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Meena Durairaj an Indian actress by profession has starred as a lead heroine in the South Indian film industry. A child artiste originally, Meena later became one of the most sought after actresses in southern India. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and several Hindi films. She is among the few actors who have been successful in all the South Indian languages. She is one of the most established actresses in the South Indian film industry. In addition to acting, Meena is a model, singer, dancer, TV host and occasional dubbing artiste.

Real NameMeena Durairaj
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionActress, Playback Singer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements36-27-37
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1976-09-16
Age (as in 2017)41 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolVidyodaya School, Chennai
CollegeUniversity of Madras, Chennai
Education QualificationsM.A. in History
DebutFilm Debut: Nenjangal (Tamil, 1982), Illalu Priyuralu (Telugu, 1984), Oru Kochukatha Aarum Parayatha Katha (Malayalam, 1984), Parda Hai Parda (Bollywood, 1992), Putnanja (Kannada, 1995)
TV Debut: Anbulla Amma (Tamil, 1990)
FamilyFather- Late Durairaj
Mother- Raj Mallika
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Favorite Things
Favorite ActorSivaji Ganesan
Favorite ActressSavitri
Favorite Music DirectorsIlayaraja, A.R. Rehamen
Favorite DirectorsRaj Kapoor, Kranthi Kumar
Favorite SingersS. Janaki, Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite FilmSoggade Chinni Nayana (Telugu, 2016)
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date2009-07-12
Affair/BoyfriendNot Known
HusbandVidyasagar (Software Engineer)
ChildrenDaughter- Nainika
Son- N/A

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meena

  • Does Meena smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Meena drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Meena started her acting career as child artist in 1982 with the Tamil film Nenjangal.
  • She worked in various languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi.
  • She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
  • She hosted game shows Houseful (2005) that aired on Jaya TV and Nee Kongu Bangaram Ganu (2012) that aired on MAA TV.
  • She also judged various TV shows like Super Kutumbam (2014), Bharthakkanmarude Sradhaku (2013), etc.
  • Her father Durairaj died on 19 June 2014 due to a heart attack.
  • Her daughter debuted with the Tamil film Theri (2016) at the age of 5.
  • Apart from being an actor, she is also a playback singer and has sung a super hit song Indru Intha Kalayil.
  • She also recorded 2 pop albums 16 Vayathinile and Kadhalism.
  • She won numerous awards in the Best Actress category, such as Tamil Nadu State Film Award, Nandi Award, Cinema Express Award, Dinakaran Award, etc.
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