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Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(pronounced: Manju Vāryar) is an Indian film actress and dancer, who works in Malayalam film industry. Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
made her acting debut in Sakshyam (1995) at the age of 16. Her prominent films include Thooval Kottaram
Thooval Kottaram
(1996), Sallapam (1996), Ee Puzhayum Kadannu (1996), Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu (1997), Pranayavarnangal
Pranayavarnangal
(1998), Kanmadam (1998), Summer in Bethlehem (1998), Pathram (1999), Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu (1999), How Old Are You? (2014), and Udaharanam Sujatha
Udaharanam Sujatha
(2017). Manju won the National Film Award- Special
Special
Mention for her performance as Bhadra in Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu. She also won the Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance as Anjali in Ee Puzhayum Kadannua, along with five Filmfare Awards for Best Actress which is a record in that category.[2] Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
got married to actor Dileep
Dileep
in 1998, and quit acting at that time. She divorced him in 2015. She made a comeback to cinema after a 14-year break 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.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Early films (1995–99) 2.2 Return (2012 - present) 2.3 Upcoming projects

3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 Playback singing 6 Television 7 Bibliography 8 In the media 9 Awards and nominations

9.1 Won 9.2 Nominations

10 References 11 External links

Early life[edit] Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
was born in Nagercoil
Nagercoil
in Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu.[3] Warrier's father, Madhavan Warrier, worked as a chartered accountant with Sundaram Finance's Nagercoil
Nagercoil
regional office.[4] She did her primary schooling at CSI Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil. After her father got promoted, they returned to Kerala
Kerala
and settled in Kannur. She studied at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kannur
Kannur
and later at Chovva Higher Secondary School. She secured 527/600 marks in SSLC, with 98% score in Mathematics.[5] She later graduated with a degree from Sree Narayana College, Kannur through distant education. She has an elder brother, Madhu Warrier, who is also an actor and producer. Career[edit] Early films (1995–99)[edit] In the first half of her on-screen career, Manju featured in 20 films with prominent directors and superstars producing a number of performances that earned her equal billing with the male superstars in Malayalam. She played each of these roles with consummate ease, probably the only actress at the time who could carry a film on her shoulders.[6] Even at school, Manju showed extra ordinary talent in dance, and won many awards. She was conferred with the Kalathilakam in Kerala
Kerala
Youth Festival for 2 years. She first appeared in a television serial Moharavam which was telecast on Doordarshan.[7] At the age of 17, she debuted in the film Sakshyam (1995).[8] Later at the age of 18, she acted in the movie Sallapam (1996), co-starring Dileep, whom she later married. Since then, she acted in around 20 Malayalam movies over a span of three years. Her performance in the movie Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu won a special mention from the jury for National Film Awards. Her other films include Kanmadam and Aaraam Thampuran with Mohanlal, Ee Puzhayum Kadannu and Kudamattam with her husband Dileep, Summer In Bethlahem, Pranayavarnangal, Pathram and Kaliyattam
Kaliyattam
with Suresh Gopi, and Irattakuttikalude Achan, Kaliveedu, Thooval Kottaram
Thooval Kottaram
and Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu with Jayaram. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the movie Ee Puzhayum Kadannu. The film won three Kerala
Kerala
State Film Awards. In Kanmadam, she portrayed the role of a high-tempered blacksmith named Bhanu, which also starred Mohanlal. In her film Daya, Manju disguises herself as a man and does this role with full perfection. Her role as the strong-willed Devika in Pathram became popular among the audience. The film was highest grosser of the year 1999 and ran over 250 days in theatres. Her last film before she took a sabbatical was Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu. Her portrayal as Bhadra, who takes revenge against Natesan who killed her parents, is considered her best acting performance to date. She was nominated at the National Film Awards but she lost to Shabana Azmi. She was awarded the Special
