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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.
Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil
23 April 1979
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. 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 with the superhit film Ordinary following which he did Nidra, Ustad Hotel, Banking Hours 10 to 4, Annum Innum Ennum and Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala.
Jishnu was the son of Malayalam film actor Raghavan. He was married to Dhanya Rajan, an architect. He had a mechanical engineering degree from National Institute of Technology Calicut in Kozhikode, Kerala.
Jishnu was diagnosed with cancer two years ago and had been completely cured of it. But his cancer relapsed last year and since then he had been undergoing treatment for the same.
|4||2003||Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu||Aji|
|14||2012||Enakenna Pirandhaval||Raju||Tamil flim Dubbed version of Parayam|
|18||2012||Banking Hours 10 to 4||Commando Avinash Sekhar|
|21||2013||Annum Innum Ennum||Sridhar|
|22||2013||Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala||Kuruvila|
|23||2015||Malini & Co.||Telugu flim|
|24||2016||Janata Hotel||Telugu flim Dubbed version of Ustad Hotel|
|25||2016||Traffic||Hemaan Abel's friend||Hindi film|
- Sanjith Sidhardhan (10 January 2013). "Jishnu is excited about Annum Innum Ennum". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 15 September 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Notice of death of Jishnu Raghavan, thenewsminute.com; accessed 26 March 2016.