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Meenakshi Seshadri wanted to marry Rajkumar Santoshi, where did things go wrong, now she revealed herself

Remember Meenakshi Seshadri, the actress who created a stir with the film ‘Damini’? Meenakshi Seshadri was one of the top heroines of the 90s. He worked with many big actors including Amitabh Bachchan to Vinod Khanna and gave hit films. But after reaching the peak of her career, Meenakshi Seshadri got married and left the film world and settled in America. Meenakshi Seshadri left films after marriage in 1995. For more than two decades, Meenakshi was managing the household in America. But now she has returned back to India.

Meenakshi Seshadri is currently living in Pune, while her children and husband are in the US. Meenakshi told that she now wants to return to films and hence has returned to the country. Meenakshi Seshadri recently gave an interview to our colleague ETimes, in which she made many revelations about her career and personal life. Meenakshi Seshadri also talked about her love story with director Rajkumar Santoshi and the reason behind not getting married.

Meenakshi Sheshadri said this on the matter of marriage with Rajkumar Santoshi

Meenakshi Sheshadri when asked that Rajkumar Santoshi and she wanted to marry each other. One day Santoshi along with Meenakshi had also taken some people to Kolkata. They were about to get married the same day. Then where and how did things go wrong? Regarding this, Meenakshi Seshadri said, ‘When this news came out and whatever problems happened then, Yash Chopra and Amjad Khan intervened. He decided to get ‘Damini’ back on track. Mr. Santoshi and I also decided that we will put everything behind and make ‘Damini’ our best film first. Whatever personal things happened. It happened from this side, it happened from that side… We both had decided that we will not say anything. I think it was the right decision and it was honorable too. I got married somewhere else and started living a respectable life and he also got married somewhere else and moved ahead in life.

Meenakshi-Rajkumar Santoshi’s marriage did not happen because of mother?
On the other hand, about the love story and marriage of Meenakshi Seshadri and Rajkumar Santoshi, senior journalist Namrata Shukla had told ‘Navbharat Times Online’ that their marriage could not happen because of Meenakshi’s mother. Namrata had said, ‘Meenakshi ji had a thought that she might get married to Rajkumar Santoshi, but her mother was not ready for it.’ Meenakshi herself told this to Namrata Shukla and said that there is some personal reason, which she cannot tell. Well, Meenakshi later moved on in life and married investment banker Harish Mysore in 1995. After ‘Damini’, Meenakshi did a few more films with Rajkumar Santoshi and did not let personal problems come in the way.

Read: Exclusive: Rajkumar Santoshi was ‘injured’ in the love of Meenakshi Seshadri, love story was eyed by a ‘villain’

Meenakshi Seshadri on kissing scene with Sunny Deol
Meenakshi Seshadri is now ready to return to films once again after 24 years. Meenakshi Seshadri further talked about the kissing scene with Sunny Deol in the film ‘Dacoit’ and told that the censor board had used scissors on it. When Meenakshi was asked about the experience of working with Sunny Deol, she replied, ‘I had a kissing scene with Sunny Deol in the film ‘Dacait’, which happens before a song. I give full credit to Sunny for this scene because she made me feel very comfortable in this scene. But the censor cut it.

Meenakshi Seshadri is now ready for all kinds of roles
Meenakshi Sheshadri had worked with Sunny Deol in many films like ‘Damini’, ‘Ghayal’, ‘Ghatak’, ‘Intakam’ and ‘Kshatriya’. Meenakshi said that now that she is ready to return to acting, she has no problem in doing any kind of role. Meenakshi said that it would be wrong on her part if she limits herself to any role.



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