprasadsignature.
Anu Sithara’ estimated net worth is US $1 million as of 2019.
Height- 5’8 or 174cm.
Weight- 58kg or 128lb.
Hair color- Black.
Eye color- Black.
Body measurements- 34-28-36
Shoe size- 7.5 (US)
Dress size- 6 (US)
Hobbies And Interesting Things About Her
- She loves Travelling, Reading, Dancing And Singing
- Favorite Color: Red
- Favorite Player: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- Favorite Sport: Cricket
- Favorite Actor: Manmoty
- Favorite Actress: Vidhya Balan
- Favorite Film Director: Santsoh Sivan
- Favorite Singer: Shreya Ghoshal
- Favorite Place: Paris
- Favorite Dress: Long Dresses
- Favorite Food: Fish Curry