Rajisha Vijayan is an Indian actress and television presenter, who primarily works in the Malayalam entertainment industry. Rajisha has worked in Tamil and Telugu films as well. She is also a former video jockey.The Mollywood actress revealed in an interview that when she was in school, she was very active in performing arts, which inspired her to pursue a career in media. Vijayan also admitted that, initially, she wanted to pursue medicine or engineering. The Hindu She added, Like many Malayalis who grew up on a diet of excellent films, deep inside, I always wanted to be in the movies. I have often play-acted my Oscar speech with a shampoo bottle!.Soon after completing her graduation, Rajisha stepped into the modelling field when she was 21 years old. After working for two years in the industry, Vijayan debuted in the Malayalam television industry as a host in 2013. She started working with Surya Music and Surya TV after giving auditions, and later she worked in Mazhavil Manorama as a host of a talent show called Ugram Ujwalam. She has hosted many shows including Susis Code, Surya Challenge, etc., which contributed to her huge following in the industry. International Business Times While talking about her stint as an anchor, Vijayan said in an interview, The Hindu I did not become an anchor to get into films; I was in television for the love of it. I am focussed that way; I like to give whatever I am doing, my whole concentration..Vijayan was offered to act in a movie within six months of becoming an anchor. OnManorama Expressing her joy, the actress said in an interview, I was waiting for a good role. I was hoping to act in a movie ever since I completed my degree course..In June 2016, Rajisha got engaged to her childhood friend and boyfriend of around two years, Aswin Menon, at a private resort in Kozhikode, Kerala; however, soon, the actress broke her engagement. According to media reports, Rajisha withdrew from the marriage for her career, as she was just starting out in the movies at the time. Malayalam Filmibeat Malayalam Filmibeat.The actress had taken a two-year-long break before taking up the offer of working in a Malayalam film titled Anuraga Karikkin Vellam in July 2016. Her acting skills in her debut movie earned her much acclaim, and she received many awards and honours for her role as Eli. In an interview, when asked about taking a break in her acting career, Rajisha said, International Business Times The face of Eli has to be fresh for the audience and the mannerisms of anchoring should not influence acting. So Rahman [director] had suggested that I take a break from anchoring. I took a break because I knew I have to concentrate on one job. While anchoring is natural and spontaneous, acting is totally different..A year after, Rajisha did her second Malayalam movie, Georgettans Pooram, and another movie, Oru Cinemakaaran both of which did commercially well. In 2018, she became a part of the theatre drama Hand of God in which she played the role of the queen. The Times of India.In 2019, Vijayan appeared in the lead role in the film June, which went on to become one of the blockbuster hits. The actress performance in the film was critically and commercially acclaimed.Following this, the Mollywood actress was seen in the lead role in other movies including Finals (2019), Stand Up (2019), Love (2020), and Kho-Kho (2021). All these movies were commercial hits and helped Rajisha earn fame in the acting industry.The actress suffered a severe knee injury during the shooting of her movie Finals. OnManorama She said in an interview, I had a knee injury at the location of the Finals. The ligaments of my right knee were sprained and I had to complete the rest of the shooting after recovering from the injury. Shooting in the most difficult terrains were completed after I was injured..