Manasa Radhakrishnan – Actress
Manasa Radhakrishnan is a budding south indian actress who predominantly acts in Malayalam films. She started her journey in the industry as a child artist with the film Kannuneerinum Madhuram, directed by Raghunath Paleri. She is active in the industry from 2016.
She was born in Ernakulam district, Kerala. She was born as the daughter of Mr. V.K. Radhakrishnan and Mrs. Sreekala Radhakrishnan. She had moved to Dubai along with her parents and completed her schooling from The Indian High School Dubai – UAE. She had returned back to Kerala after tenth and joined in Choice School in Tripunithura, where she completed her plus two. She is a trained classical dancer and she had appeared in few short films.
She had entered into industry as a child artist, later she took a break from the industry and concentrated on her study. Director Anbumathi was looking for a fresh face for his film Sandikuthirai, during this time Manasa was studying in plus two and her father send some Photos along with her portfolio to the director. Anbumathi had impressed her performance in the audition and selected her to play the lead female character. She got fifteen days training section before the shooting of the movie.
Manasa made her debut into industry as a child artist with the film Kannuneerinum Madhuram, directed by Raghunath Paleri and which was released in 2008. Later she had appeared in Kadaksham (2010), which was directed by Sasi Paravoor. It which Suresh Gopi, Vijaya Raghvan, Jagathy Sreekumar and Shwetha Menon were in the lead roles. In 2014, she appeared in Dileep starer movie Villali Veeran, which was directed by Sudheesh Sankar.
As a lead actress she had appeared in Sandikuthirai (2016), which was directed by Anbumathi. In which Manasa had shared the screen with Delhi Ganesh, Rajkamal , Mani, Ganja Karuppu. Here she handled the female lead character opposite to Rajkamal. Keerthi is a typical village girl but bold in nature, she gave life to the character very naturally and she became popular among Tamil audience.
In the same year she appeared in other three films – Paulettante Veedu, Balasali and Crossroads. Paulettante Veedu was directed by Dileep Narayanan and in which she shared the screen with Amal Unnithan.
Manasa became popular among the Malayali audience after appearing in the movie Tiyaan. The film was directed by Jiyen Krishnakumar and it features Prithviraj, Indrajith, Murali Gopy, Ananya, Suraj Venjaramoodu and Padmapriya are in the lead roles. Here Manasa presented the character and she could share the screen with Prithviraj and Shine Tom Chacko. She has comparatively few scenes in the movie but it was a notable one.
In the same year she had committed to Arun Kumar Aravind’s film Kaattu. It features Asif Ali and Murali Gopy in the lead roles. Here she presented one of the lead female character named Ummukkulussu, it is the first Malayalam film that he present a lead role. Director Arun had met her during the location of Tiyaan and actor Murali Gopy introduced her to Arun. Thus Arun had selected her to play one of the lead female character.
Date of birth and age : Manasa was born on 29th September 1998 and she is 19 years old as on 2017.
Education and qualifications: Will update soon.
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