Anu Emmanuel is an American actress who made her acting debut as a child artist in the Malayalam film Swapna Sanchari, playing the daughter of Jayaram and Samvrutha Sunil in the film. She debuted as an heroine in the film Action Hero Biju.
Anu was born in the US and lived most of her childhood in Dallas, Texas. She acted in Swapna Sanchari while she was attending school in India. Upon completion of the film, she went back to US to finish her high school.
While in high school, Anu knew she wanted to pursue something in the artistic field. During her senior year in high school, Anu was the first pick to act in Charlie with Dulquer Salmaan, but due to her final exams she had to withdraw.
She made her acting debut as lead in Nivin Pauly starrer Action Hero Biju which was directed by Abrid Shine. After her Malayalam debut she went back to US to attend college in which she pursued psychology.
During that time she got an offer for a Telugu film Oxygen She was announced as the female lead in Oxygen,alongside actor Gopichand in the lead. During the shoot of that film she signed Majnu alongside actor Nani.
Anu received much critical praise for her role and performance in the film. She immediately went on to the big league by signing Pawan Kalyan and Trivikram’s film followed by a film starring Allu Arjun called Naa Peru Surya.