Leona Lishoy – Actress
Leona Lishoy is one of the young actress who predominantly acts in Malayalam industry. She started her career as a model and then turned to acting. She is present in the industry from 2012.
Leona was born at Koorkenchery,Thrissur in Kerala. She is basically from a family of film personalities. Her father Lishoy is an actor who worked many Malayalam films and also in some TV serial shows. Her mother Bindhu who is a house wife and an elder brother Lional, who is a dancer as well as music composer. Leona did her schooling at Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School, near Thrissur and completed her graduation from Christ Junior College, Banglore.
She started her career as modelling and had appeared in many advertisements. She works with Kamal Hassan in an Adfilm for a textile company. Like other models she turned to film industry and till now she had appeared in many films in different industries.
Leona Lishoy made her debut in Malayalam film industry through the movie Kalikaalam, directed by Reji Nair and which was released in 2012. In which Leona shared the screen with many experienced actors in the industry, such as Sharada, Lalu Alex, Ashokan, Suresh Krishna, Mamukkoya and Shari. The character she played was Ananya, daughter of sharada, but the film didn’t make much impact on the box office.
Leona shot to fame after appearing in the film Jawan of Vellimala, directed by Anoop Kannan. The film features Mammootty, Sreenivasan, Mamta Mohandas, Asif Ali and Baburaj in the lead role . She presented the role of Jenny Varghese, daughter of Sreenivasan and the role opposite to Asif Ali. The film shows the romance scenes between Leona and Asif, her normal look and acting helps to find a good position among the young actresses.
In 2013, Leona Lishoy appeared in Three films – North 24 Kaatham, Rose Guitarinaal and Red Rain. In North 24 Kaatham, (Director – Anil Radhakrishnan Menon) she appeared in a cameo role and she shared the screen with Fahadh Faasil. She played as a supporting actress in the films Rose Guitarinaal and Red rain.
In 2014, Leona Lishoy made her debut in Tamil as well as in Kannada industry, Moda Modala Mathu Chanda is her first Kannada film. She debuted to Tamil through the film Beedi, in which she played the role of a veterinary doctor. Then she played many supporting role in the films such as Haram, Onnum Onnum Moonu, Mr. Premi (Kannada).
After that she started to select a bold and unique character that have scope. In 2016, she presented a powerful character in Annmariya Kalippilannu. The character Dr. Teresa Roy opposite to Saiju Kurup and also shared the screen with Suuny Wayne and Aju Varghese. In this comedy entertainer,she played as a mother character and performed well with in the limit. In the same year she appeared in other film Zero.
2017, it is a good for her acting career,that means she got many offers from the industry. Gemini, Rosapookalam, Hadiyya, Joy, Lona, Vishwasapoorvam Mansoor, En Inniya Kalai Malai (Tamil), Balu Loves Nandhini (Kannada).
Date of birth and age : Will update soon.
Education and qualifications: She did her schooling at Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School, Thrissur and completed her graduation from Christ Junior College, Banglore.
Filmography – Movie List
Kalikaalam – 2012
Jawan of Vellimala – 2012
North 24 Kaatham – 2013
Rose Guitarinaal – 2013
Red Rain – 2013
Haram – 2015
Onnum Onnum Moonnu – 2015
Annmariya Kalippilannu – 2016
Zoom – 2016
Gemini – 2017
Hadiyya (Post Production)
Vishwasapoorvam Mansoor (Filming)
Kalam (Post Production)
Beedi – 2014
En Inniya Kalai Malai (Filming)
Moda Modala Mathu Chanda – 2014
Mr.Premi – 2015
Balu Loves Nandhini (Filming)
- Height : NA
- Weight : NA
- Skin : White
- Hair Colour : Black
- Eye Colour : Black
** Last updated on 29th April 2017.