Meenakshi Seshadri Biography And Story

Meenakshi Seshadri Biography And Story

Meenakshi Seshadri Biography And Story

A wonderful dancer and actress. Her name was Shashikala Sheshadari. In the film industry, she was called Meenakshi Seshadri. Meenakshi Seshadri was born in Sindri, Jharkhand. She was a trained classical dancer of Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, and Odissi dances.

Her training started with Vempatti Chinna Satyam and Jaya Rama Rao. No one could guess that one day she would win Miss India contest. She was only 24 then. After seeing her popularity Meenakshi Sheshadariwent into an unknown world. Let’s see her unique career.

She started her career with the film,’Painter Babu’. The hero opposite to her was Rajiv Goswami. This film didn’t do any wonders at the box office. She got disappointed and refused to act. She decided to quit. Famous film director Subhash Ghai encouraged her. He asked her to work in his film.

Meenakshi Seshadri worked with Jackie Shroff in the movie ‘Hero’. When the movie released Amitabh’s movie ‘Coolie’ was also released. It was believed that’Hero’ wouldn’t be successful. Amitabh was severely injured in the movie ‘Coolie’. People were more curious about that film. Slowly the public turned to the movie ‘Hero’. This movie was a big hit that Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Seshadri never looked back.

She was seen with the first superstar of the film industry Rajesh Khanna in the movie, ‘Awara Baap’. She played a double role. She was paired with Amitabh Bachchan in the movie ‘Shahenshah’. She made a good pair with Jackie Shroff and Anil Kapoor. She and Anil Kapoor became famous for their romance in the movie, ‘Meri Jung’. Meenakshi Sheshadaridid versatile movies.

She was applauded for her acting skills in the movie, ‘Swati’. Madhuri Dixit was with her in the movie. After these movies, she became such a heroine who was one of the top heroines. She made a good pair with established stars and new heroes.

Whether it is Rajesh Khanna or Amitabh Bachchan or Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and who can forget Sunny Deol from the movie, ‘Ghayal’? Her pair up with Vinod Khanna was appreciated in movies like ‘Satyamev Jayate’, ‘Mahadev’, and ‘Jurm’. The 90s brought a new turning point in her life.

She started doing Telugu movies and the movie was’Aapad Bandabuddu’. Hero of the movie was Chiranjeevi. She was seen with him in Hindi movie,’Aaj Ka Gundaraj’. It was a big hit. There was a movie which made Meenakshi Sheshadari very famous.

The movie was ‘Damini’ made by Rajkumar Santoshi. Rishi Kapoor and Sunny Deol were with her in the movie. Damini was a very sensitive film for which she got awards and appreciation from the viewers. Then came a time where she decided to go away from movies. This was a very difficult decision.

She got married to Harish Mysore. She settled in the United States of America. She has two children with this marriage. Daughter Kendra and son, Josh. She teaches Bharatnatyam, Kathak, and Odissi dance in Texas, America.

It was very difficult for her, in the beginning, to lead a life in a foreign land. Slowly she got used to living in America. Meenakshi Seshadari’s sera was very special. Her acting skills were compared to Vyjayanthimala and Hema Malini’s category. It was difficult to compete with her acting skills. Her name will be taken with respect to the history of Indian Cinema.

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