Renjusha Menon (1988-2023) was an Indian actress and producer who worked in many Malayalam TV serials and films. She committed suicide at her home in 2023.
Renjusha Menon (also spelt as Ranjusha Menon or Reanjusha Menon) was born on Sunday, 30 October 1988 (age 35 years; at the time of death) in Kerala, India. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She completed her schooling at FACT Public School, Udyogamandal, Eloor, Ernakulam, Kochi. She later pursued a Master’s degree in English Literature at St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam. Facebook – Renjusha Menon She was brilliant in studies and had an interest in singing and dancing as well and later became an actress in the Malayalam entertainment industry.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
She belonged to a middle-class Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, C G Raveendran, is a retired police officer in Kerala, and her mother, Uma Devi, is a homemaker. She was the only child of her parents.
Husband & Children
Reportedly, she was married; however, she had separated from her husband due to problems in their marriage. She is survived by a daughter; however, Renjusha rarely posted any photos of her daughter on her social media accounts.
She was in a live-in relationship with Manoj Sreelakam, a director who works in the Malayalam entertainment industry, before she died in October 2023.
She made her Mollywood debut with Athbhutha Dweepu in 2005 in which she played the role of Rajkumari Lakshmi; the film featured Prithviraj Sukumaran, Guinness Pakru, and Mallika Kapoor in lead roles and was directed by Vinayan. She later acted in many films such as Classmates in 2006 as Kavitha, Marykkundoru Kunjaadu in 2010 as Lolappan’s Wife, City of God in 2012 as Parimalam, and Lisammayude Veedu in 2013.
She started her television career by working as an anchor in the Surya TV show Sensations in 2008. She later acted in many TV shows such as Thulabharam in 2010, Balamani in 2014, Sthree and Ente Maathavu in 2020, and Nizhalattam. Some sources claim that Menon made her acting debut in the Malayalam television industry with the series ‘Sthree’ (2020). Mint
She once appeared in an episode of the celebrity reality TV show Nakshatra Deepangal and the cooking show Celebrity Kitchen Magic.
She also worked as a producer in several TV serials and produced many episodes of such shows.
Awards & Honours
- Best Actress Award for Ente Maathavu TV show by Lokbandhu Raj Narayanji (LBRN) Foundation in November 2021
- Honoured by Perumthrikkovil West Residence Association in May 2022
- Best Supporting Actress Award for Ente Maathavu TV show at Drishyam Awards in June 2022
She was found hanging at her residence in the Sreekariyam locality of Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum), Kerala, India, on 30 October 2023 at the age of 35 years. Her live-in-partner, Manoj Sreelakam, had gone to the shoot of a TV serial and called her multiple times; however, when she did not respond, he asked the security guard to knock on the door of the flat. When she did not respond to the guard’s knocks, Manoj came to the house around 11 a.m. and found her hanging in the house. Some of her fans were shocked that she took such a life-ending step on her birthday and also noted that her last Facebook post was a sad quote.
- She was a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and performed at various cultural programs.
- She also did photoshoots and modelling for advertisements for various brands.