Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Meenakshi Seshadri - Indian Film Actress

Meenakshi Seshadri - Indian Film Actress
Indian film actress Meenakshi Seshadri was born on November 16th, 1963 in Sindri, Jharkhand, India.
She was born Shashikala Sheshadri and her father was an employee of the Sindri Fertiliser plant in Jhankhand,India.

Meenakshi won the Miss India contest in 1981 and made her film debut in Hero (1983) directed by Subhash Ghai.
Her most notable performances were in Meri Jung (1985), Shahenshah (1988), Ghayal (1990), Damini (1993).

Director Rajkumar Santoshi was said to have been interested in Meenakshi but she apparently rejected his marriage proposal.
She acted in her last film Ghatak in 1997 and has not appeared in any film since.
In her 15-year career in the film industry Meenakshi acted in about 80 films.

She also had a promising career as a Bharatnatyam, Kathak, and Odissi teacher.
Meenakshi learned all four main dance styles of India and performed first her Bharatnatyam Arrangetram at the age of four!
Her teaching career has now been halted due to personal reasons.

Meenakshi is married to investment banker, Harish Mysore, and is settled in Plano, Texas were she taught Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Odissi dance.
Their courtship stretched over 15 months and two continents.
She now has two children, daughter Kendra and son Josh.

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