Date of Birth: March 26, 1972
Actress, Supporting Cast
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Madhu Bala
Born Madhubala Raghunath
26 March 1972
India India
Spouse Anand Shah (19 February 1999)

Madhoo (Originally Madhubala Raghunath Tamil:) is an actress in Indian films. She has acted in Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. She is an Aries, born on 26 March 1972 and stands 5'5" tall. She was named after the late Hindi actress Madhubala. She has acted with stars including Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Jeetendra, Naseeruddin Shah, Arjun, Prabhu Deva, Prabhu, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff, Govinda, Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, Nana Patekar Venkatesh, Brahmanandam and Ravichandran.

She made her debut in the Malayalam film Ottayal Pattalam opposite Mukesh, and was later introduced to Tamil by renowned Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander in the movie Azhagan (1991) co-starring Mammooty, Bhanupriya and Geetha. She made her Hindi movie debut with another newcomer Ajay Devgan in Phool Aur Kaante (1991). The title role in Mani Ratnam's Roja (1992) made her very popular. Her close friend is actress Heera Rajagopal. Heera used to help Madhoo with her costumes and hairstyles. She married Anand Shah on 19 February 1999. She has two daughters Ameyaa (16 November 2000) and Keia (9 November 2002).