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Anoop Menon
BornAnoop Menon
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
ResidenceKochi, India
OccupationActor, screenwriter
Years..active2002–present


He began his acting career in the Malayalam television serials. He became popular for his roles in the mega serials Swapnam and Megham, directed by K. K. Rajeev. Anoop made his debut as a screenwriter in Pakal Nakshatrangal with Mohanlal playing father and Anoop his son. In Moksham (2004), he paired opposite Zeenat Aman.
Anoop is a law graduate. He studied at Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram from 1994 to 1999. During this period, he used to do compering for Kairali TV and Surya TV. 
Anoop Menon is a Indian film actorscreenwriter and lyricist. He worked in television before achieving success as an actor in films. He won the 2008Kerala State Film Award for second best actor and also the Filmfare Award 2009 for the same film .

Career

He began his acting career in the Malayalam television serials. His real name is Anoop Gangadharan and he hails from Karamana, Thiruvananthapuram. He became popular for his roles in the mega serials Swapnam and Megham, the former one directed by K. K. Rajeev. Anoop made his debut as a screenwriter in Pakal Nakshatrangal with Mohanlal playing father and Anoop his son.
He also had the main role in Thirakkatha by Ranjith, portraying different stages in the life of film star Ajay Chandran loosely based on the personal life of Kamal Haasan. His co-stars were Priyamaniand Prithviraj.
Beautiful is a 2011 Malayalam thriller film written by Anoop Menon and directed by V. K. Prakash. The film stars Jayasurya, Anoop Menon and Meghana Raj in the lead roles. It tells the story about the intense bonding of two friends, one paraplegic and other a musician. The film released on 2 December 2011 and became a huge success. Beautiful was Anoop Menon's debut work as a lyricist. Menon says his debut as a lyricist was quite accidental. "On the second day of the shooting of Beautiful, music director Rateesh Vega, actor Jayasurya, and I were chilling out in Rateesh's car, when he asked me to pen some lines to try out a tune he'd composed for the film. The result is Mazhaneer Thullikal...," says the actor.
Anoop is a law graduate. He studied at Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram from 1994 to 1999. He was the first rank holder from Kerala university during the academic period. During this period, he used to do compering for Kairali TV and Surya TV. Recently he is working with Mani Ratnam's big-budget film with Vikram and Shreya in leading roles.

Filmography

No.YearTitleRoleCo-StarDirector
012002KattuchembakamJayasurya, CharmiVinayan
022003IvarJayaram, Biju menonT. K. Rajeev Kumar
032007KaiyoppuDoctorMammoottyRanjith
042007Rock N RollVivekMohanlalRanjith
052008Pakal NakshatrangalAadiMohanlal, Suresh GopiRajeev Nath
062008MokshamRajeev Nath
072008Kerala Police
082008ThirakkathaAjayachandranPrithvi Raj, PriyamaniRanjith
092008Anubhav (Hindi Film)Jackie Shroff, Gul PanagRajeev Nath
102009CurrencyJayasurya Meera NandanSwathy Bhaskar
112009Ivar VivahitharayalJayasurya, BhamaSaji Surendran
122009LoudspeakerDoctorMammootty, Gracy SinghJayaraj
132009Patham Nilayile TheevandiPsychiatristJayasurya, InnocentJoshi Mathew
142009Kerala CafeCrime InvestigatorMammootty, DileepRanjith
152010PramaniDistrict CollectorMammootty, SnehaB. Unnikrishnan
162010Mummy & MeDoctorMukesh, Kunchacko Boban, Archana KaviJithu Joseph
172010NeelambariVineeth, BhamaHarinarayanan
182010CocktailRavi AbrahamJayasurya, Samvrutha SunilArun Kumar
192011TrafficAjmal NazarSreenivasan, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Rahman, Kunchacko Boban, Asif AliRajesh Pillai
202011PranayamSuresh MenonMohanlal, Anupam Kher, Jaya PradaBlessy
212011Lucky JokersSuraj Venjaramoodu, Jagathy Sreekumar, Vadivelu, JagadeeshSunil
222011Ven Shankhu PolSuresh Gopi, Manoj K JayanAsok R Nath
232011BeautifulJohnJayasurya, Meghana RajV. K. Prakash
242011Athe Mazha Athe VeyilRaghuramanLenaG. Manu
252011Mullassery Madhavan Kutty Nemom P. O.MadhavankuttySonal DevrajKumar Nanda
262012Ee Adutha KaalathuTom Cherian IPSIndrajith, Mythili, Lena, Nishan, Murali GopyArun Kumar Aravind
272012GrandmasterMohanlal, Narain, PriyamaniB. Unnikrishnan

Screenwriter

  • Pakal Nakshatrangal (2008)
  • Anubhav (2008) .....Hindi Film
  • Cocktail (2010) (dialogues) (remake of Butterfly on a Wheel)
  • Beautiful (2011)
  • Lavender (2012) (dialogues) (remake of Daisy)

Lyricist

  • Beautiful (2011)
  1. Mazhaneer Thullikal
  2. Moovanthiyaay
  3. Nin Viral Thumbil
  4. Raapoovinum

Awards

Kerala State Film Awards
  • 2008- Second Best Actor - Thirakkatha
Filmfare Awards South
  • 2008- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor - Thirakkatha

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