Miya George

  • Actor

Jan 28, 1992  in Dombivli, Maharashtra, India

Also Known as: Gimi George

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A beautiful contemporary actor, Miya George has been in the film industry since 2010. She started off with walking on the ramp and turned to be a known actress of the south. Miya has been part of serials, Tamil movies, Telugu movies but she predominantly worked in the Malayalam movies.

Early life

Miya was born in a Malayali Christian family to George and Mini in Mumbai, in the year 1992. She has one elder sister Gini. She was in Mumbai until she turned five and then moved to Palai in Kottayam, Kerala. She studied at the Sacred Heart Girls High School and St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, both in Bharananganam. She pursued her B.A. degree from Pala Alphonsa College and completed Masters in English Literature at St. Thomas College, Pala.

Movie Career

As a model, she gained fame when she won Kerala Miss Fitness in 2012. Her acting career started with playing supporting roles in the television serial Alphonsamma and Kunjali Marakkar. Miya's first feature debut was with 2010 release Oru Small Family, under the direction of Rajasenan. Later in 2012, she bagged her first lead role in the movie Navagatharkku Swagatham.

In 2014 she made her debut in Tollywood with Amara Kaaviyam. It is for this movie that she won awards like TNSFA, Best Actress Tamil and Behindwoods Gold Medal for Best Actress Tamil. In the same year, she won 11th Ramu Kariat Awards Youth Icon of the year award.

One of Miya's most successful films in 2016 includes Paavada, in which she once again shared screen space with Prithviraj Sukumaran. This G. Marthandan direction was a huge commercial success and earned positive reviews from critics. Her other releases like Hello Namasthe, the romantic film Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti, and Vetrivel opposite Sasikumar, were average successes. She was also part of the lead cast in the Tamil drama-romance movie Oru Naal Koothu. In 2017, the actress was seen in the horror movie Rum alongside Hrishikesh, Narain, and Sanchita Shetty. She was cast by director Jeeva Shankar opposite Vijay Antony in the political-drama Yaman, which received positive reviews.

Miya has worked with Malayali ace actor Mohanlal in movies like Red Wine (2013), Mr. Fraud (2014). She is also seen on the silver screen with another marvelous actor of Mollywood, Mammootty in movies like The Great Father in 2017 and Parole (2018). In 2018, she was also seen in movies like Ira, starring Unni Mukundan and the movie Ente Mezhuthiri Athazhangal with Anoop Menon.

Television career

Miya has also made her presence felt in the television industry with appearances in television series such as Alphonsamma and Kunjali Marakkar, both aired on Asianet, and Velamkanni Mathavu aired on Surya TV.