Manju Warrier is fondly called as the Lady Superstar of Mollywood. Rightly, she is an inspiration to many and did set a mark of her own in the industry with sheer hard work and talent and thus becoming one of the finest actresses that the industry has ever seen.
The year 2016, has been a decent one for the actress, especially in comparison with 2015. She opted to play some different roles and it could be said that, the actress is back on track. Here, we take you through a quick recap of Manju Warrier's 2016.
Manju Warrier started off the year with Paavada. In fact, the actress was a surprise package of the movie and made a guest appearance towards the end of the film. But, the actress was heavily criticised as many found the role not suiting her.
The actress in Manju Warrier made a powerful comeback with Rajesh Pillai's Vettah, in which she played the role of a powerful police officer. For the first time, the actress got to play a role with difference, since her comeback to movies in 2016.
Karinkunnam Sixes, directed by Deepu Karunakaran was a movie based on Volleyball sport. Manju Warrier, this time played the role of a Volleyball coach in the film, which received decent reviews for the actress.
Manju Warrier's Kollywood Debut
Manju Warrier's debut in Kollywood has been among the most awaited ones. In 2016, we got an exact idea about the actress's Kollywood debut. Reportedly, she would be seen playing the lead role in an upcoming Tamil film Vannam directed Ramana and featuring Arvind Swamy in the lead role. The film is expected to go on floors in 2017.
Award That Came Her Way
In fact, this award that she received in 2016 did make the year a special one for the actress. Manju Warrier was adjudged the best actress at the Asiavision Awards 2016 for her performance in the film Karinkunnam Sixes.
Manju Warrier's Song For A Cause
In a good gesture gesture, actress Manju Marrier, who has been a part of Kerala Can, an initiative of Malayala Manorama, came forward to sing a song for cancer patients. The song, Santhwana Geetham, sung by the actress and set to tune by Ratheesh Vega brought in a lot of praises.
Only Paavada, from the above list of the movies, went on to become a big hit at the box office. But, Vettah and Karinkunnam Sixes turned out to become above average grossers, and gave the actress a break from cliched roles that the actress has been receiving.
Well, in 2016, actress has been an active presence in the social media. She took to Facebook to express her opinion on various social issues.
Moreover, the upcoming year also holds good prospects for the actress. Manju Warrier has completed her portions for the film C/O Saira Banu, in which she will be seen sharing the screen space with veteran actress Amala.