Anoop Menon has shown his potential as a script writer. Mollywood witnessed some good movies under his scripting. Beautiful, Pakal Nakshatrangal, Cocktail, Trivandrum Lodge, etc., were some of his scripted movies. Now the latest buzz is that the actor is all set to make his debut as a director. It has been reported that Anoop will direct Mammootty is his first venture.
Anoop Menon has already started the script work for this
untitled movie. Other cast and crew is yet to be decided. The actor
is currently busy with four projects which are under filming.
Movies 1983 along with Nivin Pauly, Lavender with
Rahman and Nishan, Mazhaneerthullikal with Meera Jasmine
and Pattam Pole with Dulquar Salman are his upcoming
projects as an actor.
Anoop Menon was in news recently for a rumour stating that he
was dating Meghna Raj, his co-star in most of his
films. He did not deny the statement then, but later the actress
came forward and denied of having any relationship with
Meanwhile Mammootty's last flick Kadal Kadannu Oru
Mathukutty was a disappointment for the audience. The much
hyped movie failed to perform with its competitors. But, he will be
back with his next release Kunjananthante Kada.
Now let's take a look at Anoop Menon's personal and
career life. Click on the slideshow to read
Anoop Menon started off his career as a Television artist. His
popular serials include Swapnam and
This was his debut movie as an actor. Jayasurya and Charmy Kaur
played lead roles in this film. Anoop played the role of Charmy's
Anoop played the role of Mohanlal's son in this film. This was
his debut movie as a screenplay writer. The movie was about the
lives of a group of intellectuals in Kerala in the later half of
the 1990s. The film was critically acclaimed, but was a commercial
Anoop played main character in Thirakkatha by Ranjith,
portraying different stages in the life of filmstar Ajay Chandran,
loosely based on the personal life of Kamal Hassan. His co-stars
were Priyamani and Prithviraj.
The movie was co-written by Anoop Menon and was an uncredited
remake of the Canadian film Butterfly on a Wheel. The film
starred Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Samvrutha Sunil, Fahad Fazil,
Innocent and Mamukkoya.
Anoop Menon played the role of Suresh Menon, the son of Anupam
Kher and Jaya Prada. The movie was the 300th film of Mohanlal and
was directed by Blessy.
It was written by Anoop Menon. Jayasurya, Anoop Menon and Meghna
Raj played lead roles in the film. It was the story about the
intense bonding of two friends, one quadriplegic and other a
The film was directed by Aji John, starring Anoop Menon and
Meghna Raj in the lead roles. Jayasurya played a guest appearance,
while Mohanlal made a vocal appearance in the film.
It was also written by Anoop Menon. He played a pivotal role in
this film. The movie followed the lives of the residents in a lodge
and their relationships.
The movie featured Anoop Menon, Srikanth, Bhumika Chawla,
Balachandra Menon, Babu Antony, Asha Sharath, Arun Midhun and
Mithun Murali. Balachandra Menon made a comeback after a long time
through this film. The film was a flop at the Box Office.
Awards And Recgnitions
In 2008, he won the Kerala State Film Awards for the Second Best
Actor for his movie Thirakkatha, and Filmfare Award for
Supporting Role in Thirakkatha. In 2011, he won the South
Indian International Movie Awards for Best Lyricist for the song
'Mazhaneerthullikal...' from his movie Beautiful.