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Meenakshi Seshadri

Meenakshi Seshadri (born 16 November 1963) is an Indian actress, model and dancer who mainly appeared in Hindi films. She was one of the highest paid actresses of her times. Her appearance in a Tamil film, paired with Prabu fetched her more credits. Meenakshi has appeared in a range of movies from comedy, drama, and action to romance. She won the Eve's Weekly Miss India contest in 1981 at age 17. Seshadri made her film debut in Painter Babu (1983) and received wider public recognition with the film Hero (1983), which was followed by a number of films in the 1980s and 1990s. She was noted for her performances in films, including Hoshiyar (1985), Bewafai (1985), Meri Jung (1985), Swati (1986), Dacait (1987), Inaam Dus Hazaar (1987), Shahenshah (1988), Mahaadev (1989), Jurm (1990), Ghayal (1990), Ghar Parivar, Damini (1993), and Ghatak (1996) among others.[3] Whereas she received immense critical acclaim for her films such as Swati (1986), Dahleez (1986), Satyamev Jayate (1987 film), Awaargi (1990) and Damini (1993). She went on to establish herself as one of Hindi cinema's leading actresses in the 1980s and 1990s, and was acknowledged for several of her performances, her beauty, and her accomplished dancing. After the release of her film Ghatak, she left the film industry to raise her children and resides in the US, with her husband and children. She has been partially active in the US, where she runs her dance school "Cherish Dance School". Recently, a documentary was also made on her life called Meenakshi Accept Her Wings.


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Born:
Nov 13, 1959 In Sindri, Bihar, India
Movie/TV Credits:
37
First Appeared:
In the movie Bade Ghar Ki Beti
Latest Project:
Movie Swami Vivekananda 1998-08-09
Known For
Filmography
Movie Bade Ghar Ki Beti Mala 2020
Movie Swami Vivekananda 1998-08-09
Movie Do Rahain / Mil Gayi Manzil Mujhe 1997-12-31
Movie Ghatak: Lethal Gauri 1996-11-08
Movie Duet Anjali 1994-05-20
Movie Kshatriya Madhu (Jaswant's love interest) 1993-03-26
Movie Damini Damini Gupta 1993-04-30
Movie Aadmi Khilona Hai Punam Verma 1993-09-03
Movie Aapathbandavudu Hema 1992-10-08
Movie Humlaa 1992-05-29
Movie Pyar Ka Karz 1990-01-01
Movie Awaargi Meena 1990-01-26
Movie Jurm Meena S. Varma (as Meenakshi Sheshadri) 1990-07-05
Movie Shandaar 1990-03-02
Movie Ghar Ho To Aisa Seema 1990-03-18
Movie Ghayal Varsha Bharti 1990-06-08
Movie Mahaadev 1989-01-01
Movie Shahenshah 1988-01-29
Movie Bees Saal Baad Kiran Thakur 1988-01-01
Movie Vijay Sapna 1988-08-12
Movie Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi Jamuna 1988-12-23
Movie Intaqaam 1988-11-11
Movie Inaam Dus Hazaar 1987-01-01
Movie Dacait Javli 1987-04-10
Movie Satyamev Jayate Seema 1987-06-18
Movie Swati 1986-05-02
Movie Dilwaala Padma 1986-02-07
Movie Allah-Rakha 1986-08-07
Movie Main Balwaan 1986-11-28
Movie Dahleez Naini Saxena 1986-10-06
Movie Mera Jawab Poonam 1985-02-15
Movie Aandhi-Toofan 1985-03-22
Movie Meri Jung Geeta Mathur 1985-08-11
Movie Lover Boy Radha 1985-12-14
Movie Bewafai 1985-09-20
Movie Mahaguru Basanti 1985-04-26
Movie Hero Radha Mathur 1983-01-01