Padmini Kolhapure Wiki
Padmini Kolhapure is a one of the most popular actress of Indian cinema. She has marked her debut in Hindi film industry during 1980s. Her on-screen pairing with superstar Rajesh Khanna was very much famous in her times. The hits of the pair include Souten, Naya Kadam, Insaaf Main Karoonga and Bewafai. She is known for her civility and diligence. Padmini was last seen in Rajkumar Santoshi’s movie ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ as Mrs. Rao.
The gorgeous Indian actress Padmini was born on November 1, 1965 in a Maharashtrian family. Her father was a famous classical singer and her mother used to work for airlines. Padmini began her career as a child actress in Dev Anand’s ‘Ishq Ishq Ishq’ and Raj Kapoor’s ‘Satyam Shivam Sundram’. She came into limelight with the role of child in Raj Kapoor starrer 1977 film Satyam Shivam Sundaram. Padmini has a elder sister Shivangi.
Name : Padmini Kolhapure
Date of Birth : 1 November 1965
Age : 49 years
Height : 5’4″ approx
Father Name : Pandharinath Kolhapure
Sister’s Name : Shivangi Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure
Debuted film : Zindagi (1976)
Husband : Pradeep Sharma
Son : Priyank
Padmini’s father Pandharinath Kolhapure was a classical singer and also the first cousin of Dinanath Mangeshkar, father of singer Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Her sister, Tejaswini Kolhapure is also into acting and her second sister Shivangi is married to the actor Shakti Kapoor. Her family is basically from Kolhapur and Goa.
As a child, Padmini sang in the chorus for some of the movies like Yadoon Ki Baraat, Kitab, Dushman Dost along with her sister Shivangi. She later sang for her own films like Vidhaata, Hum intezaar Karenge, Sadak chaap. In 2008, Padmini appeared alongside Helen Jairag Richardson in the film ‘Mera Bachpan’. She worked for films like ‘Abhi Toh Mein Jawaan Hoon’, ‘Asmaan Se Gire Khajoor Pe Atke’, ‘Kaash’ and many more. She made her entry into Malayalam films in 2011, with ‘Karmayogi’. This film was based on Hamlet by Shakespeare. She did many films for which she got many awards.
Padmini got married to Pradeep Sharma who is producer and also known as Tutu Sharma. Padmini and Pradeep are presently living in Mumbai and they also have a son Priyank.
Padmini won the Filmfare award for the Best Supporting actress category in the year in 1980 for ‘Insaaf Ka Tarazu’. Padmini had also won the Filmfare Best Actress award for the film, ‘Prem Rog’. In the year 2003, she won the prestigious Kalakar Achie er Award and in the year 2006, she won the Best Actress Award for a Marathi film titled ‘Chimnee Pakhre’.
Padmini Kolhapure in Ekk Nayi Pehchaan
The bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure entered the Tv show “Ekk Nayi Pehchaan”. She played an important role in Sharda (Poonam) and Suresh’s (Sooraj Thapar) life. Her entry in the serial had a lot of change and Sharda lost faith in marriage. Padmini was the second woman in the life of Suresh Modi (Sooraj Thapar).
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