|Date of Birth
||December 4, 1974
|Place of Birth
Anupama Prakash Kumar (born 4 December 1974), better known as Anupama Kumar, is an Indian film actress and model. Having appeared in more than 300 ad films, she made her debut as an actress in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na and got widely noticed for her performance in Tamil film Pokkisham, Vamsam, Ayyanar, Aadu Puli. Besides acting and modelling, Anupama has also worked as a journalist, anchor, visualizer and a television producer.
A Tamilian by birth, Anupama mostly lived in North India. She had been mainly involved in the field of television for over thirteen years, working as an anchor, visualizer, journalist and even producer.Later then, she started off into a modelling and acting career, featuring in more than 300 commercials along the likes of Shahrukh Khan and Mohan Lal. She had appeared in several Hindi language television series such as Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai, Mission Fateh, Shaka Laka Boom Boom and The Magic Make-Up Box as well.
Her film debut happened in 2004, when she accepted an offer to star in the Aishwarya Rai-starrer Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na in a cameo. When she was in Chennai for an ad shoot in 2009, she got to know that director Cheran was looking for a new face to play the role of Cheran's wife as an elder woman. She took up the role, which, despite being a cameo role, fetched her much critical acclaim.
She is married to Shivakumar, a Navy commander and has a six-year old son - Aditya, with whom, she currently resides in Delhi.