Artist Profile

Sonali Kulkarni, Actress

Sonali Kulkarni

Biography / Profile:

Born : 3 November
Birthplace : Pune
Occupation : Actress

Sonali was born in the Marathi-speaking Kulkarni family in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Her father is an engineer, and she has two brothers, Sandeep and Sandesh.
Even when she was of a very young age her passion was acting, and she got a chance to exhibit her talents during the Ganesh Mahotsav.

She was enrolled in the Abhinav Vidhyalaya in Pune, and after completing schooling, she went to Fergusson College, where she majored in Political Science and got a scholarship in Marathi literature.She speaks Hindi, Marathi and English fluently, and has also picked-up Gujarati, Italian, and Tamil.

After attending a workshop by Satyadev Dubey, Sonali and Sandesh formed a theater group called Samanvay. Kulkarni first made her appearance on the tinsel screen in a Kannada movie titled ‘Cheluvi’, and thereafter has appeared in a total of 32 movies, including one in Italian titled ‘Fuoco Si Di Me’ for which she won an award in the 2006 Milan International Film Festival. Apart from acting, she is also an editor with ‘Viva’, a supplement of ‘Loksatta’, and pens a weekly column called ‘So Kool’.
Sonali has showed her dancing skills in a popular dance program (Jhalak dikla jaa) on Sony TV. Apart from this she will be seen in a movie Strangers with Kay Kay Menon & Jimmy Shergill.

Filmography:

Movie(s)
Marathi movies
Aga Bai Arechyaa 2 (2015)
Sugar Salt Aani Prem (2015)
Dr. Prakash Baba Amte (2014)
Pune 52 (2013)
Kokanastha (2013)
Deool (2011)
Ringa Ringa (2010)
Gandha (2009)
Gabhricha Paus (2009)
Tya Ratri Paus Hota (2009)
Gulmohar (2009)
Vasudev Balwant Phadke (2007)
Sakhi (2007)
Restaurant (2006)
Devari (2005)
Devrai (2004)
Chaitra (2002)
Kairee (2000)
Doghi (1995)
Mukta (1994)

Hindi Movies
Singham (2011)
Mumbai Cutting (2011)
The Camp (2010)
Love Khichdi (2009)
Shadow (2009)
Mohandas (2009)
Rishton Ki Machine (2008)
Rama Rama Kya Hai Ye Drama (2008)
Via Darjeeling (2008)
Sirf (2008)
Strangers (2007)
I See You (2006)
Darna Zaroori Hai (2006)
Taxi Number 9211 (2006)
White Rainbow (2005)

Serial(s)
Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi (Colours TV)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Sony TV)
Kata Rute Kunala (Doordarshan)
Kya Yahi Pyaar Hai (Star Plus)
Badalte Rishte

Play(s)
Sakharam Binder

Award(s):

Filmfare Awards – Best Actress – for the film Dr. Prakash Baba Amte- the real hero (2015)
RAPA Awards – Best television performance of the year – Kata Rute Kunala (1996)
Filmfare Awards – Best Actress – for the film Doghi (1996)
Star Screen Award – Best Actress – for the film Devrai

Interview(s):

Sonali Kulkarni – Simply passionate about acting & writing

Photo(s)

Sonali Kulkarni, Actress

Most Popular

To Top