Jishnu

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Jishnu
Jishnu Raghavan 1.png
Native name ജിഷ്ണു
Born Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil
(1979-04-23)23 April 1979
Kannur, Kerala, India
Died 25 March 2016(2016-03-25) (aged 36) Kochi, Kerala, India
Residence Kochi, India
Occupation Film actor, engineer
Years active 2002–2016
Spouse(s) Dhanya Rajan
Relatives Raghavan (Father), Shobha

Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil, known mononymously as Jishnu, was an Indian film actor who appeared in Malayalam films. He was the son of actor Raghavan, who also directed Jishnu's debut film Kilipatt which was selected for the Indian Panorama. He was also a mechanical engineer graduated from NIT Calicut.

Career[edit]

Having appeared as a child artist in the movie Kilipatt in 1987, Jishnu made his film debut in a leading role in the blockbuster movie Nammal in 2002.[1] His performance in the film earned him Mathrubhumi Award and Kerala Film Critics Award for the Best Male Debut. He followed it with leading roles in Choonda, Freedom, Parayam and supporting part in Nerariyan CBI, Pauran and Chakkara Muthu.

Following through with some unnoticed movies he took a break from the film Industry to work for developing information technology in the rural areas. Then he returned to filmdom through the superhhit film Ordinary following which he did Nidra, Ustad Hotel, Banking Hours 10 to 4, Annum Innum Ennum and Rebbecca Uthup Kizhakemala.[citation needed]

Death[edit]

Jishnu died on 25 March 2016 at Amrita Hospital, Kochi after two years of battling throat and lung cancer.[2] He was cremated on the same day at Ravipuram crematorium.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Jishnu was born in Kannur to Malayalam film actor Raghavan and Sobhana.[5]

Filmography[edit]

No. Year Movie Name Role Notes
1 1987 Kilipattu Child artist
2 2002 Nammal Sivan
3 2003 Choonda Devan
4 2003 Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu Aji
5 2004 Freedom Lalan
6 2005 Nerariyan CBI Sai
7 2005 Pauran Student Leader
8 2005 Parayam Raju
9 2006 Chakkara Muthu Jeevan
10 2008 Chandranilekkoru Vazhi Jishnu
11 2010 Yugapurushan
12 2012 Nidra Vishwan
13 2012 Ordinary Jose Mash
14 2012 Ustad Hotel Meharoof
15 2012 Banking Hours 10 to 4 Commando Avinash Sekhar
16 2013 Annum Innum Ennum Sridhar
17 2013 Players Siddharth
18 2013 Rebecca Uthup Kizhakemala Kuruvila
19 2014 Kaliyodam
20 2014 Njaan
21 2016 Traffic Abel's friend Hindi film

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanjith Sidhardhan (10 January 2013). "Jishnu is excited about Annum Innum Ennum". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Malayalam actor Jishnu Raghavan, 35, passes away after prolonged battle with cancer". The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Notice of death of Jishnu Raghavan, thenewsminute.com; accessed 26 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Malayalam actor Jishnu Raghavan, 35, passes away after prolonged battle with cancer". The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Jishnu Raghavan profile". The Times of India. 8 February 2014. 

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