Esther Anil, who played a significant role as a child artist in the popular Malayalam film Drishyam is all set to make her debut as a heroine.
Esther Anil has been signed up to play the female lead in a Malayalam film that will be directed by Shaji N Karun. She will be paired opposite Shane Nigam, son of well-known actor Abhi in the film. Apart from Esther Anil and Shane Nigam, the film will also have Lakshmi Rai and Isha Talwar in pivotal roles. The young actor, who is still in school, is extremely happy over bagging the lead role and is confident that her career will shape up well.
Having made her debut as a child artiste in 2010 as Baby Esther in the film Nallavan in which she was seen as the young Malli, she shot to limelight for her performance in the Malayalam thriller Drishyam which was released in 2013. Esther was seen as Mohanlal and Meenaâ€™s daughter in the movie. She also went on to essay the same role in Drishyamâ€™s Tamil and Telugu versions, Papanasam and Drushyam respectively.
Apart from Drishyam, she was seen in films such as Oru Naal Varum in which she shared the screen space with Mohanlal and Sameera Reddy, who played her parents, in Njanum Ente Familiyum as Jayaram and Mamta Mohandasâ€™ daughter, in Mullassery Madhavan Kutty Nemom PO as Anoop Menon and Sonalâ€™s daughter, and in Kunjananthante Kada as Mammootty and Nyla Ushaâ€™s daughter all of which were instrumental in shaping up her career.
In the Tamil version of Drishyam, she got to work with Kamal Haasan and Gauthami as she played their child and she went on to reprise the same role in its Telugu version Drushyam.
Reports are that Estherâ€™s upcoming film is set in a town known as Payyanur and that the filmâ€™s shooting will begin very soon.
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