Anoop Menon is a Malayalam film actor and writer. He worked in television before achieving success as an actor in films. He is considered one of the most talented actors and screenwriters of the new generation of the Malayalam film industry. He became popular from his roles in the Malayalam television serials Swapnam and Megham, directed by K.K.Rajeev. Pakal Nakshatrangal with Superstar Mohanlal and himself playing father and son marked Anoop Menon's writing debut. In Moksham (2004), he paired opposite the legendary dream girl Zeenat Aman. He also had the main role in Thirakkatha by Renjith, portraying different stages in the life of film star Ajaychandran loosely based on the personal life of Kamal Hassan. His co-stars were Priyamani and Prithviraj. His next projects include Crrency, Patham Nilayile Theevandi, Calling Bell, Bombay Dreams, Akkangal and Anubhav, a bollywood project costarring Sanjay Suri and Gul Panag a movie about an actor-turned-gigolo; a mid-2009 release is expected.