|Real Name||Usha Nadkarni|
|Nickname(s)||Usha Tai, Aau|
|Famous Role||Savita Damodar Deshmukh in TV serial Pavitra Rishta (2009-2014)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-26-35|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||13 September 1946 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||77 Years|
|Birthplace||Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelors in Arts|
|Debut||Marathi Film: Sinhasan (1979)
Hindi Film: Musafir (1986)
TV: Rishtey (2006)
|Hobbies||Dancing, Reading Books, Listening To Music, Cooking|
|Awards||2011: Best Actor In A Negative Role (Female) at Zee Gold Awards, BIG Television Awards in category "Favorite Teekha Character" for Pavitra Rishta
2012: Zee Gold Awards for Best Actress In A Negative Role (Critics) for Pavitra Rishta
|Controversy||Due to some verbal fights with Krishna Abhishek at the sets of Comedy Nights Live, she decided to quit the show.|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
Daughter- Not Known
|Parents||Father- Sadanand Nadkarni
Mother- Name Not Known, Teacher
|Favourite Food(s)||Varan Bhat, Fry Fish|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Actress||Anu Emmanuel|
|Favourite Singer||Kishore Kumar|
|Favourite Song||Rena Fite Ta Fite Na|
|Favourite Colour(s)||Blue, Sky Blue|
|Favourite Destination(s)||Shirdi, Mathura, Ooty|
|Car Collection||Toyota Corolla Altis|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹6.5 Crore|
- Does Usha Nadkarni smoke?: No
- Does Usha Nadkarni drink alcohol?: No
- Usha was born and brought up in Karnataka, India.
- Since her childhood, she was interested in acting and dancing and first participated in some activity in her 4th standard.
- She has been participating in various plays and acts from her school days, except for college, as she told that she felt shy from boys, so, she avoided performing in front of them at that time.
- Usha used to go to a lot of public Ganesh Utsav events, where she enjoyed watching people dancing on the beats of music, and that eventually made her more enthusiastic about acting.
- Her parents were not at all in favour of her acting, but when she got 7 prizes in one year for her act, they got influenced by her skills and trusted her.
- She started her acting career in 1979 by playing the role of Shanta in the Marathi film ‘Sinhasan.’
- After her debut, she was featured in many Hindi and Marathi films like Shatranj, Gundaraj, Vaastav, One Two Three, Deool, Bhoothnath Returns, and many more.
- She became a household sensation after her comedy-cum witty performance in the popular daily soap- Pavitra Rishta, which was aired on ZeeTV. Here’s a glimpse of her performance in the show:
- Usha has appeared in numerous TV serials named Kairee, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon, Mrs Pammi Pyarelal, Bh Se Bhade, Khulta Kali Khulena, etc.
- She holds a very bold and outspoken personality in reel as well as real life.
- In an interview, she stated that hard work and dedication is the only thing, which has helped her survive in the acting industry for around 40 years.
- In 2016, her appearance in Rustom as Rustom’s maid named Jamnabai was critically acclaimed by the viewers.
- Apart from acting, she has also worked with BMC and Dena Bank.
- In 2018, she participated in the first season of ‘Bigg Boss Marathi.’