Iswarya Menon

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Iswarya Menon
Born Aishwarya Menon
Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
Other names Aishwarya Menon
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Iswarya Menon (born Aishwarya Menon) is an Indian film actress who acts in Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Iswarya Menon's family hails from Kerala, but she was born and brought up in Erode, Tamil Nadu. She completed her higher secondary education from Bharathi Vidhya Bhavan matriculation higher secondary school, Erode in 2008.[3] She completed her B.Tech Engineering course from SRM University, Chennai in 2015.[4]

Career[edit]

Iswarya menon debuted in the Tamil serial Thendral as a part-time antagonis. She debuted in Tamil cinema in Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi and its Telugu version, Love failure.[5] She debuted as Akshara in the Kannada industry with Dasavala which was directed by M S Ramesh. She was cast opposite Prem, of Jogi fame.[6] The film released on October 11, 2013 and her performance as a mentally challenged girl was generally well received.[7][8][9][10] Oneindia, however, wrote "Akshara, though looks cute, doesn't have good on-screen chemistry with the lead actor. She has given [a] poor performance as a mentally challenged girl".[11]

Iswarya's next release was the Tamil film Apple Penne.[12] It was based on a mother and daughter relationship, with Iswarya as the daughter, and Roja as her mother.[13][14] She next appeared in the Kannada horror comedy Namo Boothatma.[15][16][17]

Iswarya Menon made her next Malayalam debut in the romance film Monsoon Mangoes co-starring Fahadh Faasil,[18] in which she portrays Rekha, a "practical and independent young woman".[19] She then appeared in CS Amudhan's Tamizh Padam 2.[20]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2013 Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi Shivani Tamil
2013 Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru Sanjana's friend Tamil
2013 Something Something Telugu
2013 Dasavala Aishwarya Kannada
2014 Namo Boothatma Soumya Kannada
2016 Monsoon Mangoes Rekha Malayalam
2017 Veera Renuka Tamil
2018 Tamizh Padam 2 Ramya, Gayathri and Khaleesi Tamil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dasavala shoot starts". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dasavala to release this Friday". The Times of India. 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  3. ^ http://www.deccanchronicle.com/131215/entertainment-mollywood/article/following-her-heart
  4. ^ A Sharadhaa. "Not relying on luck alone: Akshara Menon". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  5. ^ "'Dasavala' blossoms this friday". Sify.com. 2013-10-08. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  6. ^ "Dasavala to go on floors on May 22". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Daswala movie review: Wallpaper, Story, Trailer". The Times of India. 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  8. ^ "Movie review: Dasavala". Bangalore Mirror. 2013-10-11. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  9. ^ "Movie Review : Dasavala". Sify.com. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  10. ^ A Sharadhaa (2013-10-12). "It's about the family". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  11. ^ Sandesh MS (2013-10-11). "Dasavala - Movie Review". Oneindia Entertainment. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  12. ^ Gupta, Rinku (2013-10-22). "A heroine centric debut". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  13. ^ "Apple Penne gets U certificate". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  14. ^ "Vatsan turns solo hero". Deccan Chronicle. 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  15. ^ Watch: Trailer of Namo Bhootaathma
  16. ^ Nikita in Namo Boothatma
  17. ^ Pinning hopes on a ghost
  18. ^ "Acting with Fahadh was a dream come true". 
  19. ^ "Iswarya Menon set to Return to Mollywood". 
  20. ^ "Iswarya is the female lead in Tamizh Padam 2.0". 

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