Shalini’s Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | September 7, 2022

Shalini popularly known as Baby Shalini is a former Indian child artist and actress who is known for acting in Malayalam and Tamil films. She was born on 20th November 1979 in Thiruvalla, Kerala to Babu and Alice. She has one elder brother, Richard and one younger sister, Shamili. She did her schooling at Fatima Matriculation Higher Secondary School. After class 8, he was admitted to Adarsh Vidyalaya, Chennai. She was admitted to Church Park, Chennai for classes 11 and 12. She completed her college at Annamalai University. Shalini stated that, during her school life, she enjoys badminton and has played in a few state-level tournaments.

Shalini made her acting debut as a child artist with the Malayalam film Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku in 1983, when she was just four years old. She won Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist. In that year, she made her Tamil debut as a child artist with Aanandha Kummi. She also made her television debut with the TV serial Amloo. Her haircut in that serial is still popularly known as the “Baby Shalini Hair Cut.” In that year, she appeared in two more films, Aadyathe Anuaraagam and Oomakkuyil.

As a child artist, she appeared in several other films, in the following years, such as Amme Narayana (1984), Minimoi Vathicanil (1984), NH 47 (1984), Sandarbham (1984), Koottinilamkili (1984), Osai (1984), Bandham (1985), Pillai Nila (1985), Aazhi (1985), Katha Ithuvare (1985), Aanakkorumma (1985), Jeevante Jeevan (1985), Iniyum Kadha Thudarum (1985), Ee Jeeva Ninagagi (Kannada Debut) (1986), Jailu Pakshi (Telugu Debut) (1986), Bandham (1986), Prathyyekom Shradikkuka (1986), Bharya Oru Manthri (1986), Viduthalai (1986), Ente Entethu Mathrem (1986), Nilave malare (1986),  Aayiram Kannudayaal (1986), Amme Bhagavathi (1987), Sirai Paravai (1987),  Chinnari Devatha (1987), Rowdy Babai (1987), Brahma Puthrudu (1988), Chutti Poonai (1988), Rakhwala (Hindi Debut) (1989), Raja Chinna Raja (1989), Bhagavan (1989), Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990) etc.

Then she took a break from her acting career and went to study. In 1997, she returned as a lead actress in the Malayalam movie, Aniyathi Pravu. In that year, she made her Tamil debut as a lead actress in the film, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. She also appeared in another Malayalam film that year, Kaliyoonjal. Her role in Aniyathi Pravu and Kadhalukku Mariyadhi was praised and her performance receive several positive reviews.

In the next year, she appeared in three films, Nakshatratharattu, Kaikudunna Nilavu and Sundarakilladi.

In 1999, she acted in three films, Prem Poojari, Amarkalam and Niram.

In 2000, she appeared in two films, Kannukkul Nilavu and Alaipayuthey. Her performance in Alaipayuthey, helped her earn Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize for Best Actress. She was also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil.

She was last seen in the 2001 film, Priyadha Varam Vendum. 

Shalini married actor Ajith Kumar on 24th April 2000. Together, they have two children, a daughter, who was born on 3rd January 2008 and a son, born on 2nd March 2015.

NameShalini 
Nick NameBaby Shalini
ProfessionActress
Date of Birth20 November 1979
Age42 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolFatima Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Adarsh Vidyalaya
Church Park, Chennai
CollageAnnamalai University
DebutFilm as a Child actress– Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku (1983)
Film as a Lead actress- Aniyathi Pravu (1997)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignCancer
HobbiesDancing, Travelling

Shalini Career

  • Shalini made her acting debut as a child artist with the Malayalam film Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku in 1983, when she was just four years old. In that year, she made her Tamil debut as a child artist with Aanandha Kummi. She also made her television debut with the TV serial Amloo. In that year, she appeared in two more films, Aadyathe Anuaraagam and Oomakkuyil.
  • As a child artist, she appeared in several other films, in the following years, such as Amme Narayana (1984), Minimoi Vathicanil (1984), NH 47 (1984), Sandarbham (1984), Koottinilamkili (1984), Osai (1984), Bandham (1985), Pillai Nila (1985), Aazhi (1985), Katha Ithuvare (1985), Aanakkorumma (1985), Jeevante Jeevan (1985), Iniyum Kadha Thudarum (1985), Ee Jeeva Ninagagi (Kannada Debut) (1986), Jailu Pakshi (Telugu Debut) (1986), Bandham (1986), Prathyyekom Shradikkuka (1986), Bharya Oru Manthri (1986), Viduthalai (1986), Ente Entethu Mathrem (1986), Nilave malare (1986),  Aayiram Kannudayaal (1986), Amme Bhagavathi (1987), Sirai Paravai (1987),  Chinnari Devatha (1987), Rowdy Babai (1987), Brahma Puthrudu (1988), Chutti Poonai (1988), Rakhwala (Hindi Debut) (1989), Raja Chinna Raja (1989), Bhagavan (1989), Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990) etc.
  • Then she took a break from her acting career and went to study. In 1997, she returned as a lead actress in the Malayalam movie, Aniyathi Pravu. In that year, she made her Tamil debut as a lead actress in the film, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. She also appeared in another Malayalam film that year, Kaliyoonjal. 
  • In the next year, she appeared in three films, Nakshatratharattu, Kaikudunna Nilavu and Sundarakilladi.
  • In 1999, she acted in three films, Prem Poojari, Amarkalam and Niram.
  • In 2000, she appeared in two films, Kannukkul Nilavu and Alaipayuthey. 
  • She was last seen in the 2001 film, Priyadha Varam Vendum.

Shalini Family 

Father Name Sharaf Babu
Mother Name Alice
Brother Richard Rishi (Actor)
Sister Shalini Kumar (Actress)
Husband / Wife N/A

Shalini Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Boyfriend Ajith Kumar (Actor)
Husband/ Spouse Ajith Kumar
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter- Anoushka Ajith (b. 2008)
Son- Aadvik Ajith (b. 2015)

Shalini Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Shalini Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite  Filmmaker(s)K. Balachander, Mani Ratnam
Favourite  Singer  American- Beyoncé, Jailo, Lady Gaga
Favourite  Politician Jayalalithaa
Favourite  CuisineIndian Food
Favourite  Color White
Favourite  Sport N/A
Favourite  Destination N/A

Shalini Education 

School Fatima Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Adarsh Vidyalaya
Church Park, Chennai
Collage Annamalai University
Educational Qualification Graduate

Shalini Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Shalini

  • Does Shamili smoke?: No
  • Does Shamili drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She did a course in film studies from Singapore.
  • She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
  • Shamili is trained in various other dance forms like jazz, hip-hop and salsa.
  • Her sister ‘Shalini’ got married to a popular actor Ajith Kumar.
  • In 2009, she played her first female lead role in Anand Ranga’s directorial debut Oye! (2009) alongside Siddarth
  • She has also won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Child Actor (Female) for her performance in her Kannada debut Mathe Haditu Kogile.

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