Manju Pillai has made her mark in Malayalam cinema and TV audiences. Manju Pillai was mostly seen in comedy roles by the audience.
The actress made her way into the minds of the mini screen fans as Mohanavalli through the Thattim Muttim series. The series was telecasted on Mazhavil Manoram. The actress has now won the hearts of the movie audience as the mother Kuttiyamma, in the film Home.
Home is a movie directed by Rojin Thomas. The film was released on Amazon Prime. Manju Pillai played the role of Kuttiyamma in the movie in which Indrans played the lead role.
This is a feel-good movie released in Malayalam after a long period. Home is an example of one of the best performances of Indrans and Manju Pillai in their careers.
Manju Pillai said that Kuttiyamma was the character that Urvashi should have played. Manju says on the YouTube channel Jango Space TV that she came across the character of Kuttiyamma after going through many others.
Manju said that Urvashi did not play the character because of Covid. She added that the actress did not have the time to do two-week quarantine. Earlier, director Rojin Thomas has said that the character came to Manju after many other leading actors rejected the role. Manju Pillai's latest release is 'Kolambi' directed by T K Rajeev Kumar.