Darshana Rajendran Age, Boyfriend, Family, Bio, 14 Interesting Facts & More

Darshana Rajendran was born 17 June 1988, she is an Indian actress and playback singer who works predominantly in the Malayalam film industry. She also appeared in a few Tamil and Telugu films.

Personal Life

Date of Birth17 June 1988 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023)36 Years
CityThiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Zodiac signGemini
College• Lady Shri Ram College
University• City, University of London
Educational Qualification• A degree in mathematics (LSR, Delhi)
• A Master’s degree in financial economics

Family, Relationships & More

Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherRajendran NV
MotherNeeraja Rajendran (actress)
SisterBhavana Rajendran (theatre artist in Bangalore)
Other relativesMaternal Grandfather – Dr N. Chandrasekharan Nair (deceased)


• Actress
• Playback singer

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in centimeters– 161 cm
in meters– 1.61 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 3 ”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 50 kg
in pounds– 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)30-28-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown


Debut Film(s):• Malayalam – John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu (2014); as Dr Anna Paul

• TeluguMoodu Mukkallo Cheppalante (2015); as Keerthi

• Tamil – Moone Moonu Varthai (2015); as Keerthi
Webseries:• Tamil – Ctrl Alt Del (2016); as Madhumitha

• Hindi – Unpaused: Naya safar (2022); as Geetha
AwardWon the SIIMA Critics Award for Best Actress (Malayalam) for the film ‘Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya Hey’ at the South Indian International Movie Awards, organized in September 2023 in the United Arab Emirates at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Darshana Rajendran

  • Darshana Rajendran is an Indian actress as well as a playback singer who primarily works in the Malayalam and Tamil film industry.
  • In an interview, Drashana discussed her early years and mentioned that she used to sing a lot and that she carried on doing so while attending college. She also said,

” Long before acting or theatre happened to me, it was always music. I sang as a child and in college, and was part of a cappella groups and choirs on the side while I started working. Long before I realized I wanted to act, I thought of music as my only connection to the arts and secretly garnered this tiny hope of being able to sing professionally someday. I’m certain that the little girl who dreamed that then impossible dream is very happy today.”

Darshana Rajendran’s photos with her family
A collage of Darshana Rajendran’s photos with her family
  • It was always music, even before I had any experience with theatre or acting. Throughout my childhood and college years, I was a vocalist and participated in a cappella group and choir on the side while I started working. I considered music to be my only link to the arts long before I realised I wanted to act, and I harboured a tiny hope that one day I would be able to sing professionally. The young child who dreamed that then-impossible dream is undoubtedly very happy today.a montage of pictures of Darshana Rajendran with her family.
  • In 2020, Darshana’s maternal grandfather received the Padma Shri award in appreciation for his outstanding and noteworthy contributions to literature and education.
  • Darshana became enthralled with theatre while she was employed at the Institute of Financial Management and Research, and she participated in multiple plays. Thereafter she joined several theaters in Chennai including Perch The Little Theatre, Theatre Y, Stray Factory, Evam, and The Boardwalkers.Darshana Rajendran during her theatre days
  • She quit her job to pursue acting full-time while she was employed in the finance department.
  • Darshana Rajendran is interested in storytelling and has been invited to narrate stories to students at numerous schools. Darshana Rajendran narrating tales to students from Global Public School in 2017
  • Darshana contributed to a number of Malayalam films, such as Thuramukham (2023), C U Soon (2020), Samarppanam (2017), Mayaanadhi (2017), and Vijay Superum Pournamiyum (2019). Thuramukham (2023) still featuring Darshana Rajendran as Khadeeja.
  • Darshana has portrayed a number of characters in Tamil films, such as Alia in Theeviram (2020), Anjali Vasudevan in Virus (2019), and Kalpana in Kavan (2017). Neeraja Rajendran, Darshana’s mother, collaborated with her on screen in the movie Virus.
  • She portrayed Archana Pillai in the 2021 Malayalam-language Netflix original film Irul. Darshana Rajendran in the 2021 Netflix movie “Irul”
  • In the 2022 motion picture “Dear Friend,” Darshana Rajendran portrayed the character of Jannath.
  • In 2016, she appeared in the Tamil web series titled Ctrl Alt Del, in which she played the role of Madhumitha. Darshana Rajendran in the Tamil web series ‘Ctrl Alt Del’
  • With the movie “C U Soon,” Darshana received a nomination for the 2021 SIIMA Awards for best actress in a leading role. The movie poster for C U Soon (2020)
  • For the songs “Bavra Mann” from the movie Mayaanadhi (2017), “Kattuneerin Chaalilayi” from the movie Sarcas Circa 2020 (2021), and “Darshana” from the movie Hridayam (2022), Darshana provided playback vocals. She stated in an interview that she had always found singing to be very personal, which is why she enjoyed it.

“Singing for me was always very personal,” she continued. Singing for myself and my loved ones is something I enjoy doing. It unexpectedly opened up to a lot more people after singing for a scene in Mayaanadhi and releasing a cover of the beautiful “Bawra Mann.” It was an honour to sing “Darshana,” the Hridayam song. Although I was pretty anxious about it, Hesham and Vineethettan (Vineeth Sreenivasan) tried to reassure me by recording me in Hesham’s home studio. I really relished the experience. I intend to devote a great deal more time to my singing and learning “

  • Speaking about her hobbies in an interview, Darshana mentioned that she started learning to play the guitar and calligraphy.

” I started to pick up calligraphy and the guitar, I learned to compost and make bio-enzymes recently, and to read and write Urdu over the lockdown ”

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