Meera JasminePublished: January 24, 2015
Meera Jasmine is an Indian actress from Thiruvalla, Kerala, who appears in South Indian cinema. Her real name is Jasmine Mary Joseph. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2004 and is a two-time recipient of the Kerala State Film Award, the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, as well as the Kalaimamani Award from the government of Tamil Nadu. The Hindu called her one of the few actors who could hold her own amongst stars and thespians in Malayalam cinema.
Meera Jasmine made her debut in the Malayalam film Soothradharan. Her second film was Gramaphone, directed by Kamal, in which she appeared alongside Navya Nair and Dileep. She played a 15-year-old Muslim girl who was forced to marry an older man, for which she was awarded a State Award and the National Award in addition with several other awards. Meera Jasmine’s Tamil debut was Run, directed by Lingusamy, which became a high success in Tamil Nadu and made her a sought-after actress. The successes of Run and her next Bala (2002) gave her the chance to work with the established actors of the Tamil film industry. Her latest Tamil film, Mambattiyan got released in December 2011. Meera has acted in 15 Tamil films.
|Real Name||Jasmine Mary Joseph|
|Place of Birth||Thiruvalla, Kerala|
|School||Marthoma Residential School, Thiruvalla|
|College||Assumption College, Changanassery|
|Debut movie||Soothradharan (Malayalam)|
|Awards||National Film Award for Best Actress (2003) – Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam (Malayalam)|
|Parents||Joseph – Aleyamma|
|Date of Marriage||09/02/2014|
|Siblings||Jiby Sara Joseph,Jeny Susan Joseph,George|