As the beauty turns 43, we bring to you her journey from becoming Miss India Universe in the year 1993 to the wife of southern superstar Mahesh Babu.
Namrata was into modelling before she participated in Miss India. She won the title of Miss India Universe in 1993 and represented India. She was even selected in top 6.
She is the granddaughter of famous Marathi actress Meenakshi Shirodkar and sister of Shilpa Shirodkar.
Her debut film was the movie 'Purab Ki Laila Pachhim Ki Chhaila' with Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty in the lead and music by Nadeem Shravan, this movie was never released.
She married Tollywood actor Mahesh Babu on 10 February 2005.
Namrata first met Mahesh Babu on the sets of their movie 'Vamsi' and they fell in love.
Their first child, a boy named Gautam Krishna Gattamaneni was born on 31 August 2006. Their second child, a daughter Sitara was born on 20 July 2012.
She was last seen in 'Bride and Prejudice', where she played the role of Aishwarya Rai's elder sister.