Special
Mention (acting) for her performance. In a span of four years, Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
has acted in almost 20 Malayalam films and majority of these films have been hits at the cinemas. Return (2012 - present)[edit] On October 24, 2012, she performed Kuchipudi
Kuchipudi
in Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple.[9][10][11] Later in July 2013, she acted in a commercial with Amitabh Bachchan. Her comeback announcement was greeted with much fanfare by fans and the media.[12][13] She later appeared in many advertisements for Kalyan Jewellers
Kalyan Jewellers
alongside Amitabh Bacchan, Aishwarya Rai, Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna
and Prabhu Ganesan. She recently published a book titled Sallapam.[14] She made her much awaited return to cinema with Rosshan Andrrews's How Old Are You in 2014. Manju played the character of Nirupama Rajeev, a UD clerk in Revenue Department. The film earned positive reviews from critics and was received well by the audiences.[15] She received numerous accolades and became the goodwill ambassador of many ventures related to organic farming, inspired by her film .Her Next film was Sathyan Anthikad's Ennum Eppozhum
Ennum Eppozhum
which reunites her with Mohanlal after a gap of 17 years which was a moderate hit.[16] Her next project was Rani Padmini by Aashiq Abu
Aashiq Abu
along with Rima Kallingal
Rima Kallingal
released in October 2015. The film received a negative response from the box office as it faced tight competition from other movies like Ennu Ninte Moideen and Amar Akbar Anthony.She acted in Jo and the Boy, her last release in 2015, as an animator.Her first full-length role in 2016 was Rajesh Pillai's Vettah, a mind-game thriller, in which she appeared in the role of a police officer for the first time in her career.[17] She acted in a Sanskrit stage drama based on Abhijñānaśākuntalam.The play was presented by Sopanam Institute of Performing Arts & Research, founded by the late Kavalam Narayana Panicker, and was hosted by Swaralaya. Manju debuted as a producer as well and the play was produced under her banner, Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
Productions.[18] Her next film was Karinkunnam 6S, in which she played the character of Vandana, a Volleyball coach.She also sang a song for cancer patients for the show she hosted Kerala
Kerala
Can(Manorama News), tuned by Ratheesh Vega, which brought in a lot of praises. Her first release in 2017 was C/O Saira Banu, in which she appeared as a post woman. The film also marked the comeback of Amala Akkineni
Amala Akkineni
in Malayalam after more than two decades .Her Performance won critical acclaim and the movie was an average grosser.[19] On September 28, her next film Udaharanam Sujatha
Udaharanam Sujatha
released in Kerala. The film released to positive reviews from critics and warm response from the audience.[20] She received huge praise for her portrayal of Sujatha, mother of a tenth class student and a person who does multiple jobs to ensure a good life for her daughter. Her next release in 2017 was Villain, an emotional thriller where she appeared as Dr. Neelima, an independent, idealistic woman and wife of Mathew Manjooran played by Mohanlal. The film went on to bag the record for the highest first day collections for a Malayalam film. The film received mixed response from critics and a positive feedback from the audience. Directors N. Lingusamy, Mysskin, Pandiraj, Thiru, and Suseenthiran
Suseenthiran
were all positive about the film, particularly praising the actors' performances and the making. She of the founding members of Women in Cinema Collective, the organization for the welfare of women workers of Malayalam movie industry.[21] Upcoming projects[edit] Her upcoming films include Sajid Yahiya's Mohanlal
Mohanlal
along with Indrajith Sukumaran, V. A. Shrikumar Menon's Odiyan, Venu's Gabriyelum Malaghamarum with Prithviraj Sukumaran, among others. Personal life[edit] On 20 October 1998, Manju married actor Dileep
Dileep
at Aluva Sri Krishna Temple. The couple have a daughter, Meenakshi. Dileep
Dileep
and Manju filed for divorce in 2014 and it was granted in January 2015.[22][23] Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2019 Untitled V.A.Shrikumar Film TBA Pre Production.Tamil/Malayalam bilingual

