Manjari Phadnis

Born July 10, 1984
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
Occupation Actor, Model
Years active 2004–present


Manjari Phadnis Biography

Manjari Phadnis is an Indian movie actress. She is seen mainly in Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu and Kannada films. She has become a popular face since her film ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’ in the year 2008. Reportedly, the actress endorses two brands in Andhra Pradesh – Chandana Brothers and CMR Exclusive.

The young lady was born on 10th July, 1984. Albeit, Manjari debuted in Bollywood in 2004 with the film ‘Rok Sako To Rok Lo’, her performance in the movie was not noticed to a great extent. She started enjoying limelight from her film ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’. This film proved as a big break for the actress and she even bagged Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance – Female for her role in ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’.

The charming actress was seen in Bengali movie ‘Faltu’, which was the National Film Award-winning film.

In 2008, Manjari’s first Telugu film ‘Siddu From Srikakulam’ and Tamil movie ‘Muthirai’ were released. Manjari lend her voice to one of the track from the film ‘Muthirai’. Both of these films could not please box-office at all.

Manjari appeared in Onida television advertisement in the year 2009. The beautiful lady was a part of iBall pen-drive brand’s ad film.

The Hindi movies in which Maharashtrian girl Manjari Phadnis was seen acting in are ‘Mumbai Salsa’ (2007), ‘I M 24’ (2010) and ‘Zokkomon’ (2011). Her Telugu movies include ‘Inkosaari’ (2010), ‘Shubhapradam’ (2010) and ‘Shakti’ (2011). Manjari was seen in a Kannada flick titled ‘Munjane’ in 2012.

Currently, Manjari is working on her next Hindi projects like ‘Grand Masti’ and ‘Warning’ (2013).


Year Film Role Language
2004 Rok Sako To Rok Lo Suhana Hindi
2006 Faltu Tuktuki Bengali
2007 Mumbai Salsa Maya Chandhok Hindi
2008 Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na Meghna Hindi Winner
Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance – Female
Siddu From Sikakulam Sailaja Reddy Telugu
2009 Muthirai Aarthi Tamil
2010 Inkosaari Shruthi Telugu
Shubhapradham Indu Telugu
I am 24 Kanak Hindi
2011 Shakti Gauri Telugu
Zokkomon Kittu Hindi
2012 Munjane Pavithra Kannada
2013 Grand Masti Tulsi Hindi
Warning Sabina Sanyal Hindi
2014 Mr. Fraud Priya Malayalam
2015 Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon Juhi Hindi
2016 Wah Taj Sunanda Hindi
2016 Sarv Mangal Savdhan Vrushali Marathi
2017 Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai Alia Hindi
2018 Nirdosh TBA Hindi


Manjari Fadnis is an Indian film actress, who has appeared in Hindi, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil language films. She is best known for her performance in the 2008 Hindi film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na.

Personal life

Manjari was born in Sagar, but grew-up in Shimla, Jammu, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. Her father used to work in the Indian Army and hence she had to travel a lot throughout the country because of her father’s transferable job. She has played various types of roles in various films belonging to different dialects such as Tamil, Bengali, Hindi and Kannada. Manjari belongs to a family where no one is attached to the film industry. She was not expected to be associated with the film industry, however she debuted into Bollywood in 2004. Manjari belongs to an Army family.