August 14, 2020

Mandakini (Actress) Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 5, 2020

Short Biography

Mandakini was born on 30-07-1963 in Meerut in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an Indian Film Actress who is known for her work in Bollywood as well as Telugu and Bengali movies.

Other Name: Yasmeen Joseph, Mandakini Joseph Thakur, Mandakini Thakur
Appearance: Bollywood Telugu Bengali
Mandakini Wiki Link

Mandakini Complete Bio & Career

Yasmeen begins her career at a very early age. She wants to become an actress. So, she gave many auditions in beginning and faced rejection several times but did not lose her hope. That time, nobody knew that Meerut girl will become a beautiful and successful actress in the Hindi film Industry. She again gave the audition and met with Mr. Ranjit Virk who is a renowned film director. He liked her acting and gave her a chance to work in his movie "Mazloom". He changed her name Yasmeen to Mandakini. When the film was released and applied in Cinemas. All the shows were full and the film was super hit and an actress gained fame as Mandakini.

Before her movie was released, Raj Kapoor signed her for the film "Ram Teri Ganga Maili" (1985) in which, she cast in the lead role and individuals gave a lot of love to her acting in this film. All the shows were full and this film got the blockbuster title of the year.

After this success, she became popular and got new offers for films. She did work in the "Kahan Hai Khoon" movie directed by Aditya Pancholi Who is a renowned actor as well as a director. She also did work with Mithun ChakraBorti (actor) in the film "Dance Dance" and with Govinda in the movie "Pyaar Karke Dekho". Later on, she breaks up with Bollywood in 1996 after the movie "Zordaar" and moved to Mumbai where she spent quality of time with her husband and kids. After a few years, she appeared in pop music albums named "No Vacancy" and "Shambala". Unfortunately, both the albums flopped. Currently, she is running Yoga classes with her spouse at Mumbai, India.

Honours & Awards

She got a film fare nomination award for the film "Ram Teri Ganga Maili" as the best actress in 1986.

Mandakini Family, Relatives and Other Relations

The actress was born to an Anglo family on 30th July 1963 in Meerut, India. Her father's name is Joseph who is a British man and her mother belongs to a Hindu family. As a relationship status, she got married to Dr. Kagyur T. Rinpoche Thakur in 1990. Dr. Kagyur is also a popular radio star who earned fame as a child artist for Murphy Radio in the 1970s. He belongs to a Buddhist monk. They together have a daughter named Rabze InnAya Mandakini and a son named Rabbil Thakur.

Life's Important Dates Of Mandakini

Body Measurements

Body Figure 34-30-34.
Skin Colour White.
Eye Colour Grey.
Hair Colour Black.

Personal Info

Religion Hindu.
Qualification Graduate.
Hobbies Acting, Listen to music, Travelling, Reading.
Marital Status Married.
Debut Mazloom Film.
Best Movies Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Pyar Karke Dekho.
Net Worth Not Available.


Favorite Color Red, Black.
Favorite Brand Gucci, Adidas, Luis Vuitton.
Favorite Sport Cricket.
Favorite Movie Ram Teri Ganga Maili.
Favorite Place Switzerland.

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mandakini

  • Recently, the actress celebrated her 57th birthday on 30 July 2020 by giving a grand party to her Kith and kins and posted her photographs on social media.
  • She won the best actress film fare nomination award for her 2nd movie " Ram Teri Ganga Maili" in 1986.
  • She is running Tibetan yoga classes with her husband where they teach yoga to people of any age and follow the Dalai Lama techniques. She is also the owner of the Tibetan medicine center which is also famous with the name of Tibetan Herbal Center.
  • Mandakini worked in around 47 movies. In which, she also acts in Hindi, Telugu and Bengali films.

Mandakini Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

57 years, 0 month, 15 days old age Mandakini will turn 58 on 30 July, 2021. Only 11 months, 15 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Mandakini has celebrated the total number of 57 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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