Anjali Ameer

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Anjali Ameer
Born(1995-07-12)July 12, 1995
Other namesAmeer
Years active2013–present


Anjali Ameer was born in [1] Thamarassery, Kozhikode Calicut, Kerala in an orthodox Muslim family . She is the first Transgender or Transsexual actress to play a key role in Indian film. Her first film is Peranbu with the Malayalam's Superstar Mammootty[2]. She is a model turn actress who undergoes Sex reassignment surgery at the age of 20.

Personal life[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Ameer was born as a male child in a Muslim Family. He lost his mother at his younger age and father before a couple of years. As a child, Anjali showed his feminine character and want to become a girl. Acting and Dance was his passion. After 10th he ran away from his hometown to Banglore and to Coimbatore to become a female. At the age of 20 he undergoes sex reassignment surgery and become a female. He worked in call centers, beauty parlors etc.


Acting career[edit | hide | edit source]

As most of the transgenders end their life into prostitution, dancing or begging, Anjali and her courage make her reach a good stage as a model and from there to an actress. She anchored in many TV shows and not many people including her manager knew that she was a transsexual.

After watching an interview in [Manorama News][3] Channel, Mammootty invited her to act in the film [Peranbu][4]. Peranbu [5] which will be released in Malayalam and Tamil will be her first film. She is playing the role of a Malayali girl called Meera[6] in this film. She is getting a lot of offers from Tamil and Telugu after the casting in this film. She has acted and anchored in many Tamil and Telugu televisions.

Filmography[edit | hide | edit source]

Malayalam[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Film Role
2017 Peranbu Meera