Kozhikode, Kerala, India
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 actor, screenwriter 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 .
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.
|02||2003||Ivar||Jayaram, Biju menon||T. K. Rajeev Kumar|
|04||2007||Rock N Roll||Vivek||Mohanlal||Ranjith|
|05||2008||Pakal Nakshatrangal||Aadi||Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi||Rajeev Nath|
|08||2008||Thirakkatha||Ajayachandran||Prithvi Raj, Priyamani||Ranjith|
|09||2008||Anubhav (Hindi Film)||Jackie Shroff, Gul Panag||Rajeev Nath|
|10||2009||Currency||Jayasurya Meera Nandan||Swathy Bhaskar|
|11||2009||Ivar Vivahitharayal||Jayasurya, Bhama||Saji Surendran|
|12||2009||Loudspeaker||Doctor||Mammootty, Gracy Singh||Jayaraj|
|13||2009||Patham Nilayile Theevandi||Psychiatrist||Jayasurya, Innocent||Joshi Mathew|
|14||2009||Kerala Cafe||Crime Investigator||Mammootty, Dileep||Ranjith|
|15||2010||Pramani||District Collector||Mammootty, Sneha||B. Unnikrishnan|
|16||2010||Mummy & Me||Doctor||Mukesh, Kunchacko Boban, Archana Kavi||Jithu Joseph|
|18||2010||Cocktail||Ravi Abraham||Jayasurya, Samvrutha Sunil||Arun Kumar|
|19||2011||Traffic||Ajmal Nazar||Sreenivasan, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Rahman, Kunchacko Boban, Asif Ali||Rajesh Pillai|
|20||2011||Pranayam||Suresh Menon||Mohanlal, Anupam Kher, Jaya Prada||Blessy|
|21||2011||Lucky Jokers||Suraj Venjaramoodu, Jagathy Sreekumar, Vadivelu, Jagadeesh||Sunil|
|22||2011||Ven Shankhu Pol||Suresh Gopi, Manoj K Jayan||Asok R Nath|
|23||2011||Beautiful||John||Jayasurya, Meghana Raj||V. K. Prakash|
|24||2011||Athe Mazha Athe Veyil||Raghuraman||Lena||G. Manu|
|25||2011||Mullassery Madhavan Kutty Nemom P. O.||Madhavankutty||Sonal Devraj||Kumar Nanda|
|26||2012||Ee Adutha Kaalathu||Tom Cherian IPS||Indrajith, Mythili, Lena, Nishan, Murali Gopy||Arun Kumar Aravind|
|27||2012||Grandmaster||Mohanlal, Narain, Priyamani||B. Unnikrishnan|
- Pakal Nakshatrangal (2008)
- Anubhav (2008) .....Hindi Film
- Cocktail (2010) (dialogues) (remake of Butterfly on a Wheel)
- Beautiful (2011)
- Lavender (2012) (dialogues) (remake of Daisy)
- Beautiful (2011)
- Mazhaneer Thullikal
- Nin Viral Thumbil
Kerala State Film Awards
- 2008- Second Best Actor - Thirakkatha
Filmfare Awards South
- 2008- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor - Thirakkatha