Full Name : Roma Asrani
Date of Birth : August 25th 1984
Zodiac sign : Virgo
Height : 5'4"
Hometown : Trichy, Tamil Nadu
Profession : Actress, model
Education : B.Com
Father's name : Muralidhar
Mother's name : Madhu
Years active : 2005 to present
Debut film in Malayalam : Notebook (2006)
Roma Asrani is a popular actress who works in the Malayalam film industry. She was a model before she turned towards acting. She is most famous through her Malayalam films but she has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films also. Her debut film was a Telugu film called Mr. Errababu in 2005. Though she has been acting only since five years, she has still won a number of awards already. The petite girl is really very smart and knows how to handle situations of the media well. She is just 5'4" but this has not stopped her from becoming a famous model and actress. Roma proves that 'good things come in small packages'.
Family life of Roma Asrani
Roma was born on August 25th 1984 to Muralidhar and Madhu. She is basically from North India. Her family is a Hindu-Sindhi family who have settled in Chennai city in Tamil Nadu. Her parents run a business of a jewellery shop in Chennai.
Professional career of Roma Asrani
Roma's debut film in Malayalam called Notebook (2006) brought her a lot of instant recognition and popularity among the Malalayee audience. She was also given an award for the film as best newcomer by Kerala Film Critics Association, Asianet, Amrita TV and Kalakeralam. Her next film was July 4, which was directed by Joshi and had herself and actor Dileep in the lead roles. But unfortunately, the film did not run well at the box office and was declared as a flop. After this, Roma enacted a lead role in the film Chocolate opposite South Indian heartthrob Prithviraj. The film was directed by Shafi and had a college campus theme which became an instant blockbuster hit with the youth of Kerala. Some of her other films in Malayalam are Shakespeare M.A Malayalam, Minnaminnikoottam, Lollypop, Colours, Utharaswayamvaram and Traffic.
In Tamil language, Roma has acted in the film Kadhale En Kadhale in 2006 and her Kannada film's name is Aramane which was released in 2007. So far, she has acted only in one film in Tamil and Kannada. In Telugu language, she has two films to her credit namely Mr. Errababu and Chalaki.
Other than in films, Roma has also acted in a music album by the band team Malayalee. The singer of the album was the popular Vineeth Sreenivasan who is also an actor. The song in which Roma acted is called 'Minnal Azhage' and also has Prithviraj in it. Roma has also been seen in many commercial TV advertisements.
Upcoming films of Roma Asrani
Roma has a very interesting line-up of Malayalam movies coming up with mega co-stars such as Mohanlal, Urvashi, Mammotty and Vineeth Sreenivasan. Roma's upcoming films are Casanova, Kathayile Nayika, Mohabbat, 1993 Bombay March 12 and Chappa Kurushu.
Awards won by Roma Asrani
1. Asianet Film Awards for Best Female New Face of the Year in 2006 (Notebook).
2. Asianet Film Awards for Best Star Pair Award in 2008 (Utharaswayamvaram).
3. Asianet Film Awards for Best Star Pair Award in 2009 (Minnaminnikootam)
4. Filmfare Awards South for Best Supporting actress in 2006 (Notebook)
5. Amrita Film Awards for Best New Talent in 2006.
6. Amrita Film Awards for Best Character Actress in 2009 (Minnaminnikootam)
7. Kairali TV - World Malayali Council film award for Youth Heroine Award in 2009.
Filmography of Roma Asrani
1. Mr. Errababu (2005) - Telugu
2. Kadhale En Kadhale (2006) - Tamil
3. Notebook (2006) - Malayalam
4. July 4 (2007) - Malayalam
5. Chocolate (2007) - Malayalam
6. Shakespeare M.A Malayalam (2008) - Malayalam
7. Aramane (2008) - Kannada
8. Minnaminnikoottam (2008) - Malayalam
9. Lollypop (2008) - Malayalam
10. Colours (2009) - Malayalam
11. Utharaswayamvaram (2009) - Malayalam
12. Chalaki (2010) - Telugu
13. Traffic (2011) - Malayalam
14. Casanova (2011) - Malayalam
15. Kathayile Nayika (2011) - Malayalam
16. Mohabbat (2011) - Malayalam
17. 1993 Bombay March 12 (2011) - Malayalam
18. Chappa Kurushi (2011) - Malayalam
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