Madonna Sebastian is an actress and singer who works predominantly in Malayalam and Tamil movies. The Ernakulam born actress started out her career as a singer. She shot to fame through the concert series Music Mojo hosted by Mathrubhumi’s Kappa TV. She was later cast in Alphonse Puthren directorial Premam. The film went on to became a huge success across South India and Madonna, along with the other two heroines of the film, shot to fame.
Madonna Sebastian Early Life
Madonna Sebastian was born in Kannur, Kerala.She did her initial schooling in the Indian School, Salala, Oman. Later, she shifted to St Peter’s Senior Secondary School in Kadayiruppu, Ernakulam. After schooling, Madonna joined Christ University, Bangalore and graduated in Commerce. A trained Carnatic singer, she achieved fame through the concert series Music Mojo hosted by Kappa TV. She was spotted by Neram director Alphonse Puthrenwho asked her to audition for his next movie Premam.
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Madonna Sebastian Career
Madonna started her career in the film industry by singing tracks for music composers like Deepak Dev and Gopi Sunder. She also sang the song Raavukalil from Roopesh Peethambaran’s You Too Brutus. She was spotted by director Alphonse Puthren who had made a super hit with his debut directorial, Neram in 2013. Alphonse asked her to appear for an audition. Madonna was selected and was cast as Celine, one of the heroines in his upcoming movie, Premam. The film was released in May, 2015 and was a superhit. Madonna, along with the other two heroines of the movie (played by Sai Pallavi and Anupama Parameshwaran), became a household name. The film more or less went on to garner a cult following and bagged Madonna some high profile projects.
She signed, Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum in Tamil. The film was directed by Nalan Kumaraswamy who had made Soodhu Kavvum earlier. She also bagged King Liar which was the comeback vehicle of ace director duo Siddique-Lal. Both films performed well at the box office. She has also reprised her role from Premam in its Telugu remake starring Naga Chaitanya.
After her second Malayalam film King Liar (2016), Madonna has been on a hiatus from the Malayalam film industry. In 2017, she acted in Kavan and Pa Paandi and the later had her only in a cameo role. During the year, the actress also took up an English feature film titled Humans Of Someone. With Asif Ali movie Iblis, Madonna Sebastian is set to put end to her break from Malayalam movies. She has also signed a Tamil movie, Junga.
Other Roles Within The Industry
Madonna was active in performing arts from her school days. During her high school days, she started participating in music shows in Malayalam television channels. Later, she stopped performing for a while but during the second year of her college, she formed a band started performing again. The actress loves singing and wants to balance acting and singing simultaneously. Madonna has made a name for herself as a singer through her performances in Music Mojo of Kappa TV. She has also sung popular songs like Raavukalil from You Too Brutus. Along with composer Roby Abraham, she has formed a band called Everafter, which has been performing since 2016. They released their first music video, Veruthe on January 2016.
Madonna Sebastian Education
Madonna did her initial schooling at the Indian School, Salala, Oman. Later, she shifted to St Peter’s Senior Secondary School, Kadayiruppu, Ernakulam, India. She graduated in Commerce from Christ University in Bangalore.
Madonna Sebastian Trivia & Facts
- Madonna is a complete foodie.
- She loves to travel and she has admitted that during her break from films she has been traveling extensively.
- She practices meditation and strongly recommends it to everyone.
- She is part of a music band named Everafter which she formed with composer Roby Abraham.
- Her maiden movie, Premam, is the second highest grossing film ever in Malayalam.
- Premam ran for 300 days straight in Tamil Nadu.
- Rejected 10 film offers before Premam.
- Acted opposite Vijay Sethupathi in Kadhalum Kadhanthu Poghum.
- She reprised her role from Premam in its Telugu remake.
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