Kalki Koechlin, a French-Indian actress who works in the Bollywood film industry and known for her outstanding performances. She is also working as a writer and received many awards and honors for her contribution to Hindi cinema. She is the winner of a National Film Award, a Filmfare Award, and many others. Despite being a French citizen, she lived most of her life in India working in the film industry. While she gave many hit films but she became popular for her role played in the movie ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara in which she shared the screen space alongside Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhter, Katrina Kaif, and many others. However, here we are sharing some lesser facts to know more about French beauty. Let us have a look!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Kalki Koechlin
1- Moved from France to India
Kalki Koechlin moved to India from France along with her father, Joel Koechlin, and her mother, Francoise Armandie. Her parents fell in love and got married but after her birth, they got separated and she chose to live with her mother.
2- Educated Forefathers
Kalki Koechlin is the granddaughter of Maurice Koechlin who was the Chief Engineer for the construction of the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty. Woww… that’s amazing to know!
3- She & Anurag Kashyap
Kalki Koechlin has previously married a famed Indian film director Anurag Kashyap after meeting him during the shoot of Dev D. Well, things did not go well between them and they got divorced in the year 2015.
4- Studied from London
Kalki Koechlin moved to London where she had to complete her schooling and college. Later, she studied Drama and Theatre at the Goldsmith University of London. After completing her studies, she then worked at a theatre company located in London, named ‘Theatre of Relativity’. She even worked as a waitress on the weekends.
5- Most Appreciated Performance
Kalki Koechlin acted in many Bollywood films but she became famous for appearing in the Bollywood film titled ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dubara’ in which she gave a heart-winning performance and got appreciated by everyone.
6- Peak of Success
Kalki Koechlin is considered among one of the best and most acclaimed actors of the Bollywood film industry as she has been at the peak of success since she worked in ‘Shaitaan’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’, That Girl in Yellow Boots, and others.
7- Brilliant Screenwriter
Besides handling the acting profession, Koechlin is also known for her incredible writing skills that helped her to become a successful screenwriter. In 2011, she made her debut as a screenwriter through a film named ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’ in which she acted herself and got critically acclaimed for her best performance.
8- Enjoyed working with Deepika Padukone
In an interview, Kalki Koechlin revealed that she enjoyed working with her co-star Deepika Padukone in her second commercial film ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ in which Ranbir Kapoor won the hearts of many with his excellent acting prowess. While Kalki won the Filmfare award for the category of Best Supporting Actress.