Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

Mar 28, 2018, 14:00 IST
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    Bollywood actress Sandhya Mridul celebrates her birthday on March 28. She is most prominently known for her films Saathiya, Page 3 and Angry Indian Goddesses. Pics/Sandhya's official Instagram, YouTube

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul was born in Mumbai but her parents shifted to Delhi when she was an infant. Her family moved to Jaipur, when Sandhya was 10 and completed her studies at Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls' Public School

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul's father, PR Mridul, who was a lawyer by profession passed away when Sandhya was only 14. She was then raised by her older brother Siddharth Mridul

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Siddharth Mridul's older brother Siddharth is a sitting judge at the Delhi High Court. Sandhya has another older brother named Pankaj

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul graduated in mathematics from Lady Sriram College, Delhi and went on to work in a corporate firm in Mumbai. She received an opportunity to work in the TV series Swabhimaan during this time

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul has acted in popular television shows Swabhimaan, Banegi Apni Baat, Koshish and Ashirwad in the 1990s

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul then got an offer to portray Rani Mukerji's on-screen sister in the 2002 film Saathiya (pictured), which marked her Bollywood debut

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul won the adulation of critics and fans for her role in Page 3 (2005) (pictured) and went on to bag several awards

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul was interested in travelling and exploring new places from an early age

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul was a runner-up on the second season of the dance-reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, which was won by Prachi Desai

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    Sandhya Mridul is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and loves to dance in her free time

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul became the youngest and lone Indian to serve as a member of the jury in the 14th Television Festival held in Shanghai in 2008

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul is affectionately referred to as 'Sandy' by family and friends

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul is quite active on social media and often posts pictures of herself during trips, parties. She has many friends in showbiz but she's closest with fellow actress Suchitra Pillai

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul likes to keep her personal life under wraps. Although revealing that she's in a relationship, Sandhya refused to divulge any further details

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul also began participating in plays and her work was appreciated by audiences

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul starred opposite Satyadeep Mishra in the 2016 TV series P.O.W. - Bandi Yuddh Ke and their on-screen pairing was appreciated by viewers

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  • Sandhya Mridul: The Page 3 actress who made a mark in the industry without a godfather

    Sandhya Mridul has been praised for her versatility and her penchant for taking non-conformist roles. She famously said in an interview that she "would like to step into the shoes that Smita Patil left behind"

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Bollywood actress Sandhya Mridul, who began her career in television shows like Swabhimaan, Banegi Apni Baat and later forayed into Bollywood films like Saathiya and Page 3 has carved out a niche for herself as a versatile actress. We look at a few candid pictures of her on her birthday

 

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