Initially from Kerala, Anuradha Menon experienced childhood in Chennai. Her folks Mini and Mohan Menon worked in the publicizing business. Anuradha Menon began participating in theater creations in school. She was related with The Madras Players for certain years. In 2000, she played Shubra in Madras Players’ Lizard Waltz (composed by Chetan Shah and coordinated by Bhagirathi Narayanan). She likewise concentrated on venue at a school in London for one year, London school of show. Then, at that point, she moved to Mumbai as it was the center of English auditorium in India.
It was in Mumbai that she got her break into Indian theater. She went about as a tutor in Divya Palat’s “The Verdict.” In this she was needed to act with a substantial Malayali articulation and this is the thing that handled her the “Lola Kutty” job in Television. In 2004, while trying out for a maker, she was spotted by VJ Gaurav of Channel [V]. Gaurav quickly prescribed her to Channel [V], where she became well known as “Lola Kutty”.
After she became well known as Lola Kutty, Anuradha Menon likewise got some film offers, however she thinks about venue as her need. She has acted in numerous remarkable plays including Zen Katha and Sammy! (both coordinated by Lillete Dubey). In the two-act grant winning play Sammy!, she played a gathering of jobs, including Sarojini Naidu. In Only Women (coordinated by Deesh Mariwala), she played a medical attendant called Jasmine. The play manages Jasmine’s approaching commitment and what it means for her swings in states of mind, one of which prompts lethal blunder in the calling, and how things are figured out.
Aside from film jobs in Quick Gun Murugun and Happy New Year in the personality of Lola Kutty, she has acted in movies like Raat Gayi, Baat Gayi? furthermore, Amit Sahni Ki List.
Anuradha Menon, also called Anu Menon, has wore the professional comic’s cap after Lola Kutty. She has famously opened for Brad Sherwood and Colin Mochrie while they were on their India Tour. Her stand-up unique Wonder Menon delivered in 2019 on Amazon Prime Video. She additionally highlighted in Vir Das’ Amazon Prime Video series Jestination Unknown as herself.
Lola Kutty is a VJ on Channel[V]. Portrayed as “the Channel [V] inhabitant excellence working”, she is really an adjust sense of self of Anuradha Menon. Anuradha Menon shows up in a significant number of her public dealings as Lola Kutty. When welcomed for a meeting with Pooja Bedi on zOOm with Mona Singh (Jassi of Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin), she showed up as “Lola Kutty”, in contrast to Mona Singh (who showed up as her off-screen self).
Lola Kutty is a bespectacled Keralite woman who communicates in English with a weighty Malayali emphasize. Not at all like other VJs, she has wavy slick hair brandishing a gajra and wears silk saris. Not at all like Jassi of Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Lola has no designs for a makeover. She is a tremendous devotee of Abhishek Bachchan. Her collaborator is Shiny Alex, who wears fluorescent shirts, coordinating with shoes, and mundu collapsed up.
In her show Celebrity Forum/Lola TV, Lola Kutty plays questioner to superstars esp. Bollywood characters. Lola’s shows don’t include revolting, cheesy or zesty humor; rather, they depend on clever asides and straight-confronted inquiries for humor.
In 2006, a Limited Edition Deluxe Official 2006 Notebook Chronicle of Lola—the VJ, the Woman and the Wisecrack was delivered. The Notebook highlights different features of Lola—demonstrating her “LolaWay items”, giving gyaan (information) and examining motion pictures. The principal release got a generally excellent reaction. Lola Kutty has likewise functioned as distress auntie for The Record Music Magazine.
Lola Kutty supported Channel [V]’s TRP evaluations impressively. Aside from India, she has a fan following among Indian diaspora in the Middle East and the UK.
In actuality (for example beside her Lola Kutty adjust inner self), she communicates in English with a hint of UK emphasize. She is conversant in her native language, Malayalam, too.
Awards and nominations
Lola TV won three Golds and one Silver at the PROMAX and BDA India Awards
Gold – Best parody Promo (Lola TV)
Gold – Funniest Spot (Lola TV)
Gold – Best On-Air Branding (Lola – Matchbox ID/Lola TV/Lola Kutty)
Silver – Best Entertainment Promo (Lola TV Promo)
At The Indian Telly Awards 2006, Lola Kutty was assigned for “Best Anchor Award – Talk Show” for Lola T[v].
Lola Kutty additionally showed up in the 2009 film Quick Gun Murugun as the Locket Girl, and in the 2014 film Happy New Year as a TV columnist.
Lola’s person was scrutinized by some for being hostile to Malayali individuals. In any case, in a meeting, Anuradha Menon affirmed that “Lola is entertaining personally, not as a locale”. She has additionally expressed that, as a Keralite herself, she was not the slightest bit offending her own kin, however just utilizing the curious highlight for the amusement of her watchers: “Prior in Mumbai, anybody from the south was known as a Madrasi, and I needed to change that. However in an extremely particular manner, I have brought up the presence of a state called Kerala on the guide of India!”. She likewise said “Lola is extraordinary, for I’ve made the person and it’s very contacting when individuals love you in the job and like you for it, and the self-deprecatory humor is to such an extent”.