|Namrata Shirodkar Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6½ in|
|Date of Birth||January 22, 1972|
Namrata Shirodkar is an Indian actor and former model who was crowned as the Femina Miss India in 1993. She has worked in several films in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, and English languages and some of those films include Pukar, Kachche Dhaage, Ezhupunna Tharakan, Bride and Prejudice, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar, Vaastav: The Reality, LOC Kargil, Astitva, Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai, Tera Mera Saath Rahen, Hero Hindustani, Mere Do Anmol Ratan, Pran Jaaye Par Shaan Na Jaaye, Rok Sako To Rok Lo, Charas: A Joint Operation, Anji, Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality, Hera Pheri, Chora Chittha Chora, and Tehzeeb.
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Actor, Former Model
- Father – Nitin Shirodkar
- Mother – Vanita Shirodkar
- Siblings – Shilpa Shirodkar (Older Sister) (Actor, Photo Model)
- Others – Dr. Shirodkar (Grandfather), Meenakshi Shirodkar (b. Ratan Pednekar) (Grandmother) (Actor), Anushka (Niece), Aparesh Ranjit (Brother-In-Law) (Banker), Krishna (Father-In-Law) (Actor, Producer, Director, Politician), Indira (Mother-In-Law), Ghattamaneni Ramesh Babu (Brother-In-Law) (Actor, Film Producer), Padmavathi (Sister-In-Law), Manjula Swaroop (Sister-In-Law) (Actor, Producer), Ramesh Babu (Brother-In-Law), Priyadarshani (Sister-In-Law)
5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Namrata Shirodkar has dated –
- Deepak Shetty – She was once romantically involved with Deepak Shetty and they were engaged in 1999.
- Mahesh Babu (2000-Present) – She met Telugu actor Mahesh Babu in 2000 on the sets of their movie Vamsi and they soon started dating. Referred to in the media as the Prince of Tollywood, Mahesh Babu has been one of the most popular and influential actors of Telugu cinema. Namrata Shirodkar and Mahesh Babu have an age gap of 4 years, Namrata being the older one. On February 10, 2005, the duo got married at the JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu during the shooting of the action thriller film Athadu. They have been blessed with 2 children – a son named Gautam Krishna (b. August 31, 2006) and a daughter named Sitara (b. 2012).
Race / Ethnicity
Namrata Shirodkar is of Goan descent.
- A mole near her chin
- Lean frame
She has been seen in Country Delight (sells dairy products) ads in 2022.
Namrata Shirodkar Facts
- She represented India in the Miss Universe 1993 pageant and finished on the 6th spot.
- Namrata Shirodkar also represented her country at Miss Asia Pacific in 1993 and wrapped up her journey as first runner-up.
- She was cast as Pooja Mallapa in the 2000 action thriller film, Pukar, in which she co-starred alongside Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, and others. This role got her nominated for an International Indian Film Academy Award (IIFA Award) in the “Best Supporting Actress Award” category.
- Alongside the likes of Aishwarya Rai, Martin Henderson, Daniel Gillies, Anupam Kher, Naveen Andrews, and Indira Varma, Namrata Shirodkar co-starred as Lalita’s older sister Jaya Bakshi/Jaya Balraj Uppal in the romantic drama film Bride and Prejudice (also known as Bride and Prejudice: The Bollywood Musical).
- In June 2022, Namrata and her husband Mahesh Babu got to meet Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at a New York restaurant.
Featured Image by Namrata Shirodkar / Instagram