Amala Paul Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography, FAQ & More

Amala Paul

Amala Paul is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. She made her Kannada debut in the film Hebbuli

Amala Paul Bio/Wiki

Real Name/Full NameAmala Paul Varghese
Nick NameAnakha
Profession Actress
Debut MovieMalayalam– Neelathamara (2009)
Tamil– Veerasekaran (2010)
Telugu– Bejawada (2011)
Kannada– Hebbuli (2017)
Physical Stat
Height In Centimetre- 163 cm
In Metre- 1.63 m
In Feet- 5’4”
WeightIn Kilogram- 50 kg  
In Pound- 110 lbs
Body Measurement34-26-35
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
Personal Life
Amala Paul DOB26 October 1991
Amala Paul Age (2021)30 Years
Birthplace Ernakulam, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Home town Kochi, Kerala, India
School Nirmala Higher Secondary School Aluva, Kerala
College/University St. Teresa’s College, Kochi
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Reading, Cooking
Family Member
Marital StatusDivorce
Affairs/BoyfriendA L Vijay (Film Director)
Bhavinder Singh (Singer)
Amala Paul Husband A L Vijay 
Amala Paul Marriage Date12 June 2014
Divorce- 2016
Parents Father- Paul Varghese
Mother- Annice Paul (Singer)
SiblingBrother- Abhijith Paul (Actor) 
Sister- N/A
Amala Paul Net worth (2021)4 Million USD
Charges Per Movie1 to 2 Crore INR
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Family,Early Life and Education

Amala was born in a Christian family at Ernakulam, Kerala to Paul Varghese and Annice Paul. Her brother Abijith Paul also appeared in films following Amala’s entry into the film industry. After completing her schooling from Nirmala Higher Secondary School Aluva, she took a sabbatical to begin a career in films, but has since joined St. Teresa’s College in Kochi, to pursue a B.A. degree in English.

On 7 June 2014, she got engaged to A. L. Vijay at Aluva in Kochi. The couple got married on 12 June 2014 at Chennai. In 2016, Amala and Vijay filed for a divorce due to disagreement between her and her in-laws on continuing her acting career. They were granted divorce in 2017. 

Amala Paul Career

Amala Paul, after finishing her Plus Two education, took a year out before planning to pursue engineering for further education. At the time, her modelling portfolio was spotted by noted Malayalam director Lal Jose who offered her a supporting role in his remake, Neelathamara (2009). Despite emerging success, the film failed to attract any further offers, as she had anticipated. 

Amala Paul worked in Samy’s controversial Sindhu Samaveli (2010), portraying the role of Sundari, who has an illicit relationship with her father-in-law. The director of the film had previously drawn criticism for his depictions of illicit romances as well for assaulting his previous lead actress in a film, but Amala played down the issue citing that she had no problem with the director. She was approached after the major portions of her next release, Mynaa were ready and signed on before listening to the entirety of the story, claiming that she was shocked but not upset with the controversial scenes which she heard later. Upon release, the film met with contrasting reviews, whilst some critics refused to give the film a rating, declaring their disgust at the film’s plot. 

Following the success of Mynaa, Amala became touted as the “new star of 2011” as she subsequently signed on to several prominent projects. She has signed six big budget films with established stars since, with two films opposite Vikram in Deiva Magan and a yet to be titled Suseenthiran project. She will then appear in the bilingual Vettai and its Telugu version Veta opposite leading actors Arya and Mahesh Babu under Linguswamy’s direction. 

Moreover, she has also signed the romantic musical Muppozhudhum Un Karpanai opposite Adharvaa and the Telugu film Oh My Friend which also features Siddharth and Amrita Rao. Amala also has three smaller films in production, the first being her maiden Tamil assignment, Vikadakavi.

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