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Namrata Shirodkar (actress) age, height, husband, family, and more



Namrata Shirodkar is a well-known Indian actress and former model. She is primarily known for her work in Hindi films. Namrata also won the Femina Miss India title in 1993. Moreover, Namrata is best known for her works in films such as the Kachche Dhaage (1999), Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999), Vaastav: The Reality (1999) and Pukar (2000). She also appeared in the crossover cinema Bride and Prejudice (2004), which was successful overseas, particularly in the UK.

About Namrata

Born22 January 1972
Age (as of 2022)50 years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharastra
DebutBollywood: Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998)
Kannada: Chora Chittha Chora (1999)
Malayalam: Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999)
Telugu: Vamsi (2000)
Marathi: Astitva (2000)
Famous rolePooja Mallapa in Bollywood film Pukar (2000)
HometownFilm Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 57 kg
in Pounds- 126 lbs
Body measurements36-26-35
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourBlack

Early life, family, and education of Namrata Shirodkar

Namrata Shirodkar was born on 22 January 1972. She also belongs to a Maharashtrian family of Goan origin. She has an elder sister named Shilpa Shirodkar, who is an actress. Namrata is also the granddaughter of noted Marathi actress Meenakshi Shirodkar, who starred in Brahmachari (1938).

Personal life of Namrata Shirodkar

In 2000, she met Telugu cinema actor Mahesh Babu on the sets of their movie Vamsi. Soon the couple began to date after the shooting of the film. Namrata and Mahesh married on 10 February 2005 at the JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu during the shooting of Athadu. She now lives in Hyderabad with her husband. The couple also has two children, a son and a daughter. Recently, the couple went on a vacation and shared cozy pictures on her social media. 


Modelling career

Namrata Shirodkar started her career as a model and was also crowned Miss India in 1993. Namrata also represented India in the Miss Universe pageant and finished in sixth place. In 1993, she represented India in the Miss Asia Pacific contest. Here, she also became the first runner-up. 

Acting career

Namrata first appeared in a brief role as a child artiste with Shatrughan Sinha in the 1977 film Shirdi Ke Sai Baba. Her debut film was Purab Ki Laila Pachhim Ki Chhaila. In this movie, she acted with Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty in the lead and music by Nadeem Shravan. However, this movie was never released. Hence. She made her debut with a small role in the film Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998), along with Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna.

Namrata then went on to star in the hit films Vaastav and Kachche Dhaage (both 1999). Her performances made her earn a name in Bollywood. In 2004, Shirodhkar also appeared in the English language film Bride and Prejudice. Also, her last film was Rok Sako To Rok Lo in 2004.

Some exciting facts about Namrata Shirodkar

  • She is the granddaughter of famous Marathi actress Meenakshi Shirodkar.
  • Namrata then got a role in the Bollywood film ‘Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai’ (1998) as Pooja. 
  • Namrata has been part of almost every film industry in the country, namely Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, etc.
  • She also confessed that she was a huge fan of her husband Mahesh Babu even before their marriage.
  • Namrata is four years older than her husband.
  • Recently, Namrata’s and her husband’s vacation pictures went viral on social media.


What is the nick name of Namrata Shirodkar?

Everyone knows her as Namrata Shirodkar. However, her nickname is Chinu.

What was the struggling part of Namrata Shirodkar’s life?

She hit a rough patch also after three years of marriage when she separated from her husband for a brief period of time

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