Anjali Nair is a renowned actress from the Malayalam film industry. She has acted in about 75 movies and various television projects. She started her career as a child artist and later went on to play lead roles in several movies. In most of her movies in recent years, she was seen in supporting roles.
When it comes to television, she was seen as a child artist during the 1990s in Bandhanangal Bandhanangal serial. After this, she recently ventured into cooking shows as a host and also participated in several other reality shows on Malayalam television. She has a good fan following across the state due to her acting skills.
She is also an award winning actress and has won the Kerala state award for her acting in the year 2015. She was recently seen in popular movies like Drishyam 2 starring Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. Other than that, she was also seen alongside Rajnikanth in the Tamil movie Annathe in the year 2021.
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Anjali Nair was born on the 16th of July 1988 in Kochi region of Kerala. Anjali Nair’s current age is 34 years.
Wiki | Biography
Anjali Nair was born and brought up in Kerala. She was interested in acting since a young age and her parents encouraged her even while she was in school. She completed her primary education from a local school in Cochin. During that time, she got an interesting offer to be part of the movie Manathe Vellitheru.
The 1994 movie became her debut film in the film industry and she got good fame for her cute looks and impressive dialogue delivery skills. After this, she got one more offer as a child artist in the movie Mangalyasootram. This movie was released in the year 1995 and became a good hit at the box office.
Meanwhile, she took some break and again made her comeback during her teenage. This time, she got the roles of supporting actress. In the movie 5 Sundarikal, she played the role of a mother at a very young age and showed her excellent acting skills. She was also part of other hit movies like Honey Bee, Kidu, Vikadakumaran and Oru Adaar Love.
|Full Name||Anjali Nair|
|Date of Birth||10 August 1995|
|Age||28 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Cherthala, Kerala, India|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||NA|
|College||Jain University, Bangalore, India|
Anjali Nair belongs to Nair community and her father Giridharan Nair worked for a private company. Anjali’s mother is Usha Nair and she is a homemaker. There is not much information about her siblings and other family members. Her parents stay in Kerala and her father is retired from work.
|Father Name||Giridharan Nair|
|Mother Name||Usha Nair|
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
Boyfriend. Husband, Relationships
Anjali Nair is married to Ajit Raju. The couple got married in the year 2021 in a traditional ceremony attended by friends and family members. This is Anjali’s second marriage and she was earlier married to Aneesh Upasana. However, she got separated due to some personal issues between them. Anjali Nair has a daughter from her first marriage and her daughter’s name is Avani.
|Affairs / Girlfriend||Not Known|
|Husband Name||Ajit Raju|
Anjali Nair is known for her homely and simple looks. She looks very beautiful in traditional costumes. She has long black hair and styles them according to the requirement of the role she is playing in movies. Her height is around 5.4 feet and she weighs around 60 kgs. She is very particular about eating healthy food and does regular workout to maintain her body.
|Weight(approx.)||Kilograms- 60 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 132 lbs
|Height(approx.)||Centimeters – 162 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 4 in
Meter – 1.62 m
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||32-24-32|
Anjali Nair started her career in the film industry when she was just 6 years old. She made her debut as a child artist with the film Manathe Vellitheru in the year 1994. After the success of this film, she was offered another project named Mangalya sootram in the year 1995. She was well known for her cute looks and good dialogue delivery skills at a young age.
Anjali attained fame at a young age and she was later part of the hit movie Lalanam in the year 1996. This movie became a big hit and she became a household name across Kerala. During this time, she was also offered a role in television serial Bandhanangal Bandhanangal. This ran for a long time and she was busy with such projects during her school days.
In the year 2010, she made her entry into Tamil films with the movie Nella Thamara. Interestingly, she was known as Bhagyanjali in Tamil film industry as there was another child artist Anjali who was already famous in Tamil. In the same year, she was part of two more Tamil movies named Kotti and Unnaiye Kadhalipen.
When she was starting her college education, she became a model and started her second innings in Malayalam industry as a teenage artist. She got interesting roles in the movies Seniors and Venicile Vyapari which were released in the year 2011. She started doing matured roles at a young age and was seen as a journalist in the movie The King and the Commissioner.
In the movie Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu, she played the role of a Television Reporter. In the movie Matinee, she was shown as a Muslim Bride. Anjali Nair was also part of 5 Sundarikal movie which won her many awards. She also acted alongside her daughter Aavni in the movie and her performance was appreciated by critics and audience.
Anjali Nair got peak recognition during this time when she got to play interesting roles in movies like Pattam Pole and ABCD movies. In the year 2014, she was part of Naval Enna Jewel and Pokkiri Simon movies. After a gap of few years, she again got interesting roles in movies like Cross Road and Lava Kusha. She was also part of the youthful entertainer Chunkzz.
In the year 2015, she was honoured with the Kerala State Awards for her acting performance. This is a major highlight in her career. She also made her entry into television shows as an anchor in this year with the show Sadyavattam. The cooking show became very famous among family audience and she attained good fame.
She was also part of a similar show in 2016 titled Thara Pachakam which had celebrities as guests for the cooking show. Anjali Nair is also a well known model and has advertised many products. Surprisingly, she has acted in more than 100 commercials and this shows the craze she has among fans in Kerala.
Anjali Nair had a trouble family life during this period and separated from her husband Aneesh Upasana. However, she did not stay away from acting and continued to act in many movies during this difficult phase. She was part of hit movies like Kammara Sambhavam and Theeram during 2017 and 2018.
During the same time, she also got to play supporting roles in Vikadakumaran and Kidu movies. Such movies got decent success and Anjali made here mark in those movies. In the recent youthful hit movie Oru Adaar Love, she played the role of an English teacher. In the movie Kalki, she was seen as the wife of the protagonist. In Safe movie, she played the role of a police officer.
In the 2020 hit movie Forensic, she was seen in the role of Malavika’s mother. The movie was also remade in Hindi with the same name. She was also part of the blockbuster movie Drishyam 2 which had Mohanlal in lead role. She also acted in Annathe Tamil movie along with hero Rajinikanth.
Interestingly, she has about 7 releases in the year 2022 including Third World Boys, Solamante Manavatti, Aarattu and Aviyal. She is also part of the Sanskrit film Namo Susheela which is yet to be released. Other than that, she will be seen in Yenni Thuniga Tamil movie. She is also doing Salt and Pepper cooking show on television.
The net worth of Anjali Nair is around $3 million. She has acted in nearly 75 films in the Malayalam film industry and has established a good reputation for her acting skills. She is also a model and has endorsed nearly 100 products and brands. She owns properties in different regions of Kerala. She has few luxury cars.
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Facts and Information
In the movie 5 Sundarikal, she played the role of a mother. Interestingly, she acted as mother to her own daughter avni who made her debut as child artist with this movie.
Anjali Nair decided to get married again in 2021 and found a suitable match with Ajit Raju. He has accepted her daughter Aavni from the previous marriage and the couple stay in Cochin.
Anjali was also seen in a musical album by Vineeth Srinivasan. The album titled La Cochin got good attention from youth.