However, she was once bodyshamed and humiliated for her weight. In a JFW Exclusive, she says,”That was the first rejection I had faced and it was very tough for me. Before that people have asked me to lose some weight and I was used to it. But it was very painful when someone looked into my face and said “You are fat, you cannot be an actress”. Especially for a newcomer like me it was very discouraging. But then I got over it and I felt fine being in my own skin. I used to be very arrogant to such statements initially, however Gautham sir used to talk me out of it and he gave me confidence that I was fine and I don’t have to lose weight. ”
The young actress has now shut her critics with an impressive debut and millions of fans! For 2017, Manjima has two releases, Sathriyan and Ippadai Vellum!