Madhu Shalini is an Indian film actress and model, who has appeared in Telugu and Tamil language films. She has previously worked as a television anchor as well.
Madhu Shalini was born and brought up in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, her father being a businessman and her mother an advocate. Like her mother she also learned Kuchipudi, before taking part in a beauty contest, which she incidentally won, which paved her the way for a modelling career. After working as a television anchor for a short while, she soon ventured into film business, turning an actress.
She made her feature film debut with the a telugu film Kithakithalu, released in 2006, went to become a very successful venture. The same year, she had appeared in two more Telugu films, namely Teja's Oka Vichitram and King.