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Ananya is one of the most talented upcoming actresses in the Malayalam film industry. She rose to fame with the Tamil film Naadodigal, directed by Samuthirakani and starring Sasikumar. The film was both critically acclaimed and received well by the masses. It was the big break in Ananya's career. Her original name is Ayilya, and was changed to Ananya during the movie.
Ananya's first Malayalam film was Positive, directed by V. K. Prakash. It told the story of a group of friends. Ananya also had a brief but important role in the movie. Although it was a pretty good movie, it didn't become a box office hit, and hence Ananya was not noticed much. But the songs of the movie became hits. Naadodigal happened after that.
Next, Ananya got the chance to be in the Malayalam film Shikaar with Mohanlal. In the movie she played Mohanlal's daughter. The climax of the film, the high point of the whole movie, was shot in the Guna caves. Ananya did the risky shots of the climax without opting for a double, and was thus appreciated by everyone, including Mohanlal himself.
Now she has a slew of releases lined up, almost all featuring her in the lead role and in more than one language. The biggest is the multilingual Kandahar with Mohanlal and Amitabh Bachan. The movie tells the story of the Kandahar plane highjacking.
So we wish all the best to Ananya.