(1970-07-15) 15 July 1970
|Occupation||Actress, Entrepreneur, Presenter, Writer, Motivational Speaker, Podcaster|
|Relatives||See Haasan family|
Anu Hasan (born Anuradha Chandrahasan on 15 July 1970) is an Indian Tamil actress and TV anchor. She made her film debut in the critically acclaimed Indira (1995) and has since appeared in many Tamil films, playing minor roles. She hosted the celebrity talk show Koffee with Anu on the Tamil channel Vijay for three seasons.
Anu Hasan was born on 15 July 1970 to Chandrahasan, the brother of actors Kamal Haasan and Charuhasan. Hasan is the first cousin of film actresses Shruti Haasan, Suhasini Maniratnam and Akshara Haasan.
Hasan did her schooling at St Joseph’s Anglo Indian Girls Hr Secondary School, Trichy and earned a MSc degree in Physics and Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan.
By 2000, she ventured into television, acting first in the series Anbulla Snehgidhiye, which was adapted from Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni‘s award-winning novel Sister of My Heart. She then starred in a number of TV series like Avan Aval Avargal, Ammaavukku Rendula Raagu and Vivahita (Malayalam), following which she turned anchor for the celebrity talk show Koffee with Anu (named after herself), aired on STAR Vijay. The show, which she hosted for over four years, soon became very popular and made her ultimately a household name in Tamil Nadu.
She writes a monthly column for Just for Women (India) magazine.
- Sunny Side Up (2015) – Self Help English Book.
|2001||Aalavandhan||Vijay and Nandu’s mother||Tamil||Cameo appearance, was shot in Hindi as Abhay|
|2002||Run||Siva’s sister||Tamil||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|Santhosh Subramaniam||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2009||Sarvam||Geetha Eashwar||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|Evaraina Epudaina||Venkat’s sister-in-law||Telugu|
|2010||Maanja Velu||Karthik’s wife||Tamil|
|Irandu Mugam||Sarveswaran’s wife||Tamil|
|Red Building Where The Sun Sets||English|
Yen Endraal Kaadhal Enben
|Tamil-Telugu Bilingual film|
|Dead Point||Anwar’s mother||Arabic|
|2017||Is This Now||Ms. Murray||English|
|2018||Chi La Sow||Telugu|
|Anbulla Snegithiyae||TV series||Tamil|
|Boom Boom Shakalaka||TV series||Tamil|
|Ammaavukku Rendula Raagu||TV series||Tamil|
|Koffee with Anu||Talk show||Tamil||Host|
|Rekha IPS||TV series||Tamil||Rekha|
|Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha||TV series||Tamil||Appa|
|Anu Alavum Bayam Illai||Reality show||Tamil||Host|
|En Samayal Araiyil||Reality show||Tamil||Host|
|Golmaal Gouramma||TV series||Kannada|
|My Jihad – Episodes 3 and 4||Drama||English||Noor|
|EastEnders||Soap opera||English||Fatima Inzamam|
|Vaanga Pesalam||Talk show||Tamil||Host|