2018 Odiyan Prabha Filming

Mohanlal Meenutty Post-production

Aami Kamala Surayya

2017 Villain Dr. Neelima Mathew

Udaharanam Sujatha Sujatha Krishnan

C/O Saira Banu Saira Banu

2016 Karinkunnam 6S Vandana

Vettah Commissioner Sribala IPS

Pavada Babu's fiancée Cameo appearance

Girls Voice over Narration only

2015 Jo and the Boy Jo / Joan Mary John

Rani Padmini Padmini

Ennum Eppozhum Adv. Deepa

2014 How Old Are You Nirupama Rajeev Filmfare award

1999 Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu Bhadra National Film Award- Special
Special
Jury Mention

Pathram Devika Shekhar Filmfare award

1998 Summer in Bethlahem Abhirami

Kanmadam Bhanumathi Filmfare award

Daya Daya

Pranayavarnangal Aarathi

Thirakalkkappuram Seetha

1997 Irattakuttikalude Achan Anupama

Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu Meenakshi

Kudamattam Gowri

Aaraam Thampuran Unnimaya Filmfare award

Sammanam Devi

Kaliyattam Thaamara Filmfare award

Innalekalillaathe Beena

1996 Kaliveedu Mridula

Thooval Kottaram Devaprabha Varma

Dilliwala Rajakumaran Maya

Ee Puzhayum Kadannu Anjali Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actress Filmfare award

Sallapam Radha

1995 Sakshyam Smitha

Playback singing[edit]

Song Film/Album Year Co-Singers Lyrics Composer

Govardhana Gireesham Aaram Thampuran 1997 - Muthuswami Dikshitar
Muthuswami Dikshitar
(traditional) Traditional, Raveendran (for the film)[24]

Vezhambal Mamazha Chingapoovu (album) - Mohanlal Bichu Thirumala Berny-Ignatius[25]

Pakal Kinakkal Chingapoovu (album) - Solo Bichu Thirumala Berny-Ignatius[26]

Chembazhukka Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu 1999 Dr. K. J. Yesudas, Kalabhavan Mani Kavalam Narayana Panicker M. G. Radhakrishnan

Do do do Jo and the Boy 2015 Sanoop Santhosh Santhosh Varma Rahul Subramanian

Swanthana Geetham Kerala
Kerala
Can (show) Manorama News 2016 Chorus Harinarayanan Ratheesh Vega

Television[edit]

Serials

Moharavam (Doordarshan)

Talk
Talk
Show

Kerala
Kerala
Can (Manorama News) Cancer Awareness Program - Host

The song sung by Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
in the program, which was tuned by Ratheesh Vega, brought in a lot of praises. Bibliography[edit]

Sallapam[Memories]

In the media[edit] Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
was considered as one of the best and most successful leading actresses in South India. The late thespian Thilakan considered her a brilliant co-star from the experience of having acted with her in Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu, which incidentally was one of her last films before she took a break. She was featured in a list of women superstars in South Indian cinema by The News Minute[27] and top South Indian actresses by InUth.[28] Her return to stage at Guruvayoor
Guruvayoor
as part of Navaratri
Navaratri
dance festival was received with much fanfare. Directors Ranjith and Sathyan Anthikkad graced the occasion. “I was expecting a few people, if at all; only those who would be at Guruvayoor
Guruvayoor
that day. God made me very happy that day. I am grateful to him," she said to The Hindu.[29] She is considered one of the best spoken actresses in South India. Her opinions at the India Today
India Today
South Conclave was well noticed. Speaking at the event, she described what her opinion was about beauty and about the North-South divide. She described universal beauty as "beauty that comes from character and self-respect, self-belief or beauty that comes from having ideals and principles."[30] Apart from films, she also acts in television commercials and is a brand ambassador of Kalyan Jewellers, Sony India[31][32], Meriiboy Ice Cream, Dhathri, Kitchen Treasures, ALIFF Brand Ambassador - Cinema for Women, Samsung, Ujala. She has also worked as a goodwill ambassador for public awareness projects for government and private organisations, such as She - Taxi, Kudumbasree's Organic Farming, Naipunnya development program, Kerala
Kerala
State Electricity Board, Pink Patrolling, Horticorp ( Kerala
Kerala
State Horticultural Products and Development Corporation), Malayala Manorama - Kerala
Kerala
Can-Cancer awareness mission. Awards and nominations[edit] Won[edit]

