Rarely actors get a chance to score big right with their debut film. Malayalam actress Madonna Sebastian belongs to this category. This Kerala beauty made her debut with the 2015 film Premam and gained wide popularity with it. After the success of Premam, Madonna featured in a series of Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam films in the past five years. Today, she celebrates her birthday and on this special occasion, we dig into her career.
Madonna was born in the Kannur area of Kerala. She completed her graduation in Bangalore. Madonna is a trained singer as well. During her graduation, she took part in the musical program Music Mojo. After noticing her in a television channel, director Alphonse Putharen signed her up for a lead actress role in his film Premam. This film became a blockbuster in Malayalam.
In 2016, Madonna made her Tamil debut with Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum. This film was a big hit in Tamil. In the very same year, she also made her Telugu debut with the remake version of Premam. In 2017, she starred in Vijay Sethupathi's Kavan and Dhanush's Pa Paandi. In 2018, she acted alongside Vijay Sethupathi for the third time in the movie Junga. Madonna scored a big hit with the 2019 film Virus. She played a key role in the movie.
Madonna will be next seen in the Kannada film Kotigobba 3. This marks her debut in Kannada cinema. Directed by Shiva Karthik, this film features Sudeep as the lead hero.