Anu Haasan life and biography

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Anu Haasan biography

Date of birth : 1970-07-15
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-07
Credited as : Movie actress, TV anchor, Kannadi

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Anu Haasan Tamil movie actress and TV anchor. Her movie debut was in the critically acclaimed film Indira (1995). She currently hosts the celebrity talk show Koffee with Anu on the Tamil channel Vijay.

She is also an entrepreneur, model, musician and martial arts expert. Anu studied in BITS Pilani during 1988-1993, majoring in Physics and Management.

Anu is the daughter of the lawyer cum actor Chandrahasan. Chandrahasan is the son of an orthodox Srinivasa Iyengar (affluent landowner of Ramanathapuram (Ramnad) district, Madras. Born on September 11, 1874 he worked for the British as a lawyer who practised in the Madras High Court in the early 1890)

Anu has earned a degree in MSc and Management Degree from BITS Pilani, she is a martial arts student (Kalki art; has trained in Chiramam, Silambam, Kurunthadi and Kaipoor) and also a proficient basketball player who has played represented the Trichy district. Her love for music was shown as a jazz singer when she performed at the US consulate in Kolkata and it is told that in BITSians who were on campus between 1988 and 1993 remember Anu Hasan in some of the EDC productions of the day including Fiddler on the Roof and Spartacus.

She is the niece of the versatile actor Tamil actor Kamal Hassan and cousin of Suhasini.

Anu won the Best Supporting Actress award for her TV role in Anbulla Snehgidhiye, the television serial was adapted/deduced from Chitra Banerjee's award winning novel Sister of my heart.

She has lent her voice (dubbing) for most of the non Tamil speaking heroines, as you know voice also adds a lot to the value to the character. She is a splendid at that as she vocalism as awesome. On a whole she is typical a one among the women with a great stature.

Anu Hasan has replaced RJ Suchitra in the chat show Koffee with Suchi, which will now be called Koffee with Anu (Vijay TV, Saturday, 9 p.m.). Inspired by Karan Johar's show, it has plenty of glitz, glamour and camaraderie between the hostess and her guests. Anu always wanted to host a chat show, as she is a good listener. And what's more, she loves interacting with people." Anu, who has acted in a few serials, says she had a great time at the inaugural show on Independence Day in which she chatted with Vikram and Simbu. The next episode with `Jayam' Ravi and Raja saw some great bonding between the brothers. Anu, who shares a warm rapport with several Kollywood celebrities, is sure to invite some big names to the show.


1995 Indira
2001 Aalavandhan
2002 Run Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
2003 Nala Damayanthi, Anjaneya
2008 Akku , Santhosh Subramaniam , Dhaam Dhoom
2009 Sarvam , Aadhavan, Evaraina Epudaina
2010 Maanja Velu, Irandu Mugam, Thottuppaar
2011 Ko

Anbulla Snegithiyae
Boom Boom Shakal
Avan Aval Avargal
Ammaavukku Rendula Raagu
Koffee with Anu
Rekha IPS
Anu Alavum Bayam Illai
En Samayal Araiyil

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