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Padmini Kolhapure Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Caste: Konkani Brahmin
Husband: Pradeep Sharma
Age: 52 Years

Padmini Kolhapure

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Bio/Wiki
NicknamePandi
Profession(s)Actress & Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutSinging: Saat Saheliyan (Vidhaata) (1982)
Film (As a Child Artist): Ek Khiladi Bawan Pattey (1972)
Ek Khiladi Bawan Pattey (1972)
Film (As a Lead Actress): Ahista Ahista (1981)
Padmini Kolhapure in Ahista Ahista
Album: Music Lover Dance Dance (1985) (with Bappi Lahiri)
TV: Ekk Nayi Pehchaan (2013)
Padmini Kolhapure in Ekk Nayi Pehchaan
Awards, Honours, Achievements 1981: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Insaaf Ka Tarazu
1982: Filmfare Special Performance Award for Ahista Ahista
1983: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Prem Rog
Padmini Kolhapure with her Filmfare Award
2006: Screen Best Actress Award for Chimani Pakhar
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 November 1965
Age (as in 2018)52 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionHinduism
CasteKonkani Brahmin
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesWatching Movies, Cooking
ControversyIn 1980, she was highly criticized for going against Indian culture, when she kissed Prince Charles on his cheek (during his India trip). She was just 16 years old at that time.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Marriage Date15 August 1986
Family
Husband/SpousePradeep Sharma (alias Tutu Sharma) (Film Producer)
Padmini Kolhapure's Husband
ChildrenSon- Priyank Pradeep Sharma (actor)
Daughter- None
Padmini Kolhapure's Son
ParentsFather- Pandharinath Kolhapure (a Classical Singer)
Mother- Nirupama Kolhapure (formerly used to work as ground staff with Air India)
Padmini Kolhapure with her Father
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister(s)
• Shivangi Kapoor (elder, actress)
Padmini Kolhapure with her sister Shivangi Kapoor
• Tejaswini Kolhapure (younger, actress)
Padmini Kolhapure with Tejaswini Kolhapure
Brother-in-law- Shakti Kapoor (actor)
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodRajma Chawal
Favourite Actor(s)Rishi Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor
Favourite ActressesSridevi, Deepika Padukone
Favourite Singer(s)Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Favourite Designer(s) Zuhair Murad, Manish Malhotra, Roberto Cavalli, and Payal Singhal

Padmini Kolhapure

Some Lesser Known Facts About Padmini Kolhapure

  • She was the second child to her parents among three daughters.
  • She belonged to a music-rich family. Her father was a trained Classical Singer and Veena player. She started learning music at an early age.
  • The “Kolhapure” surname of her family connotes the place “Kolhapur” in Maharashtra; from where the family belongs.
  • Her father’s mother was the half-sister of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar. In this way, Padmini is the niece of legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle.
  • She always wanted to be a singer. In 1973, she made her singing debut as a child for the film, ‘Yaadon Ki Baaraat.’ She sang in the chorus for songs with her sister Shivangi.
  • Reportedly, it was Asha Bhosle who suggested Padmini’s name to Dev Anand, who then cast her as a child artist in Ishq Ishq Ishq (1975).
  • In 1977, she played as a child artist in the film, ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram,’ which went on to become her most famous child role.

    Padmini Kolhapure in Satyam Shivam Sundaram

    Padmini Kolhapure in Satyam Shivam Sundaram

  • In 1980, she was condemned by the Indian media and public for kissing Prince Charles, during his India visit.

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  • In 1981, at the age of 15, she received her first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • In 1982, she appeared in the film, ‘Prem Rog’ opposite Rishi Kapoor and won her Filmfare Award for Best Actress at the age of 17.

    Padmini Kolhapure in Prem Rog

    Padmini Kolhapure in Prem Rog

  • In 1985, she did a film, ‘Do Dilon Ki Dastaan.’ During the shooting, she was not well and even worked when had a fever on.
  • In 1993, she appeared in the movie, ‘Professor Ki Padosan’ and took a break from the film industry.

    Padmini Kolhapure in Professor Ki Padosan

    Padmini Kolhapure in Professor Ki Padosan

  • In 1999, she made a comeback as a Producer for the film, ‘Rockford.’
  • In 2003, she returned to acting after almost 10 years with a Marathi film, ‘Chimani Pakhar.’
  • She was selected for the TV serial, ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ to play the role of Tulsi Virani, after Smriti Irani left the show. Due to some reasons, the role went to Gautami Kapoor.
  • She was also offered to work in the films such as Ek Duuje Ke Liye, Silsila, and Ram Teri Ganga Maili. But due to her busy schedule, she couldn’t be a part of these hit films.
  • She has opened acting schools in Hyderabad & Delhi and a grooming and modelling academy in Mumbai.
  • She also owns a boutique named “PadmaSitaa.”

    Padmini Kolhapure at her Fashion Boutique

    Padmini Kolhapure at her Fashion Boutique

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