Miya George

In this Indian name, the name George is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Miya.
Miya George
Born Gimi George
(1992-01-28) 28 January 1992
Dombivli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residence Pala, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Alma mater Alphonsa College, Pala
St. Thomas College, Pala
Occupation Actress, model, dancer
Years active 2010–present
Religion Christian

Gimi George, better known by her stage name Miya, is an Indian actress and model.[1] She started her career as an actress by playing supporting roles in television soaps. She made her film debut by playing short roles in the films Doctor Love and Ee Adutha Kaalathu. She was selected the Kerala Miss Fitness in 2012 and played her first lead role the same year in the Malayalam film Chettayees.[2]

Early life and education

Miya was born in 1992 as the second daughter of George and Mini in a Malayali Christian family at Dombivili in Mumbai, Maharashtra, where her father worked as an engineer. Later, at the age of five, she moved to Palai in Kottayam.[3] She did her schooling from Sacred Heart Girls High School, Bharananganam and St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Bharananganam. She completed B.A. degree from Pala Alphonsa College and is currently doing her Masters in English Literature at St. Thomas College, Pala.[4][5] She has one elder sister, Gini, who is married and settled in Saudi Arabia.


She started her career by playing supporting roles in the television serials Alphonsamma and Kunjali Marakkar.[6] She wain the films Doctor Love and Ee Adutha Kaalathu.[6] She rose to fame when she was chosen the Kerala Miss Fitness 2012 in a beauty pageant.[7] She made her debut as a heroine through the film Ettekaal Second but the project got a commercial release in the year 2014.[8] Actress Urmila Unni who played Miya's mother in this film suggested her to director Shajoon Kariyal who cast her to play the lead role in his 2012 comedy film Chettayees.[6] She played the wife of the character played by Biju Menon which won her critical acclaim. Miya was then seen in the Mohanlal-starrer Red Wine in which she played the lead opposite Asif Ali.[7] She played the role of an investigative journalist in Jeethu Joseph's Memories which turned out to be a major hit of the year 2013.[9] Same year she appeared as a Christian nun thrown out of the church on the charge of having an illicit affair with a priest, in Vishudhan. In 2014, she appeared in veteran director Joshiy's Salaam Kashmier in which she played the lead role alongside Jayaram and Suresh Gopi and B. Unnikrishnan's Mr. Fraud in which she paired with Mohanlal. She also appeared in Lal Jr.'s psychological thriller Hi I'm Tony in which she paired opposite Asif Ali for the second time, George Varghese's 6B Paradise,[7][10] and K. N. Sasidharan's Nayana which had her playing the mother of a young girl.[11] She made her debut in Tamil with Jeeva Shankar's Amara Kaaviyam in which she played a character called Karthika.[12] In 2015 she had done 32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam.[13]


Actress Miya George at Star & Style Magazine shoot by Seny P Arukattu
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2010 Oru Small Family Manikutty Malayalam Credited as Gimi George
2011 Doctor Love Ebin's friend
2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Shyleja
Navagatharkku Swagatham Elsa First lead role
Chettayees Merlin
2013 Red Wine Deepthi
Memories Varsha Mathews
Vishudhan Sophie
2014 Salaam Kashmier Suja/Leena
Ettekaal Second Neethu
Mr. Fraud Saraswathi
Hi I'm Tony Tina
Amara Kaaviyam Karthika Tamil Tamil Debut Movie
Nayana Nayana's mother Malayalam
Cousins Ann
2015 32aam Adhyayam 23aam Vaakyam Ann/Lucia
Indru Netru Naalai Anu Tamil
Anarkali Dr. Sherin George Malayalam
2016 Pavada Sinimol
Hello Namasthe Anna
Valleem Thetti Pulleem ThettiSreekala
Vetrivel JananiTamil
Oru Naal Koothu Lakshmi
TBAThe Great FatherDoctor MalayalamFilming
Untitled Kranthi Madhav film TeluguTelugu Debut
Thottavadi MalayalamPost--production
Rum TamilDelayed
2017 Adam MalayalamAnnounced



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  2. "With Love Miya". Mangalam Publications. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  3. "Manorama Online – Home". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  4. "Mangalam – Varika 21-Oct-2013". Mangalam Weekly. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  5. Pillai, Radhika C (28 August 2014). "I was on cloud nine when Nayanthara complimented me: Mia George". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  6. 1 2 3 "ജിമിയല്ല ഇനി മിയ". Vanitha (in Malayalam): 112, 113. 15–31 December 2012.
  7. 1 2 3 Karthikeyan, Shruti (17 December 2012). "Mia opposite Manoj in 6B...". Deccan Chronicle. Kozhikode. p. 25 (Kozhikode Chronicle).
  8. "Underwater song in Ettekaal Second". Sify.com. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  9. Deepa Gauri (26 December 2013). The best of Malayalam cinema in 2013. Khaleej Times. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  10. "'Chettayees' fame Mia to be the heroine in '6 B Paradise'". Nowrunning.com. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  11. Zachariah, Ammu (19 August 2012). "Gimi is excited to work with Anupam Kher". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  12. "Mia heads to Kollywood". The Times Of India.
  13. "A thriller Outing". new indian express. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
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