Parvati Melton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Parvathi_(Actress), South Indian actress.
Parvathi Melton
Parvathi Melton.jpg
Parvathi Melton
Born Parvathi Melton
(1988-01-07) January 7, 1988 (age 27)
California, USA
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality American
Other names Paro
Ethnicity Indian, German
Occupation Model, Actress
Years active 2004 – present

Parvathi Melton (born 7 January 1988[1]) is an Indian American actress and former model who mainly works in Telugu Film Industry. She appeared in several Telugu and Malayalam movies. She acted with Raja in the film Vennela, which turned out to be a success. She acted in the super hit Malayalam film Hallo with South Indian star Mohanlal.[2] She again shot to fame with item song in Telugu movie Dookudu opposite Mahesh Babu.[3]


Parvathi was born in California to a German father Sham Melton and an Indian Punjabi mother Darika Preet.[4] Parvathi stated that she was named by her father, who though being German practices Hinduism. She has one younger sister Ariana Sitara Melton.[5] She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer. She graduated from Emeryville High School and attended Vista Community College in Berkeley, California. She took part in several beauty pageant shows and won the Miss. Teen India Bay Area pageant in 2004 and the Miss India Le Visage USA pageant in 2005. She speaks fluent English, Hindi, Urdu and rudimentary Punjabi, Gujarati and Telugu. While still studying in Vista College, she was offered the lead role in the Telugu film Vennela. Although she intended to go back to school but the film's success kept her away.[6]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2005 Vennela Pavani Telugu
2006 Game Telugu
2006 Allare Allari Telugu
2007 Hallo Parvathi Malayalam
2007 Flash Special appearance Malayalam
2007 Madhumasam Maya Telugu
2008 Jalsa Jyotsna Telugu
2009 Murali (yet to be released) English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
2011 Dookudu Special appearance Telugu
2012 Srimannarayana Swapnika Telugu
2012 Yamaho Yama Swapna Telugu


  1. ^ Priyanka Das Parvathi Melton.
  2. ^ Parvathi Melton- NRI California beauty, Parvathi got offer in Bollywood. (2006-05-06). Retrieved on 2012-08-23.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Chitchat with Heroine Parvathi Melton – Interview. Retrieved on 2012-08-23.
  5. ^ Parvathi Melton. Lazydesis (2008-12-30). Retrieved on 2012-08-23.
  6. ^ APK's Interviews – Parvathi Melton. (2007-08-10). Retrieved on 2012-08-23.

External links[edit]