Anu Sithara Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Anu Sithara Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight62 kg
Date of BirthAugust 21, 1995
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseVishnu Prasad

Anu Sithara is an Indian film actress and dancer who has primarily featured in movies made in the Malayalam language in Southern India. She made her theatrical film debut as a teenager in the 2013 film Pottas Bomb and her first appearance as a lead actress came with the 2016 film Happy Wedding. Over the next few years, she established herself as one of the top actresses in Mollywood (a moniker for the local film industry). Anu is also a professional classical dancer and has represented India at numerous cultural events across the world.

Born Name

Anu Sithara Pulivetti Salam

Nick Name

Junior Kavya Madhavan

Anu Sithara in an Instagram post as seen in April 2019
Anu Sithara in an Instagram post as seen in April 2019 (Anu Sithara / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Kalpetta, Wayanad, Kerala, India

Residence

Kerala, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Anu completed her schooling from SKMJ Higher Secondary School in Kalpetta, Wayanad. She then attained a B. Com. degree from WMO Arts and Science College in the same town. She has also received training in classical dance and performing arts from the prestigious Kerala Kalamandalam University in Thrissur.

Occupation

Actress, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Abdul Salam (University Clerk, Former Theatre Actor)
  • Mother – Renuka Salam (Dance Teacher)
  • Siblings – Anu Sonara (Younger Sister) (Actress)
  • Others – Prasannan Prasad (Father-in-Law), Komalam Prasad (Mother-in-Law)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Anu Sithara as seen in September 2019
Anu Sithara as seen in September 2019 (Anu Sithara / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Anu has dated –

  1. Vishnu Prasad (2012–Present) – Anu started dating childhood acquaintance and professional photographer Vishnu Prasad in 2012. They got married in 2015.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Dense, straight hair; often braided
  • Has a mole above her lips
  • Charming smile
  • Stocky frame
Anu Sithara in an Instagram post in July 2019
Anu Sithara in an Instagram post in July 2019 (Anu Sithara / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Anu has served as the brand ambassador for –

  • RG Group of Industries
  • Asianet Plus TV Channel

Anu Sithara Favorite Things

  • Actor Mammootty
  • Film Director – Ranjith Sankar
  • Movie – Aniyathipraavu (1997)

SourceTimes of India, NPTheWriter.com

Anu Sithara as seen in November 2019
Anu Sithara as seen in November 2019 (Anu Sithara / Instagram)

Anu Sithara Facts

  1. Dancing was Anu’s first passion and she performed in several competitions and shows since her schooldays, winning numerous state-level competitions.
  2. In 2013, she made her acting debut and appeared in another film named Oru Indian Pranayakadha. She then took a break for 2 years and resumed acting in 2015, landing her first leading role in 2016. The movie did unexpectedly well, opening more avenues for her.
  3. After her higher education, Anu had aspired to become either a civil servant or a teacher. However, one of her mother’s friends had sent Anu’s pictures to a movie crew and she was called for the auditions. She attended the call and was selected immediately.
  4. Her breakthrough came with the 2017 film Ramante Eden Thottam where she played the leading role. She earned rave reviews from the audience as well as the critics and earned accolades at several prestigious film award events. Her powerful portrayal of the character Anitha in the 2018 movie Captain further established her status as one of the leading actresses in Southern India.
  5. She has also started a dance school named Navarasa to pass on her skills and knowledge of different dance forms to budding youngsters. She runs the school from her home and is assisted by her mother in the pursuit.
  6. Anu served on the jury panel of the 2017 season of the dance competition reality TV series D 4 Dance.
  7. Anu often acknowledges, in interviews, the support she has received from both her parents as well as her in-laws throughout her acting career. She has stated that her father, a former stage actor, was her biggest inspiration. He had always wanted to act in films but never got an opportunity in his prime and hence wanted his daughter to fulfill that ambition.

Featured Image by Anu Sithara / Instagram

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