Meena Actress Age
Meena Durairaj, one of the talented actresses, professionally known as Meena. She is one of the talented Indian actress who works predominantly in the South Indian movies like Hindi cinema. Meena actress also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi movies in addition to acting. We may not know, that Meena is also a popular playback singer, TV judge, and an amazing dubbing artist. Meena Durairaj is currently 47 years old.
She has also received several awards including two Filmfare Awards South, three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, and two Nandi Awards for the Best Actress and Cinema Express Awards. In 1988, she was honoured along with the Kalaimamani Award by the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Who is Meena Actress ?
Meena was born in 1976 and grew up in Chennai after Madras, Tamil Nadu the name of her mother is Rajamallika from the Kannur district of Kerala while her father Durairaj belongs to Andhra.
In the film industry, she got her first break with the Tamil film, “En Tasavin Manasile” the opposite of Rajkiran which was directed by Kasthuri Raja. The portrayal of Meena as Solaiyamma conquered the hearts of her fans. Later, the film was remade in Telugu named “Moratodu Naa Mogudu” along with Meena playing her role. Meena featured as Suresh Gopi’s daughter in the movie Unleashed in 1991. The film has had huge success and attracted the roles of senior Malayalam heroes. Meena has wished to do more movies in Malayalam.
Meena Actress Age Height, Career, Net Worth
|Real Name||Meena Durairaj|
|Height (approx)||168- Centimeters 1.68- Meters |
5’6″ – Inches Feet
|Weight (approx)||60kg – Kilograms |
|Body Measurements (approx)||36-27-37|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Real Name||Meena Durairaj|
|Age (in 2023)||47 years|
|Date of Birth||16 September 1976|
|Home Town||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||Vidyodaya School, Chennai|
|College/University||University of Madras, Chennai|
|Education Qualification||M.A. in History|
Meena Durairaj: Career
Meena kicked off her career in 1982 as a child artist in the movie named, ‘Nenjangal’ as the film features Sivaji Ganesan playing the role of a child artist. She also shared screen with our thalaiva Rajnikanth in the two films named “Enkeyo Ketta Kural, and “Anbulla Rajnikanth” In this film she played the role of a terminally ill child who warmed up to Rajnikanth that opportunity brought a turning point in her career. She debuted in Malayalam as a child artist who appeared in the film Oru Kochukatha Aarum Parayatha Katha.
The film was directed by P.G. Viswambharan. At an early age, she appeared in more than 45 films. Meena is one of the two talented stars who shared screens with more actresses. In Telugu, she made her debut in Telugu just beside Rajendra Prasad in “Navayugam” in 1990. In Tamil, she started with the film “Oru Pudhiya Kadhai” in the same year.
In 1992, she starred in the Telugu film “Chanti” alongside Ve Nkatesh. Her performance earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu, and the movie was a huge success at the box office. She also made her debut in Hindi cinema that same year, starring opposite Chunky Pandey in “Parda Hai Parda”. Following that, she appeared in films like “Allari Pilla”, directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, and “Allari Mogudu” and “Sundarakanda”, both directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. In 1992’s “President Gari Pellam”, she acted alongside Nagarjuna under the direction of A. Kodandarami Reddy. One of her notable films in 1993 was “Rajeswari Kalyanam,” directed by Kranthi Kumar, which earned her the Nandi Award for Best Actress.
”Allari Mogudu” (1992) and ”Sundarakanda” (1992), both directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. ”President Gari Pellam” (1992) with Nagarjuna, directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy. In 1993, another film was ”Rajeswari Kalyanam”, directed by Kranthi Kumar. She won the Nandi Award for Best Actress for her performance. She made her Hindi cinema debut opposite Chunky Pandey in the film ”Parda Hai Parda” (1992).
This was followed by ”Allari Pilla” (1992), directed by Kodi Ramakrishna. ”Allari Mogudu” (1992) and ”Sundarakanda” (1992), both directed by K. Some of Soundarya’s notable films in the early 1990s included “Allari Mogudu” (1992) and “Sundarakanda” (1992), both cited by K. Raghavendra Rao. She also starred in “President Gari Pellam” (1992) alongside Nagarjuna, directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy.
