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Born25th August, 1984
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Roma Asrani is an Indian model-turned-actress who works mainly in Malayalam-language films. She made her début in the Telugu film Mr. Errababu in 2005. She has acted in Tamil and Kannada films too.

Roma Asrani was born into a Hindu Sindhi family from Delhi, who later settled in Chennai. Her father Muralidhar and mother Madhu run a wholesale jewellery shop in Chennai.

She made her entry into Malayalam films with the movie Notebook, directed by Roshan Andrews and became very popular after the success of the film. For her performance in Notebook she was adjudged best newcomer by Kerala Film Critics Association, Asianet, Amrita TV and Kalakeralam. Her second film July 4 (2007), directed by Joshiy however, was a flop. Her movie Chocolate (2007) with Prithviraj was a big hit, and this movie was a turning point in her career. She has also acted in a music album by the band Team Malayalee with popular singer Vineeth Sreenivasan and actor Prithviraj for the number Minnal Azhake which was a big hit in south India.

Roma has also acted in the Telugu movie Mr. Errababu (2005) and the Tamil movie Kathale En Kathale (2006). She made her Kannada début with Aramane (2007), starring Ganesh in the lead. Roma is all set to act in a film of her mother tongue, Punjabi


Asianet Film Awards:

2006 - Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year - Notebook
2008 - Best Star Pair Award, Utharaswayamvaram
2009 - Best Star Pair Award, Minnaminnikoottam, Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam

Filmfare Awards South:

2006 - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress (Malayalam) - Notebook

Amrita Film Awards:

2006 - Amrita Film Award for Best New Talent[citation needed]
2009 - Amrita Film Award for Best Character Actress - Minnaminnikoottam

Kairali TV - World Malayali Council Film Awards:

2009 - Youth Heroine Award

Other Awards:

2006 - Atlas Film Critics Award For Best Newcomer
2006 - Kalakeralam award for Best Newcomer
2006 - Tamil Nadu Film Fans Association Award for Best Actress in Malayalam

Courtesy: Wikipedia

Prepared by: Winston Morris