Birth Name: Melinda Leanne Shankar
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: February 18, 1992
Ethnicity: Indian Guyanese [Tamil, other]
Melinda Shankar is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles on the series Degrassi: The Next Generation and How To Be Indie and in the movies Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars and Festival of Lights , and for playing Talvinder on Slasher.
Her parents are from Guyana. They are Hindu, and of Indian ancestry. She was raised in Orleans, Ontario, in Ottawa.