National Film Awards

Special
Special
Jury Mention-1999- Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu

Kerala
Kerala
State Film Awards

Best Actress - 1996 - Ee Puzhayum Kadannu

Filmfare Awards South

Best Actress - Malayalam - 1996 - Ee Puzhayum Kadannu Best Actress - Malayalam - 1997 - Aaram Thamburan, Kaliyattam Best Actress - Malayalam - 1998 - Kanmadam Best Actress - Malayalam - 1999 - Pathram Best Actress - Malayalam - 2014 - How Old Are You?

Manorama Newsmaker

Newsmaker of the Year - 2014, Won Newsmaker of the Year - 2013, Top 10, Nominated

Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa
Charitable trust

Karmasreshta Puraskaram - 2018

Vanitha Film Awards

Best Actress - 2015 - How Old Are You? Best Actress - 2017 - Vettah, Karinkunnam 6S Best Actress - 2018 - Udaharanam Sujatha

Asiavision Awards

Best Actress - 2014 - How Old Are You? Best Actress - 2016 - Vettah, Karinkunnam 6S Best Actress - 2017- C/O Saira Banu, Udaharanam Sujatha

Asianet Film Awards

Best Actress - 1998 - Kanmadam Best Actress - 1999 - Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu, Pathram Best Actress - 2014 - How Old Are You? Best actress - 2016 - Vettah, Karinkunnam 6S.

Janmabhumi Awards

Best Actress - 2016 - Vettah[33][34]

Mangalam Film Awards

Best Actress - 2014 - How Old Are You?[35]

Film Fans Awards

Best Actress - Thooval Kottaram

South Indian International Movie Awards

Best Actress - Malayalam - 2014 - How Old Are You ?[36][better source needed]

Prem Nazir
Prem Nazir
Award

Prem Nazir
Prem Nazir
Award - 2016

Screen - Videocon Awards

Best Actress - 1996 -Ee Puzhayum Kadannu Best Actress - 1997 - Aaram Thampuran, Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu

Anand TV Awards

Best Actress - 2017 - Vettah, Karinkunnam 6s

NAFA Awards

Best Actress - 2017 - Vettah, Karinkunnam 6'S[37] Best Actress - 2018 - Udaharanam Sujatha[38]

Kerala
Kerala
Sangeetha Nataka Akademi

Kalashree Award

Kalabharathi Foundation

Nrutha Sree Award

Kattal Puraskaram

Kattal Puraskaram - 2017[39]

Kerala
Kerala
Kalamandalam

M K K Nair Award - 2017

Yuva Awards

2017 - Yuva Outstanding Personality

Nominations[edit]

Filmfare Awards South

Best Actress - Malayalam - 2015-Rani Padmini Best Actress - Malayalam - 2016-Karinkunnam 6's

IIFA Utsavam

Nominated - Performance in a Leading Role - Female - Malayalam - 2015 - Ennum Eppozhum Nominated - Performance in a Leading Role - Female - Malayalam - 2016 - Vettah

Siima

Nominated - Best Actress - Malayalam - 2016 - Vettah

Asianet Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actress - 2015 - Ennum Eppozhum, Rani Padmini

Asianet Comedy Awards

Nominated - Best Actress - 2017 - C/O Saira Banu, Udaharanam Sujatha

References[edit]

