Madhoo (Originally Madhu Raghunath) is an actress in Indian films. She is the niece of Hema Malini, a famous Indian Actress. She has acted in Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil and Kannada films. She is an Aries, born on March 26th,1972, stands 5'5" tall. She has acted with big stars like Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Jeetendra, Naseeruddin Shah,Arjun, Prabhu, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff, Govinda, Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, Venkatesh, Brahmanandam.
She made her debut in the Malayalam film "Ottayal Pattalam" opposite Mukesh, and was later introduced to Tamil by renowned Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander in movie Azhagan(1991) which starred Mammooty, Bhanupriya and Geetha. She made her Hindi movie debut with another newcomer Ajay Devgan in Phool Aur Kaante (1991). The title role in Mani Ratnam's Roja (1992) made her very popular. She is married to Anand Shah19 February 1999. She has two daughters Ameya and Kela.