Darshana Rajendran is a Theatre Artist and an actress from Chennai. She was born and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She works primarily in the Malayalam film industry. As a teenager, she had a keen interest in Theatre and music.
During her college days, Darshana learned Hindustani music. She worked as an active member of the music society of her college. She completed her Bachelors in Mathematics from LSR, DU. After completing her Masters in Financial Economics from City University, London, she started working with IFMR Rural Channels and Services Private Limited.
But, her job could never satiate her passion for arts and Theatre. Thus, she quit her job to become an actress. Initially, she worked with various Theatre groups in Chennai such as Theatre Y, Evam, and The Little Theatre. After working as a Theatre Artist for as long as three years, Darshana stepped into the Malayalam cinema with "John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu," 2014 released Malayalam Drama.
In the film, Darshana plays the role of Anna, the sister of the protagonist. Very few people know that Darshana made her first appearance in the films with "Naale" in which she starred opposite to Fahad Fazil. In 2015, she played a cameo in the Tamil movie, "
Moone Moonu Varthai
The movie was a Comedy directed by Madhumita. The actress was later seen in the 2017 Comedy Thriller, "
." The movie centers its actions around the harsh truths of the media industry. In the film, Darshana plays the character of Kalpana, a social activist. The actress currently starred in "
," a Malayalam Romantic film.
The film was a box office hit and gained Darshana great fame and fortune. The film and now even the actress is known for the nostalgic balcony scene, where the actress is seen singing "Baawra Mann," a song originally from the movie, "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aesi." The actress considers herself to be the 'Bawra' girl. As an ardent lover of Hindustani music and as a singer herself, Darshana loves the song. She recalls the time when she first heard the song in her college and developed an immediate love for it.
She even gave the song her voice in a YouTube video which she uploaded after the movie. It is safe to say that the movie, the balcony scene, and precisely the song doubled her fan-followers. Along with all her passions and interests, she also is a very big fan of fairytales, and she loves reciting stories to children. The talented actress during her years of working as a Theatre Artist held various storytelling workshops for kids.