Mareena Michael Kurisingal is a budding Indian actress. She belongs to Calicut, Kerala. She pursued her education from St. Xavier's College of Women Aluva.
Mareena Michael Kurisingal is a known face to Malayalis, especially for TV buffs. She is active in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada Films. She has also done acted in some advertisements and done modeling.
Mareena Michael Kurisinghal started her career with modeling before making her debut into the entertainment industry. She made her film debut with the Malayalam Film “ SAMSARA HANIKARAM”. After that, she acted in many films like Haram,
Mumbai Taxi, etc.
In Haram, Mareena played a supportive role, Neeraja, the buddy of Fahadh Fassil. But later, she did a lead role in director Fassil Basheer’s Film, MUMBAI TAXI. She was cast alongside Badusha Mohammed. She played Nanditha, a passenger in the taxi driven by Badhshah. She got selected for the role Nanditha in Mumbai Taxi because of her curly hairs, as director Fassil Basheer felt that her curly hair will suit a bold character like Nanditha.
Mareena made her Kollywood debut with the romantic film “
Ennul Aayiram”; she essayed the role of the love interest of Balaji Mahadevan in this film. She also acted in Kannada films. Besides acting, she has appeared in numbers of advertisements.
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Mareena was born as Mareena Micheal Kurisingal. She is an actress cum model known for
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014), Mumbai Taxi (2015), and
Amar Akbar Anthony (2015). She has been active in the tinsel world since 2013. Many would label her look to Bollywood queen star '
Kangana Ranaut'. Her curly hairstyle seems to have become a new trend in Mollywood.
She has also worked in Tamil and Kannada films, and a couple of Malayalam films. Most of the films that she has acted be it '
Happy Wedding,' or 'Amar Akbar Anthony,' fetched her a good recognition. Although, she is just a 10-film old it seems that has established her feet in the industry. Nobody will call her a newcomer anymore. Besides acting, she is also serious about modeling.
The actress believes that she has been part of bad circumstances as practiced casting couch in the industry who tried to play tricks in her career especially in the assignment of modeling. It was said that she was part of an advertisement for a Dubai Jewellery group, and received several calls from the casting couch. She feels there are a lot of tricky plans in the casting principle and aspiring actresses are likely to fall into such prey which might lead to serious consequences too.
It is true that every industry has been plugged by the issues. Mareena made the news a public one as she felt casting couch could lead to damage of not only her but to any newcomer in the industry. This shocking news spread and went viral and she added that she doubted the casting couch as he behaved in a very suspicious manner giving false excuses.
She bagged a lead role in the film 'Abby' opposite
Vineeth Sreenivasan. It was a 2017 Malayalam Drama film directed by prolific ad filmmaker
Srikant Murali, which was his feature directorial debut. It is written by
Santhosh Echikkanam, and produced by Suvin K Varkey under the banner of Little Big Films.
After the success of Abby, she worked in a short film 'Break up Party' which was in the Malayalam language. In the year 2017, she acted as a supporting actress in a comedy adult film '
Chunkzz' which was directed by
Omar Lulu. It may be noted that Omar Lulu gave her an opportunity to act in the movie 'Happy Wedding' (2015). After the success of ‘Happy Wedding’ even 'Chunkzz became a hit. Mareena's forthcoming films are ' Naam' and 'Angarajyathe Gymmanmar' which are in post-production stages. She also acted in a Kannada film 'Ennul Aayram' (2016).