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Melinda Shankar

Born: 18 February 1992 (28 years old)
Gender: Female

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Melinda Shankar is a Canadian actress best known for her starring role as Alli Bhandari in the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, since 2008.

In 2008, Melinda travelled to Ecuador with the organisation "Free The Children". A documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada.

In 2009 Melinda made her lead role debut as Indie Mehta in the YTV series How To Be Indie and was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program.

Melinda played the role of Janie Gibb in the Disney remake of the Nickelodeon classic Harriet the Spy and also starred with Aidan Quinn in the film The Festival of Lights. The movie was filmed in New York City and Guyana.

Melinda has a black belt in Karate and has been studying martial arts for years. She also started taking ballet, pointe and other forms of dance at only three years old.

In February 2010, Melinda accepted an award for Most Promising Actor at the Anokhi Magazine Gala.


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