Madhu Shalini – Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Controversy, and More
Madhu Shalini was born on 21 July 1989 in Hyderabad, Telangana. Madhu Shalini is an Indian model and film actress. She has been working in the Telugu film industry and has also been appearing in Hindi, Kannada, and Tamil movies. Madhu Shalini has won the title of Miss. Andhra Pradesh back in 2005. Madhu has been a host of the TV show called “Premakathalu.” She has even won a Dream Girl contest. Madhu Shalini is a trained Kuchipudi dancer. She participated in a beauty contest and became the winner of the contest. This beauty contest paved her way to the modeling career.
Height – 165 cm (in centimeters), 1.65 m (in meters), 5’6” (in inches)
Weight- 52 kg
Eye Color- Black
Hair Color – Black
Parents and Siblings
Madhu Shalini is from Hyderabad, Telangana. Her father’s name is Hameed and he is a businessman. Madhu’s mother, Polapragada Raj Kumari, is an advocate and is a trained classical dancer. Madhu has one brother.
Madhu Shalini has not shared much about her boyfriend.
Madhu Shalini worked as a TV actor for a small time. Madhu, then, started doing movies and made her debut with E. V. V. Satyanarayana’s ‘Kithakithalu.’ In this movie, she worked opposite Allari Naresh and the movie was released back in 2006. It was one of Madhu’s successful ventures. After her debut movie, Madhu appeared in two more Telugu flicks in the same year. The movies were, Teja’s ‘Oka V Chitram’ and ‘Aganthakudu.’
2007 was her year for Telugu action comedy ‘State Rowdy,’ which is a remake of Tamil flick, Aethiree, directed by K. S. Ravikumar. Madhu Shalini played a character role of a Brahmin girl, which was played by Kanika in the original movie. Later in the year, Madhu Shalini debuted her Tamil film career with a small-budget flick called ‘Pazhaniappa Kalloori.’
Madhu was later signed to play a lead actress in a Telugu project by D. Sabhapathy’s, ‘Happy Journey.’ She appeared in the Tamil venture, ‘Pathinaaru’ directed by D. Sabhapathy. The movie performed average at the box office and received mixed reviews. Though, Madhu’s performance as ‘Indhu’ got positive comments from critics, who believed that Madhu played her role with the utmost ease. They said, ‘she was adequate in her role, and acted like a professional.’
After that, Madhu Shalini appeared in ‘Karalu Miriyalu.’ Again, the project was not as successful as her performance. Madhu finally got a big break after being noticed by the National Film Award-winning filmmaker, Bala, who won a national award for his comedy movie, Avan Ivan. Madhu Shalini didn’t have to audition for this movie. Many girls auditioned for this movie, however, Bala’s expectations were quite high with this character role. So, finally, Madhu Shalini landed this role. Madhu Shalini played a character role as a college student in this film. She has no makeup on and dubbed for herself the first time in this movie.
Madhu Shalini debuted in Bollywood with Ram Gopal Verma’s ‘Department’ in 2012. She worked alongside ‘Amitabh Bachchan,’ ‘Sanjay Dutt,’ and ‘Rana Daggubati.’ Madhu Shalini again worked for Ram Gopal Verma’s horror movie, ‘Bhoot Returns’ in 2012. Two years later in 2014, Madhu Shalini appeared in a psychological thriller, ‘Anukshanam.’ Madhu also played the role of a reporter in ‘Gopala Gopala’ release in 2015. In the same year, Madhu played the role of Esther, a nurse in Tamil flick, ‘Thoongavanam.’ Madhu was seen in ‘Seethavalokanam’ as Seetha.
Madhu Shalini’s thriller web series, ‘Expiry Date’ that streams on Zee5 in Telugu and Hindi. She is working alongside Sneha Ullal and model-turned-actor ‘Tony Luke’ and Ali Reza. It is a 10-episode web series, released on 2 October 2020.
Interesting Facts about Madhu Shalini
1. Madhu Shalini is an actor, dancer, and entrepreneur.
2. She is a dog lover, and has a pet dog named ‘Mighty.’
3. Madhu loves to pose for pictures and has been in a modeling industry too.
4. She loves to travel and has traveled to different countries.
5. Madhu Shalini is a trained dancer. She adores listening to music, dancing, and performs stage shows.
6. Madhu can speak Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, English