Rejith Menon, the upcoming actor of Malayalam film industry hails from Thrissur, Kerala. He was born on 5th March 1989. He did his schooling at the Model School, Abu Dhabi – UAE and at the Bhavans Vidya Mandir, Thrissur. Then he completed graduation in Mechanical Engineering from St. Joseph's College, Chennai. He is currently pursuing MBA from Manipal University. He has learned dance and Karate. Rajith is a black belt in Karate. Currently he resides in Cochin, Kerala.
Rejith Menon entered the film industry in the year 2007. He first appeared in silver screen through the movie "Goal", directed by Kamal. This movie had newcomers in the lead roles. Rajith Menon(Sam) and Aksha (Neethu), a Mumbai based model played the male and female lead roles respectively. This campus film couldn't do much as expected but Rajith had utilized the role he got by acting well. He had received the Asianet Best New Face Award, Arull Malayalam Cine Award for Best New Face and Sreerag Best Talented Actor Award for his performance in this movie. Thus this young talented actor was able to make a mark in the film industry.
His second film was "Orkkuka Vallappozhum" an award film directed by Sohanlal in 2009. In this film the veteran actor Thilakan played the lead role as Sethumadhavan. Rajith Menon's role was as teen Sethumadhavan. His next film was "Vellathooval", directed by the noted director I. V. Sasi. The movie features Rajith Menon in the male lead role and Nithya Menon in the female lead role. Rejith was lucky enough to get notable characters in every film from the beginning. This has indeed helped him to grow in his career as an actor and to bring out the talents within him. He also got the opportunity to act with many eminent stars in Malayalam film industry such as Thilakan, Seema, Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Jagathy Sreekumar, K. B. Ganesh Kumar, Nedumudi Venu, Mukesh, Rahman, Captain Raju, Nadia Moidu, Mamookkoya, Innocent, Salim Kumar etc.
Rejith Menon's fourth film was "Janakan", directed by Sanjeev N. R. In this film he played a very prominent supporting role and another peculiarity is that both Mohanlal and Suresh Gopi appeared in this movie. After this movie Rajith got a slightly negative role as 'Soumitran' in the film "Holidays", directed by M M Ramachandran (Atlas Ramachandran). In the year 2011, Rejith Menon appeared in the films "Sevenes" directed by Joshy, "Dr Love" directed by K. Biju and "Innanu Aa Kalyanam" directed by Rajasenan. Through the movie "Dr Love", he became a villan for the first time.
The year 2012 did not seem much lucky for Rejith Menon. He appeared in two movies "Navagatharkku Swagatham", directed by Jayakrishna Karanavar and "Chapters", directed by Sunil Ibrahim. Both the movies were declared flop at box office. "Rose Guitarinaal" directed by Ranjan Pramod, "Ninaithathu Yaaro", directed by Vikraman are his upcoming movies. "Ninaithathu Yaaro" will be his first film in Tamil.
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