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 Name||Meena Durairaj|
|Profession||Actress, Playback Singer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 168 cm|
|in meters- 1.68 m|
|in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”|
|Weight||in Kilograms- 60 kg|
|in Pounds- 132 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1976-09-16|
|Age (as in 2017)||41 Years|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Virgo|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||Vidyodaya School, Chennai|
|College||University of Madras, Chennai|
|Education Qualifications||M.A. in History|
|Debut||Film 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)|
|Family||Father- Late Durairaj|
|Mother- Raj Mallika|
|Brother- Not Known|
|Sister- Not Known|
|Favorite Actor||Sivaji Ganesan|
|Favorite Music Directors||Ilayaraja, A.R. Rehamen|
|Favorite Directors||Raj Kapoor, Kranthi Kumar|
|Favorite Singers||S. Janaki, Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favorite Film||Soggade Chinni Nayana (Telugu, 2016)|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Husband||Vidyasagar (Software Engineer)|
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.