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Neena Kulkarni Biography, Age, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 12, 2020

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Short Biography

Neena Kulkarni was born on 15-08-1962 in Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress, Theatre Actress, Soap Opera Actress, Writer, Theatre Director, Theatre Producer & Film Producer. She is famously known for her participation in Bollywood movies as well as Marathi, Urdu, English movies, Hindi/Marathi television series & Theatre.

Neena Kulkarni Complete Bio & Career

Neena Kulkarni is an Indian actress. She began her acting career in the 1970s on the Marathi professional stage and Hindi experimental stage, along with fashion shows and modelling simultaneously. She met Pt Satyadev Dubey, her first guru, and went on to be a part of several Hindi productions under his direction. Mohan Rakesh's Adhe Adhure, Shankar Shesh's Mayavi Sarovar and Willie Russell's Educating Rita are a few of her prominent plays. Dr. Vijaya Mehta chose her to play Shabbo in Anil Barve's Hamidabai Chi Kothi in 1978, and thus began her long journey with Bai into the remarkable world of Marathi theatre with Mahasagar and Savitri. She continues to assist Bai in her workshops. Mahasagar, Akasmat, Dhyani Mani, Vatvat Savitri, Dehabhaan, Prem Patra and Chaapa Kaata are some more of her successful award-winning Marathi plays.
She directed the play Mahasagar in 2011, Educating Rita, Mahatma Versus Gandhi and Wedding Album - English plays. Her prominent feature films are Savat Maazhi Laadki (state award best actress) Aai, Uttarayan, Shevri (for which she won the National Award and PIFF award as producer) Sari Var Sari (State award best supporting) and Bioscope: Dil-E-Naadan (Filmfare Best Supporting Actress). Badal, Nayak, Paheli, Guru, Hungama, Rann, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Hasee Toh Phasee and Ghayal Once More are some of the prominent Hindi films she has acted in, amongst others. Her prominent advertising commercials include Cadbury, Surf, Parachute, PayTm, Mother Dairy, and the latest, Maggie Masala. Her latest television show Yeh Hai Mohabattein recently completed 6 years of telecast. International projects: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Rani (an 8 part series in the French language telecast on channel France Deux) Noces, a French Film shot in Luxembourg and premiered in Paris in Feb 2017. Her latest foray into digital content through a web series Breathe and short films Cuddly and Maa has won her much appreciation. Her latest release is the Short film ‘Devi’.

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Neena Kulkarni Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to V.G. Joshi and Kamal Joshi. She was married to actor Dilip Kulkarni from 1980 till his death in 2002. The couple together had a son named Divij Kulkarni and a daughter named Sohaa Kulkarni.

Life's Important Dates Of Neena Kulkarni

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Pune
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Canossa High School, Mahim, Mumbai
College Elphinstone College, Mumbai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Listening to Music
Marital Status Widow
Debut Bollywood Film - Mirch Masala (1987)
Marathi Film - Hach Sunbaicha Bhau (1992)
English Film - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)
French Film - A Wedding (2016)
TV - Kammal (2002)
Best Movies Daag: The Fire (1999), Nayak: The Real Hero (2001), Hungama (2003), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012), and Kulkarni Chaukatla Deshpande (2019) among others
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Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Sanjay Dutt

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Neena Kulkarni

  • She is a column writer for Loksatta, called Antarang. She wrote for 3 years, and has been published as a book by the same name.
  • She has also worked in a French film titled A Wedding.
  • She studied French as a major subject in her graduation.
  • She was trained in acting under the observation of veteran actor and director Satyadev Dubey.

Neena Kulkarni Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 3months, 17 days old age Neena Kulkarni will turn 61 on 15 August, 2023. Only 8 months, 12 days, 14 hours,38 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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