Lena is an Indian film actress who appears predominantly in Malayalam cinema.
18 March 1981
She made her debut in Jayaraj's Sneham, which was followed by critically acclaimed Karunam. She had also established as a lead actress in the Malayalam television industry with serials like Omanathinkalpakshi, Ohari, Malayogam and Thadankalpalayam before focusing on her film career. She is also a television host and manages the YouTube Vlog - Lena's Magazine. She has over 100 films to her credit in Malayalam cinema along with films in English, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages.
Some of her noted performance were in the critically acclaimed Traffic (2011) after which she acted in films such in Snehaveedu, Ee Adutha Kaalathu, Spirit, Left Right Left and Ennu Ninte Moideen in supporting roles. Lena Kumar will star alongside Adil Hussain (Parched, Hotel Salvation) in a British-Indian feature titled Footprints on Water, to be directed by Nathalia Syam.
Lena attended the Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School in Thrissur, 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.
Lena Kumar has recently revealed her plans for a directorial debut as she confirmed completing the first draft of the project which is in pipeline.
|1998||Sneham||Ammu||Debut Malayalam film|
|2000||Oru Cheru Punchiri||Beena|
|Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal||Deepa|
|2008||De Ingottu Nokkiye||Julia|
|2009||2 Harihar Nagar||Parvathi Govindan Kutty|
|Daddy Cool||Adi's teacher||Cameo Appearance|
|2010||April Fool||Letha||Cameo Appearance|
|In Ghost House Inn||Parvathi Govindankutty|
|Kanyakumari Express||Sneha Mohan|
|2011||Athe Mazha Athe Veyil||Sreelakshmi|
|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|
|Bachelor Party||Sheela Mathews Kattuparambil|
|Bavuttiyude Namathil||Sethu's friend||Cameo Appearance|
|Doctor Innocent aanu||Adabia|
|Ee Adutha Kaalathu||Roopa Vasudevan|
|MLA Mani: Patham Classum Gusthiyum||MLA Lakshmi Priya|
|Spirit||ASP Supriya Raghavan||Asianet Film Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|Ustad Hotel||Fathima Abdul Razaq|
|Aaru Sundarimaarude Katha||Cyns Ria|
|David and Goliath||Jainamma|
|Left Right Left||Anitha|
|Kanyaka Talkies||Ancy||Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress|
|Weeping Boy||Sreedevi Sahadevan|
|2014||God's Own Country||Sereena|
|Hi I'm Tony||Elizabeth Tony|
|Njangalude Veettile Athidhikal||Maya|
|Thomson Villa||Sheela Paul|
|The Reporter||Vinitha teacher|
|Ennu Ninte Moideen||Pathumma|||
|2016||Airlift||Deepti Jayarajan, George Kutty's wife||Hindi film|
|Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum||Dr.Deepa Menon|
|Karinkunnam 6'S||IG Haritha Krishnan|
|Oru Muthassi Gada||Jean|
|Avarude Raavukal||Deepa Manoj|
|Dr. Chakravarthy||Vandana Chakravarthy||Telugu film|
|Honey Bee 2.5||Herself|
|Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa||Thaara|
|Thank You Very Much||-|
|Masterpiece||Minister Sethulakshmi Krishnadas|
|Johny Johny Yes Appa||S. Sujatha|
|Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel||ADGP Indulekha|
|Oru Yamandan Premakadha||Diya's mother|
|Kadaram Kondan||Kalpana||Tamil film|
|2021||Footprints on water||as wife of Adil Hussain||English Film (filming)|
|Sajan Bakery Since 1962||Betsy|
|Un Kadhal Irundhal||Tamil film|
|Oru Rathri Oru Pakal|
|Adukkala - the manifesto||Rosamma|
|Khali Purse of the Billionaires|
|2008||Malayogam||Asianet||Character - Revathi|
|2009||Aranazhika Neram||Amrita TV|
|2009||Kanal Kireedam||Surya TV||Character - Nandhini|
|2010||Thulabharam||Surya TV||Character - Shalini|
|2010-2011||Alaudinte Albuthavilakku||Asianet||Character - Mumthaz|
|2011-2012||Pattukalude Pattu||Surya TV||Character - Swapna|
|2013-2014||Satyameva Jayate||Surya TV|
|2014||Manjuthirum Mumpe||DD Malayalam||Character - Seetha Nandan|
- As host
- Your choice (Asianet)
- Amul Sangeetha Mahayudham (Surya TV)
- Vivel Big Break (Surya TV)
- Lena's Magazine (Online)
- Pranayathin Ormakkayi
- Amma Manasam
- MJ Foods
- Indulekha Bringa Hair Oil
- Maruthua Panja Jeerakam
|2008||Kerala State TV Awards||Best Actress||Aranazhika Neram||Won|||
|2008||Atlas Film Critics TV Award||Best Second Actress||Chilluvillakku||Won|||
|2011||Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam||Traffic||Won|||
|2011||Amrita Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Traffic||Won|||
|2011||Kerala Film Critics Association Awards||Second Best Actor (Female)||Traffic,Athe Mazha Athe Veyil||Won|
|2011||Kerala Film Critics Association Awards||Second Best Actor (Female)||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Won|
|2012||Asianet Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Spirit||Won|
|2013||Kerala State Film Award||Second Best Actress||Left right left and Kanyaka Talkies||Won|||
|2013||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Female)||Left right left||Won|
|2015||Asianet Film Awards||Best Character Actress||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Won|||
|2015||Vanitha Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Female)||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Won|||
|2015||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Female)||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Won|
|2015||Filmfare Awards South||Best Supporting Actor (Female)||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Won|
|2015||1st IIFA Utsavam||Performance In A Supporting Role - Female||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Won|
|2018||Master Vision International||Excellency Award||Many movies||Won|
|2019||Toronto International South Asian Film Awards (TISFA)||Best Supporting Actress||Adam Joan & Vimaanam||Won|||
|2019||Janmabhoomi Legends of Kerala||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|2019||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Female)||Aadhi||Won|
- M, Athira (24 August 2012). "Dream run" – via www.thehindu.com.
- || ||Tamil film
- She is no cry baby The Hindu Entertainment, Thiruvananthapuram
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- Anand, Shilpa Nair (20 January 2006). "She is no cry baby". The Hindu.
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