|Born|| 11 September 1995 |
|Alma mater||Global Institute of Architecture, Palakkad|
Devamatha CMI Public School
|Known for|| Maheshinte Prathikaaram |
|Relatives||K. P. Udayabhanu (great-uncle)|
Aparna Kishok Balamurali (born 11 September 1995) is an Indian film actress and playback singer who works predominantly in Malayalam and Tamil cinema. She is known for her roles of Jimsy in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016), Anu in Sunday Holiday (2017) and Sundari (Bommi) in Soorarai Pottru (2020), opposite Suriya.
Balamurali comes from Thrissur in Kerala, India.She was born to K. P. Balamurali and Sobha Balamurali. Her father is a music director who has composed several musical albums, and her mother is a lawyer who has also worked as a playback singer in some Malayalam films. The singer-composer K. P. Udayabhanu is her paternal great-uncle.
Balamurali is trained in Indian classical music and classical dance styles such as Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kuchipudi. She was studying architecture at the Global Institute of Architecture in Palakkad when she began her acting career.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2015||Oru Second Class Yathra||Amritha Unnikrishnan|
|2016||Maheshinte Prathikaaram||Jimsy Augustine|
|Oru Muthassi Gada||Alice & Young Leelamma|
|Sarvopari Palakkaran||Anupama Neelakandan|
|Sarvam Thaala Mayam||Sara||Tamil|
|Mr. & Ms. Rowdy||Poornima||Malayalam|
|Jeem Boom Bhaa||Chaachante Muth|
|2020||Soorarai Pottru||Sundari (Bommi)||Tamil|
|2016||"Mounangal Mindumoree"||Maheshinte Prathikaaram||Vijay Yesudas||Malayalam|
|"Thennal Nilavinte"||Oru Muthassi Gadha||Vineeth Sreenivasan|
|"Vinnil Theliyum Meghame"||Pa Va||Vijay Yesudas|
|2017||"Mannippaya Ena Ketkadhe"||8 Thottakkal||Udhay Kannan||Tamil|
|"Mazha Paadum"||Sunday Holiday||Arvind Venugopal||Malayalam|
|"Thanthane"||Naadu (Music Album)|
|Oru Second Class Yathra||Asiavision Awards||New sensation in Acting (Female)||Won|
|Maheshinte Prathikaaram||Mirchi Music Awards South||Upcoming singer (Female)||Won|
|Filmfare Awards South||Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam||Nominated|
|Asianet Film Awards||Best Debut actress||Won|
|Vanitha Film Awards||Best actress Debut||Won|
|North American Film Awards||New sensational heroine||Won|
|Asianet Comedy Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|Sarvopari Palakkaran||Filmfare Awards South||Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam||Nominated|
|Sunday Holiday||Vanitha Film Awards||Best Star Pair (along with Asif Ali)||Won|
|Mazhavil Mango Music Awards||Best Duet (with Arvind Venugopal)|
(for "Mazha Paadum")
|Red FM Malayalam Music Awards||Nominated|
|Soorarai Pottru||JWF Movie Awards||Best Actress in a Lead role||Won|
|Behindwoods Digital Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|Oxygen Play Awards||Hit It Out of the Park (Female)||Nominated|
|Cinema At Its Best Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
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