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Madhoo

Madhoo
Name at birth: 
Madhoobala Raghunath
Date of Birth (DOB): 
Age: 
45 years old
Native/Birth Place: 
(Hometown) 
Residence: 
(Current city) 
Years active: 
1991 – present
Occupation: 
Actress

Madhoo Shah (born Madhoobala Raghunath on 26 March 1972) is an Indian film actress. She has acted in Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. She is best remembered for her portrayals in Maniratnam's Roja (1992), Sangeeth Sivan's Yodha (1992) and Shankar's Gentleman (1993).

Madhoobala Raghunath was born into a Tamil-speaking family. She is the niece of actress Hema Malini. Juhi Chawla is her sister-in-law. She did her schooling from St.Joseph's high school in Juhu - Mumbai.

Madhoo was signed by Veeru Devgan for his son Ajay Devgan' s debut in Phool Aur Kaante (1991), but her first release was K. Balachander' s Azhagan (1991) co-starring Mammooty, Bhanupriya and Geetha. She made her debut in the Malayalam film Ottayal Pattalam opposite Mukesh. She made her comeback in 2008, in the Hindi film, Kabhi Socha Bhi Na Tha, and has been appearing in supporting roles in films since then.

She married Anand Shah on 19 February 1999. She has two daughters Ameyaa (16 November 2000) and Keia (9 November 2002).