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Meenakshi Seshadri, Bollywood Actress
Meenakshi Sheshadri, the very versatile actress, in the short span of her career has left a mark in the minds of her fans.
 
 Meenakshi Seshadri, Bollywood ActressMeenakshi Seshadri was born on 13th November 1963 in Sindri, Jharkhand. Her initial name was Shashikala Seshadri and she did her schooling from Carmel Convent, Delhi. She is considered as one of the most versatile actresses in the Hindi Film Industry. Her father was a blue-collar employee in the Sindri Plant Fertilizer Factory. She was a dancer by profession and dancing was the form by which she wanted to satisfy her creative urge. She won the prestigious award `Miss India` in the year 1980 at the age of 17 and till date is the youngest to win the crown.

Film Career of Meenakshi Seshadri
Meenakshi`s embarked upon her film career with the movie Painter Babu in 1982 with Rajiv Goswami. She got nation wide success with her box-office hit movie Hero in 1983. The movie was directed by Subhash Ghai. She went on to act in many Bollywood movies like Meri Jung (1985) with Anil Kapoor, Ganga Jamuna Saraswathi (1988) and Shahenshah (1988) alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Yash Chopra`s Vijay (1988) starring Rajesh Khanna, Anil Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Hema Malini, Gharana (1989), as a feminist in Ghar Ho To Aisa (1990) and Ghayal(1990) opposite Sunny Deol. In the year 1993 Meenakshi gave her critically acclaimed performance in Rajkumar Santoshi`s Damini and was nominated for the National Award for the movie.

Meenakshi Seshadri with FamilyOn the personal front also Meenakshi Seshadri is very happy after tying the knot with Harish Mysore who is a banker by profession. They also have two kids, a daughter and a son. She has also opened up a dance academy in United States and teaches the notable Indian dance forms like Kathak, Odissi and Bharatnatyam. In the fifteen years course of her year she has appeared and meted brilliant performances in more than 70 Bollywood flicks. Such a talented and versatile actress is worthy of being missed by the hard-core movie-buffs.

Filmography of Meenakshi Seshadri
Year Movies
1997 Do Rahain
1996 Ghatak: Lethal
1994 Duet
1993 Damini - Lightning
1993 Kshatriya
1993 Aadmi Khilona Hai
1993 Badi Bahen
1993 Sadhna
1992 Aapathbandhavudu
1992 Humshakal
1992 Humlaa 1992
1992 Police Aur Mujrim
1991 Akayla
1991 Brahmarishi Vishwamitra
1991 Ghar Parivar
1990 Amba
1990 Jurm
1990 Ghayal
1990 Awaargi
1990 Ghar Ho To Aisa
1990 Pyar Ka Karz
1990 Shandaar
1989 Aag Se Khelenge
1989 Toofan
1989 Bade Ghar Ki Beti
1989 Sachche Ka Bol-Bala
1989 Joshilaay
1989 Gharana
1989 En Rathathin Rathame
1989 Mahaadev
1989 Mohabat Ka Paigham
1989 Nache Nagin Gali Gali
1989 Teri Payal Mere Geet
1988 Shahenshah
1988 Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani
1988 Bees Saal Baad
1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi
1988 Inteqam
1988 Main Tere Liye
1987 Satyamev Jayate
1987 Dacait
1987 Inaam Dus Hazaar
1987 Muqaddar Ka Faisla
1987 Parivaar
1986 Swati
1986 Dilwaala
1986 Allah Rakha
1986 Dahleez
1986 Maa Beti
1986 Main Balwan
1986 Ricky
1985 Lover Boy
1985 Mera Ghar Mere Bachche
1985 Meri Jung
1985 Maha Shaktimaan
1985 Bewafai
1985 Mahaguru
1985 Aandhi-Toofan
1985 Mera Jawab
1985 Awara Baap
1985 Hoshiyar
1985 Paisa Yeh Paisa
1984 Sapna Love Marriage
1983 Do Gulab
1983 Hero
1983 Painter Babu

Personal Life of Meenakshi Seshadri
Meenakshi was born into a family of Tamil Iyengar Brahmin at Sindri in the Indian state of Jharkhand. She is also a trained dancer in Indian classical dance in Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak and Odissi. She took the dance training from Vempati Chinna Satyam and Jaya Rama Rao.

Later Meenakshi got married to an investment banker Harish Mysore. The couple, right after marriage, has settled in Texas, where they now live with their son and daughter Josh and Kendra respectively.

(Last Updated on : 23/06/2012)
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