Meenakshi Dixit at the 60th Filmfare Awards South
|Native name||मीनाक्षी दीक्षित|
|Alma mater||Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University|
|Occupation||Model, Dancer, Actress|
|Years active||2008 – Present|
|Height||5'10" (1.78 m) |
|Parents||Ishwar Chandra Dixit
Meenakshi Dixit (born 12 October), is an Indian model, dancer and actress. She has appeared in various Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films.
Meenakshi Dixit was born 12 October in Raebareli, India. She is the daughter of Ishwar Chandra Dixit, a senior lawyer, and Geeta Dixit. She graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry. She has trained in Kathak and western dance. She was active in sports, especially in athletics.
In 2008 Meenakshi Dixit appeared as a contestant in NDTV Imagine's dance reality show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan hosted by Saroj Khan, which led to her entry to the Indian film industry. She first appeared in a Telugu film, Lifestyle. Later on, she got into modelling, endorsing local and international brands such as Joyalukkas Jewelry, Microsoft Windows, Fair and Handsome cream, Chennai Silks, Shankaram diamond jewellery, Brook Bond Taza tea, Paaneri Sarees, Lee Cooper, Red Square Energy Drink, Radio Mirchi and ESSAR, and Anytime Fitness gym. She has also been a regular model for the fashion industry, as well as in prominent Indian magazines.
In 2011, she made a special appearance in a dance number in Dookudu, the year's highest grossing Telugu film. Following Dookudu, she was also chosen by the producers of the Bodyguard remake to do a dance number, hoping that it would repeat the success of her number in Dookudu. She also performed an item number in the Tamil film Billa II, considered to be one of her biggest project to be done yet. 2014 she was seen in lead roles in two films. She essayed the role of a princess in the Tamil period-comedy Tenaliraman  while the thriller-drama Adavi Kachina Vennela saw her playing an aspiring sharp shooter, with the actress also performing stunts in the film. She will be making her Hindi debut with P Se PM Tak in which she plays a call girl.
|2010||Alexander the Great||Malayalam|||
|2012||Daruvu||Guest appearance||Telugu||"Rajula" Song|
|2012||Billa II||Item number||Tamil||"Madurai Ponnu" song|||
|2013||Baadshah||Item number||Telugu||Baadshah title track|
|2014||Tenaliraman||Princess Maadhulai||Tamil||First film as Heroine|
|2014||Adavi Kaachina Vennela||Vennela||Telugu|||
|2014||P Se PM Tak||lead role||Hindi||Filming|
|2014||Chinna Chinna Aase||Kannada||Filming|||
|2008||Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan||Herself||Runner-up; credited in the show as Meenakshi Desai|||
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