Malayalam actor Jishnu’s real name is Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil. He started his film career in the movie Kilipatt, as a child artist. Later he worked as a lead artist in the film Nammal and it turned out to be a blockbuster. He received accolades for his acting in this movie; he was credited with the Kerala Film Critics Award and Mathrubhumi Award. Later he acted in films like Choonda, Parayam, Freedom etc. During his career, he also acted in supporting roles. 
 
There were some unnoticed films in Jishnu’s career and hence he took a sabbatical from film and involved himself in bringing up information technology in villages. Later he returned with a bang with the successful film ‘ Ordinary’. He went on to do more films like Ustad Hotel, Nidra, Annum Innum Ennum, Banking Hours 10 to 4 etc. Born in Kannur on 23rd April 1979, Jishnu is the offspring of actor Raghavan. Jishnu’s father directed his son in the latter’s debut movie Kilipatt. This film gained recognition at the Indian Panorama.
 
Jishnu studied mechanical engineering. Most of Jishnu’s young days were spent in Chennai. Jishnu was an outstanding student during his school days. Jishnu is wedded to Dhanya Rajan, who is his junior in NIT. Jishnu faced the ordeal of cancer but survived it. His tweet only made this fact known to many people. Jishnu has acted in over 21 films in Malayalam. Though this actor was not very successful in his film career he was successful in beating cancer. Jishnu had confessed once that he was very timid during his school days and it’s only Rotoract club which motivated him to come out this shyness. After doing his engineering Jishnu confessed to his father that he wanted to ponder over giving his venture into films. And as luck would have it he entered the film industry.