Manju Warrier, the actress who made a grand comeback in 2014, bagged the Manorma Newsmaker title of 2014. About 5 lakhs readers has participated in the polls conducted by Malayala Manorama group, in association with Muthoott Group. Actor Nedumudi Venu announced the winner in the even held on January 11th.
Nedumudi Venu stated that Manju Warrier is doubtlessly the most popular actress of Malayalam cinema. The actor opined that Manju is the only actress who got such a big welcome from the audience, when she returned to big screen after such a long break. Nedumudi also remarked that the audience considers Manju not just as an actress; but a family member.
The actress was elected from the 4 finalists who fetched maximum votes, including former ISRO chairman Dr. K Radhakrishnan, Actor-MP Innocent and Hockey player P R Sreejesh. The polls was conducted through the different mediums, including SMS, GPRS and Online polls.
Manju Warrier, who received the award, feels that Newsmaker title has increased her responsibilities as an actress and a citizen. The actress, who expressed her excitement and happiness to receive such a prestigious title, thanked the fans and media for supporting her immensely.