Namrata Shirodkar also known as Namrata Mahesh Babu, is the wife of Indian Actor Mahesh Babu. Not only this,  she is also Miss India 1993. And there are many unknown facts that people don’t know. Well, The Indian Actress is a role model to many. Her story showcases how hard she has worked to gain this name and fame. So, here in this article we will discuss the struggle, life story and much more information about Namrata. 

    Namrata Shirodkar Biography

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    Namrata Shirodkar is also known by the nickname of Cheenu. She was born on 22 January 1972  in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As of April 2024, her age is 52 Years old. Her Nationality is Indian and Aquarius is her Zodiac sign. Well, Maharashtrian Goan is her ethnicity. Namrata is a former actress and well established model by profession. 

    Physical Appearance

    The beautiful actress and model has an attractive personality. Namrata Shirodkar stands tall with a height of 5 feet 7 Inches that is 170cm. She weighs 60 Kgs that is 132 lbs. Her Hazel brown Eyes attract a lot of attention. This alongside her Black hairs adds more to her personality. Well, her body measures 36-30-34 Inches respectively. 

    Early Life

    Namrata belongs to a Marathi Speaking family. Since childhood she was very fascinated towards the glamor world. This gave rise to her modeling career and gradually she established herself as a fine actor. Although there is not much information available about her early life.  

    Namrata Shirodkar Education

    Namrata has completed her primary schooling journey from a Local private school, Mumbai. Later on she attended Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Science & Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics. There she completed her Graduation. 


    The actress and model has started her acting career from quite a young age of 5. She made her debut as a child actor in Shirdi Ke Sai Baba (1977). Then came the turning phase of her career. She worked as a model and won Miss India in 1993. In the same year she represented India in the Miss Universe and Miss Asia Pacific Pageant. From there began her acting career. 

    • She debuted from Purab Ki Laila Pachhim Ki Chhaila, alongside Akshay Kumar and Sunil Sheety. But t7he movie was never released.  
    • She has her actual debut with a small role in Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai. She was casted alongside Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna. 
    • Then she gave her first hit film Vaastav and another one Kachche Dhaage in 1999. This breakthrough made her a known name in the Bollywood Industry. 

    Notable Works 

    The Actress has given many hit films one after another. So, some of her notable works are as follows: 

    • Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
    • LOC Kargil
    • Bride and Prejudice
    • Pukar
    • And many more

    Namrata Shirodkar Family

    Namrata belongs to the Goan lineage. She belongs to a rich film heritage. She is the granddaughter of a known  Marathi actress Meenakshi Shriodhkar. Her father Nitin Shirodkar was a former Indian Cricketer who died in 2007. Her Mother Vanita Shirodkar is a Former Model. She also has a Younger sister Shilpa  Shriodkar. Well, Shilpa is also a Telugu actress. 

    RelationShip Status

    Namrata was also known for rumored relationships. It was reported that Namrata has been engaged to restaurateur Deepak Shetty. However, shortly after the news was publicized it was again reported that the Engagement and wedding was called off due to unknown reasons. 

    Namrata Shirodkar Married Life

    Namrata Shriodkar Husband, Daughter, & Son

    Namrata Shirodkar is the wife of Mahesh Babu. In 2000, Namrata met Telugu actor Mahesh Babu on the sets of “Vamsi”. Soon, after the movie shoot was completed the pair started dating. They dated each other for four years and kept it private as well. In 2004, the couple finally opened up about their relationship and made it public. However on 10 February 2005, the couple tied the knot at JW Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai. Well, it was an intimate but a lavish wedding. Since then, they have been living a happy married life. 


    Namrata Shirodkar and Mahesh Babu are blessed with two children. A boy named Gautham Ghattmaneni and a Daughter Sitara Ghattamaneni. Well, both of their children have taken their first step towards making their own identity in the Glamour world. Whereas , Sitara has been continuously working with various brands, on the other side Gautham has taken a break to complete his studies. 

    Namrata Shirodkar Net Worth

    The Actress is well established when it comes to financial stability. The income source of Namrata is mainly her Modeling and acting career. Even the advertisement and brand endorsement also add up to it. Her overall net worth is estimated to be more than $6 Million. 

    Namrata Shirodkar on Social Media

    Namrata has been active on Social Media quite a lot. She often shares some Pictures and updates related to her life. Her Social media posts mainly revolve around her Family, that is her Husband and Childrens.  Well, her social media profile also has a huge following. Her Instagram handle has 5 Million followers and on Facebook she has 225 K followers. She also has 14.3 K followers when it comes to twitter.

    Social Media PlatformSocial Media Handle
    Facebook@Namrata Shirodkar
    Twitter (X)@urstrulynamrata

    Awards and Achievements

    The Model and Actress has a well established career. Throughout her journey she has won many awards and also achieved many of her goals. Well, some of them are mentioned below respectively: 

    • Namrata was crowned Miss India in 1993
    • She stood sixth and represented India for Miss Universe
    • She was also the first runner up in Miss Asia Pacific
    • In 1999 she was nominated by Zee Cine Award for Best Debut Actress for “ Mere Do Anmol Ratan”.
    • In 2000, she won the Kalashree popular award. This awards was for Best Supporting Actress for “Aaghaaz”
    • In 2001, She was nominated for the International Indian Film Academy Award. It was for Best Actress in Supporting role for the film “Pukar” 
    • In 2001, She was also Nominated for People’s Choice Award for best supporting actress in “Tera Mera Saath Rahen”  

    Unknown Facts

    Some of the Unknown and Unpopular facts about Namrata Shirodkar are as follows: 

    • She was crowned Miss India in 1993
    • She has been face of various print campaigns
    • Namrata is also known for being the wife of Mahesh Babu
    • Her first debut film was delayed. But later on it was released in 2012.
    • She has a pet dog named as Nobu
    • Namrata alongside her Daughter represented the healthy food company Lil Goodness as Brand Ambassadors.