In one of her upcoming films with Vijay Sethupathi titled Tughlaq Darbar, Manjima will be seen sporting the role of the actor’s sister. Talking about doing the role, Manjima stated, “I was shocked when they asked me to play Vijay Sethupathi’s sister. I even asked myself why they even approached me to play sister roles. Later, my manager convinced me to listen to the script and I immediately gave my nod. The role I play is unique and has good scope. I don’t have many dialogues but it was challenging.” Talking about her role in Vishnu Vishal’s FIR Manjima said, “I play a lawyer in the film and it’s a quite powerful role. The film’s director Manu Anand is a close friend of mine because he assisted Gautham sir in Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada.”
She also talked about positivity and emotions people are battling with during such trying times. “It’s easy to keep saying how everyone has to stay positive during the pandemic, but it’s not as easy. You really have to find something to keep yourself occupied, and for me, it was the initiative. We were initially skeptical if people would send their work, because everyone’s priority is to stay safe. But then, once we rolled out with our page on social media, we started getting interesting entries – of paintings, art work, fusion dance, of someone making music out of kitchen utensils. This kind of encourages people to focus on their talent and creative side,” she stated.
On the professional front, Manjima has Zama Nasreem, a Malayalam film, FIR also starring Vishnu Vishal and Kalathil Sandhipom in Tamil.