Anupama Kumar

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Anupama Kumar
Born (1974-12-04) 4 December 1974 (age 47)
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Other namesAnupama Prakash Kumar
OccupationActress, Producer, Model, Journalist, Anchor, Television producer
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)Cdr G. ShivaKumar
ChildrenAditya Shivakumar

Anupama Prakash Kumar (born 4 December 1974 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu),[1] better known as Anupama Kumar, is an Indian film actress and model. Having appeared in more than 300 ad films, she made her debut as an actress in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na and went on to play supporting roles in Tamil films.[2] Besides acting and modelling, Anupama has also worked as a journalist, anchor, and a television producer. She recently turned Producer with her indie black and white flick that is due for release in the summer of 2021[3] She won the Vijay Award 2013 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) for her role in Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal.

Career[edit]

Born at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Anupama mostly lived in North India. She had been mainly involved in the field of television for over thirteen years, working as an anchor, visualizer, journalist and even producer.[1] Later she started off into a modelling and acting career, featuring in more than 300 commercials along with the likes of Shah Rukh Khan and Mohanlal.[4] She had appeared in several Hindi language television series such as Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai, Mission Fateh, Shaka Laka Boom Boom and The Magic Make-Up Box as well.

Kumar debuted in Indian films with the Aishwarya Rai-starrer Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na in a cameo.[4]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to G. Shivakumar, a Navy commander, and has one son, Aditya, with whom she currently resides in Chennai.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... Hindi
2009 Aa Okkadu Telugu
Pokkisham Mrs.Lenin Tamil
2010 Ishqiya Manju Hindi
Vamsam Meenakshi Tamil
Ayyanar Mahalakshmi Tamil
2011 Aadu Puli Kalaiarasi Tamil
2012 Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal Meenakshi Tamil Winner: Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actress
Mugamoodi Mrs.Gaurav Tamil
Thuppakki Nisha's mother Tamil
Neerparavai Benita Tamil
Neethaane En Ponvasantham Varun's mother Tamil
Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Telugu
2013 David Zainab Hindi
Gouravam Tamil
Telugu
Ponmaalai Pozhudhu Lakshmi Tamil
Moodar Koodam Mandodiri Tamil
2014 Vallinam Tamil
Yennamo Yedho Lakshmi Tamil
Irumbu Kuthirai Samyuktha's Aunt Tamil
Meagamann Bharathi Tamil
Oru Oorla Rendu Raja Chandrika Tamil
2015 Maha Maha Aunty Tamil
Indru Netru Naalai Anu's mother Tamil
Valiyavan Selvi Tamil
Aarathu Sinam Sharadha Tamil Cameo Appearance
2017 Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Minister Abhirami Tamil
Thiri Jeeva's mother Tamil
Kootathil Oruthan Janani's mother Tamil
Goutham Nanda Telugu
Solo Malayalam
Solo Tamil
My Son Is Gay Tamil Also director
2018 Eghantham Tamil
Raja Ranguski Maria / Mary Tamil
Aan Devathai Lakshmi Tamil
2019 Thirumanam Lakshmi Tamil
Muni 4: Kanchana 3 Radhamma Tamil
Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu 2 Chinnathaayi Tamil
2020 Dharala Prabhu Vaanathi Tamil
Asuraguru Diya's mother Tamil
2021 Sarpatta Parambarai Bakkiyam Tamil

Television[edit]

Year Program Language Notes
Bhabhi Hindi
2002-2004 Shaka Laka Boom Boom Hindi
2001–2003 Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai Hindi
2003 The Magic Make-Up Box Hindi
Mission Fateh Hindi
Galati Kiski Hindi
2018 Nila Nila Odi Vaa Tamil Tamil Web Series on Viu

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Flickr: anupama kumar". Flickr. Retrieved 26 September 2009.
  2. Raghavan, Nikhil (3 September 2011). "itsy Bitsy". The Hindu. Chennai, India.
  3. "Multi-Faceted Modelist Anupama Kumar". sivajitv.com. Retrieved 26 September 2009.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "A cameo impresses". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 28 August 2009. Archived from the original on 29 August 2009. Retrieved 26 September 2009.

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