Meenakshi Seshadri

Meenakshi Seshadri

Meenakshi Seshadri's Height, Weight, Biography & more…


Meenakshi Sheshadri is an Indian actress and model who led the industry in the 90s. She is also a versatile dancer trained in more than one classical dance style.

Age and Height: 

Meenakshi Sheshadri was born on November 16th, 1963 and is 56 years old as of 2019. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall.


While in her active Bollywood career, Meenakshi had a romantic rendezvous with famous singer Kumar Sanu. However, in the year 1995, the actress married an investment banker Harish Mysore and moved to the US where she had three children, one daughter and two sons with him.


Meenakshi Sheshadri was born in Sindri, Jharkhand, India into a Tamil family. 


Meenakshi started her career with the film ‘Painter Babu’ in the year 1983. The film came crashing down at the box office. With the film ‘Hero’ opposite Jackie Shroff, Meenakshi’s Bollywood fame took to the stars. In the early years in her professional life, as an actress, she gave Bollywood fairly successful films like ‘Bewafai’, ‘Swati’, ‘Mera Jawab’ and ‘Andhi Toofan’. In the course of time, with the massive success of the film ‘Shahenshah’ opposite Amitabh Bachchan, she did a series of films with the megastar. Her critically acclaimed films include ‘Awargi’, ‘Jurm’, ‘Ghar Ho To Aisa’ among others. Films like ‘Aaj Ka Gunda Raj’ and ‘Damini’ were career-defining for the actress. Besides Bollywood, Meenakshi Sheshadri has also been a loved name in the Tamil film industry. ‘Ghatak: Lethal’ was the last film of her career before she moved to the US. The actress is well known for her dance and she is professionally trained in Indian classical dance styles such as ‘Bharatnatyam’, ‘Kuchipudi’, ‘Kathak’ and ‘Odissi’. She now runs a dance school in Dallas, Texas in the United States. 


Meenakshi has over nine films with Anil Kapoor in her name. However, the films ‘Vijay’ and ‘Inteqam’ had the audience talking because of an interesting parallel between the two films. 


Meenakshi Sheshadri’s favourite actor is Amitabh Bachchan and her favourite actresses are Vyjayanthimala, Hema Malini, Alia Bhatt and Kangana Ranaut. Her all-time favourite film is ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’. She best enjoys homemade food. She still has a passion for dance. 


For the critically acclaimed film, ‘Jurm’, Meenakshi received her first Filmfare nomination. For her film, ‘Damini’, Meenakshi received a number of awards including ‘National Film Award’ besides being nominated for Filmfare award. She also received the ‘Smita Patil Best Memorial actress’ in the year 1993. As a young 17-year-old, Meenakshi Sheshadri had also won the ‘Eve’s Weekly Miss India Contest’ in the year 1981. 


Meenakshi Sheshadri’s real name is Shashikala Sheshadri. Life in the US was initially a little tight for her as she belonged to an entire Indo-Gangetic culture. She associates herself as a dancer more than she does as an actress. In the film ‘Vijay’, Meenakshi has a steaming kissing scene with Anil Kapoor in a Fiat car while in the film ‘Inteqam’, she is seen tying rakhi to Anil Kapoor also in the Fiat car.

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Real NameMeenakshi Seshadri
Famous RoleBasanti In Mahaguru

Meenakshi Seshadri - Physical Stats & More

Height (In Cm)168
Weight(In Kg)65
Figure Measurement30-28-32
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack

Meenakshi Seshadri - Other Details

Date of Birth1963-11-16
Home TownNot known
Birth Place Sindri, Bihar, India
Sun SignNot known
Nationality India
College Not known
Education QualificationNot known

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