Meena Biography: Meena is an Indian actress who has made an impact in the film industries of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi films. After making her debut as a child artist in Nenjangal, she rose to prominence with her roles in Siripuram Monagadu, Thiruppam, Manasariyathe, and Khooni, among others. Meena was further established as an actress after her critically acclaimed performance in Muthu alongside superstar Rajinikanth.
On July 12, 2009, she married Vidyasagar, a Bangalore-based businessman, and they were blessed with a daughter named Nainika, who made her film debut in Theri as Vijay’s daughter. Tragically, her spouse Vidyasagar died on June 29, 2022, due to a severe lung infection, sending shockwaves through the media and entertainment industries and leading to an outpouring of condolences for Meena and her family.
Name Meena Real Name Meena Durairaj Nickname Baby Meena Profession Actress, Playback Singer Date of Birth 16 September 1976 Age 46 (as of 2022) Zodiac sign Virgo Family Father: Late Durairaj Mother: Raj Mallika Marital Status Widow Affairs/Boyfriends NA Husband Vidyasagar (Died – 29 June 2022) Children Daughter: Nainika Religion Hindu Educational Qualification M.A. in History School Vidyodaya School, Chennai College University of Madras, Chennai Hobbies Listening to Music, Singing, Dancing Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Current City Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Nationality Indian
Meena Interesting Facts
She made her film debut as a child artist in Rajinikanth’s movie
Enkeyo Ketta Kural and rose to prominence by paring opposite Rajinikanth in the Muthu movie. People praised her for her work. Meena has 1M followers on her Instagram account (as of Jan 2023).
Year Movie title Role Language Notes 1982 Nenjangal Kidnapped child Tamil Child artist 1982 Enkeyo Ketta Kural Baby Meena Tamil Child artist 1982 Parvaiyin Marupakkam Geetha Tamil Child artist 1982 Theerpugal Thiruththapadalam Priya Tamil Child artist 1983 Thandikkapatta Niyayangal Playful child Tamil Child artist 1983 Sumangali Doll-selling girl Tamil Child artist 1983 Siripuram Monagadu Baby Meena Telugu Child artist 1984 Thiruppam Baby Meena Tamil Child artist 1984 Illalu Priyuralu Baby Meena Telugu Child artist 1984 Yaadgar Baby Meena Hindi Child artist 1984 Bava Maradallu Baby Meena Telugu Child artist 1984 Kode Trachu Telugu Child artist 1984 Anbulla Rajinikanth Rosy Tamil Child artist 1984 Oru Kochukatha Aarum Parayatha Katha Rajani Malayalam Child artist 1984 Manasariyathe Minimol Malayalam Child artist 1985 Panneer Nadhigal Tamil Child artist 1985 Uyire Unakkaga young Vijayanirmala Devi Tamil Child artist 1985 Rendu Rella Aaru Baby Meena Telugu Child artist 1985 Khooni Baby Meena Telugu Child artist 1986 Sirivennela Baby Meena Telugu Child artist 1986 Lakshmi Vanthachu Playful child Tamil Child artist 1990 Kartavyam Karuna Telugu 1990 Navayugam Sumathi Telugu Debut as heroine 1990 Prajala Manishi Telugu 1990 Oru Pudhiya Kadhai Maha Tamil 1991 Seetharamayya Gari Manavaralu Seetha Telugu 1991 En Rasavin Manasile Cholaiamma Tamil 1991 Indra Bhavanam Telugu 1991 Idhaya Oonjal Chithra Tamil 1991 Idhaya Vaasal Vaani Tamil 1991 Jagannatakam Jhansi Telugu 1991 Sandhwanam Rajalakshmi Malayalam 1991 Chengalva Pudanda Telugu 1992 Chanti Nandini Telugu 1992 Parda Hai Parda Maya Hindi 1992 Allari Pilla Nandini Telugu 1992 Allari Mogudu Neelambari Telugu 1992 Sundarakanda Nanchari Telugu 1992 President Gari Pellam Swapna Telugu 1992 Pellam Chepte Vinali Geetha Telugu 1992 Bangaru