Madhoo Shah (born Madhoobala Raghunath on 26 March 1972) not to be confused with Madhubala, is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Tamil cinema and Bollywood. She has also worked in a few Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada language films. She is best remembered for her portrayals in Kuku Kohli's Hindi hit Phool Aur Kaante (1991), Mani Ratnam's Tamil hit Roja (1992), which won the National Film Award for Best Film on National Integration, nomination for Best Film at the 18th Moscow International Film Festival; K. Raghavendra Rao's Telugu hit Allari Priyudu (1992), which was screened at the International Film Festival of India, in the mainstream section; Sangeeth Sivan's Malayalam hit Yodha (1992), and S. Shankar's Tamil hit Gentleman (1993).
Madhoobala Raghunath was born into a Tamil-speaking family. She is a niece of actress Hema Malini and therefore a maternal sister of Esha Deol through her mother. Juhi Chawla is her sister-in-law. She did her schooling from St.Joseph's High School in Juhu, Mumbai.