Meenakshi Sundareshwar (2021), Cast, Story, Actors, Wiki, Release Date

Meenakshi Sundareshwar is an upcoming Netflix original film directed by Vivek Soni.  The cast includes Sanya Malhotra, Abhimanyu Dassani, Shiv Kumar Subramaniam. It follows the life of a newlywed couple Meenakshi (Sanya Malhotra) and Sundareshwar (Abhimanyu Dassani) and their long-distance marriage. Sundar got a job in Bangalore while Meenakshi was stuck in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

Overall, the film seems to be a perfect blend of love, struggle, and marriage. The film will start streaming on Netflix from 5th November.

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Web Series Cast, Crew, Wiki, All Actors, Story, Released Date

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Cast Name

  • Sanya Malhotra as Meenakshi
  • Abhimanyu Dassani  as Sundar
  • Shiv Kumar Subramaniam as Meenakshi’s father

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Wiki, Story & Released Date

Vivek Soni’s feature film will be released on this Diwali, 5th November. Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani will be playing the lead as Meenakshi and Sundar. The cinematography has been done by Debojeet Ray under the banner of Dharmatic Entertainment.

Meenakshi Sundareshwar is a romantic- comedy that depicts the story of a newly wedded couple who were forced to maintain a long-distance marriage and the struggle they face to make their relationship work. Meenakshi works in a firm where she wishes to make a big difference. Sundar shifted to Bangalore in order to secure a job. However, both try to keep their marriage working by constant connectivity but soon the marriage seems to collapse. The viewer can easily predict the plot of the story but are curious to know the fate of the leads.

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Cast
Show NameMeenakshi Sundareshwar
Premier on (Platform Name)Netflix
Released Date5th November
Lead actorSanya Malhotra
Abhimanyu Dassani
DirectorVivek Soni
Production Dharmatic Entertainment
CinematographyDebojeet Ray

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Cast name with photo

1. Sanya Malhotra

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Actress Name Sanya Malhotra

She is a Bollywood actress who debuted with sports film, Dangal along with Fatima Sana Sheikh. Her debut film emerged as the highest-grossing Indian film ever with a worldwide collection of 2000 cr. Her notable films include Pataakha (2018), Badhaai Ho (2018), Ludo (2020), Pagglait (2021).

Her character, Meenakshi is a big Rajnikant fan from Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

2. Abhimanyu Dassani

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Actors Name Abhimanyu Dassani 

He is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Hindi films. He won a Filmfare Awards for his debut film Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota. Moreover, he is the son of Bollywood diva, Bhagyashree.


3. Shiv Kumar Subramaniam

Meenakshi Sundareshwar Actors Name Shiv Kumar Subramaniam

He is an Indian actor and screenwriter who debuted with the Bollywood crime drama, Parinda (1989). His notable work includes 1942: A Love Story (1994), Stanley Ka Dabba (2011), 2 States (2014), Bangistan (2015), Hichki (2018), Nail Polish (2021).


As a screenwriter, he has worked in many Bollywood films like Parinda (1989), 1942: A Love Story (1994), Chameli(2003), Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2005), Teen Patti (2010).


Meenakshi Sundareshwar Actor, Role, Character & Real Name

Real Name CharacterRole
Sanya MalhotraMeenakshiSundar’s wife
Abhimanyu DassaniSundareshwarMeenakshi’s husband
Shiv Kumar SubramaniamWill update soonMeenakshi’s father

Director, Producer & others Crew

The film is directed by debutant Vivek Soni. Written by Aarsh Vora and Vivek Soni, it is produced by Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta under the banner of Dharmatic Entertainment Production.

DirectorVivek Soni
ProducerKaran Johar
Apoorva Mehta
WriterAarsh Vora
Vivek Soni
Production CompanyDharmatic Entertainment Production


After its teaser release, the film was criticized by netizens for the stereotyping role of  Tamilians. They have slammed the director for “Aiyoo accent” and the reference of superstar Rajnikanth. But overall, the film has a regional punch of Tamilian culture and Tamil songs. The film has come up with a new concept of “long-distance marriage” with little awkwardness and efforts to make a marriage a successful one.

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