Roja actress Madhoo is ageing gracefully at 45 and these photos are proof

Mar 26, 2018, 12:00 IST
  • Roja actress Madhoo is ageing gracefully at 45 and these photos are proof

    A picture from the sets from Roja. Madhoo rose to fame across the country with this 1992 romantic thriller, which was directed by maverick Mani Ratnam

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    Madhoo, actually made her debut in Hindi film industry in 1991, a year before Roja hit screens. Her Hindi debut was Phool Aur Kaante, opposite Ajay Devgn

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    The film marked the debut of Ajay Devgn, who was then introduced as the son of stunt and action choreographer Veeru Devgan, while Madhoo was introduced as the niece of Hema Malini

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    Phool Aur Kaante was noted for its soundtrack and action sequences. Its music album included songs like 'Tumse Milne Ko Dil Karta Hai', 'Dheere Dheere Pyar Ko Badhana Hai', 'Maine pyar tumhi se kiya hai' that are still very popular

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    Madhoo's full name is Madhoobala Raghunath. She was born into a Tamil-speaking family and did her schooling from St.Joseph's High School in Juhu, Mumbai

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    Very few know that Madhoo had even done the anchoring of famous show Chitrahaar, a television program on DD National featuring song clips from Bollywood films

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    Another trivia, that very few know, is that Madhoo has starred as a child artiste with the name Baby Madhu Malini

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    Madhoo was taught Bharat Natyam by her mom -  Renuka, who passed away due to Cancer, when the actress was just 13 years old

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    Madhoo has worked predominantly in Tamil and Hindi cinema. But she has also worked in a few Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada language films too

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    Madhoo married Anand Shah on 19 February 1999

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    The couple has two daughters Ameyaa Shah and Keia Shah

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    Madhoo often shares pictures with her husband and daughters on Instagram

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    While many know that Madhoo is Hema Malini's niece, quite a few are aware that Juhi Chawla is her sister-in-law. Her husband is the first cousin of Jay Mehta (Juhi Chawla's husband)

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    Madhoo clicked with her aunt Hema Malini and her husband-actor Dharmendra

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    Madhoo also keeps sharing pictures of her family during their vacays or casual outings

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    Madhoo is very close to actress Ramya Krishnan. They are best of friends

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    Madhoo shared a picture on Instagram with her cousin-actress Esha Deol and her husband Bharat Takhtani

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    Madhoo's acting career spanned from 1991 through on to 2002, with around 30 movies in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu

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    Madhoo, in 2017, made her Television debut with Goldie Behl's Aarambh

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    In 2013, Madhoo Shah along with Tanishaa Mukerji light up the stage with Divya Palat's play The Verdict. The play, that also starred Dalip Tahil, Vivaan Bhatena and Aditya Hitkari, was a courtroom drama

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    A rare, candid picture of Madhoo with Sanjeet Kumar

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About The Gallery

90s actress Madhoo celebrates her 45th birthday today. As the actress turned a year older, we take a look at her journey in the film industry through some rare, unseen pictures

 

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