Abhinaya Anandis a South Indian film actress and model born on November 13 1991 in Kadalur district, Karnataka to artist Anand and his wife Hemalatha. From her birth itself she had hearing and speech impairments even then she has been acting in various advertisements since her childhood. Thanks to years of therapy and training, she partially overcame her speech and hearing impairments.
Her interest towards both modelling and acting at a very young age was well noticed and encouraged by her father. Eventually, at the age of 17 she entered into the film industry making her acting debut in Naadodigal (2009), a Malayalam movie and went on to reprise the role in its Telugu and Kannada remakes.
Since her adolescence, Abhinaya had mastered sign language and lip reading in English. She had also undergone a risky operation (Cochlear Implantation) that had helped her hear with the help of a machine. She would write her script dialogues in English and practice with the help of her mother. Co-artistes would also keep communicating with her guiding and helping her. The collective efforts of the directors, her parents and Abhinaya's determination ensured that the teenager did most of her parts without retakes.
Abhinaya , who loves pets and Sudoku, has discontinued her studies at Std X to focus on her career. Actress Abhinaya's Father worked in Tamil and Telugu films as a minor artist in few supporting roles. So she made her interest like her father. Her photo session in model well gathered the attention of directors especially by the South Indian Actor cum choreographer Lawrence Ragavendra.
She acted in various Television programs and advertisements which eventually resulted in superior facial expressions. Abhinaya's dancing skills were highly impressive and attention-seeking. One day, Director Samudrakani gave her a chance in the film "Nadodikal" after appreciating her photo session and her dancing skills. Being highly determined and hopeful Abhinaya stunned everyone with her amazing acting skills even though her voice was being dubbed.
After this film's success she well started settling in the Tamil Industry and eventually into Telugu and Kannada film industries after getting various offers. Telugu Film Actor, Ravi Teja stood as another inspiration in her life apart from her father who morally supported her acting. Though she was physically challenged, she literally posed a challenge against various young actors of her age with her impressive acting skills.