In 1993, she appeared in the film “Rajeswari Kalyanam,” directed by Kranthi Kumar, for which she won the Nandi Award for Best Actress. Soundarya made her Hindi cinema debut in 1992 with the film “Parda Hai Parda,” opposite Chunky Pandey. This was followed by other Telugu films like “Allari Pilla” (1992), directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, and another collaboration with K. Raghavendra Rao for “Allari Mogudu” (1992) and “Sundarakanda” (1992). She continued to work on projects such as “Muta Mesthri” and “Yejaman,” proving her versatility as an actress.
Her performance in the Tamil film, ”Abbaigaru”, where she played Sudha, a smart and intelligent young wife earned her critical acclaim and won her the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress. Additionally, Soundarya appeared in comedy films like ”Allari Alludu”. In 1994, Soundarya acted alongside Vijayakanth in P. Vasu’s ”Sethupathi IPS”. She followed it up with notable roles alongside Rajinikanth in movies like ”Veera” and ”Muthu” (both released in 1995). This was followed by films such as ”Maaman Magal” (1995), ”Sengottai” (1996), and ”Avvai Shanmugi” (1996). She made her debut in Malayalam cinema as a lead actress in the 1997 film ”Varnapakittu,” where she portrayed a romantic relationship with Mohanlal.
Mee na made her debut in Malayalam cinema as a lead actress with the 1997 re-release of “Varnapakittu,” where she starred alongside Mohanlal. Following this, Meena and Mohanlal were portrayed together in several films such as “Olympian Anthony Adam” (1999), “Mr. Brahmachari” (2003), “Natturajavu” (2004), “Udayananu Tharam” (2005), and “Chandrolsavam” (2005). Meena also had notable appearances in other movies like “Maaman Magal” (1995), “Sengottai” (1996), and “Avvai Shanmugi” (1996).
She was particularly popular as a pair with Venkatesh in Telugu cinema. In 2000, Mee Man’s role in the film ‘Rhythm’ earned her the Best Actress award at the Cinema Express Awards. Her releases in 2009 include ‘Mariyadhai’ with Vijayakanth, directed by Vikraman, and ‘Katha, Samvidhanam: Kunchacko’ with Sree Nivasan. She also portrayed Saint Vengamamba in the Te Lugu film ‘Tarigonda Vengamamba’, directed by Uday Bhaskar.
After taking a hiatus after her marriage, Mezena returned to the big screen in 2010 with the Kannada film their Darbar’. In 2011, she played Narain’s sister in both ‘Thambikottai’. Continuing her career across various industries, Meena prised her role opposite Mohanlal in the Malayalam film ‘Drishyam’(2013) as his wife and appeared alongside Mammootty in “Balyakalasakhi”.She went on to praise her role in the Telugu remake of “Drishyam” titled “Drushyam” in 2014. Meena recently made a return to Tamil cinema with the film ‘Annaatthe’ (2021) alongside Rajinikanth.
Mee na has worked as a playback singer for various albums, including collaborations with actor Manoj. Additionally, she has lent her voice to two popular albums titled “16 Vayathinile” and “Kadhalism,” which were recorded in 2001 alongside actor Vikram. Meena also provided dubbing for Padmapriya Janakiraman in Cheran’s movie “Pokkisham.”
Meena has worked as a playback singer in several albums alongside actor Manoj. Additionally, she has also showcased her talent as a composer and recorded two popular pop albums – 16 Vayathinile and Kadhalism. One of her significant collaborations was with actor Vikram, where they began recording in 2001. Meena’s melodious voice can also be heard in the music of D. Imman for the movie Sena, particularly in the super hit song “Indru Intha Kalaiyil En Nenjil Echo Aachu”.
Meena: Relationship Status
Meena married Vidyasagar, a software engineer based in Bangalore, on July 12, 2009. They later visited the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Andhra Pradesh before returning to Chennai for a reception at the Mayor Ramanathan Chettiar Hall. The reception was attended by many leading actors from southern India. Me ena and Vidyasagar have a daughter named Nainika, who made her acting debut at the age of 5 in the film “Theri” (2016). Tragically, Vidyasagar passed away on June 28, 2022, due to lung-related ailments.
What is the age of Meena?
Meena 47 years old