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Darshana Rajendran

Darshana Rajendran is an Indian actress and playback singer who works predominantly in the Tamil and Malayalam film industries. She is known for her roles in the films Mayanadhi (2017), Virus (2019), and Kavan (2017).

Wiki/Biography

Darshana Rajendran was born on Friday, 17 June 1988 (age 34 years; as of 2022). Darshana did her schooling at International Indian School, Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and Gregorian Public School in Ernakulam, India. She then graduated with a degree in mathematics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi and pursued a master’s degree in financial economics at the City, University of London. Darshana worked in the field of Microeconomics at the Institute of Financial Management and Research (also known as IFMR), Chennai. She got interested in theatre and became a theatre artist, who worked in small plays, during the time she was in IFMR.

Childhood picture of Darshana Rajendran with her mother

Childhood picture of Darshana Rajendran with her mother

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Black

Figure Measurements (approx.): 30-28-32

Darshana Rajendran image

Darshana Rajendran image

Family

Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Rajendran NV. Darshana’s mother, Neeraja Rajendran, is an Indian actress. She has a sister, Bhavana Rajendran, who is a theatre artist in Bangalore.

Darshana Rajendran's family picture

Darshana Rajendran’s family picture

Other relatives 

Darshana Rajendran’s maternal grandfather, late Dr N. Chandrasekharan Nair, was honoured with Padma Shri in 2020 as a recognition of his exceptional and distinguished service in the field of literature and education. [1]Instagram- Neeraja Rajendran

Darshana Rajendran's maternal grandfather with his Padma Shri

Darshana Rajendran’s maternal grandfather with his Padma Shri

Career

  • Darshana used to work in Finance before she quit her job to pursue acting full time.

Film

Malayalam

Darshana made her acting debut with the 2014 Malayalam film ‘John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu’ in which she played the role of Dr Anna Paul.

Darshana Rajendran in a still from the film 'John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu'

Darshana Rajendran in a still from the film ‘John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu’

She appeared in the romantic film ‘Mayaanadhi’ in 2017. Darshana appeared as Anumol Sebastian in the Malayalam film ‘C U Soon’ (2020), which was released on Amazon Prime.

Amazon Prime film 'C U Soon' featuring Darshana Rajendran

Amazon Prime film ‘C U Soon’ featuring Darshana Rajendran

In 2021, Darshana played the role of Archana Pillai in the Netflix film ‘Irul.’

Darshana Rajendran in the Netflix film 'Irul' (2021)

Darshana Rajendran in the Netflix film ‘Irul’ (2021)

Darshana appeared in the psychological drama film ‘Koode’ (2018). In 2019, Darshana Rajendran shared the screen with her actor mother, Neeraja Rajendran, in the film ‘Virus.’ In 2022, Darshana Rajendran played the role of a college student named Darshana in the film ‘Hridyam.’
Darshana Rajendran in the film 'Hridyam' (2022)

Darshana Rajendran in the film ‘Hridyam’ (2022)

Darshana Rajendran played the role of Jannath in the film ‘Dear Friend’ (2022).

Darshana Rajendran as Jannath in the film 'Dear Friend'

Darshana Rajendran as Jannath in the film ‘Dear Friend’

Tamil

In 2015, made her Tamil debut with the film ‘Moone Moonu Varthai.’ She appeared in the films Kavan (2017), Irumbu Thirai (2018), and Theeviram (2020). In 2016, she appeared in the Tamil web series titled Ctrl Alt Del.

Darshana Rajendran in the Tamil web series 'Ctrl Alt Del'

Darshana Rajendran in the Tamil web series ‘Ctrl Alt Del’

Hindi

Darshana also acted in the Hindi web series titled Unpaused: Naya Safar (2022).

Songs

In 2017, Darshana worked as a playback singer for the song ‘Bavra Mann’ from the film Mayaanadhi. She was also the playback singer in the songs ‘Kattuneerin Chaalilayi’ and ‘Darshana’ from the films ‘Sarcas Circa 2020’ and ‘Hridayam,’ respectively.

Facts/Trivia

  • The theatre groups in Chennai where Darshana Rajendran worked are Perch, The Little Theatre, Theatre Y, Stray Factory, Evam, and The Boardwalkers.
  • In an interview, while talking about her interests, Darshana said,

    I started to pick up calligraphy and the guitar, I learned to compost and make bio-enzymes recently, and to read and write Urdu over the lockdown.

  • Darshana was nominated for SIIMA Awards 2021 for best actress in a leading role for the film ‘C U Soon.’
  • Darshana Rajendran is fascinated by storytelling and has been invited by many schools to narrate stories to their students.

    Darshana Rajendran narrating tales to students from Global Public School in 2017

    Darshana Rajendran narrating tales to students from Global Public School in 2017

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