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Manju Warrier
to move court for custody of daughter Meenakshi". OnManorama. Manorama News
Manorama News
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Manju Warrier
reveals why she supported Dileep
Dileep
starrer Ramaleela". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd. Asianet News. 15 October 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2017.  ^ http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/how-manju-warriers-career-graph-shows-there-no-expiry-date-actors-potential-47364 ^ "പ്രവീണയും സിനിമയും പിന്നെ ബിസിനസ് ഉം". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 17 November 2015.  ^ " Sakshyam IMDB Page". Retrieved 2010-05-06.  ^ " Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
back on stage after 14 years, The Hindu". Retrieved 2012-10-25.  ^ " Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
'stages' a comeback, The New Indian Express". Retrieved 2012-10-25.  ^ "Return of the star dancer, Manoramaonline". Retrieved 2012-10-25. [permanent dead link] ^ "മഞ്ജു വാര്യര് ക്യാമറക്കുമുന്നില് തിരിച്ചെത്തി". The Indian Reader. Archived from the original on 19 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-15.  ^ "മലയാള സിനിമാ ആസ്വാദകര് ക്ക് ഇനി ആശ്വാസ നെടുവീര് പ്പിടാം, മഞ്ചു വാര്യരുടെ രണ്ടാമൂഴത്തിന് തുടക്കമായി". The Indian Reader. Retrieved 2013-07-16. [permanent dead link] ^ "Manju's 'Sallapam'". The New Indian Express. 5 October 2013. Retrieved 2016-08-21.  ^ http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/cinema-reviews/return-of-the-heroine/article6020886.ece ^ http://www.behindwoods.com/malayalam-movies/ennum-eppozhum/ennum-eppozhum-review.html ^ http://english.manoramaonline.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/vettah-movie-review-rajesh-pillai-manju-warrier-indrajith.html ^ http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/theatre/The-eternal-charm-of-Shakuntalam/article14500897.ece ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/malayalam/mollywood-movie-review/co-saira-banu-movie-review-you-wont-regret-watching-this-manju-warrier-film-4574374/ ^ http://english.manoramaonline.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/2017/09/28/udaharanam-sujatha-manju-warrier-malayalam-movie-review.html ^ "Kerala's Women in Cinema Collective
Women in Cinema Collective
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Manju Warrier
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v t e

Filmfare Award for Best Malayalam Actress

1972–1989

Roja Ramani (1972) Nanditha Bose (1973) Lakshmi (1974) Lakshmi (1975) Lakshmi (1976) Sheela (1977) Jayabharathi
Jayabharathi
(1978) Srividya (1979) Srividya (1980) Jalaja
Jalaja
(1981) Poornima Bhagyaraj
Poornima Bhagyaraj
(1982) (1983) (1984) (1985) (1986) Sharada (1987) Revathi
Revathi
(1988) Rekha (1989)

1990–2009

Shobana
Shobana
(1990) Amala Akkineni
Amala Akkineni
(1991) Geetha (1992) Madhavi (1993) (1994) Annie (1995) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1996) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1997) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1998) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1999) Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma
(2000) Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma
(2001) Navya Nair
Navya Nair
(2002) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2003) Geetu Mohandas
Geetu Mohandas
(2004) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2005) Padmapriya Janakiraman
Padmapriya Janakiraman
(2006) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2007) Priyamani
Priyamani
(2008) Shweta Menon
Shweta Menon
(2009)

2010–present

Mamta Mohandas (2010) Kavya Madhavan
Kavya Madhavan
(2011) Rima Kallingal
Rima Kallingal
(2012) Ann Augustine (2013) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(2014) Parvathy (2015) Nayanthara
Nayanthara
(2016)

v t e

Kerala
Kerala
State Film Award for Best Actress

1969–1970

Sheela (1969) Sharada (1970)

1971–1980

Sheela (1971) Jayabharathi
Jayabharathi
(1972) Jayabharathi
Jayabharathi
(1973) Lakshmi (1974) Rani Chandra
Rani Chandra
(1975) Sheela (1976) Santhakumari (1977) Shoba
Shoba
(1978) Srividya (1979) Poornima Bhagyaraj
Poornima Bhagyaraj
(1980)

1981–1900

Jalaja
Jalaja
(1981) Madhavi (1982) Srividya (1983) Seema (1984) Seema (1985) Shari (1986) Suhasini Maniratnam (1987) Anju (1988) Urvashi (1989) Urvashi (1990)

