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Neena Kulkarni (Actress) Age, Family, Husband, Biography & More

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Husband: Dilip Kulkarni
Hometown: Pune
Age: 64 Years

Neena Kulkarni

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Actor and Producer
Famous Role'Madhvi Vishwanathan Iyer’ in the popular TV serial, ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ (2013), aired on Star Plus
Neena Kulkarni in the Serial Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Career
DebutFilm, Hindi (Actor): Mirch Masala (1987)
Mirch Masala
Film, Marathi (Actor): Hach Sunbaicha Bhau (1992)
Film, English (Actor): The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Film, French (Actor): A Wedding (Noces) (2016)
A Wedding (Noces)
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 August 1955 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019) 64 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownPune, Maharashtra
SchoolCanossa High School, Mahim, Mumbai
College/UniversityElphinstone College in Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation in Arts [1]DNA India
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Neena Kulkarni's Instagram Post
HobbiesReading and Listening to Music
Tattoo(s)She has got many tattoos inked on her body; out of which one is on her right arm and an ‘Om’ tattoo on her left hand.
Neena Kulkarni's Tattoo on Her Arm
Neena Kulkarni's Tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidowed
Affairs/BoyfriendsDilip Kulkarni (Actor)
Marriage Date25 October 1980 (Saturday)
Neena Kulkarni's Marriage Picture
Family
Husband/SpouseDilip Kulkarni (Died on 22 December 2002; due to chronic heart disease)
Neena Kulkarni and Her Family
ChildrenSon- Divij Kulkarni (Works in an advertising company)
Daughter- Sohaa Kulkarni (Producer)
Neena Kulkarni and Her Daughter and Son
ParentsFather- V. G. Joshi (Doctor)
Neena Kulkarni's Father
Mother- Kamal Joshi (Doctor)
Neena Kulkarni With Her Mother

Neena Kulkarni

Some Lesser Known Facts About Neena Kulkarni

  • Neena Kulkarni is a popular Indian theatre, film, and television actor.
  • She was born into an upper-middle-class family.

    Neena Kulkarni's Childhood Picture

    Neena Kulkarni’s Childhood Picture

  • She studied French as a major subject in her graduation.

    Neena Kulkarni in Her Young Days

    Neena Kulkarni in Her Young Days

  • Neena started her career as a model and has walked the ramp at various fashion shows.
  • She has appeared in various TV commercials, including Kalnirnay, Bisleri, Sprite, Mother Dairy, Cadbury, and Life Insurance Corporation.

  • She met the famous Indian theatre director and actor, Satyadev Dubey, in 1970. She did her initial training in acting under him.
  • Later, she acted in various theatre plays, including Mohan Rakesh’s ‘Adhe Adhure,’ Shankar Shesh’s ‘Mayavi Sarovar,’ Willie Russell’s ‘Educating Rita,’ and Ajit Dalvi’s ‘Mahatma Versus Gandhi.’

    Neena Kulkarni in a Theatre Play

    Neena Kulkarni in a Theatre Play

  • She was featured on the Bagpiper’s calendar in 1970.

    An Old Picture of Neena Kulkarni

    An Old Picture of Neena Kulkarni

  • In 1978, she was selected by the Indian Marathi film & theatre director, Vijaya Mehta to play the role of ‘Shabbo’ in the Marathi theatre play ‘Hamidabai Chi Kothi.’
  • She has also acted in many other award-winning Marathi plays, like ‘Mahasagar,’ ‘Dhyani Mani,’ ‘Akasmat,’ ‘Dehabhaan,’ ‘Prem Patra,’ and ‘Vatvat Savitri.’
  • Neena is the founder of ‘Upstage Film Company’ and produced the first Marathi film ‘Shevri’ (2006).

    Neena Kulkarni in Shevri

    Neena Kulkarni in Shevri

  • She acted in many Bollywood films, including ‘Daayraa’ (1996), ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’ (2000), ‘Hungama’ (2003), ‘Paheli’ (2005), and ‘Guru’ (2007).
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  • She has appeared in many popular Marathi films, like ‘Pachhadlela’ (2004), ‘Sarivar Sari’ (2005), ‘Shevri’ (2006), ‘Gandha’ (2009), and ‘Kulkarni Chaukatla Deshpande’ (2019).

    Neena Kulkarni in 'Kulkarni Chaukatla Deshpande' (2019)

    Neena Kulkarni in ‘Kulkarni Chaukatla Deshpande’ (2019)

  • Some of her popular TV serials are ‘Saarrthi’ (2004), ‘Baa Bahoo Aur Baby’ (2005), ‘Kayamath’ (2007), and ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ (2013).

    Neena Kulkarni in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein

    Neena Kulkarni in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein

  • In 2007, her film, ‘Shevri’ won the ‘National Film Award’ for the Best Feature Film in Marathi. The film was produced by Neena Kulkarni under her own film production company, ‘Upstage Film Company.’
  • She has won many prestigious awards for her films and theatre plays.

    An Old Picture of Neena Kulkarni With Nana Patekar

    An Old Picture of Neena Kulkarni With Nana Patekar

  • She worked as a writer for the column ‘Antarang’ in the Marathi newspaper ‘Loksatta’ for almost three years.
  • She loves to spend her leisure time with her pet dogs.

    Neena Kulkarni With Her Pet Dog

    Neena Kulkarni With Her Pet Dog

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