Meera Jasmine is a National award winning Indian film actress who has appeared in many regional films. She has worked in Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu film industry. She holds a special place in south Indian cinema as a successful actress.
Meera Jasmine belongs to Thiruvalla in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. She was born as ‘Jasmine Mary Joseph’ on 15th February 1982 to Joseph Philip and Aleyamma. One of her sibling George Joseph is an assistant cinematographer and her sisters Jiby Sara and Jeny Susan are actresses. Her mother is a homemaker. According to some sources, she belongs to a Syrian Christian family.
She completed her schooling from Bala Vihar and Marthoma Residential School, both in Thiruvalla. She completed her graduation in Zoology from Assumption College, Changacherry. A Christian girl who was born in a middle-class family of nonactors gets spotted by director Blessy who was then assistant director to director ‘Lohitadas’ and offered a role to this talented actress in Soothradharan, her first Malayalam debut movie which appeared in 2001.
She got many offers from other industries after her first movie. She never wanted to be an actress. She wanted to be a doctor but destiny has it for her. She made her debut in Tamil industry with movie Run which came in 2002. She then made her debut in Telugu film industry with movie Ammayi Bagundi which came in 2004. After that, she made her debut in Kannada film industry with Maurya which appeared in 2004.
She gave many famous movies like Kasthoorimann, Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam, Ore Kadal, Prumazakkhalam, Achuvinte Amma, Rasathanthram and much more. She got married to Anil John Titus who is a Dubai-based engineer on 9th Feb 2014.
Meera Jasmine Net Worth
In Malayalam film industry Meera Jasmine one of the tops paid actress. She did many films which got famous. She earned many awards. She receives 25- 30 lakhs per movie. She has some property and cars and being one of the top actresses she earns a good amount. Her net worth is $0.8 million US dollars approximately as of 2017.
34 years old actress has earned well being top paid actress in Mollywood. She is now married to a Dubai based engineer who is earning quite well. This fish curry lover actress now does selected films. She had once filed a complaint against her father and sister who, according to her, has cheated her and used her property and money without her knowledge. On the other hand, her father gave a statement that the family was trying to save her money and property from her rumored partner, Lohitadas, on whom she was going to spend all her money.
As far as her passion for the car is concerned, she loves luxurious cars. She owns a mini cooper countryman worth 29 to 33 lakhs.
She owns a bungalow named Vybhavam is built at an extremely high cost of 1.5 crores with 4000 square feet interiors.
Meera jasmine is s famous south Indian actress who has given so many hits. She has won so many awards for her outstanding performance in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. For her movie Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam, she got the best actress award in, Kerala State Film Award in 2003, National Award in 2004, Asianet Film awards in 2003 and much more.
For her movie Ore Kadal, she got the best actress award in, Kerala State Film awards in 2007, Filmfare Award South in 2007, Asianet film awards in 2007 and much more. She also got many awards for her performance in films like Achuvinte Amma, Kasthoorimann, Perumazhakkalam and Rasathanthram.
Meera Jasmine was once used to be the most demanding south Indian actress but she has a strong opinion about her life. She decided that she needs to have her own space in her life where she gets time for other things as well, she once said in her interview. She did many female-oriented films for which she got many awards for her performance. She did many south Indian movies as a lead actress.
She has now become very selective and particular about her work in films. Now she gives proper time to her own private life as well and acts in very few selective movies. Well, either she does many films or few films she has won many hearts with her performances and she will be among favorite actresses of south Indian cinema lovers.