Minakshi Goswami was born in Allahabad on 21st May. Her father’s name is Sudhir Chandra Choudhury and mother’s name is Pushparani Choudhury. She passed her Higher Secondary Examination from Jagattaran Intermediate School in year 1950. She passed Intermediate in the year 1952 and she graduated in the year 1954 from Allahabad University.
She made her debut in the film “Ogo Badhu Sundari” in the year 1981 directed by Salil Dutta. In that film she played the role of Lola, a party lady, in a song sequence with Uttam Kumar. That song has became a legend song and even performed in stage these days by different actors and actresses. Her major films were “Dui Pata” (1983), “Amar Geeti” (1984), “Samrat O Sundari” (1987), “Chhoto Bou” (1988), “Swet Patharer Thala” (1992) etc. She was a good athlete in her younger days. She visited Russia and she was a member of Allahabad University Volley Ball Team. She joined Peoples Little Theatre (PLT) in the year 1980. She learnt dancing from Sadhan Guha and Athinlal Ganguly. She has also directed a water ballet. She has also acted in Radio Drama and Television serials. She has directed television serial “Kolkatae Kache”.