Biography of Meenakshi Seshadri

Feb/24/2023 / by Bharti Pankaj
Meenakshi Seshadri
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Meenakshi Seshadriis a former Indian actress and model. She was also a dancer who made her separate recognition in Indian Cinema. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio, and she is known for her incredible contribution.

Here are her details

Date of birth: 16 November 1963

Birthplace: Dhanbad (Bihar), India

Home town: Dhanbad (Bihar), India

Mother tongue: Hindi

Marital status: Married

Nationality: Indian

Affairs/Boyfriends: Harish Mysore (an investment banker)

Physical appearance

  • Height: 5 ft. 6 inches
  • Weight: 65 kgs
  • Hair colour: Black
  • Eye colour: Light Brown
  • Figure measurements: 30 – 28 – 32

About Meenakshi Seshadri

Actress Meenakshi Seshadriis an Indian actress who primarily appeared in Telugu and Tamil Cinemas. She trained in four Indian classical dance styles, Bharata Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, and Odissi, under Vempati Chinna Satyam and Jaya Rama Rao. The age of Meenakshi Seshadri is 58 years.

Family details

After being married to investment banker Harish Mysore in 1995, Meenakshi left the movie industry. In New York, they were married civilly and legally. The pair is the parents to a son and a girl. Texas’s Plano is home to Meenakshi. She teaches Kathak, Odissi, and Bharatanatyam there. The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) meeting in California is one of the charity events and fundraisers where she performs with her students.

Career details

After a dismal acting debut in Painter Babu, Meenakshi Seshadri co-starred in Hero with Jackie Shroff, another rookie. Meenakshi rose to fame quickly after the film’s success as a box office smash. She was given a chance to work with superstar Rajesh Khanna right after Hero’s commercial triumph. Awara Baap featured her in a dual role alongside Khanna, but the movie struggled to find an audience.

She then made appearances in a number of critically and financially unsuccessful movies, such as Love Marriage, Paisa Yeh Paisa, and Lover Boy. Rajinikanth played the adversary in her subsequent movie, Bewafai, which starred Khanna. When Ghai made Meri Jung one of the highest-grossing movies of 1985, he once more put her alongside Anil Kapoor.

In the films Aandhi Toofan, Main Balwan, Dilwaala, Parivaar, Bees Saal Baad, Pyar Ka Karz, and Shandaar, she collaborated with fellow dancer Mithun Chakraborthy. However, her on-screen chemistry with Anil Kapoor is thought to be the best, and it has been her most successful and best partnership.

The media frequently praises her collaborations with Shroff, Rishi Kapoor, Sunny Deol, and Vinod Khanna. Aag Se Khelenge, Meri Jung, Awaargi, and Ghar Ho Toh Aisa are some of her popular movies with Anil Kapoor. However, Love Marriage, Amba, Joshilaay, Vijay, and Humlaa were box office duds. She tied a rakhi to Anil Kapoor in Inteqam, where the moment was also shot in a Fiat automobile, and she has a steamy kissing scene with him in Vijay.

Accomplishments and Awards received by Meenakshi Seshadri

  • Lux Award as Best Actress for Swati in1986
  • Filmfare Nomination as Best Actress for Jurm in 1991
  • Filmfare Award South Nomination as Best Actress for Aapadbandhavudu in 1992
  • Smita Patil Memorial Award as Best Actress for Damini in 1993
  • Andhra Pradesh State Award as Best Actress for Aapadbandhavudu in 1993
  • Filmfare Nomination as Best Actress for Damini in1994

Controversies

The humours were all over that the veteran film actress had an extramarital affair with a renowned 90’s singer, none other than Kumar Sanu. However, both of them tried to keep the relationship under wrap, but it came out somehow.

This was all about Meenakshi Seshadri.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Meenakshi Seshadri now?

Meenakshi Seshadri is in Texas now.

When did Meenakshi Seshadri start her career?

Meenakshi Seshadri started her career in 1983.

Who is Meenakshi Seshadri married to?

Meenakshi Seshadri married Harish Mysore.

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