Madhoo Shah Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Facts, Biography

Madhoo Shah Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Facts, Biography
Madhoo Shah Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth March 26, 1969
Zodiac Sign Aries
Spouse Anand Shah ​

Madhoo Shah is an Indian actress who is known for her work in the Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada language film industries. Some of her most-liked film appearances include Phool Aur Kaante (1991), Roja (1992), Allari Priyudu (1992), Yodha (1992), and Gentleman (1993).

Born Name

Padma Malini

Nick Name

Madhoo

Madhoo Shah as seen in a selfie that was taken in August 2022
Madhoo Shah as seen in a selfie that was taken in August 2022 (Madhoo Shah / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Madhoo attended St. Joseph’s High School, Juhu before going on to study at the University of Mumbai.

She studied at Roshan Taneja’s School of Acting for 2 months. However, she was dropped from there.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Raghunath
  • Mother – Renuka
  • Others – Hema Malini (Paternal Aunt) (Actress, Director, Producer, Politician), Esha Deol (Cousin Sister) (Actress, Model)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Madhoo has dated –

  1. Anand Shah ​(1999-Present) – Madhoo tied the knot with Anand Shah on February 19, 1999, whom she met during a photoshoot. Together, the couple has two daughters named Ameyaa and Keia.
Madhoo Shah as seen in a selfie with actress, model, and anchor Suchitra Pillai in August 2022
Madhoo Shah as seen in a selfie with actress, model, and anchor Suchitra Pillai in August 2022 (Madhoo Shah / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Madhoo is of Tamil heritage.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Religion

Hinduism

Madhoo Shah as seen in a picture that was taken at Esha Deol's wedding at ISCKON temple
Madhoo Shah as seen in a picture that was taken at Esha Deol’s wedding at ISCKON temple (Bollywood Hungama / CC BY 3.0)

Madhoo Shah Facts

  1. Though, she was born Padma Malini her father decided to change her name to Madhu Malini when she was enrolled in school.
  2. She was just 13 years old when her mother passed away due to cancer.
  3. It was action director Veeru Devgan who signed Madhoo for his son actor Ajay Devgan‘s debut film Phool Aur Kaante (1991), alongside the likes of actors Mammooty, Bhanupriya, and Geetha. This film marked her debut Hindi language film appearance and she was nominated for a Filmfare Award for “Best Female Debut”.
  4. In 1991, she was cast in her first Tamil language film as Swapna in Azhagan.
  5. Under her real name, Madhoo has been cast in almost 5 films including Avesham (1994), Zaalim (1994), Mr. Romeo (1996), Return of Jewel Thief (1996), Chilakkottudu (1997), and Udaan (1997).
  6. Her television credits include Aarambh: Kahaani Devsena Ki, Devi, and Soundaravalli.
  7. Madhoo’s father Raghunath is the brother of actress, director, and producer Hema Malini. She grew up, looking up to her aunt.
  8. After not being able to make it into Roshan Taneja’s School of Acting, she took up jogging and swimming in order to lose weight and took other measures such as wearing braces, getting a complete make-over, and perfecting her Hindi.

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