Thiruvananthapuram: The reports about actress Manju Warrier's comeback to films have been often hitting the net ever since she performed dance at a recent public event. Although the wife of Deelip has been denying the rumours, the buzz refuses to die down anytime soon. The latest we hear that Manju has signed to star in ace director Ranjith's upcoming Malayalam movie.
Manju Warrier's comeback dance performance took many in the industry by surprise. The news about the actress starting a dance school also created a big buzz in the media. Adding to it, the actress recently appeared in photo shoot for a Malayalam magazine. In the interview to the magazine, she said that she has no plans to comeback to big screen in near future.
Despite her clarification, the rumour mills have been creating news about her return to big screen. It all started with a gossip that she would make her comeback with director Sathyan Anthikad's next film, but both director and the actress dubbed the news as mindless rumour. Later, she was rumoured to play the lead in Malayalam remake of Kahaani. Manju Warrier once again denied the reports.
But the rumour mongers do not seem to be stopping there. Last week, Manju Warrier launched her official website, which has sparked a new buzz in the media. It is reported that it is Ranjith, who will direct her comeback film, which is expected to hit the floors very soon. The actress is yet to clear whether it is true or false.
Manju Warrier's Dance Training
Manju Warrier was born in Nagercoil, which is known as the home to rich culture and fine tradition. It is said that she danced before she learnt to walk. At 4, she started learning classical dance forms like Barathanatyam, Mohiniyattam and Kuchipudi.
Manju's Talent Got Noticed By Mohan
Manju showed extra ordinary talent in dance, when she was at school and won many awards. She was conferred Kalathilakam in Kerala Youth Festival for 2 years. At 17, she got noticed by director Mohan, who offered an opportunity to show her acting talents to the world.
Manju Warrier Debut i Movies
In 1995, Manju Warrier debut in the film with Mohan's Sakshyam starring Murali, Suresh Gopi and Gauthami in leads. This film was big hit at the Box Office. The actress' performance got rave reviews from critics and it also flooded with several offers.
Manju Warrier's Acting Career
Then onwards, there is no look back for Manju Warrier, who acted in 19 movies in the next three years and most of them were big hits at the Box Office. She was chosen as best actress by Asianet and National film Awards for her performance in Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu.
Manju Warrier - Best Actress Awards
Manju Warrier also bagged best actress title from Screen-Videocon, Filmfare and Kerala State film Awards for her acting in Ee Puzhayum Kadannu. She has also best actress awards for her few other movies like Aaraam Thampuran, Kanmadam, Pathram and Thooval Kottaram.
Manju Warrier Quit Acting After Marriage
After her marriage with actor Dileep on 20 October 1998, Manju Warrier quit acting and has been living with him and her daughter Meenakshi in Cochin.
Manju Still Fresh In Viewers' Mind
In just 3 years, Manju Warrier emerged as one of the notable actresses in Mollywood. With her performance, she has remained still fresh in the minds of audience. As per a research, she is the one Malayalam actress whom audiences and the film industry miss the most.
Manju Warrier's Comeback To Films
Recently, she launched her own official website, which has two sections like the actress and the dancer. In the actress section, a statement reads, "While the cameras yearn to capture her once again, Manju Warrier might be seen under the arc lights sooner than expected." This statement has sparked rumours about her comeback to films.