Melinda Shankar


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Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari, a confident young women in high school, which ... See full bio »

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How to Be Indie Indie Mehta
(2009-2011)
Filth City Monica / Moinca
(2017)
DM 4 Revenge Dana Mohan
(2020)
(2010)

Filmography

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 2021 Christmas with a Prince: The Royal Baby (TV Movie)
Bella
 2021 Christmas in the Wilds
Amara
 2021 Romance in the Wilds
Amara
 2021 Red String of Fate
Danika Mondal
 2020 Survival Smarts (Short)
Mindy
 2020 DM 4 Revenge (TV Series)
Dana Mohan
- Demo (2020) ... Dana Mohan
 2020 The Wedding Planners (TV Series)
Izzy
 2019 True Dating Stories (TV Series)
Detective Banks
- Steph (2019) ... Detective Banks
 2018/III Blink (Short)
Carrie
 2018 Christmas with a Prince (TV Movie)
Bella
 2018 Blindsided
Mika
 2017 Filth City (TV Series)
Monica / Moinca
- Get Your Shots (2017) ... Monica
- When in Doubt, Knock 'em Out (2017) ... Monica
- Top of the Word (2017) ... Moinca
- We're Not Dead Yet (2017) ... Monica
- I Was Not Expecting That (2017) ... Monica
 2017 Christmas Wedding Planner (TV Movie)
Jealous Bridesmaid
 2017 Slasher (TV Series)
Talvinder / Talvinder Gill
- Between Good and Evil (2017) ... Talvinder
- The Past Is Never Dead (2017) ... Talvinder
- Dawn of the Dead (2017) ... Talvinder
- Drone (2017) ... Talvinder Gill
- Out of the Frying Pan (2017) ... Talvinder
 2017 Mooom (TV Series)
Kylie
 2017 Filth City
Monica
 2008-2015 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Alli Bhandari
- Finally: Part 2 (2015) ... Alli Bhandari
- Finally: Part 1 (2015) ... Alli Bhandari
- The Kids Aren't Alright: Part 1 (2015) ... Alli Bhandari
- Teen Age Riot (2015) ... Alli Bhandari
- I Wanna Be Adored (2015) ... Alli Bhandari
 2013 Alive (TV Movie)
Kaitlyn
 2011 Degrassi: Minis (TV Series short)
Alli Bhandari
- The Power Play Part Four (2011) ... Alli Bhandari
- The Power Play Part Three (2011) ... Alli Bhandari
- The Power Play Part Two (2011) ... Alli Bhandari
- The Power Play Part One (2011) ... Alli Bhandari
 2009-2011 How to Be Indie (TV Series)
Indie Mehta
- How to Get Smooched (2011) ... Indie Mehta
- How to Have a Movie Magic Vacation (2011) ... Indie Mehta
- How to Clean Up at Stand Up (2011) ... Indie Mehta
- How to Bend the Rules (2011) ... Indie Mehta
 2010 Festival of Lights
Reshma
 2010/II Trigger
Rocker Chick #1
 2010 Degrassi Takes Manhattan (TV Movie)
Alli Bhandari
 2010 Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (TV Movie)
Janie
 2009 Degrassi Goes Hollywood (TV Movie)
Alli Bhandari
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Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Height:

5' (1.52 m)

Relatives:

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Trivia:

Since age 3, she has been doing ballet and tap dancing. See more »

Nickname:

Mindy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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