Melissa Raju Thomas is a well-known name in Mollywood even though she is only one film old. She was born in an army family, and due to her father’s job, Melissa had the occasion to travel to many destined and lovely places around the country, and she learned a lot about cultures and the many characters of people too. After she has completed her tenth grade, Melissa has able to achieve a scholarship in Singapore, where she continued to finish her studies. While she was there, Melissa had got many chances to participate in various dance and drama workshops,and she made the best use of it all. It was during one of her visits to her hometown Kochi; she entered herself into a Navy beauty pageant after he mother had insisted on enrolling in it.
She did not accept to pass at least two rounds, let alone winning the competition. Many prospects came rushing to her for cinema, but she had to refuse them stating her reasons to get a decent education at first. After she had completed her graduation in Singapore, Melissa took off to Mumbai to immerse herself into modeling. During one of those days, she was approached by a director called
, who happened to see through her pageant photographs and wanted to cast Melissa in her next movie. As excepted, Melissa performed very well in her auditions and was immediately signed for the challenging yet worthy role in Moothon.
It was only after this movie happened; people started to recognize her from the short film, Faded which was also written by Melissa. In 2020, she had made an exciting cameo role in the Malayalam movie, Taish under the direction of
. Currently, Melissa is writing some though-provoking scripts and is shooting for some more films too.