Maama Kasthuri Telugu 1992 Moratodu Naa Mogudu Telugu 1992 Aswamedham Dr. Bharati Telugu 1993 Muta Mesthri Buchamma Telugu 1993 Yejaman Vaitheeswari Vaanavaraayan Tamil 1993 Abbaigaru Sudha Telugu 1993 Allari Alludu Sandhya Telugu 1993 Rajeswari Kalyanam Rajeshwari Telugu 1993 Konguchatu Krishnadu Telugu 1994 Sethupathi IPS Chandramathi Tamil 1994 Veera Devayanai Tamil 1994 Thai Maaman Meena Tamil 1994 Rajakumaran Selvi Tamil 1994 Nattamai Meena Tamil 1994 Punya Bhoomi Naa Desam Swathi Telugu 1994 Anga Rakshakudu Meenu Telugu 1994 Bhale Pellam Bharathi Telugu 1994 Bobbili Simham Venkatalakshmi Telugu 1995 Maaman Magal Priya Tamil 1995 Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari Lakshmi Prabha Tamil 1995 Marumagan Manjula Tamil 1995 Coolie Vimala Tamil 1995 Seral Irumboraiyin Tamil Kadhal Tamil 1995 Nadodi Mannan Meenakshi, Priya Tamil 1995 Muthu Ranganayaki Tamil 1995 Aalu Magalu Telugu 1995 Chilakapachcha Kaapuram Radha Telugu 1995 Putnanja Rose Kannada 1996 Sengottai Meena Tamil 1996 Avvai Shanmugi Janaki Tamil 1997 Vallal Annam Tamil 1997 Mommaga Kannada 1997 Cheluva Meena Kannada 1997 Porkkaalam Maragatham Tamil 1997 Pasamulla Pandiyare Vellayamma Tamil 1997 Bharathi Kannamma Kannamma Tamil 1997 Varnapakittu Sandra, Alina Malayalam 1997 Muddula Mogudu Sirisha Telugu 1997 Panjaram Telugu 1998 Ulavuthurai Meena Tamil 1998 Naam Iruvar Nammaku Iruvar Indu Tamil 1998 Kusruthi Kuruppu Meera Malayalam 1998 Gillikajjalu Satya bhama Telugu 1998 Suryavamsam Swapna Telugu 1998 Harichandra Nandhini Tamil 1999 Sneham Kosam Prabhavati Telugu 1999 Periyanna Shenbagam Tamil 1999 Iraniyan Ponni Tamil 1999 Anandha Poongatre Meenakshi Tamil 1999 Olympiyan Anthony Adam Angel Malayalam 1999 Friends Padmini Malayalam 1999 Krishna Babu Rama Telugu 1999 Bobbili Vamsham Telugu 1999 Velugu Needalu Telugu 1999 Unnaruge Naan Irundhal Mahalakshimi (Maha) Tamil 1999 Manam Virumbuthe Unnai Priya Tamil 2000 Vanathai Pola Gowri Muthu Tamil 2000 Pape Naa Pranam Priya Telugu 2000 Palayathu Amman Palayathu Amman Tamil 2000 Vetri Kodi Kattu Valli Muthuraman Tamil 2000 Doubles Meena Tamil 2000 Rhythm Chitra Tamil 2000 Maayi Bhuvaneswari Tamil 2000 Dreams Nirmala Mathan Malayalam 2000 Maa Annayya Wife Telugu 2000 Thenali Meena (herself) Tamil Special appearance 2000 Anbudan Shanthi Tamil Guest appearance 2001 Rishi Indu Tamil 2001 Citizen Sevali Tamil 2001 Sri Manjunatha Goddess Parvathi KannadaTelugu 2001 Rakshasa Rajav Meera Malayalam 2001 Ammayi Kosam Anjali Telugu 2001 Shahjahan Meena Tamil Special appearance 2001 Grama Devathe Angala Parameswari Kannada 2002 Angala Parameswari Angala Parameswari Amman Tamil 2002 Dhaya Thulasi Tamil 2002 Simhadriya Simha Kannada 2002 Devan Uma Tamil 2002 Ivan Meena Kumari Tamil 2002 Namma Veetu Kalyanam Meena Tamil 2002 Padai Veetu Amman Padai Veetu Amman,Muthu Maariamman Tamil 2002 Villain Thangam Tamil 2003 Paarai Mallika Tamil 2003 Swathi Muthu Lalitha Kannada 2003 Mr. Brahmachari Ganga Malayalam 2003 Simhachalam Simhachalam’s wife Telugu 2003 Game for Love Kannada 2004 Shock Malini Tamil 2004 Puttintiki Ra Chelli Wife Telugu 2004 Anbu Sagotharan Tamil 2004 Bharatasimha Reddy Devudayya’s wife Telugu 2004 Swamy Telugu 2004 Gowdru Parvati Kannada Guest appearance 2004 Aalukkoru Aasai Eshwari Tamil 2004 Natturajavu Maya Malayalam 2005 Mahasadhvi Mallamma Mallamma Kannada 2005 Kannamma Kannamma Tamil 2005 Udayananu Tharam Madhumathi Udayabhanu Malayalam 2005 Chandrolsavam Indulekha Malayalam 2006 My Autograph Divya Kannada 2006 Karutha Pakshikal Suvarnna Malayalam 2007 Kadha Parayumbol Sridevi Balan