Meenakshi Raveendran

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Meenakshi Raveendran
Born
Meenakshi R

Mararikulam, Kerala, India
Other namesMeenakshi Kurup
Occupation
  • TV Host
  • actress
  • dubbing artist
Years active2017–present

Meenakshi Raveendran known mononymously as Meenakshi is an Indian television actress, presenter and dubbing artist from Alappuzha, Kerala. She took part in the Malayalam talent hunt reality show Nayika Nayakan on Mazhavil Manorama. She hosts Udan Panam 3.0, a television game show on Mazhavil Manorama along with Dain Davis.[1]

Career[edit | edit source]

In 2017 she participated in Miss Millennial, a beauty pageant organised by Manorama Online and Joyalukkas based in Kochi, Kerala and was in the top 10 finalists.[2][3]

In 2018 she participated in a talent hunt reality show Nayika Nayakan which aired on Mazhavil Manorama.[4] In the show, Meenakshi was praised for her on-stage characters.[5]

She was one of the sixteen contestants in director Lal Jose's reality show to find heroines for his next film. She was eliminated in the third and final round. Jose commented that she would not only in acting but would have successful careers in dubbing and anchoring.

She made her movie debut through Jose's Kunchako Boban film Thattumpurath Achuthan through an uncredited role as a wedding guest in the heroine's sister's wedding as the female lead's friend.[6]

Meenakshi was then seen on Mazhavil Manorama in the sitcoms Marimayam as Kingini and Thatteem Mutteem as a nurse.[7] She later became a television presenter, interviewer, host of food travel programs and other events, and model.

She has taken a short break from her flying career to host Udan Panam 3.0, a television game show along with Dain Davis who was earlier the anchor of Nayika Nayakan, her first show on Mazhavil Manorama. The show shot in a Mazhavil Manorama's studio in Aroor within the limitations of the COVID-19 period.[8]

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Show Role Channel Notes
2018 Nayika Nayakan Herself as contestant Mazhavil Manorama Eliminated
2019- 2020 Marimayam Meera, Kingini, Anganvadi helper etc Serial Debut
2020 Vanitha Film Awards Red Carpet Host Award night
2020 Thatteem Mutteem Nurse
2020–present Udan Panam 3.0 Host Co-host with Dain Davis

As dubbing artist[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role Notes
2018 Kattil (Short Film) Nancy Dubbed for Ann Saleem
2018 Thattumpurath Achuthan Reshma Dubbed for Ann Saleem

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Dain Davis and Meenakshi to host Udan Panam 3.0". Times Of India. The Times Of India. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  2. "21 pretty girls, one target: Miss Millennial set to thrill Kochi". onmanorama.com. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  3. "Meenakshi. R - Contestant profile on Miss Millennial". missmillennial.in.
  4. "Meenakshi Raveendran thanks judge Lal Jose for being the best guru; read post". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  5. "Nayika Nayakan contestants Meenakshi and Ann Saleem recreate their iconic characters 'Susan and Lissy'". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  6. "Nayika Nayakan fame Meenakshi gets nostalgic as she shares a throwback video". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 27 November 2019.
  7. "Nayika Nayakan's Meenakshi Raveendran bags a meaty role". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  8. "Meenakshi makes waves on miniscreen and digital scene; Fans will know that Lal Jose's discovery is not bad!". malayalam.samayam.com (in Malayalam).

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