Meenakshi Seshadri – Biography in Hindi | मीनाक्षी शेषाद्रि की जीवनी | बॉलीवुड अभिनेत्री |Life Story


A wonderful dancer and actress. Her name was Shashikala Sheshadari. In film industry, she was
called as Meenakshi Sheshadari. “Listen, Meenakshi..” “You are my love.” Meenakshi Sheshadari
was born in Sindri, Jharkhand. She was trained classical dancer of
Bharatnatyam, Kucchupudi, Kathak.. ..and Oddisi 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 Sheshadari
went 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 on 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 Sheshadari 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
Sheshadari 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 movie, ‘Meri Jung’. ‘Don’t you have any value
for my affection and emotions?’ Meenakshi Sheshadari
did 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 amongst
the top heroines. She made 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 movie, ‘Ghayal’? ‘Did you see how happy I am?’ ‘You could see the reality
when you kept your richness aside.’ Her pair up with Vinod Khanna
was appreciated.. ..in movies like ‘Satyamev Jayate’,
‘Mahadev’, and ‘Jurm’. 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. Movie was ‘Damini’
made by Rajkumar Santoshi. Rishi Kapoor and Sunny
Deol were with her in the movie. ‘Is it my mistake or sin.. ..that I am a little beautiful?’ 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
United States of America. ‘Lovers only see love, not richness.’ She has two children with this marriage.
Daughter Kendra and son, Josh. She teaches Bharatnatyam, Kathak,
and Oddisi 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 Sheshadari’s
era 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
in the history of Indian Cinema. To know more about
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