Nimisha Sajayan is an Indian actress who has been appearing in Malayalam and Tamil language movies in addition to a Marathi and an English language film. Nimisha Sajayan made her acting debut with the film Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum directed by Dileesh Pothan. Nimisha was born in Mumbai to Sajayan, an engineer and Bindhu Sajayan, both originally from Kollam district of Kerala. Her mother’s ancestral home is in Punalur, Kollam district. Nimisha attended Carmel Convent School, Mumbai and graduated from KJ Somaiya College, Mumbai. She then played the lead role in editor B. Ajithk and Rajeev Ravi’s ‘Eeda’. she won the 49th Kerala State Film Award for Best actress in 2019 for the movies Oru Kuprasidha Payyan directed by Madhupal and Chola directed by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan. Chola premiered at several International film festivals.In 2021, she acted in The Great Indian Kitchen. The film as well as her performance were well received. The same year, she played lead roles in Nayattu and Malik. In 2022 she was a part of Oru Thekkan Thallu Case, Innale Vare and Heaven. Her upcoming films are Thuramukham and Chera. She made her Tamil debut through A.L Vijay’s Mission: Chapter 1 – Achcham Enbathu Illaiyae film but her first release in Tamil was Chithha in 2023.

Nimisha Sajayan

Top Achievemets:

  • Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam 2022
  • Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress 2019
  • Asianet Film Award for Best Star Pair 2019
  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress – Malayalam 2019