Heena Rao was honoured with the Prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2017 recently held function In Mumbai. She was bestowed with this award for her Excellency in film Industry. Heena Rao was born in Mangalore but from childhood she is in Mumbai, completed her studies from Lawrence High School and has a professional degree in Hotel Management from Atharva College Mumbai. From the School days she was very much interested in acting which has now turned into her profession. In School and college days she had participated in International Delhi Theatre Festival, Street Play and 1Act Play and even assisted Raja Bajaj the well known photographer with her stage name Hheena Rao.
Heena Rao has to her credit a long list of assignments to her acting career, a reality Show Deal Or No Deal hosted by Ronit Roy (On &TV)as Dolly, Acting Adda (Produced by Sunil Shetty and Mukesh Chabbra) more then 25 Episodes and a movie – Jagjivan Ki Patni Ka Theesra Pyar directed by Rajesh Bachchani, Fillers with Rajesh (Director ), Anchored For Aamne Saamne (Tata sky episodes), Varuni in Shani Serial (Colors )and many more. Well travelled all over India for performances and shootings is very happy of getting the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2017 and feels that now i think people and film Indusrty and critics have appreciated my work.