Alina Padikkal is an Indian actress and television presenter who mainly works in the Malayalam Film and Television Industry.
Alina Padikkal was born on Sunday, 12 December 1995 (age 24 years; as in 2019) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
She did her schooling from Thiruvananthapuram’s Holy Angels’ I.S.C. School and went to Christ University, Bangalore to pursue a B.A. in Psychology and English Literature. After completing her graduation, Alina did a Journalism internship with The Hindu. Thereafter, she enrolled herself in Bangalore’s Oxford College to pursue an MBA. Alina started anchoring in TV shows when she was in her class 3.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
Alina Padikkal belongs to a Brahmin Family.
She is the daughter of K Padikkal and Bindu Philipose. She has one sister.
Alina started her career as an anchor in 2004 by hosting the children’s programme “Butterflies” on Asianet. She won Kerala State Television Award (2005) for the best anchor for that programme. Subsequently, she hosted several child shows. Alina has also worked as a VJ on Kiran TV, Surya TV, and Asianet Plus. In 2012, she took a three-year break to concentrate on her studies.
She made her acting debut in 2016 with the Malayalam TV serial “Bharya” in which she played the role of ‘Nayna.’ Subsequently, she co-hosted the celebrity reality show “Aarpo Irro.’ Alina has also hosted the reality TV shows like “Smart Show” on Flowers TV, “Komady Circus” on Mazhavil Manorama, “Hot n’ Spicy” (a cookery show) on ACV, and “D4Dance Junior vs Senior” on Mazhavil Manorama TV.
In addition to anchoring and acting, Alina has also featured in the TV advertisements of brands like Sunita Furniture.
In 2020, Alina participated in the game reality show “Bigg Boss Malayalam 2” as a contestant.
In 2018, Alina was trolled on social media for her interview that she had given to a YouTube channel. The troll video was made by a fan, which was a mix of interview questions and Alina’s answers for the interview; edited with sarcastic dialogues from some popular movies. After the troll video became viral on social media, the television actress slammed the trollers with a bold LIVE video through her social media account.
- Travel Destination: London
- Bike(s): Royal Enfield Bullet, KTM Duke
- Her hobbies include travelling, dancing, and shopping.
- Alina is fond of animals and has a pet dog, Suie.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Alina owns a Hyundai i20 car and a Skoda Rapid car.
- Alina loves riding bikes and driving cars.
- Alina desires to get a job in the automobile industry.
- Alina takes great interest in current affairs and administration related matters, and in an interview, when asked about herself involved in country’s administration, she replied that if ever she would get a chance to clear the civil service examinations, she would prefer to join the Indian Police Service.