Melinda Shankar Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.

Melinda Shankar

Melinda Shankar is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Alli Bhandari in Degrassi: The Next Generation on the Family Channel. Shanker is currently dating Hundy, who was previously in romances with Munro Chambers and Daniel Kelly.

Her ancestors are Hindu Indo-Guyanese.

Melinda Shankar was born Melinda Leanna Shankar on February 18, 1992, into a Hindu household in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Her parents had made the journey to Canada. She grew up with three siblings: two older sisters, Melissa Shankar and Melanie Shankar, and a brother, Michael Shankar, who works as an actor.

Shankar was born in Canada and is of Hindu Indo-Guyanese heritage. She is of Asian descent, stands 5 feet (1.52 m) tall, and weighs 51 kg (112 lbs). She began training ballet and karate when she was three years old, and she currently holds a black belt in karate. Shankar attended Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School in Ottawa till grade 11 when she relocated to Toronto at the age of 16.

Acting Career: In Degrassi: The Next Generation, she played Alli Bhandari.

Melinda Shankar was cast as Alli Bhandari, a series regular in Degrassi: The Next Generation, a Family Channel drama series, in 2008. She starred alongside Lauren Collins, Cassie Steele, Stacey Farber, Shane Kippel, and Jake Epstein in 162 episodes of the sitcom till 2015. Shankar starred as Indira “Indie” Mehta in the YTV comedy series How To Be Indie from 2009 to 2011. She earned multiple honors for her portrayal in How To Be Indie, including a Canadian Screen Award in 2013.

Shankar starred opposite Aidan Quinn, Jimi Mistry, and Ritu Singh Pande in the feature drama film Festival of Lights in 2010.

$600,000 in estimated net worth

Melinda Shankar has amassed a sizable fortune as a successful star of Degrassi: The Next Generation. According to several websites, Shankar’s net worth is believed to be $600,000.

Her appearances in How To Be Indie and Degrassi: The Next Generation brought her the most of her money. According to the article, the Festival of Lights actress, 27, was paid more than $30,000 every episode.

With Hundy in a Romantic Relationship

Moving on to Melinda Shankar’s personal life, as previously said, the Ottawa native is in a love relationship with Hundy, according to Whose Dated Who. Her boyfriend’s complete name isn’t available. The couple began dating on December 24, 2013, and have been in a romantic relationship since then.

According to, she had previously been in relationships with actors Munro Chambers (2013) and Daniel Kelly from the film The Latest Buzz (2010 – 2012).

Facts of Melinda Shankar
Date of Birth:1992February-18
Age:29 years old
NameMelinda Shankar
Birth NameMelinda Leanna Shankar
Birth Place/CityOttawa, Ontario
Net Worth$2 million
Weight in KG48
Affair withHundy, Munro Chambers and Daniel Kelly
BoyfriendHundy, Munro Chambers and Daniel Kelly
EducationSir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School