Nimisha Sajayan

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Nimisha Sajayan
Nimisha Sajayan.jpg
Born (1997-01-04) 4 January 1997 (age 22)
ResidenceAmbarnath taluka , Thane
Years active2017 – present
Known forThondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Eeda

Nimisha Sajayan is an Indian actress,[1], known for her role as Sreeja in the Malayalam film Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum . Nimisha Sajayan made her acting debut with the film ‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’. She plays the lead role in editor B Ajith Kumar’s directorial debut produced by rajeev ravi.[2][3][4]

Personal Life[edit]

Nimisha was born in Mumbai as the daughter of Mr. Sajayan and Mrs. Bindhu from Kollam. Her father is an engineer. She has an elder sister named Nithu. Nimisha did her schooling at Carmel Convent school, Mumbai. She is a student of mass communication at K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research in Mumbai. Her mother's ancestral home is in Punalur, Kollam district.[5]

Sports Career[edit]

Nimisha holds a black belt in Taekwondo. She represented Maharashtra in Tawkwondo national competitions. She got the black belt when she was in 8th standard. Nimisha was also the captain of the volleyball team in college. Nimisha also tried her hands in sprint, swimming, and skating events.[6]

Acting Career[edit]

Nimisha started her acting career with the film ‘Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum’ directed by Dileesh Pothan. She portrays the character Sreeja, a young woman who works in a supermarket. Nimisha also bagged the lead role in editor B Ajith Kumar’s directorial debut produced by filmmaker Rajeev Ravi. She plays Aishwarya, a college student.


Year Film Role Director Notes
2017 C/O Saira Banu Receptionist Anthony Sony Uncredited
2017 Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Sreeja Dileesh Pothan Debut
2017 Draupadi Mother Cyril Cyriac Photostory
2018 Eeda Aishwarya B. Ajithkumar
2018 Mangalyam thantunanena Clara Soumya Sadanandan
2018 Oru Kuprasidha Payyan Hanna Elizabeth Madhupal Advocate[7]
2018 Chola TBA Pre Production


  • 2018 Vanitha Film Award for Best Newcomer Actress
  • 2018 News 18 Sthreerathnam awards
  • 2018 Smai 17 Youth Icon
  • Critics award 2018 upcoming talent
  • Toronto international South Asian film awards- Best actress 2018
  • 2018 SIIMA Best debutante female(Malayalam)


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  2. ^ "Newbie Nimisha Sajayan is the lead lady in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum".
  3. ^ "Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum".
  4. ^ "This 'Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum' song will lure you away".
  5. ^ "Nimisha Sajayan reminisces about her childhood home". On Manorama. 12 November 2018. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
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  7. ^ "nimisha-sajayan-malayalamactress-thondimuthalum-drishsakshiyum-eeda". Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  8. ^ "65th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2018: Official list of nominations". Retrieved August 18, 2018.