Rima Kallingal Malayalam actress and an Activist. She is mainly seen in Malayalam movies. She is the first runner up in Miss Kerala contest 2008. Born and raised in Trissur, Kunnamkulam, Kerala, India. Born on 18 January 1984.Her age is 38 years. Rima Kallingal married director Ashiq Abu on 1 November 2013 in a simple ceremony held at the Kakkanad Register office. The couple donated around 1 Million rupees for cancer patients as part of the occasion.
Rima Kallingal is a Professional Dancer and Model and Anchor also. She has a dance school also named Mamangam. She started learning Indian classical dance at the age of 3. She started her career as a model eventually entered into the film industry.
She is a Journalist, She got her Journalism degree from Bangalore Christ College. The Multi-Talented actress is s martial artist too, Trained Taekwondo, Kalari, etc. Her Debut Malayalam movie was Rithu Directed by Shyamaprasad. Her Performance in the movie 22 female Kottayam Directed by her Husband Ashiq Abu brings a lot of appreciation and she won the Kerala State Best Actress Award in the year 2013 for the performance in the movie 22 female Kottayam.
Interesting Facts & Gossip
- The most energetic and boldest actress and activist of Malayalam industry always fought against the discrimination of woman in a different working environment, and one of the founding member of WCC (woman in cinema collective)An organization to help women in Malayalam film industry, formed after the most Controversial actress attack in Kerala. Rima Kallingal the most energetic activist, in the industry and the public domain too. She is the role model of many of her colleagues, and actresses too.
Director Sibi Malayil recalls that the shooting of a movie was interrupted due to Rima Kallingal. In his own words, “This is the first time in my 35 – year film career that such an incident has taken place. In 2012, Rima left the set without saying a word to me.The stardom and recognition that the film gives will allow the actors to earn a variety of sources of income in addition to the income from the film. Advertisements and inaugurations are an example of this. I have often told actors and actresses that they get inaugurations and advertisements because they have movies don’t forget that. If you look for big sources of revenue from outside the film industry, your importance to the film will diminish, your professionalism will be lost and you will be out of the film industry”.
Rima Kallingala and Husband Ashiq Abu | rima kallingal and aashiq abu marriage
|Rima Kallingal Profile and complete Biography|
|Full Name(official)||Rima Kallingal|
|Birthday (date of birth)||18 January 1984.|
|Profession||Actress, Dancer, Model, Producer|
|Home Town||Thrissur Kunnamkulam, Kerala, India|
|Debut Movie||Rithu(2007- Malayalam movie)|
|Notable Movie||22 Female Kottayam(2013)|
|Height in centimeter,in feet||163 cm | 5.3477 Feet|
|Body Measurement||34-25-36 Inches|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation in Journalism|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Music, Watching Movies|
|Talents/Skills||Taekwondo (Korean martial art), Chao (Manipuri martial art) and Kalari( Kerala Martial Arts and the oldest martial arts form in the world|
|Guru’s /Teachers in the Dancing field||Kalamandalam Ranganayaki – ( Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam)
Mayuri Upadhya and Madhuri Upadhya- (Contemporary Dance)
|Film Debut in Tamil||Ko|
|Film Debut in Bollywood||Not yet|
|Film Debut in Malayalam||Rithu (Malayalam 20007, directed by Shyamaprasad)|
|Husband||Ashiq Abu(Notable Malayalam Director and actor) – There marriage was a love marriage and a simple one too. Marriage date – November 1, 2013|
|Awards||Kerala State Best Actress Awards in 2013 for 22 female Kottayam, directed by Ashiq Abu|
|Rima Kallingal Official Website||See Now|
Rima Kallingal NFT
The title of her art work is ‘The Insurgent Bloom. RIma is the first Malayalam actress to enter in the NFT market(NFT- Non fungible tokens)
Launched my first NFT project 'The Insurgent Bloom' and the bid is on.! 🎊🎊— rima kallingal (@rimarajan) October 18, 2021
This becomes the first NFT project by a Malayalam actor 🤍
My team : @the_bohomonk @francis_kurien and @LAMI_MUSIChttps://t.co/pfxouJVCoT
Kudos to @ThambiMelvin @ANadamel & team @NFTMalayali pic.twitter.com/K7HEBRIQzO
Rima Kallingal is one of the highest paying actresses in the industry, But some of the recent controversies and Special situation after the Notorious actress attack She daringly expresses her strong opinions about the brutal attack against one of her colleague and for supporting all the women in the industry, she and some of her colleagues form an organization in Malayalam Film Industry WCC. It is heard that this bold actress facing an unofficial ban from the industry. Her Remuneration is approx 30 Lakh Per Movie