Sonali Kulkarni


Sonali Kulkarni first made her appearance on the screen in a Kannada film titled Cheluvi directed by Girish Karnad. She thereafter has appeared in many films, which includes an Italian film titled Fuoco Di Su Me for which she won an award in the 2006 Milan International Film Festival.
She has received a Special Jury Award (non-feature) in the 49th National Film Awards (2002) for her role in a short film in Marathi Chaitra.
Apart from acting, she was an editor with Viva, a supplement of Marathi daily newspaper Loksatta from June 2005 till May 2007. She used to pen a weekly column called "So Kool". The columns are published in the book So Kool by Rajahansa Prakashan.  Actor Nana Patekar on the release of this book said, "Whenever I read her articles, I feel she is talking to me. There is so much of simplicity in her writing."
Sonali showed her dancing skills in the second season of the popular celebrity-dance competition show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa on Sony TV.
She has also worked with Doordarshan channel and did some films like 'Gulabari' in 1994 in Hindi which telecast in 1995 and 'Kata Rute Kunala' in 1996 in Marathi for which she has also got RAPA Award-Best television performance of the year.
She was also seen in one story (Kya Yahi Pyaar Hai-Directed by Tanuja Chaturvedi) of Star Bestsellers TV Series telecast in 1999-2000 on Star Plus.
Sonali was born in a Maharashtrian Brahmin family at Pune, Maharashtra. Her father is an engineer and she has two brothers: Sandeep and Sandesh. She completed her schooling from Abhinava Vidyalaya and did her graduation from Ferguson College, where she majored in Political Science and got a scholarship in Marathi literature. For her interest in acting she attended a workshop by Satyadev Dubey after which she and Sandesh formed a theater group called Samanvay. Sandesh is now a film director.
Sonali's first brief marriage with Chandrakant Kulkarni, film director and writer, ended in a divorce. Since May 24, 2010 she is married to Nachiket Pantvaidya. Pantvaidya is MD of Fox TV Studios and this is also his second marriage. Together they have one daughter born on October 18, 2011.

Awards
Won
1996: RAPA Awards, "Best television performance of the year", "Kata Rute Kunala (Marathi)"
1996: Filmfare Awards(Marathi), "Best Actress", Doghi
2002: National Film Award - Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Non-Feature Film), Chaitra
2004: Star Screen Awards(Marathi), "Best Actress", Devrai
2005: Milan International Film Festival, "Best Actress", Fuoco Di Su Me (Fire At My Heart)

Nominated
2001: Filmfare Awards, Best Supporting Actress, Mission Kashmir
2001: Screen Weekly Awards Best Supporting Actress, Mission Kashmir

Filmography

2011       Deool    -Vahini Saheb(Marathi)
2011       Singham- Megha Kadam(Hindi)
2011       Mumbai Cutting (Hindi)
2010       Irada Pakka (Marathi)
2010       Ringa Ringa (Marathi)
2010       The Camp  -Sonali Manthe(Hindi)
2009       Well Done Abba  -Malti(Hindi)
2009       Love Khichdi  -Shanta Bheemrao Bhansode(Hindi)
2009       Shadow Inspector -Sanjana Singh Rajpoot (Hindi)
2009       Mohandas  -Meghna(Hindi)
2009       Gandha Raavi(Marathi)
2009       Gabhricha Paus Alka (Marathi)
2009       Tya Ratri Paus Hota (Marathi)
2009       Gulmohar (Marathi)
2008       Rishton Ki Machine (Hindi)
2008       Vasudev Balwant Phadke  -Bhawani(Marathi)
2008       Via Darjeeling    -Rimli Sharma / Sangeeta (Hindi)
2008       Sirf  -Namita Ranade(Hindi)
2007       Sakhi (Marathi)
2007       Strangers  -Nandini S. Rai(Hindi)
2006       Restaurant (Marathi)
2006       I See You (Hindi)
2006       Darna Zaroori Hai  -Mrs. Pilgaonkar (Hindi)
2006       Taxi Number 9211 -Mrs. Sunita R. Shastri (Hindi)
2005       Love is Blind (Gujarati)
2005       White Rainbow --Priya (Hindi)
2005       Fuoco Di Su Me Graziella (Italian)
2004       Bride & Prejudice  -Chandra Lamba(English)
2004       Devrai   -Seena(Marathi)
2004       Hanan   -Devi Bhagwati / Pagli (Hindi)
2004       Silence Please... The Dressing Room  -Reporter Aparna Sen(Hindi)
2004       1:1.6 An Ode to Lost Love  -Asha(English)
2003       Danav   --Lakshmi(Hindi)
2002       Dil Vil Pyar Vyar Gauri (Hindi)
2002       Agni Varsha  -Nittilai(Hindi)
2002       Kitne Door Kitne Paas  -Jaya Patel(Hindi)
2002       Chaitra  Krati (Marathi)
2002       Junoon (Hindi)
2001       Dil Chahta Hai  -Pooja(Hindi)
2001       Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya  -Geeta(Hindi)
2000       Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar   -Ramabai Ambedkar(Hindi)
2000       Mission Kashmir  -Neelima Khan(Hindi)
2000       Kairee   -Kamli's daughter (adult)(Marathi)
1999       Jahan Tum Le Chalo  -Namrata Shorey(Hindi)
1996       Daayraa  -The Girl(Hindi)
1996       Vrindavan Film Studios  --Radha(English)
1995       Doghi    -Krishna(Marathi)
1994       May Madham    -Sandhya(Tamil )
1994       Mukta   -Mukta(Marathi)
1992       Cheluvi Cheluvi (Kannada) -a Doordarshan production  
1994       Gulabari   (Hindi) -a Doordarshan production-telecast in 1995     
1999-2000 Kya Yahi Pyaar Hai  -Anju(Hindi) -a story of Star Bestsellers TV Series-telecast on Star Plus in 1999-2000  
1996      Kata Rute Kunala  -Meera(Marathi) -Telecast on Doordarshan and also got RAPA Award-Best television performance of the year             
1996       Badalte Rishte  -Ulka(Hindi)TV Serial
[source: wikipedia]











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