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Lena is an Indian film actress who appears predominantly in Malayalam cinema. She debuted in Jayaraj's Sneham, which was followed by critically acclaimed Karunam. She has acted in over 100 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages.

Lena
Lena Malayalam Actress.jpg
Born
Kochi, Kerala, India
Citizenship
  • Indian
OccupationActress
Years active1998–present
Parents
  • T. Mohan Kumar[1] (father)
  • Tina (mother)
RelativesTasha

Her breakthrough came through the critically acclaimed Traffic (2011) after which she acted in films such in Snehaveedu, Ee Adutha Kaalathu, and Spirit.[2]

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Personal lifeEdit

Lena attended the Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School in Thrissur,[3] and Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School, also in Thrissur.Lena is a post-graduate in clinical psychology, and has worked as a clinical psychologist in Mumbai, before she quit her job to enter full-time acting.[2]

She was married to Abhilash Kumar on 16 January 2004, a screenwriter in Malayalam cinema who co-wrote 22 Female Kottayam, but the two separated.[4]

AwardsEdit

Organization Year Award Notes
Kerala State TV Awards 2008 Best Actress Aranazhika Neram (Amrita TV)[5]
Atlas Film Critics TV Award 2008 Best Second Actress Chilluvillakku[6]
Filmfare Awards South 2011 Best Supporting Actress Traffic
Amrita Film Awards 2011 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam Traffic[7]
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards 2011 Second Best Actor (Female) Traffic,Athe Mazha Athe Veyil
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards 2011 Second Best Actor (Female) Ennu Ninte Moideen
Asianet Film Awards 2012 Best Supporting Actress Spirit
Kerala State Film Award 2013 Second Best Actress Left right left and Kanyaka Talkies[8]
South Indian International Movie Awards 2013 Best Supporting Actor (Female) Left right left
Asianet Film Awards 2015 Best Character Actress Ennu Ninte Moideen[9]
Vanitha Film Awards 2015 Best Supporting Actor (Female) Ennu Ninte Moideen[10]
South Indian International Movie Awards 2015 Best Supporting Actor (Female) Ennu Ninte Moideen
Filmfare Awards South 2015 Best Supporting Actor (Female) Ennu Ninte Moideen
1st IIFA Utsavam 2015 Performance In A Supporting Role - Female Ennu Ninte Moideen
Master Vision International 2018 Excellency Award Many movies
Toronto International South Asian Film Awards (TISFA) 2019
Janmabhoomi Legends of Kerala 2019 Best Supporting Actress

