Meghna Raj is a South Indian actress; she mainly works in Malayalam and Kannada Film Industry. She was born on 3rd May 1990 in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her father, Sundar Raj was an actor and mother, PramilaJoshaiwas an actor and producer. She graduated in psychology from Christ University in Bangalore.
Meghna started her acting career early at the age as a child artist; she acted with her father in the theater play ‘Jokumaraswamy’. K. Balachander, director, offered her the acting chance that she eventually accepted and her acting career in films kicked-off. She acted in Tamil film Krishnaleelai, which was delayed to release; during that period, she did a Telugu film ‘BenduApparao RMP’ which became her debut film. The film was a big hit and did well at the box office.
With the movie ‘Punda’ she made her entry in Kannada films for which she received the Best Debut Female Award in Suvarna Film Award; it was a remake of Tamil film ‘Polladhvan’ (2007). Her first Tamil film was ‘Kadhai Solla Vandhen’ and her first Malayalam film was ‘Yakshiyum Njanum’ (2010). Meghna’s identity became as a glamorous actress in the industry. Her Malayalam films ‘
’ and ‘Memories’ were very successful and gave her a break from the flop phase of her movies; for ‘Beautiful’ she received the award ‘Promising Newcomer’ Award from Kochi Times Film Awards. In 2013, she made a comeback in Kannada films and gave a three back-to-back hit films, namely, ‘Raja Huli’, ‘Bahuparak’ and ‘
’ (2015); her performances were appreciated critically and commercially.