Manju Warrier is an Indian film actress and dancer known for her work in Malayalam films.She is one of the most popular and successful actresses in malayalam cinema history. Manju Warrier made her acting debut in Sakshyam (1995) at the age of 16. Her prominent films include Thooval Kottaram (1996), Sallapam (1996), Ee Puzhayum Kadannu (1996), Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu (1997), Pranayavarnangal (1998), Kanmadam (1998), Summer in Bethlehem (1998), Pathram (1999), and Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu (1999). Manju won the National Film Award Special Mention for her performance as Bhadra in Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu. She has won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress once and Filmfare Award for Best Actress awards 5 times which is a record. Manju Warrier got married to actor Dileep in 1998, and quit acting at that time. She divorced him in 2015. And made a comeback to cinema after a 14-year sabbatical with the critically and commercially successful film How Old Are You, which won her many accolades, notably her fifth Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Malayalam.