When most children’s world revolves around school and books, at the age of 13, Shanu Suresh began her modelling journey successfully endorsing more than 68 brands across fashion and textile, jewellery, automobile along with numerous magazine covers. Shanu Suresh, a popular name, has been owning the stage and is a dynamic personality with many facets – a TV presenter and producer, former primetime RJ in Dubai, model, emcee and an entrepreneur with an experience of more than 15 years in presenting travelogues, reality shows, lifestyle and fashion events, in both India and abroad. She is also the founder of ‘SS Couture’ clothing.
In 2003, she became the beauty pageant winner of ‘Ms. Proctor & Gamble for her long hair. At the age of 15, she became the first Keralite to be crowned as ‘Ms. South India’ and the only tenth grader to win the title in December 2005-2006, in Chennai. This created waves at the time, pulling in plenty of movie opportunities with big names across tamil and Malayalam film industries. But Shanu was clear about completing her education first, and today she is the degree holder of M.Sc. Industrial Psychology. She also is a winner in multiple national debate and dance competitions.
Moreover, she has had an incredible career so far. Throwing light on some of the notable works of Shanu, she has worked as a TV presenter across all top channels, English and Malayalam- hosted the ICC cricket World Cup (2019) on Star Sports Malayalam, highlighted the much needed importance of road safety through a special feature show on the Times Network (2019), covered everything under lifestyle, fashion and cinema for three years on the highly popular show, ‘Page 3’, and took over season 2 of ‘Get Stylish’ on Mathrubhumi’s Kappa TV, ‘Idea Star Singer’ (2005) on Asianet, ‘Jhanak Jhanak’ (2003) on Asianet Plus. As an emcee, her prominent works in Dubai include hosting the Mercedes Benz event two times in a row, Jotun Paints (2017), ‘Malayalee Premier League’ (2016), Jotun Paints (2017). In India, she has hosted events for top brands including ‘South Scope Cine Awards’ (2010), Federal Bank ‘Speak For India’: Kerala (2017, 2018), etc.
Some of her top brand endorsements include McDonald’s TVC for GCC nations, Bhima Jewellers, Josco Jewellers, Tata Indigo Marina, Catholic Syrian Bank, V Star, Malayala Manorama, Skyline Builders and many more. Her popularity on Instagram has helped her build a solid social media presence and her collaborations include top brands like Guerlain Paris, Mac Cosmetics India, Forever 21, Daniel Wellington, adidas, Lifestyle, etc. Besides this, she was named as the ‘Woman of The Year’ in 2013 by Global Malayalee Association in Manchester, UK and was also honoured as the ‘Fashion Icon of Kerala’ in 2017. With innumerable works and achievements, Shanu Suresh is one of the most entertaining personalities who is soaring new heights with her work.