Born: September 23,1962
Spouse: (her Death)
Parents: Prema,K. P. Menon,(malayalam Actress),Prema (malayalam Actress)
Biography: Shoba was born Mahalakshmi Menon and made her acting debut in the Tamil film Thattungal Thirakkappadum. She went on to win the National Award at the age of 17 for her role in the Tamil film Pasi. Shoba started off as a child actor and won many awards as a child artist. Her mother was Prerna Menon, a known figure in Malayalam cinema. Shoba too acted in a Malayalam film called Udhyogastha. She committed suicide in 1980. She was married to Balu Mahendra.