Ayilya Gopalakrishnan, better realized by her stage name Ananya, is an Indian entertainer who shows up in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. She is likewise a vocalist and a toxophilite. She made her acting presentation in the Malayalam film Positive (2008) and furthermore appeared the next year in the Tamil film Naadodigal, which ended up being a basic and business achievement. She got the Kerala State TV Grant for Best Entertainer in 2012 for the telefilm Doore and the Filmfare Grant for Best Supporting Entertainer – Tamil for Engaeyum Eppothum in 2011.
Ananya was brought into the world as Ayilya to Malayali guardians Gopalakrishnan Nair, a prominent film maker, and Praseetha in Perumbavoor, Kerala. She has one more youthful sibling Arjun. Her name was taken from her introduction to the world star Aslesha, called Ayilyam in Malayalam and Tamil. She showed up as a youngster craftsman in one of her dad’s creations (leader maker), Pai Siblings (1995). Ananya sought after a B.A. degree in Open English at St. Xavier’s School for Ladies, Aluva. During her life as a youngster, she was a bowman and come out on top for the State Title. While addressing her school in a TV unscripted TV drama “Star Wars”, she was spotted by different chiefs and got acting offers. In the wake of declining five tasks, she chose to check it out, tolerating to act in Certain.
Her screenname changed to Ananya, when she was working in her presentation Tamil film Naadodigal. The film was a high business achievement, and Ananya rose to popularity, with her exhibition in the film being valued. She proceeded to repeat similar job in its Malayalam change Ithu Nammude Katha. The film Shikkar close by Mohanlal, offered her a major reprieve in Malayalam. She did a few exciting scenes in the peak of the film Shikkar that dazzled Mohanlal, which settled on him decision her the “Vijayashanti” of Malayalam. She likewise assumed a supporting part in Kandahar, which saw her sharing screen space with Mohanlal and Amitabh Bachchan. In 2011, Ananya assumed one of the female lead parts in Engaeyum Eppothum, which got rave surveys and turned into a sleeper hit. In 2014, she showed up in Pulivaal, her most memorable Tamil delivery following three years. Starting around 2018 she has Sigappu Rojakkal 2 in Tamil, Intintaa Annamayya in Telugu, Ameya in Malayalam postponed for discharge. She is presently preparing for the arrival of her Malayalam film Bhramam.
- Kerala State Television Awards
- 2012 – Kerala State Television Award for Best Actress : Doore
- Filmfare Awards South
- 2011 – Best Supporting Actress – Tamil: Engaeyum Eppothum
- Asianet Film Awards
- 2010 – Best Supporting Actress : Seniors & Doctor Love
- Vijay Awards
- 2009 – Best Debut Actress: Naadodigal
- 2011 – Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actress: Engaeyum Eppothum