Lakme Fashion Week - 2019
|Alma mater||Kanpur University|
|Years active||2008 – Present|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Parent(s)||Ishwar Chandra Dixit|
Meenakshi Dixit was born in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh. She is the daughter of Ishwar Chandra Dixit, a senior lawyer in Civil Court in Raebareli, 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.
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 into 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 , ESSAR ,Anytime Fitness gym and Aquagaurd. 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 played 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 was introduced in Bollywood by National Award Winner director Kundan shah's P Se PM Tak in 2015. She played a feisty prostitute who finds herself in the chief Minister's chair and then in the run to become the Prime Minister of the country. Filmmaker Kundan Shah said "She is photogenic and also a talented actress". She was next seen in Laal Rang in 2016 as Randeep Hooda's onscreen love interest where she plays the role of a medical student.
|2010||Alexander the Great||Bismitha||Malayalam||Released|
|2012||Daruvu||Guest appearance||Telugu||"Rajula" Song|
|2012||Billa II||Guest appearance||Tamil||"Madurai Ponnu" song|
|2013||Baadshah||Special appearance||Telugu||Baadshah title track|
|2014||Adavi Kaachina Vennela||Vennela||Telugu||Released|
|2015||P Se PM Tak||Kasturi||Hindi||First Hindi film|
|2016||Chinna Chinna Aase||Khushi||Kannada||Filming|
|2016||Bayam Oru Payanam||Annu||Tamil||Released |
|2008||Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan||Herself||Runner-up; credited in the show as Meenakshi Dixit|
|2017||Kadhile Kaalam Kalala||Anirudh Sameer||Telugu|
|2017||Uttar Pradesh Gaurav Samman||Received from Governor of UP Shri Ram Naik & Deputy CM Shri Dinesh Sharma|
|2017||10 Global Film Festival - Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh||Received from Jackie Shroff & Sandeep Marwah|
|2017||Marvellous Personality Of India||Received from Governor of UP Shri Ram Naik & Cabinet Minister Rita Bahuguna|
|2018||Entertainment Award||Presented by Gurujee Kumaran Swami in Bahrain|
|2018||Uttar Pradesh Gaurav Samman||Received from Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh|
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