Lakshmi Menon Biography, Age, Photos and Family

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Lakshmi Menon is an Indian film actress and singer, who mainly appears in Tamil films along with few Malayalam films After making her acting debut in a supporting role in the Malayalam film Raghuvinte Swantham Raziya (2011), she played the female lead in her debut Tamil film Sundarapandian in 2012. Sundarapandian, as well as her next three Tamil releases, were commercial successes and she was labelled as “the fastest rising star in Tamil cinema” by Sify. She received Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress for her roles in Sundarapandian and Kumki.

Lakshmi Menon Early Life and Career

Lakshmi Menon, born to Malayali parents Ramakrishnan, a Dubai based artist and Usha Menon, a dance teacher, is from Kochi.

In 2011, Malayalam director Vinayan, who saw her during Bharatanatyam telecast, cast her in his film Raghuvinte Swantham Raziya. She was in her eight grade when she acted in the film. Soon after, she played the lead along with Vineeth in another Malayalam film titled Ideal Couple, directed by Ali Akbar. After she began acting in Malayalam cinema, she was featured on the cover of a magazine and it caught the attention of director Prabu Solomon, who cast her in Kumki opposite Vikram Prabhu. Watching her performance, director Prabhakaran offered her the lead role in Sundarapandian opposite M. Sasikumar, which released before Kumki and marked her Tamil debut. After acting with Sasikumar again in Kutti Puli, she was seen as a demure school teacher Malar in Suseenthiran’s action-drama film Pandianadu, which co-starred Vishal. All her four Tamil films, released in a span of one year, were box office hits.

In Naan Sigappu Manithan saw her pairing up with Vishal again. She acted in two Tamil films, Manja Pye with Vimal and Jigarthanda with Siddharth in 2014. She completed Sippai with Gautham Karthik, and Komban had hit the screens and got her a good name for her role Palani ammal. On November 10, her movie Vedalam movie was released in which she portrayed the role of sister for Ajith Kumar and she was well praised by the critics for the performance in that movie. Currently in 2016 she has done a movie named Miruthan with Jayam Ravi which is the first Tamil zombie movie released on Feb 19th has garned good reviews and very good opening and with Vijay Sethupathi in Rekka. She is making a movie with Prabhu Deva in Yung Mung Sung.

Lakshmi Menon Biography

AboutLakshmi Menon 
NameLakshmi Menon
Nick Name/Real NameJilu
ProfessionActress, dancer, singer and model
NationalityIndian
First FilmRaghuvinte Swantham Rasiya(2011)
Physical Stats
Height (Aprox.)in centimeters- 164 cm
in meters- 1.64 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (Aprox.)in Kilograms- 58 kg
in Pounds- 127.8 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 May 1996
Zodiac SingGemini
Age (as of 2018)22
Birth Place Kerala, India
Home Town/StateTrippunitura,Kerala, India
SchoolGHSS in Mallanginar, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu
CollegeSacred Heart College, Kochi
Educational QualificationBA Literature
Father NameRamakrishnan
Mother NameUsha Menon
Brother(s)N/A
Sister(s)N/A
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesSinging
Marital StatusUnmarried
AffairsN/A
Husband/SpouseN/A
Children

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Lakshmi Menon Movie List

Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Raghuvinte Swantham Rasiya Priya Malayalam
2012 Ideal Couple Shanthi Malayalam
Sundarapandian Archana Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South
Kumki Alli Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil
2013 Kutti Puli Bharathy Tamil
Pandianadu Malarvizhi Chidambaram Tamil
2014 Naan Sigappu Manithan Meera Tamil
Manjapai Karthika Tamil
Jigarthanda Kayalvizhi Tamil
Avatharam Manimeghala Malayalam
2015 Komban Palani Kombaiah Pandian Tamil
Vedalam Tamizh Tamil
2016 Miruthan Renuka Tamil
Rekka Bharathi Tamil
2018 Yung Mung SungFilms that have not yet been released Tamil Filming

As Singer

Year Film Song Composer Notes
2014 Oru Oorla Rendu Raja “Kukkuru Kukkuru” D. Imman
2015 Saagasam “Desi Girl” S. Thaman With Silambarasan
2015 Kuzhambi “Oh Coffee Penne” Ramasubramanian.R

Lakshmi Menon’s Awards and Nominations 

  • Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South – Sundarapandian
  • Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress – Sundarapandian and Kumki
  • Vikatan Award For Best Debut Actress Sundarapandian
  • The Chennai Times Film Award for Promising Newcomer (Female) – Sundarapandian
  • SIIMA Award for Best Female Debutant – Sundarapandian
  • Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actress – Sundarapandian
  • SIIMA Award for Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (female)