|Occupation Actress, model|
Spouse Mahesh Babu (m. 2005)
Years active 1993–2004
Parents Vanita Shirodkar
|Name Namrata Shirodkar|
Siblings Shilpa Shirodkar
Role Film actress
|Born 22 January 1972 (age 43)Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (1972-01-22) |
Residence Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Title(s) Femina Miss India Universe 1993Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 1993
Majorcompetition(s) Femina Miss India Universe 1993(Winner)Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 1993(Winner)Miss Universe 1993(Top-6 finalists)Miss Asia Pacific 1993(1st Runner-up)(Best in Evening Gown)
Children Gautham Ghattamaneni, Sitara Ghattamaneni
Movies Vamsi, Anji, Hero Hindustani, Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai, Vaastav: The Reality
Similar People Parvathy Nair, Radhika Kumaraswamy, Mahesh Babu, Parvathy, Priyanka Kothari
Actress Namrata Shirodkar tells us why she took time to come to films
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Namrata Shirodkar (born 22 January 1972) is an actress, producer and former model known for her works in Bollywood. She was awarded the Femina Miss India in 1993. She is best known for her works in films such as Kachche Dhaage (1999), Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999), Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Pukar (2000), for which she was nominated for the IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award, Astitva (2000), Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (2002), LOC Kargil (2003), and the cross over cinema Bride and Prejudice (2004), which was a hit overseas particularly in the UK. She married Telugu actor Mahesh Babu on 10 February 2005, the couple have a son and a daughter.
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- Early life
- Modelling career
- Acting career
- Personal life
Shirodkar worked as a model, and was crowned Miss India in the year 1993. She represented India in the Miss Universe pageant and came in fifth place. The same year, she also represented India in the Miss Asia Pacific contest and was chosen first runner-up.
Her debut film was the movie "Purab Ki Laila Pachhim Ki Chhaila" with Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty in the lead and music by Nadeem Shravan, this movie was never released. The movie was completed after her retirement en the title was changed to Hello India and is still waiting release. She made her debut with a small role in super hit film Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998), along with Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna. She then went on to star in the hit Vaastav. Her performance was appreciated and she became a known name in Bollywood.
In 2000, Shirodkar met Telugu cinema star Mahesh Babu on the sets of their movie Vamsi. They began dating shortly after filming had finished. They married on 10 February 2005 at the Marriott Hotel, Mumbai during the shooting of Athadu. Shirodkar now lives in Hyderabad with her husband. Their first child, a boy named Gautam Krishna Gattamaneni was born on 31 August 2006. Their second child, a daughter Sitara was born on 20 July 2012.