Sunday, February 12, 2012

ANNIE

Annie is a very lucky actress who became very famous by the debut film itself in Malayalam Cinema, remained
in the field for only a short span of three years but created good impression as a talented actress and she could
act in a handful of pictures of  efficient directors with in that period.
Annie is born in Trivandrum  to parents Jobbie and Mariamma Jobbie and did her schooling at Holy Angels School and then joined at All Saints College for higher studies and it was during that time that she entered in to
films.
Annie when a 10th Standard Student got a Chance to interview famous Director/Producer Balachandra Menon
on behalf of a T.V. Channel and Menon was quite impressed by her performance during the interview.
After three years when she was first year degree student he offered her  the main role of his new film 'Ammayane Sathyam'.It was a typical story that the role was of  a dual type  role as a young boy 'Ram Kumar Thomas' and then as 'Parvathy, which  earned much appreciation and applause.The film was a huge success and she became
star overnight. Because of an agreement with Balachandra Menon she could not accept the immediate offers
there after for a particular period of time  but later she was cast for Suresh Gopi's  film 'Rudraksham' which was directed by Shaji Kailas.
During the sets of that film Shaji Kailas and Annie fell in love and determined to get married.A film by Sibi Malayil 'Aksharam'  mean while gave her much appreciation and  earned good opinion from critics also.Suresh Gopi,Madhavi,Narendra Prasad etc  acted in that film.
Rudraksham film was a flop but the performance of Annie was well acclaimed and she got chance in  director
Kamal's film 'Mazhayethum Munpe' which was one of the best films during her acting career.The character 'Shruthi' a college student who was always indulged in several pranks was very well loved by the audience.'Parvathy Parinayam' directed by P.G.Viswambharan  and in which Mukesh was the hero was a good film.'Puthukottayile Puthu Manavalan' directed by Raffi-Mecartin was a comedy type film and a super duper hit.Jayaram,Prem Kumar etc acted in that film which had several  scenes of good comedy and Annie proved  in that film also that she could  handle any type of roles easily.In all the films Annie was always the best.
She married director Shaji Kailas,  accepted Hinduism and changed her name as Chitra Shaji Kailas.She is residing at Thiruvananthapuram with her husband  and Children.
Filmography
Ammayane Sathyam
Rudraksham
Aksharam
Mazhayethum Munpe
Aalamcherry Thamprakkal
Kalyanji Anandji
Mazhavil Koodaram
Parvathy Parinayam
Tom and Jerry
Indian Military Intelligence
Puthukkottayile Puthu Manavalan
Sakshyam
Swapnalokathe Bala Bhaskaran
Mookkilla Rajyathu Murimookkan Rajavu
Kireedamillatha Rajakkanmar


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