Manju Warrier is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Malayalam films. She is known for playing the role of Devaprabha Varma in the Malayalam film Thooval Kottaram (1996).When she was seventeen years old, she made her debut in the film industry. She worked in more than twenty films before taking a break from acting after getting married to actor Dileep. Manju Warriers childhood picture.She had been practised Bharatanatyam since the age of four, but gave up dancing after her marriage. In an interview, she talked about this and said, It was a much needed break because up until my marriage my life was hectic. A long break doing nothing and I enjoyed it. Manju Warrier while performing Bharatanatyam.She made a professional return to films on 24 October 2012, after she performed Kuchipudi in the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple. Manju Warrier performing Kuchipudi in the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple.In 2013, she did a commercial with actor Amitabh Bachchan. Later, she appeared in many advertisements for Kalyan Jewellers alongside Aishwarya Rai, Nagarjuna, Prabhu and Shiva Rajkumar. Manju Warrier with Amitabh Bachchan in a commercial.In 2013, she released her first book Sallapam at the 18th International Book Festival organised by DC Books. In an interview, she talked about this and said, I am not a writer. I am not even confident about my vocal abilities. However, with the right guidance I could write this book. Manju Warrier during her book release.In 2014, she made a comeback to films after fifteen years with the film How Old Are You. In an interview, she talked about her comeback and said, Well, technologically, a lot has changed. Films are all about being digital and shot in high definition. Ive never been big on technology so I just know and understand the basics. But everything else is the same the shooting atmosphere, teams, people, sets. Ive been very fortunate to work with good people in the nineties and when I came back in 2014. Manju Warrier in the film How Old Are You.She is one of the founding members of Women in Cinema Collective, the organisation that works for the welfare of women in the Malayalam movie industry. Manju Warrier with the members of Women in Cinema Collective.In 2016, she performed magic tricks at a show called MOM that was held in Thiruvananthapuram. She learned many magic tricks from magician Muthukad. Manju Warrier learning magic from magician MuthukadManju Warrier learning magic from magician Muthukad.In 2018, in an interview, she revealed that she nearly died while she was shooting for the film Sallapam in 1996. She said that she was so involved in the suicide scene that she was shooting at that time that she could not move when the train came in front of her. Her co-actor Manoj pulled her away at the right time due to which she was saved.