Monday, February 5, 2007

Indian Actress Meena

Indian Actress Meena
Meena is one of the most successful actress in South Indian cinema. Meena was born on September 16, 1981 in Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu.

Meena started her career as a child artist in Telugu films and Tamil films. She acted with Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, and later became a star in her own right. She had hits with Muthu, Ejaman, Veera and Avvai Shanmughi. Following the release of her movies with Rajinikanth in Japan and their commercial success, Meena's popularity also rose in Japan. She has acted in almost all the south Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada etc and opposite almost all the leading actors in these languages. Her first film as a child artist was 'Nenjangal' with Sivaji Ganesan. She was in the film industry as the top heroine in Telugu and Tamil for almost one and a half decades successfully from the early 1990s.She often potrayed characters with unidimensional personality with no negativity and shades of grey.She was also known to be limited as a glamorous actress though she acted in a few glamourous roles like Maaman magal in Tamil opposite Sathyaraj and sneham kosan in Telugu opposite Megastar Chiranjeevi.

Meena has been romantically linked to Kannada actor Sudeep with whom she has acted in two movies Swathi Muthu and My Autograph in the last year and some news reports suggest that the two may be tying the knot soon.

As of 2007,she is no longer considered viable as a movie lead actress in any of the southern languages.She is currently starring as the lead in the Sun TV soap Shanthi.

Parents : Durai Raj and Rajmallika

Meena graduated in MA by distance education.

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