8 Things You Didn’t Know About Dolly Ahluwalia

Dolly Ahluwalia Biography

An Indian actress, Dolly Ahluwalia is an actress ad costume designer in the Hindi film industry and was honored with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2001 for Costume Design. Among various prestigious achievements, she was honored with Filmfare Awards thrice and the three National Film Awards for the category of Best Costume Designer for the most popular film named ‘Bandit Queen’ released in the year 1993. Also, she then designed costumes for another blockbuster film named ‘Haider’ released in 2014, and then also acclaimed for designing costumes for the film ‘Vicky Donor’ in which she also appeared as an actress. However, it seems she has earned much recognition during her career life and still looking for more opportunities. Let us dig out some unknown facts to know more about her.

Dolly Ahluwalia

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Dolly Ahluwalia

1- Known for

The renowned actress Dolly Ahluwalia is known for winning various awards and honors for her realistic role of whiskey-loving, gritty single parent in the film titled ‘Vicky Donor’ and won another National Award after ‘Bandit Queen’ for her cool mom act.

2- Her Reaction after hearing about another National Award

She was at Delhi airport when she got a call from her director Shootjit Sircar. After hearing about another National Award, she wanted to shout with joy to express her overwhelming happiness, but she was not in a place where she could do so.

3- Got drunk for the drinking scenes in Vicky Donor?

She had never had alcohol. When she read the script she was nervous about how she was going to do it. Her performance was based on her observation of how people behave and talk when they drunk.

4- Most Challenging Role

She does not have any children and her mother-in-law passed away before her wedding. So, somewhere she had this urge to explore such kinds of relationships and she found them the real challenge for her.

5- Gold Medalist

Everyone knows her for her amazing performances, her work, and her various accolades, and now you will be surprised to know that the most loved Dolly Ahluwalia is a gold medalist received in acting from NSD.

6- Acting or Design

For the most talented star, Dolly Ahluwalia, both fields are best as she loves, enjoys, and respects both her professions.

7- Life Achievement

The actress feels so overwhelmed whenever she gets awards and honors, but she considers fame recognition as the biggest life achievement.

8- Love for Acting

The actress had a love for acting since her childhood as she always wanted to become an actress. And the best is, she has established herself as a best actress and costume designer as well.