Sunday, April 8, 2012


It was in 1982 that a very beautiful girl debuted in Bollywood in the film 'Painter Babu' acting against Rajiv Goswami, the younger brother of Manoj Kumar.The critics and audience were very much impressed by her.

cute appearance and skillful classical dance performance.The actress rose to stardom by the movie 'Hero'
which was released  in 1983 in which Jackie Shroff was  in the lead role and directed by Subhash Ghai.

Meenakshi Seshadri was born on 16 November 1963  at Sindri,Jharkhand to  Tamil speaking Iyer Brahmin

Parents.She got trained in classical dances like Bharatanatyam etc from the childhood and when became
an actress of Bollywood her dance sequences were included in most of her films.She
got fame when selected as Miss India in 1981 and got entry in to films at an ease.
In the 1983 film 'Awara Baap' she acted with Rajesh Khanna.Madhuri Dixit  was also in the cast.

The 1986 film 'Main Balwan' was a super hit film in which Dharmendra,Mithun Chakravarthy and Suresh Oberoi
acted.It was directed by Mukul S.Anand.
'Intequam' of 1988 was a blockbuster film in which Sunny Deol and Anil Kapoor were in main roles
It was directed by Raj Kumar kohli.
In another Raj Kumar Kohli picture 'Bees Saal Baad' Mithun Chakravsarthy was the hero.Dimple Kapadia was  also in that film.In that 1988 film Vinod Mehra handled the role as Inspector Verma.This was a horror
 family drama and the female lead role as 'Kiran Thakur' was nicely handled by Meenakshi Seshadri

In the  year 1990 another blockbuster film of Meenakshi released 'Jurm' in which Vinod Khanna was in the
main role.It was directed by Mahesh Bhatt.In the film Vinod Khanna was in the role of Inspector Sekhar

Verma and Meenakshi Seshadri as his wife 'Meena' and acted  fantastically.
She had acted in a few Tamil and Telugu films also.Bhagyaraj made her heroine in his Tamil film 'Rathathin Rathame'.
Meenakshi Seshadri married Harish, an investment Banker and settled in Texas.They have two children.
Selected Filmography
Painter Babu
Do Gulab
Paisa Yeh Paisa
Awara Baap
Maha Guru
Meri Jung
Lover Boy
Main Balwan
Alla Rakha
Inam Dus Hazaar
Satyamev Jayathe
Shahen Shah
Teri Payal Mere Geet
En Rathathin Rathame
Aag se Khelenge
Pyar ka Karz
Yeh Raat phir na Ayegi
Aaj ka Gunda Raj
Apathbandha Vadu
Badi Bahen

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