Jishnu Raghavan

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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
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Jishnu raghavan in 2011
Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil

(1979-04-23)23 April 1979
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2002–2016
Spouse(s)Dhanya Rajan


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 with the superhit film Ordinary following which he did Nidra, Ustad Hotel, Banking Hours 10 to 4, Annum Innum Ennum and Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

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.[3]

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.


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 2004 Parayam Raju
7 2005 Nerariyan CBI Saikumar
8 2005 Pauran Student Leader
9 2006 Chakkara Muthu Jeevan
10 2007 Players Siddharth
11 2008 Chandranilekkoru Vazhi Jishnu
12 2008 Njaan
13 2010 Yugapurushan Ayyappan
14 2012 Enakenna Pirandhaval Raju Tamil flim Dubbed version of Parayam
15 2012 Nidra Vishwan
16 2012 Ordinary Jose Mash
17 2012 Ustad Hotel Meharoof
18 2012 Banking Hours 10 to 4 Commando Avinash Sekhar
19 2012 Simhasanam
20 2012 Prabhuvinte Makkal
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


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ https://www.nowrunning.com/movie/11512/malayalam/rebecca-uthup-kizhakkemala/index.htm
  3. ^ Notice of death of Jishnu Raghavan, thenewsminute.com; accessed 26 March 2016.

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