Anjali is a renowned Indian film actress who has made significant contributions to the Indian film industry. The Bollywood Actress known for her versatile acting skills and captivating screen presence, she has worked in various regional film industries, including Bollywood, earning her a place among the leading actresses in India.
Early Life and Upbringing
Anjali was born on 16 June 1986 in Razole, Andhra Pradesh, India. She completed her schooling in Razole and later moved to Chennai where she pursued a degree in mathematics.
Her passion for acting led her to start her career in short films, which paved the way for her entry into the film industry.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Anjali Balatripurasundari|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Sundhari (screen name in Sathamindri Muthamidu)|
|Date of Birth||16 June 1986|
|Age (as of 2023)||37 years|
|Birthplace||Razole, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Current Address||Razole, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Education Qualification||Graduation in Mathematics|
|Hobbies and Interests||Dancing, listening to music|
|Languages Known||Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, English|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Anjali (actress)|
|IMDb Profile link||Anjali|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Type||Slim and attractive|
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||34 – 26 – 26 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||52 kg or 114 lbs|
|Hairstyle||Long and wavy|
|Distinctive Features||Her expressive eyes and smile|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Anjali’s family includes her mother, Parvathi Devi, and two brothers, Ravi Shankar and Bapuji. She also has a maternal aunt, Bharati Devi.
As for her personal relationships, there have been rumors about her dating actor Jai, but Anjali has clarified that these rumors are not true.
|Spouse – Husband||N/A|
|Mother||Parvathi Devi, Bharathi Devi|
|Siblings||Ravi Shankar (brother), Bapuji (brother)|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Jai (rumored)|
|Significant Relationships||Bharathi Devi (maternal aunt and manager), Mukesh Duggal (film producer and friend, deceased)|
Rise to Stardom
Anjali started her acting career in 2006 with the Telugu film “Photo” where she played the role of Swapna. Her breakthrough came with the Tamil film “Kattradhu Thamizh” in 2007, where she portrayed the character of Anandhi.
This performance won her critical acclaim and established her as a promising actress in the Tamil film industry.
Debut Film – Photo
Successful Film – Rettaisuzhi
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Anjali’s acting prowess has been recognized with several awards. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil for her performances in “Angaadi Theru” and “Engaeyum Eppothum” in 2010 and 2011, respectively. She also received the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for “Angadi Theru”.
In addition, she received two Nandi Awards for Best Actress for her performances in the films “Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu” (2013) and “Geethanjali” (2014).
|Debut Film||Photo (Telugu, 2006), Kattradhu Thamizh (Tamil, 2007), Honganasu (Kannada, 2008), Payyans (Malayalam, 2011)|
|Notable Roles||Anandhi in Kattradhu Thamizh (2007), Kani in Angadi Theru (2010), Manimegalai in Engaeyum Eppothum (2011), Seetha in Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013), Sathya in Balupu (2013), Anjali in Geethanjali (2014), Chandramukhi in Dictator (2016)|
|Recent Films – New Movies||Nishabdam/Silence (2020), Vakeel Saab (2021), Naadodigal 2 (2020), Madhavanum Malarvizhiyum (2021)|
|Upcoming Films||Tughlaq Darbar, Kanbathu Poi, Poochandi, Vairii, Rosapoo Ravikaikari|
|Popular Television Series||N/A|
|Awards and Achievements||Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South for Kattradhu Thamizh (2007), Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil for Angadi Theru (2010) and Engaeyum Eppothum (2011), Nandi Award for Best Actress for Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013) and Geethanjali (2014), Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress for Kattradhu Thamizh (2007), Vijay Award for Best Actress for Angadi Theru (2010) and Engaeyum Eppothum (2011), Vikatan Cinema Award for Best Actress for Angadi Theru (2010) and Engaeyum Eppothum (2011), Jaya TV Award for Sensational Best Actress for Angadi Theru (2010)|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Chennai Silks, KFJ Gold, Karikkineth Silks, Shree Devi Textiles, Saravana Stores|
|Philanthropy/Charity Work||Donated Rs. 5 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund during the 2015 South Indian floods , Donated Rs. 1 lakh to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund during the 2018 Kerala floods , Donated Rs. 1 lakh to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund during the COVID-19 pandemic|
|Professional Associations||South Indian Film Artistes’ Association, Tamil Film Producers Council|
|Training and Education||Graduation in Mathematics|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Balupu, Masala, Geethanjali, Dictator, Vakeel Saab|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Kattradhu Thamizh, Angadi Theru, Engaeyum Eppothum|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 10 crore or $1.3 million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 70 lakh or $93,000|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs 1.75 crore|
|Sponsorship Deals||Chennai Silks, KFJ Gold, Karikkineth Silks, Shree Devi Textiles, Saravana Stores|
|Real Estate Holdings||A house in Razole, Andhra Pradesh|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||N/A|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan|
|Favorite Actress||Shobana, Kajol|
|Favorite Film||Angadi Theru (2010)|
|Favorite Music Bands||N/A|
|Favorite Books||John Grisham’s novels|
|Favorite Color||Black, red, white|
|Favorite Food||South Indian cuisine|
|Things s/he like||Dancing, listening to music|
|Things s/he dislike||N/A|
Top 5 Best Films – Anjali
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Engaeyum Eppothum||2011||Manimegalai Ramasamy|
|Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu||2013||N/A|
Controversies – Anjali
- Anjali was involved in a controversy when an alleged video of her in an objectionable position was leaked on social media.
- There were rumors about her being in a live-in relationship with her boyfriend Jai.
- Anjali was also rumored to be planning to quit her profession after marriage.
Interesting Facts – Anjali
- Anjali started her acting career in 2006 by playing the role of Swapna in the Telugu film “Photo”.
- She worked in different languages such as Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.
- Anjali won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil for her performances in “Angaadi Theru” and “Engaeyum Eppothum” in 2010 and 2011, respectively.
- She also received two Nandi Awards for Best Actress for her performances in the films “Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu” (2013) and “Geethanjali” (2014).
- Anjali was born on 16 June 1986 in Razole, Andhra Pradesh, India.
- She completed her schooling in Razole and later moved to Chennai where she pursued a degree in mathematics.
Anjali’s journey in the film industry is a testament to her talent and dedication. With her impressive acting skills and charismatic screen presence, she continues to captivate audiences and contribute to the richness of Indian cinema.
As she continues to explore new roles and challenges, there’s no doubt that Anjali’s star will continue to shine brightly in the years to come.