Original name is Vijaya. When she acted in "Priyam", it's director
N.Pandian changed her name and called her Manthra. Her father is Venkatesh.
Mother's name is Meenakshi.
Actress Manthra started her acting career so early at
the age of 3. The Hindi film "Grafthar" was her first film. Next, she
appeared in "Aajkhaa Kundaaraj" as Chiranjeevi's brother's sister.
Then, as child artiste, she started acting in Tamil films. she's very fond of non-vegetarian items.
She is one of those
heroines, who have got beauty, youthfulness and talent. At one point of time she
ruled as the No. 1 ranked heroine in Telugu cine field.
Courtesy: Dinakaran, Tamil News paper ) http://www.dinakaran.com/