Melinda Shankar

Melinda Shankar


Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Canadian actress who joined the cast of Degrassi: The Next Generation in season 8 as Sav’s younger sister, Alli. Before this, she did runway and print modeling in fashion. In 2008, Shankar traveled to Ecuador with the organization “Free The Children.” In 2011, Shankar traveled back again with FTC, this time to Haiti. Documentaries of the trips were made for MTV Canada and MuchMusic. In 2009, Shankar made her lead role debut as Indie Mehta for the YTV series How to Be Indie and for her work was nominated for a Gemini Award for “Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program.”



Hair: Black
Eyes: Dark Brown
Height: 5’2″; 159 cm
Weight: 110 lbs; 50 kg
Date of Birth: February 18, 1992
Nationality: Canadian
Instagram: @mindyshankar