Born Shamili
23 March 1985 (age 25)
Other name(s) Baby Shamili, Shamlee, Shamli
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989-present

Shamili (born 23 March 1985), better known as Baby Shamili, is a South Indian actress, who has appeared in Telugu , Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films. She is probably best known for her critically acclaimed performance as the mentally challenged child Anjali in the film of the same title that fetched her the National Film Award for Best Child Artist at the age of 4.

Personal life

Shamili hails from Thiruvalla, Kerala from an acting family, being the younger sister of actor Richard Rishi in Tollywood and actress Shalini and her brother-in-law is actor Ajith Kumar.

Acting career

She started acting at the age of two. She came to prominence following her performance in Mani Rathnam's 'Anjali', in which she portrayed a mentally challenged child, which garnered her the National Film Award for Best Child Artist.In 1992, she acted in Bharathan's Malooty which won her many appreciation. She also acted as a teenager in Fazil's Harikrishnans as Mammooty and Mohanlal's little sibling. In kannada she made Dakshayini, Kadambari (1993), Karulina Kudi (1995), Bhairavi (1991), Chinna Nee Naguthiru (1993). She stopped acting in kannada 10 years ago, but still she is the famous child actress.

She has been cast in [1] Anand Ranga's directorial debut alongside Siddarth. Anand Ranga worked as an associate to 'Bommarillu'. The movie was released late-2009. She also stars as Mohanlal's daughter in a yet-to-be-titled movie.


Year Title Language Role Notes
1989 Rajanadai Tamil Shamu
1990 Anjali Tamil Anjali Winner, National Film Award for Best Child Artist
Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari Telugu Bujji
Mathe Hadithu Kogile Kannada

Durga Tamil Durga
1991 Thai Poosam Tamil

Senthura Devi Tamil

Pookkalam Varavayi Malayalam Geethu
Anbu Changili Tamil

Bhairavi Kannada

Kilukkampetti Malayalam Chikkumol
Shwetaagni Kannada

Vaasalile Oru Vennila Tamil

1992 Malootty Malayalam Malootty
Police Lockup Kannada

Sivasankari Tamil

Thevar Veettu Ponnu Tamil

Killer Telugu

1993 Joker Telugu Apple
Kadambari Kannada

Chinna Kannamma Tamil Saranya
Sambhavi Kannada

Thangapappa Tamil

Dakshayini Kannada

Sivarathiri Tamil

1994 Makkala Sakshi Kannada

Sididedda Panadavaru Kannada

Chinna nee Naguthiru Kannada

1995 Nirnayam Malayalam

Karulina Kudi Kannada

1996 Sabse Bada Mawali Hindi

1998 Harikrishnans Malayalam Ammalu
Jagadeeshwari Kannada

2000 Kandukondain Kandukondain Tamil Kamala
2009 Oy! Telugu Sandhya First movie as a heroine.

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