Medha Shankar

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medha shankar
Biography
NameMedha Shankar
ProfessionIndian actress
Years Active2015-Present
Date of BirthNot Known
Age (In 2023)Not Known
Birth PlaceNoida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
Mother TongueHindi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 5in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusUnmarried
Parents
FatherAbhay Shankar
medha shankar with father abhay shankar
MotherLate Rachna Shankar
medha shankar with mother rachna shankar
Sibling(s)
Brother(s)Apoorv Shankar
medha shankar with brother apoorv shankar
Education Details
SchoolVishwa Bharti Public School, Noida
CollegeNIFT, Delhi
University of Delhi
Educational QualificationMaster of Fashion Management (MFM)
Bachelor of Commerce
Filmography
Debut MovieShaadisthan (2021)
Movies12th Fail (2023)
Max, Min and Meowzaki (2022)
Shaadisthan (2021)
Web SeriesDil Bekaraar (2021)
Beecham House (2019)
Short FilmsWith You for You Always (2015)
Contact/Social Media Details
Instagraminstagram.com/medhashankr/ (15k followers)
Other Details
Childhood Picture
childhood picture of medha shankar with her parents
Facts
Medha Shankar is an Indian actress known for 12th Fail (2023), Max, Min and Meowzaki (2022), Shaadisthan (2021), Dil Bekaraar (2021), and Beecham House (2019).
medha shankar
She was born in a Hindu family to Abhay Shankar and Rachna Shankar in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her brother, Apoorv Shankar is the Vice President of Hardware at Bengaluru-based startup Ultrahuman. He also co-founded Lazy Co., a UX-focused Hardware Company in 2017. 1
Her mother, the late Rachna Shankar used to choreograph dances and direct plays for small kids in the apartment complex where they lived. 2
She did her schooling at Vishwa Bharti Public School, Noida, and then did her Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Delhi. After that, she did Master of Fashion Management (MFM) at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi. 3
While growing up, she wanted to become a doctor but soon realized that it was not her cup of tea. During her college days in 2015, she auditioned for a short film “With You for You Always” and was selected for the role of Maya in the short film also starring veteran actress Mita Vashisht. 4
She participated in the Campus Princess 2016 beauty pageant which is organized by the Miss India Organization to find contestants for Femina Miss India & Miss Diva pageants. 3
medha shankar in campus princess 2016
In 2019, she played the role of Roshanara in the British television series ‘Beecham House’ directed by Gurinder Chadha. 4
She made her film debut in Shaadisthan (2021) directed by Raj Singh Chaudhary and featuring Kirti Kulhari, and Kay Kay Menon in lead roles. She played the role of Arshi, a 17-year-old girl whose traditional family wanted to get her engaged against her wishes in the movie. 4
Medha Shankar essayed the role of Eshwari Thakur in Disney+ Hotstar’s web series Dil Bekaraar (2021) based on Anuja Chauhan’s bestselling novel “Those Pricey Thakur Girls”. The story of the series revolves around the life of Justice LN Thakur (Raj Babbar), his wife Mamta Thakur (Poonam Dhillon), and their 5 daughters, Debjani Thakur (Sahher Bambba), Binodini Thakur (Anjali Anand), Anjini Thakur (Sukhmani Sadana), Chandu Thakur (Sanya Thakur) & Eshwari Thakur (Medha Shankar).
In 2022, she played the role of Min in the film ‘Max, Min and Meowzaki’ co-starring Adil Hussain, Mandira Bedi, Nassar, Nafisa Ali, Vidhatri Bandi, Gitanjali Rao, and Samiksha Oswal.
She has also appeared in several TVC ads for brands like H&M, Big Bazar, Coca-Cola, Paytm, etc.
medha shankar in coca-cola ad
Deepika Padukone is her favorite actress. 3
She is a dog lover and owns a pet dog named Laila Shankar.
medha shankar with her pet dog
Medha Shankar will be next seen in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s upcoming movie 12th Fail (2023) alongside Vikrant Massey, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Palak Lalwani, Anshuman Pushkar, Anant Vijay Joshi, Geeta Agarwal, Harish Khanna, and Vikas Divyakirti.

References:
  1. https://www.linkedin.com/in/apoorvshankar/[]
  2. https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/medha-shankar-of-shadisthan-hopes-to-make-a-mark-as-an-actor/article35296497.ece[]
  3. https://www.femina.in/beauty-pageants/campus-princess/campus-princess/2016/2016-season-1/contestantprofile/51143565.cms[][][]
  4. https://zeenews.india.com/people/exclusive-i-was-discovered-on-facebook-by-chance-shaadisthan-actress-medha-shankar-2374362.html[][][]
 
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