Aishwarya Lekshmi

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Aishwarya Lekshmi
Born (1990-09-06) 6 September 1990 (age 28)
Alma materSree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences
OccupationActress, model, medical doctor
Years active2014–present
Height164 cm (5.38 ft)[1]

Aishwarya Lekshmi is an Indian actress and model from Kerala. She began her career as a model in 2014 and made her acting debut in 2017 with the film Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela, followed by Mayaanadhi (2017), Varathan (2018), Vijay Superum Pournamiyum, Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu (2019) establishing herself as a leading actress in Malayalam cinema.[2] She won several accolades including Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South.[3] She was selected as the "Most Desirable Woman" of 2018 by Kochi Times.

Early life[edit]

Aishwarya Lekshmi is from Trivandrum, Kerala. She attended Holy Angels' ISC school, Trivandrum and completed her MBBS degree from Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences (SNIMS), Ernakulam, in 2016. She also completed her internship there.[2][4] She resides in Thiruvananthapuram.[5]


Aishwariya Lekshmi has been modelling since 2014.[6] She has appeared on the covers of magazines such as Flower World, Salt Studio, Vanitha and FWD Life. She has modelled for brands such as Chemmanur Jewellers, Karikkeneth Silks, La Brenda, Ezva, Akshaya Jewels, Sri Lakshmi Jewellery etc.[4]

She states that she "never planned on acting", but now that she has finished her studies, she decided to give it a try when she chanced upon casting call by Althaf Salim for the family-drama Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela starring Nivin Pauly and was cast in a prominent role.[2] She then did the female lead in romantic thriller Mayaanadhi by Aashiq Abu. The film became a major success and her role as an aspiring actress garnered appreciation. She singled into play lead role in Telugu film Naa... Nuvve, but later opted out. In 2018, she signed for Varathan with Fahadh Faasil.


Denotes film(s) that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Co-star Notes
2017 Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela Rachel Malayalam Nivin Pauly Debut film
Mayaanadhi Aparna Ravi Malayalam Tovino Thomas [3]

Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut - South

2018 Varathan Priya Malayalam Fahad Fazil
2019 Vijay Superum Pournamiyum Pournami Malayalam Asif Ali
Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu Meharunnisa Khaderkutty Malayalam Kalidas Jayaram
Brothers Day Della George Malayalam Prithviraj Sukumaran Filming
Untiled-Vishal -Sundar C movie Tamil Vishal Filming

Tamil Debut


Awards won 13
Nominations 2
Year Award Category Film Result
2017 Asianet Comedy Awards Most Promising Actor Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela Won
Yuva Awards Best Debut Female
2018 Asianet Film Awards Best New Face (Female)
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards Second Best Actress Mayaanadhi
Vanitha Film Awards Most Romantic Heroine
Filmfare Awards South Best Female Debut – Malayalam
SIIMA Best Actress – Malayalam (Critics)
Best Debut Actress – Malayalam Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela Nominated
2019 Asiavision Awards Star of the year Varathan Won
Vanitha Film Awards Popular actress
21st Asianet Film Awards Popular actress
Best Actress Nominated
CPC Cine Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Won
Mazhavil Entertainment Awards Best Actor (Female)
Best Star Pair (along with Asif Ali) Vijay Superum Pournamiyum


  1. ^ Aishwarya Lekshmi - Most Googled (in Malayalam). YouTube. 10 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Aishwarya Lekshmi to play Nivin's heroine". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
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  4. ^ a b "Security Check Required". Retrieved 20 August 2017.[non-primary source needed]
  5. ^ "'Destiny's child' Aishwarya Lekshmi: Meet the debutant heroine of Nivin Pauly's Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  6. ^ "All You Need To Know About Aishwarya Lekshmi, Nivin Pauly's New Heroine". 3 October 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2017.

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