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Sneham Ammu Film debut
1999 Karunam -
2000 Oru Cheru Punchiri Beena
Devadoothan Annie Kurian
Indriyam Sreedevi
Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal Deepa
Shantham -
Varnakkazchchakal Renuka
2001 Randam Bhavam Manikkutty
2004 Koottu Parvathi
2007 Big B Selina
2008 De Ingottu Nokkiye Julia
2009 2 Harihar Nagar Parvathi Govindan Kutty
Bhagavan Maria
Daddy Cool Adi's teacher Extended Cameo Appearance
Robin Hood Meera
Thirunakkara Perumal Gracy
2010 April Fool Letha Extended Cameo Appearance
Cocktail Dr.Susan Extended Cameo Appearance
In Ghost House Inn Parvathi Govindankutty
Kaaryasthan Saraswathi
Kanyakumari Express Sneha Mohan
Raama Raavanan Muthulakshmi/Malli
2011 Athe Mazha Athe Veyil Sreelakshmi
Khaddama Zarina
Killadi Raman Seethalakshmi
Snehaveedu Lilly
Traffic Shruthi SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
Amrita Film Award for Best Supporting Actor (Female)
Ulakam Chuttum Valiban Annie
2012 Asuravithu Angel
Bachelor Party Sheela Mathews Kattuparambil
Bavuttiyude Namathil Sethu's friend Extended Cameo Appearance
Chapters Annie
Doctor Innocent aanu Adabia
Ee Adutha Kaalathu Roopa Vasudevan
Matinee Gayathri teacher
MLA Mani: Patham Classum Gusthiyum MLA Lakshmi Priya
Naughty Professor Tessa
Orange Saritha
Spirit ASP Supriya Raghavan Asianet Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Red Alert Anu
Ustad Hotel Fathima Abdul Razaq
2013 101 Chodyangal Sathi
Aaru Sundarimaarude Katha Cyns Ria
Arikil Oraal Aarathi
Ayaal Devaki Antharjanam
Careebeyans Ganga
Cowboy Veena
David and Goliath Jainamma
Left Right Left Anitha
Kanyaka Talkies Ancy Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress
Tourist Home -
White Paper Asha
Weeping Boy Sreedevi Sahadevan
2014 God's Own Country Sereena
Happy Journey Alice
Hi I'm Tony Elizabeth Tony
Iyobinte Pustakam Kazhali
London Bridge Gracy
Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal Maya
RajadhiRaja Vidyalakshmi
Thomson Villa Sheela Paul
Vellimoonga Molly
Vikramadithyan Lakshmi Nair
2015 Alif Fathima
Anegan Dr.Radhika Tamil film
The Reporter Vinitha teacher
Ennum Eppozhum Farah
Nee-Na Counselor Pearl
Nirnnayakam Govt.Pleader
Love 24x7 Jayashree
Ennu Ninte Moideen[11] Pathumma
My God -
Two Countries Susan
2016 Airlift Deepti Jayarajan Hindi film
Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum Dr.Deepa Menon
Karinkunnam 6'S IG Haritha Krishnan
Oru Muthassi Gada Jean
Kavi Uddheshichathu..? Gladys
2017 Honey Bee2 Ruby
Avarude Raavukal Mrs. Manoj
Dr. Chakravarthy Vandana Chakravarthy Telugu film
Honey Bee 2.5 Herself
Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa Thaara
Thank You Very Much -
Adam John Daisy
Ramaleela Olga John
Vimaanam Mable
Masterpiece Minister Sethulakshmi Krishnadas
2018 Aadhi Rosy
Ira Adv. Daisy
Bonsai Mom
Suvarna Purushan Mary
Johny Johny Yes Appa S. Sujatha
Paviyettante Madhurachooral Annie
2019 Varikkuzhiyile Kolapathakam Annie
Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel ADGP Indulekha
Athiran Renuka
Oru Yamandan Premakadha Diya's mother
Kadaram Kondan Kalpana Tamil film
2019 Un Kadhal Irundhal Tamil film
2019 Pragathi
2019 Meppadiyan
2019 Black Coffee Ann
2019 Anweshanam
2019 Oru Rathri Oru Pakal
2019 Aadu Jeevitham Ayisha

Television serialsEdit

Year Title Channel Notes
2005-2006 Omanathinkalpakshi Asianet [12] Character-Jancy
2006 Ohari Amrita TV [12]
2007-2008 Chilluvilakku Surya TV
2008 Malayogam Asianet
2008 Thadangal Palayam Asianet
2009 Aranazhika Neram Amrita TV
2010 Thulabharam Surya TV
2010-2011 Alaudinte Albuthavilakku Asianet
2011-2012 Pattukalude Pattu Surya TV Character - Swapna
2014 Satyameva Jayate Surya TV
Telefilm
  • Manjukalavum Kazhinju
As host
  • Your choice (Asianet)
  • Amul Sangeetha Mahayudham (Surya TV)
  • Vivel Big Break (Surya TV)
  • Lena's Magazine (Online)
Album
  • Pranayam
  • Pranayathin Ormakkayi
  • Amma Manasam
Endorsements
  • MJ Foods
  • Indulekha Bringa Hair Oil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M, Athira (24 August 2012). "Dream run" – via www.thehindu.com.
  2. ^ a b She is no cry baby The Hindu Entertainment, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. ^ Sebastian, Shevlin (22 April 2012). "'Lena is a Gorgeous Woman'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  4. ^ Sreekumar, Priya (17 April 2012). "Two of a kind". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 19 April 2012.
  5. ^ "State television awards announced". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Atlas TV awards announced". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Amrita TV". Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  8. ^ "Kerala state film award: Unexpected honour for Lena". City Times. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  9. ^ 18th Asianet Film Awards: Vikram, Trisha, Prithviraj, Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly bag awards [Full winners' list+photos]. M.ibtimes.co.in. Retrieved on 3 May 2016.
  10. ^ Vanitha Film Awards 2016: Prithviraj, best actor; Parvathy bags best actress award [Full winners list]. M.ibtimes.co.in (16 February 2016). Retrieved on 2016-05-03.
  11. ^ V.P, Nicy. "Prithviraj's 'Ennu Ninte Moideen' in Trouble; Kanchana Threatens to Commit Suicide if Film is Released".
  12. ^ a b Anand, Shilpa Nair (20 January 2006). "She is no cry baby". The Hindu.

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