The dimpled beauty of Tamil cinema: Heena Rao. A South Indian actress who is a model, and a gifted dancer. She has acted as a body double for leading actresses like
Priyanka Chopra, etc. She has slim frame and 5.8 feet height. Her beauty allures not just Telugu fans but also the attention of the nation with her excellence in the industry post the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2017. She wishes to act with
Ranveer Singh as she believes he epitomizes the reality of Bollywood dreams. Her family is originally from Mangalore.
Her father is Mr. Kailash Rao and mother is Mrs. Aruna Rao. She has a brother, Saishyam Rao. Her tutelage is from Lawrence School, Atharva College and she is a graduate in Hotel Management. At a young age of 15, she scored her first modeling assignment. Her family expected her to be an engineer, but she wanted to carve out a niche for herself in the entertainment industry. She has walked the ramp for prestigious jewelry brands. A protégé of photographer Raja Bajaj, she is well versed in the art of cinematography as well.
She is presently associated with TATA Sky's Acting Adda and has shared the screen with master trainer Shifuji. She is a dedicated actor and spends her free time improvising her acting abilities. Her hobbies range from cooking to swimming. A trained dancer from Shiamak Davar's dance academy, she loves to Zumba as a part of her fitness regime. She believes that the possibility of a successful career starts with a fit body, especially for movie stars. Although her family stays at Mumbai yet, she is associated closely with her roots. She is a spontaneous person who lives in the moment and grabs all chances at success. A fan of music, she croons melodies. A fan of Sridevi and Rekha she raises the bar of good things with her gregarious nature.
Her work on national television shows like Mahima Shani Dev, Deal or no a Deal (hosted by
Ronit Roy) has garnered fame. At a young age, she impressed the judges with her one act play. She has done stage performance, theatre; Street plays as well. She is the winner and participant of International Delhi Film Festival. Apart from this, she has acted in the movie "Jagjivan ki Patni ka Teesra Pyaar." Her instantaneous approach to learning has led her to perform on stages throughout the country.