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Meenakshi Seshadri: Indian Actress, Model, Singer and Dancer

Meenakshi Seshadri: Indian Actress, Model, Singer and Dancer

Meenakshi Seshadri

Meenakshi Seshadri is an Indian actress, model, singer and dancer. Know more about this beautiful Tamil Girl in the following blog.

1. Meenakshi Seshadri was born on 16 November 1963 as Shashikala Seshadri, to a Tamil Family.

Meenakshi Seshadri

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2. Seshadri made her film debut with Painter Babu (1983), a Hindi/Telugu bilingual movie.

Painter Babu (1983)

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3. But, before getting into Bollywood, Meenakshi Seshadri also has been the winner of Eve’s Weekly Miss India contest in 1981 when she was just 17. She also represented India at the Miss International 1981.

But Painter Babu flopped.

4. After the flop at the beginning of her Career, Seshadri wanted to quit acting but was inspired to continue by Subhash Ghai.

Subhash Ghai

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5. Later on, Ghai cast her as his leading lady in Hero that went on to become a blockbuster and Seshadri became an overnight star.

Hero clashed with Coolie starring Amitabh Bachchan but still made a way to audiences’ hearts.

Hero movie, Meenakshi Seshadri

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6. Shortly after the success of Hero, she was offered to star with superstar Rajesh Khanna in Awara Baap (1985) in a double role, but the film underperformed.

Awara Baap (1985)

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7. Seshadri was noted for several performances, in flicks like Hoshiyar, Bewafai, Swati, Shahenshah, Ghayal, Damini, Ghatak, and many more.

Ghayal movie

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8. Film Damini and Swati came into Meenakshi’s life like blessings. From both the films, Meenakshi attracted a lot of fame and appreciation and made a space in the Indian audience.

Film Damini

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9. In 1992, Meenakshi also starred in a Telugu film alongside Chiranjeevi, Aapadbandhavudu.


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10. In the U.S, she used to perform with her students at charity events and fundraisers. A documentary on her life named, Meenakshi Accept Her Wings, was also made.

11. Meenakshi Seshadri is not only known for her acting skills but her dancing skills as well. She was especially admired for her dance in the song, Tu Mera Hero Hai.

Tu Mera Hero Hai

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12. In Bollywood, Meenakshi was often compared with Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi through her charms and artistic skills.

13. After marrying investment banker Harish Mysore, Meenakshi Seshadri broke her relationship with Cinema, getting retired in 1995.

Harish Mysore, Meenakshi Seshadri family

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14. Seshadri also sang some poetic lines in Kshatriya, in a composition by Laxmikant Pyarelal and songs in Tadap and Tumhare Roop ka, composed by R.D. Burman.

stage mic

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Seshadri became one of Hindi cinema’s leading actresses of her era because of her performances, beauty, and skilful dancing. Her moves inspire thousands of Indian Youths even today!

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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