Rupa Manjari is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Tamil as well as Malayalam films. Her mother tongue is Tamil. She made her debut in Nandhini’s critically acclaimed Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru (2009), before playing the leading roles in Naan (2012) and Yaamirukka Bayamey (2014).
Rupa Manjari got a chance to meet Nandhini and auditioned for Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru and that the movie was critically acclaimed and a hit film.. It took four months for her to be finalised over 30 other girls who had expressed a desire to play the role. The film, a romantic comedy, pitted her opposite Ajmal and featured the pair looking for a lost baby. Rupa was nominated for the Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress Award for her performable and a critic described her portrayal of Archana as that she “brings her character vibrantly to life with all the nuances of anger, humour, tenderness and soft romance”.