After being named First Runner Up in the Miss Kerala 2008 contest, she went to pursue a career in acting. She made her film debut in 2009 through the film Ritu, later appeared in Neelathaamara (2009) and continues to work in Malayalam and Tamil films.
Born in Thrissur, Kallingal began dancing when she was three years old. A dancer by profession, she has performed on national and international stages. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She completed her schooling from Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Thrissur, passing out in 2001. She was a semi-finalist of the Asianet reality show Vodafone Thakadhimi. She moved to Bangalore to pursue a modelling career and later participated in the Miss Kerala beauty pageant, in which be she became the first runner-up, losing to Shree Thulasi in a tie-breaker. She was spotted by director Lal Jose on a magazine cover, who cast her for a goat herder role in a Tamil film Mazhai Varappoguthu. The project didn’t materialize, but she was offered the lead female character of Varsha by director Shyamaprasad for Ritu, which eventually marked her acting debut.
- Name: Rima Kallingal
- Born 19 January 1984 (age 28)
- Thrissur, Kerala, India
- Occupation Actress, model, Television anchor
- Years active 2009–present
|2009||Ritu||Varsha John||Asif Ali||Shyamaprasad||Debut Movie|
|Kerala Cafe||Granddaughter of “Thirumeni”||Thilakan,Fahadh Faasil||Uday Ananthan||Segment Mrityunjayam|
|Neelathaamara||Shaarath Ammini||Archana Jose Kavi||Lal Jose|
|2010||Happy Husbands||Diana||Jayaram||Saji Surendran|
|Best of Luck||Diya||Asif Ali,Archana Jose Kavi||M.A Nishad|
|2011||City of God||Surya Prabha||Indrajith Sukumaran||Lijo Jose Pellissery||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Malayalam Actress|
|Shankaranum Mohananum||Jyotsna Mathew||Jayasurya,Meera Nandan||T. V. Chandran|
|2012||Orkut Oru Ormakoot||Crystal Falth Ritz|
|Unnam||Jennifer||Asif Ali||Siby Malayil|
|Nidra||Ashwathy||Siddharth, Jishnu||Siddharth Bharathan|
|22 Female Kottayam||Tessa Abraham||Fahadh Faasil||Aashiq Abu|
|Husbands in Goa||Tina||Filming|
|Ayalum Njanum Thammil||Filming|
Rima Kallingal is my personal favorite among all the new heroines Malayalam movie industry in Kerala got in the past 1 or 2 years. She is stylish but yet simple and very attractive at times. She was born on 19th January 1984 and hails from Thrissur, Kerala. Rima made her debut in the super hit movie RITU in 2009. Check out all the 16 HD wallpaper size images of Rima Kallingal given above.
After the huge success of the mallu movie Ritu, there was no stopping as this beautiful mallu actress Rima went on acting in good movies like Kerala Cafe, Neelathaamara, Happy Husbands, Best of Luck, City of God, Shankaranum Mohanum, Sevenes, Indian Rupee, Orkut Oru Ormakoot, Unnam and the recently released Nidra. Most of these movies in which she had the lead role rocked the box office and she got already plenty ini queue for the upcoming year 2012.
Rima Kallingal will be too busy in 2012 as she got so many movies coming up like 22 Female Kottayam, Pathiramanal, Husbands in Goa and Ardhanareeswaran. All these movies are right now just being filmed. We are pretty sure that we will get a lot more amazing movies and roles from this Thrissur beauty who has a prominent place among all the Kerala Beauties in this website.