Ananya Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 6, 2024

Date of Birth

29 / March / 1987


37 Years



Ananya, whose real name is Ayilya Gopalakrishnan Nair, is an Indian actress known for her work primarily in the South Indian film industry.

Ananya (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography & More

Born on March 29, 1987, she gained recognition for her role as Amudha in the Tamil film “Engaeyum Eppothum” (2011). Ananya has since appeared in various Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu films, showcasing her versatility and acting prowess to audiences across different languages and regions.

Early Life

Ananya, born Ayilya Gopalakrishnan Nair on March 29, 1987, in Kochi, Kerala, India, had a familial connection to the film industry from an early age, with her father being a film producer. She completed her education in Kochi, attending St. Joseph’s High School for her schooling and later pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Communicative English from St. Xavier’s College for Women in Aluva, Kerala. Her passion for acting led her to enter the South Indian film industry, where she quickly made a mark with her talent and versatility.


Ananya attended St. Joseph’s High School in Kochi, Kerala, for her schooling. She pursued her higher education at St. Xavier’s College for Women in Aluva, Kerala, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Communicative English.


Ananya was born on March 29, 1987, in Kochi, Kerala, India. As of 2024, she is 37 years old. Her zodiac sign is Aries, and she holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Ananya stands at a height of 165 cm (1.65 m or 5′ 5″) and weighs approximately 53 kg (117 lbs). Her figure measurements are 34-25-34. She has black eyes and black hair.


Ananya is married to Anjaneyan, a businessman, and they tied the knot on June 6, 2012. They have not disclosed the names of their children, but they are blessed with a daughter and a son.


Ananya comes from a Hindu family with a background in the film industry. Her father, Gopalakrishnan Nair, is a film producer, and her mother is Praseetha Nair. She has a brother named Arjun Nair.

Ananya Mother and Brother Picture

Ananya Mother and Brother’s Picture

Ananya with her Father

Ananya with her Father


Ananya embarked on her acting career in the South Indian film industry, debuting with notable roles in Malayalam films. She gained widespread recognition for her portrayal of Amudha in the Tamil film “Engaeyum Eppothum” (2011), which earned her critical acclaim and established her as a talented actress. Known for her natural performances and ability to portray diverse characters, Ananya continued to feature prominently in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu cinema, solidifying her reputation as a versatile performer with a strong presence in the industry.

Filmography List

Year Role Film
2008 Jyothi Positive
2009 Nallammaal Naadodigal
Bhama Rahasya Police
2015 Kalyani Kalyanism
Tara Viswanath The Reporter
Sona Iravum Pagalum Varum
Sheela Urumbukal Urangarilla
2022 Rosy Appan
2021 Swapna Bhramam
2020 Mithra God Father
2019 Pallavi Maharshi
2018 Gopan’s wife Oru Kuttanadan Blog
2017 Amba Tiyaan
2016 Bhanumathi A Aa
2023 Kavitha The Third Murder †
TBA Untitled Sunil Ibrahim film †
TBA Diesel †


Song Music Director Film
Pacha Manja Gopi Sundar 100 Degree Celsius
Pacha[30] Gowtham Renil Pacha
Omalkurunnukal   Seetha Kalyanam


Year Role Title
2021 Judge Comedy Stars
2021 Mentor Star Magic
2018 Host Thamasha Bazaar
2018 Host Oru Vattam Koodi
2018 Seetha Kalyanam
2015 Contestant Star Challenge
2015 Participant Smart Show
2012 Doore
2012 Host Devidarshanam
2010 Herself Munch Star Singer
2009 Host Vishu Darshanam
2008 Co Host Manjil Virinja Tharam
2007 Contestant Star Wars

Net Worth

As of 2024, Ananya’s net worth is estimated to be around 82 crores rupees.

Favourite Things

Sport Cricket
Singers Jamsheed Manjeri, Adele, Shreya Ghoshal
Cricketers Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ananya

  • The popular Malayalam actor Mohanlal impressed by her amazing performances in films and called her Vijay Shanti of Malayalam.
  • She worked in different languages such as Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada.
  • She won several awards for her work in the entertainment industry such as Kerala State TV Award for Dhoore (2013), Filmfare Awards South for Engaeyum Eppothum (2011), Asianet Film Award for Seniors (2011) & Doctor Love (2011), and Vijay Award for Naadodigal (2009).
  • She was spotted by some directors while she represented her college in a popular television reality show Star Wars and after that, she received various acting offers.
  • Initially, she rejected five projects and then accepted to act in the Malayalam film Positive (2008) as Jyothi.
  • During her childhood, she was an archer and won the State Championship.
  • Does Ananya smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Ananya drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Ananya started her career as child artist in 1995 with the Malayalam film Pai Brothers.

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Body Measurements 53 kg
Birth Place Kochi, Kerala, India
Children Not Known
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 165 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Gopalakrishnan Nair, Mother: Praseetha Nair
Profession Actress
Siblings Brother: Arjun Nair
Spous Anjaneyan
Weight 53 kg
Zodiac Sign Aries


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