1991–2000

Urvashi (1991) Srividya (1992) Shobana
Shobana
(1993) Shanthi Krishna (1994) Urvashi (1995) Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1996) Jomol (1997) Sangita (1998) Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma
(1999) Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma
(2000)

2001–2010

Suhasini Maniratnam (2001) Navya Nair
Navya Nair
(2002) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2003) Kavya Madhavan
Kavya Madhavan
and Geethu Mohandas
Geethu Mohandas
(2004) Navya Nair
Navya Nair
(2005) Urvashi (2006) Meera Jasmine
Meera Jasmine
(2007) Priyanka Nair (2008) Shweta Menon
Shweta Menon
(2009) Kavya Madhavan
Kavya Madhavan
(2010)

2011–present

Shweta Menon
Shweta Menon
(2011) Rima Kallingal
Rima Kallingal
(2012) Ann Augustine (2013) Nazriya Nazim
Nazriya Nazim
(2014) Parvathy (2015) Rajisha Vijayan (2016)

v t e

National Film Award— Special
Special
Mention (feature film)

1978–1980

Mrinal Sen
Mrinal Sen
and Muzaffar Ali (1978) No Award (1979) No Award (1980)

1981–2000

No Award (1981) No Award (1982) Kumar Shahani (1983) No Award (1984) No Award (1985) Sandip Ray
Sandip Ray
(1986) No Award (1987) Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan
(1988) Mohanlal
Mohanlal
and Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher
(1989) Anoubham Kiranmala (1990) Mamata Shankar
Mamata Shankar
and Raveendran (1991) Sibaprasad Sen (1992) Tahir Hussain, Mahesh Bhatt, Jugal Debata, and Susant Misra (1993) Mahesh Mahadevan, Bishnu Kharghoria and S. Kumar (1994) Uttara Baokar, Rohini, and Benaf Dadachandji
Benaf Dadachandji
(1995) Dolon Roy and Bhagirathee (1996) Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna
and Jomol (1997) Dasari Narayana Rao, Prakash Raj, and Manju Warrier
Manju Warrier
(1998) Mohan Joshi, Manju Borah and Kavitha Lankesh (1999) No Award (2000)

2001–present

Dilip Doley and Narayan Seal (2001) Jyothirmayi (2002) H. G. Dattatreya and Nedumudi Venu
Nedumudi Venu
(2003) Gurdas Maan
Gurdas Maan
and Pradeep Nair (2004) No Award (2005) Thilakan
Thilakan
and Prosenjit Chatterjee
Prosenjit Chatterjee
(2006) No Award (2007) No Award (2008) Padmapriya Janakiraman
Padmapriya Janakiraman
(2009) K. Shivaram Karanth
K. Shivaram Karanth
and V. I. S. Jayabalan (2010) Mallika and Sherrey (2011) Lal, H. G. Dattatreya, Bishnu Kharghoria, Parineeti Chopra, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Hansraj Jagtap, and Thilakan
Thilakan
(2012) Gauri Gadgil, Sanjana Rai, and Anjali Patil
Anjali Patil
(2013) Musthafa, Palomi Ghosh, and Parth Bhalerao
Parth Bhalerao
(2014) Rinku Rajguru, Jayasurya, and Ritika Singh
Ritika Singh
(2015) Nila Madhab Panda, Eleeanora Images Private Ltd., Shubhashish Bhutiani, Red Carpet Moving Pictures, Adil Hussain, and Sonam Kapoor (2016)

Initial visibility To set the template's initial visibility, the state= parameter may be used:

state=collapsed: Manju Warrierstate=collapsed to show the template collapsed, i.e., hidden apart from its title bar state=expanded: Manju Warrierstate=expanded to show the template expanded, i.e., fully visible state=autocollapse: Manju Warrierstate=autocollapse

shows the template collapsed to the title bar if there is a navbar , a sidebar , or some other table on the page with the collapsible attribute shows the template in its expanded state if there are no other collapsible items on the page

If the state= parameter is not set, the template's initial visibility is taken from the default= parameter in the template. For this template, that currently evaluate

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