Biography of Manju Warrier

Feb/24/2023 / by Bharti Pankaj
Manju Warrier
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Manju Warrier is an Indian actress who wears multiple hats. She is a director, producer, singer, and dancer. She primarily makes appearances in Malayalam-language movies and is well-known for portraying Devaprabha Varma in the Malayalam movie “Thooval Kottaram” (1996).

Here are her details

Date of birth: September 10, 1978

Birthplace: Nagercoli Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu

Home town: Pullu, Thrissur, Kerala, India

Mother tongue: Not revealed yet

Marital status: Divorced

Nationality: Indian

Affairs/Boyfriends: Dileep (Actor)

The physical appearance of Actress Manju Warrior

  • Height: 5 ft. 4 inches
  • Weight: 54 kgs
  • Hair colour: Black
  • Eye colour: Black
  • Figure measurements: 34 – 26 – 36

About Manju Warrier

The zodiac sign of the actress is Virgo, and theage of Manju Warrier is 44 years old as of 2022. From the CSI Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Nagercoil, Warrier received her primary education. Later she studied at Chovva Higher Secondary School and attended Chinmaya Vidyalaya in Kannur. Finally, she graduated from Sree Narayana College, Kannur. Since her school days, Warrier has been a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. She first made an appearance in the Doordarshan television series Moharavam.

Family life of Manju Warrier

Manju Warrier comes from a Malayali family. Her father, T. V. Madhavan, was an accountant at the Nagercoil branch of Shakthi Finance, and her mother was a housewife; and has a brother named Madhu Warrier, who is also an actor and producer. Manju wed actor Dileep on October 20, 1998. Meenakshi, the couple’s daughter. Their divorce petition was submitted in 2014, and it was approved in January 2015.

Career Life of Manju Warrier

She made her acting debut at 18 in the critically acclaimed 1996 film Sallapam, which also starred actor Dileep. Over the next three years, she appeared in almost 20 Malayalam films, most of which were box office successes.

Her remarkable performance in the film Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu earned the jury for the national film awards a special mention.

She left the film business after being married to the actor Dileep. Param, which also starred Suresh Gopi, was her final film before quitting acting. She gave a Kuchipudi performance in the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple on October 24, 2012.

Achievements and awards

Manju Warrier has got around 46 awards so far. The latest awards are:

  • Mazhavil Entertainment Awards as Best Entertainer Actress for Prathi Poovankozhi in 2022
  • JFW Movie Awards as Best Actress for Asuran in 2022
  • Nana Film Awards and Behindwoods Gold Medals for Best Actress (Malayalam) for the movie Lucifer and Aami in 2019
  • Nana Film Awards as Best Actress – Special Mention (Tamil) for the movie Asuran in 2019
  • Flowers Indian Film Awards as Best Actress for Best Actress for Aami & Udaharanam Sujatha in 2018


Manju Warrier filed a complaint against director VA Shrikumar Menon in 2019 that the director had engaged in several defamation attempts against her on social media. She added that she was worried the director would utilise the blank checks she had signed.

On May 6, 2022, Manjun sparked more controversy when she filed a lawsuit against filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, accusing him of extorting her and damaging her name online. As a result, he was taken into custody by the police in Thiruvananthapuram from a parassala.

This was all about Manju Warrier.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Manju Warrier from?

Manju Warrier is from Nagercoil, Kanyakumari ,Tamil Nadu.

When did Manju Warrier start her career?

She made her acting debut in Sakshyam (1995) at 17.

Is Manju married?

Manju was married to actor Dileep in 1998 and stopped acting. However, the couple got separated in 2014 due to an extramarital affair that he had with Kavya Madhavan (his current wife).


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