Bharati Achrekar Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Mother: Late Manik Verma
Age: 63 Years
Hometown: Maharashtra

Bharati Achrekar

Profession(s)Actor and TV Producer
Famous RoleMrs. Wagle in ‘Wagle ki Duniya’ (1988) that aired on DD National
Bharati Achrekar in Wagle Ki Duniya
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutMusical Theatre Play: Dhanya Te Gayani Kala as Tansen’s daughter
Film: Apne Paraye (1980) as Naintara
'Apne Paraye' (1980)
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 October 1957 (Tuesday) [1]IMDb
Age (as of 2020) 63 Years
Zodiac signLibra
SchoolHujurpaga School, Pune
College/UniversitySNDT College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation in Hindustani Classical Music [2]Grih Shobha [3]Bhharati Blogspot
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidowed
Husband/SpouseName Not Known (Passed away in 1984)
Bharati Achrekar's old picture with her husband (marked) and other family members
ChildrenShe has one son.
ParentsFather- Late Amar Varma (Hindi-Urdu writer and poet)
Mother- Late Manik Varma (Padam Shri awardee Indian classical singer)
Bharati Achrekar's parents
SiblingsSister(s)- 3
• Rani Varma (singer)
• Aruna Jayprakash
• Vandana Gupte (actress)
Bharati Achrekar and her sisters

Bharati Achrekar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bharati Achrekar 

  • Bharati Achrekar is an Indian theatre, film, and television actress.
  • She started her career as a theatre artist at the age of 17. She has performed with many renowned Indian theatre artists in various Marathi theatre plays.

    Bharati Achrekar in a theatre play

    Bharati Achrekar in a theatre play

  • She has appeared in many Hindi TV serials like ‘Aa Bail Muje Maar’ (1987), ‘Kachchi Dhoop’ (1987), ‘Wagle ki Duniya’ (1988), ‘Sumit Sambhal Lega’ (2015), and ‘Wagle Ki Duniya– Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey’ (2021).

    Bharati Achrekar in 'Sumit Sambhal Lega' (2015)

    Bharati Achrekar in ‘Sumit Sambhal Lega’ (2015)

  • Bharati has acted in various Hindi films including ‘Apne Paraye’ (1980), ‘Sanjog’ (1985), ‘Chameli Ki Shaadi’ (1986), ‘Eshwar’ (1989), and ‘Coolie No. 1’ (2020).

    Bharati Achrekar in 'Chameli ki Shaadi' (1986)

    Bharati Achrekar in ‘Chameli ki Shaadi’ (1986)

  • In 2013, she lent her voice for the Hindi film ‘The Lunchbox’ (2013) as Mrs. Deshpande (Ila’s neighbour).

  • She has also acted in the English films ‘Little John’ (2001) and ‘Flavors’ (2003).
  • Some of her Marathi films are ‘Divasen Divas’ (2006), ‘Saatchya Aat Gharat’ (2004), ‘Valu’ (2008), and ‘FU: Friendship Unlimited’ (2017).

    Bharati Achrekar in Vaalu

    Bharati Achrekar in Vaalu

  • During an interview, while talking about her career as a TV producer, she said,

I was the first person in 1972 to join TV as a producer. I did several cultural shows and every time some artiste passed away I would be called to put together an obituary celebrating the life and time of that artiste. It was a very exciting time but at the end of it was a Government job and there were many limitations. I had once again started to get acting offers and I decided to quit the job.  “

  • In her leisure time, she loves cooking, travelling, and watching TV serials.
  • She is a trained singer and has performed in the musical theatre play ‘Gaa Re Maa.’

    Bharati Achrekar in a musical event

    Bharati Achrekar in a musical event

  • In an interview, she talked about the biggest strength in her life, she said,

My parents were my major driving force for the freedom they gave us. They allowed us to bloom. My mother though was the wind beneath my wings. My biggest regret and hers as well, was the fact that I didn’t become a singer. I was a natural singer and my mother was very keen that I follow her footsteps. In fact the last thing she said to me when she died was that she deeply regretted the fact that I didn’t take to singing.”

  • She has featured in many TV commercials including Okra Parachute Cooking Oil, Monaco, Nirma washing powder, and Reliance life insurance policy.