Malayalam 2007 Black Cat Meenakshi Malayalam 2008 Kuselan Sridevi Balakrishnan Tamil 2008 Kathanayakudu Sreedevi Telugu 2008 Magic Lamp Anupama Malayalam 2009 Mariyadhai Radha Tamil 2009 Katha, Samvidhanam: Kunchacko Ann Mary Malayalam 2009 Vengamamba Tarigonda Vengamamba Telugu 2010 Dasanna Malli Telugu 2010 Hendtheer Darbar Radha Kannada 2011 Thambikottai Shanmugapriya Tamil 2012 Sri Vasavi Vaibhavam Telugu 2013 Sri Jagadguru Aadi Sankara Gangadevi Telugu 2013 Drishyam Rani George Malayalam 2014 Balyakalasakhi Majeed’s mother Malayalam 2014 Drushyam Jyothi Telugu 2015 Mama Manchu Alludu Kanchu Suryakantham Telugu 2017 Katha Veendum Parayumbol Sridevi Balan Malayalam 2017 Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Annyamma Malayalam 2018 Saakshyam Viswa’s mother Telugu 2020 Shylock Lakshmi Ayyanar Malayalam 2021 Drishyam 2 Rani George Malayalam  2021 Annaatthe Mangayarkarasi Tamil 2021 Drushyam 2 Jyothi Telugu 2022 Bro Daddy Annamma Malayalam OTT release Disney+ Hotstar 2022 Son of India Telugu 2022 Rowdy Baby TBA Tamil Filming 
Meena Television Show
Year Title Role Language Channel Notes 1990 Anbulla Amma (co-starring with actress Manorama) Shyamala Tamil Doordarshan TV serial 2005 Housefull Show Host Tamil Jaya TV TV show 2006-2008 Lakshmi Lakshmi Tamil Sun TV TV serial 2007 Mastana Mastana season 1 Judge Tamil Sun TV Dance show 2009 Kalyanam Meera/Sujatha Tamil Sun TV TV serial 2009 Tarikonda Venkamamba Tarikonda Venkamamba Telugu SVBC TV TV serial 2009 Boys VS Girls season 2 Judge Tamil Vijay TV Dance show 2011 Jodi Number One Season 5 Special Judge Tamil Vijay TV Dance show 2012 Nee Kongu Bangaram Ganu Host Telugu MAA TV TV show 2012 Veera Judge Telugu ETV Dance show 2012 Super Kudumbam Judge Tamil Sun TV TV show 2012 Anubandhalu Sharada Telugu Gemini TV TV serial 2013 Bharthakkanmarude Sradhakku Judge Malayalam Asianet TV show 2014 Super Kutumbam Judge Telugu Gemini TV Dance show 2015 Manada Mayilada season 10 Judge Tamil Kalaignar TV Dance show 2016 Dance Dance Special Judge Kannada Star Suvarna Dance show 2017 Junior Senior Judge Tamil Zee Tamil Reality show 2017 Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran Contestant Malayalam Asianet Game show 2019 Lolluppa Judge Tamil Sun TV TV Programme 2019 Extra Jabardasth Judge Telugu ETV TV Programme 2019 Karoline Kamakshi Kamakshi Tamil Zee5 Web series 2021 Top Singer Judge Malayalam Flowers TV Music Reality Show 2022 Panam Tharum Padam Contestant Malayalam Mazhavil Manorama
Meena Awards And Nominations
Year Award Category Awarded for Result 1991 Cinema Express Awards Best Actress Seetharamayya Gari Manavaralu Won 1992 Nandi Awards Best Actress Rajeswari Kalyanam Won 1993 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Best Actress Ejamaan Won 1996 Dinakaran Film Awards Best Actress Avvai Shanmugi Won 1997 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Best Actress Porkkaalam Won 1997 Filmfare Awards South Best Actress Bharathi Kannamma Won 1997 Filmfans Association Awards Best Actress Bharathi Kannamma Won 1998 Kalaimamani Awards Kalaimamani Contribution to Tamil Cinema Won 2000 Cinema Express Awards Best Actress Rhythm Won 2002 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Best Actress Ivan Won 2003 Filmfare Awards South Best Kannada Actress Swathi Muthu Won 2009 Ugadi Puraskar AwardsTSR – TV9 Film Awards Special Jury Award Tarikonda Venkamamba Won 2013 Asianet Film AwardsVayalar Awards Best Character ActressVayalar Film Award for Best Actress Drishyam Won 2014 TSR – TV9 Film Awards TSR – TV9 Special Jury Drushyam Won