30 July 1963
OccupationFilm Actress

About Her

Mandakini was born on July 30, 1963, in Meerut as Yasmeen Joseph to a British father and a Kashmiri mother.At the young age of 22, she was discovered by legendary film director Raj Kapoor and given the screen name “Mandakini”.Mandakini was born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh India to Joseph and Mother Name Unknown. Mandakini is Married to Dr. Kagayur T. Rinpoche Thakur and they have a son named Rabbil Thakur and a daughter name is Rabze Innaya Thakurndia. She is an Indian Actress, who appears in Bollywood Film Industry. Mandakini established herself as the most popular and commercially successful actress. She began her acting career in 1991 with Hindi Movie Deshwasi.


Mandakini got her first movie in the Hindi film industry when she was cast in the lead role in the 1985 movie Ram Teri Ganga Maili by film producer-director Raj Kapoor opposite his youngest son Rajiv Kapoor.The film was a blockbuster, and it earned Mandakini a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress.She caused a stir after she was seen partially nude in two sequences of the film.[4] She then acted in a few more successful films, such as Dance Dance with Mithun Chakraborty, Kahan Hai Kanoon with Aditya Pancholi and Pyaar Karke Dekho with Govinda, but could not recreate the success of her first movie. The actress decided to bid adieu to the Bollywood industry after her 1996 film Zordaar.
Mandakini is best known for her work in films, including, Ananda Bichar, Mera Saathi, Aar Paar, Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Simhasanam, Jeeva, Aag Aur Shola, Jaal, Mazloom, Loha, Pyaar Karke Dekho, Bhargava Ramudu, Hawalaat, Pyaar Mohabbat, Jeete Hain Shan Se, Tezaab, Maar Dhaad, Jung Baaz, Aakhri Baazi etc.

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