Sonali Kulkarni – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Sonali Kulkarni Indian Actress

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 34-28-36 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Sonali
Gender Female
Age 49 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 3 November 1974
Full Name Sonali Kulkarni
Profession Actress
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Pune, Maharashtra
Religion Hinduism
Published on August 27, 2019 on 09:12 PM
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Sonali Kulkarni is considered amongst the most capable actresses of Bollywood film industry. She was born in Pune, India on 3rd November, 1974. Sonali completed her schooling from Abhinav Vidyalaya School. She was a brilliant student and always used to score with a higher percentage. She attended Ferguson College, Pune with Political Science as her major subject and also received a scholarship in Marathi fiction. Sonali Kulkarni has an aptitude for languages like Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, English, Tamil and Italian.

She has been vigorously connected with both cinema and theater. She starred in the Marathi play titled ‘Pahila Vahila’ produced by Sandesh. Her first theater play was ‘Chahu’ alongside Tushar Dalvi, was enormously successful and completed around 165 shows. Her first Hindi play was ‘Basant Ka Teesra Yauvan’. It was afterwards converted into a movie ‘Danav’ which was elected to be screened at Cannes Movie Festival and also at Third Eye Asian Movie Festival. She starred in another theater play titled ‘Sir Sir Sarla’ which is about a teacher and his affiliation with his students. Amol Palekar’s movie titled ‘Daayraa’ was Sonali Kulkarni’s first Hindi movie in a leading role and she received Best Actress Award in France International Movie Festival for her remarkable performance.

The movie ‘Mission Kashmir was a rotating point in Sonali Kulkarni’s career. In this movie she depicted the inspiring role of Hrithik Roshan’s mother and Sanjay Dutt’s wife. The next megahit movie was ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, wherein he performed a comical role. She has performed a massive variety of roles in movies like ‘Doghi’, ‘Daayra’, ‘Agni Varsha’, ‘Taxi No. 9211’, ‘Pyar Tune Kya Kiya’ ‘Darna Zaroori Hai’ and ‘White Rainbow’. ‘In Silence Please – the Dressing Room’ she has depicted the role of a commentator. The movie is regarding a friendly cricket match amongst two countries – Pakistan and India. She has also appeared in a Gujarati movie titled ‘Love is Blind’ which won the hearts of the viewers.

Sonali Kulkarni starred in Vrindavan Film Studios directed by Lamberto Lambertini. She starred in an Italian movie ‘Fuoco Di Su Me’ produced by Lamberto Lambertini. In this movie, she worked with Omar Sherif and the movie was ordinarily shot in Procida, Italy. Aside from films and theatre, Sonali Kulkarni is the visitant editor of Viva, Loksatta’s supplement.


Sonali Kulkarni Education

Qualification: B.A. in Political Science

School: Abhinava Vidyalaya, Pune

College: Fergusson College, Pune

Sonali Kulkarni Career

Profession: Actress


Film: Daayraa (1996, Hindi)
Cheluvi (1992, Kannada)
Vrindavan Film Studios (1996, English)
Mukta (1994, Marathi)
May Madham (1994, Tamil)
Love is Blind (2005, Gujarati)
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 1 (2007)

Net Worth: $50 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Vilas Kulkarni

Mother: Not Known

Brother: Sandesh Kulkarni, Sandeep Kulkarni

Sister: None

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Nachiket Pantvaidya (m. 2010)

No. of Children: 1

Son: None

Daughter: Kaveri Kulkarni

Facts You Never Knew About Sonali Kulkarni

  • Is Sonali Kulkarni addicted to smoking?: Not Known
  • Is Sonali Kulkarni alcoholic?: Not Known
  • Sonali Kulkarni was always fascinated towards acting and initiated acting in theatre plays at an earlier age, as her older brother was allied with theatre. He used to direct and write theatre plays.
  • Sonali got the prospect to work with thespian Pt. Satyadev Dubey and developed more staid regarding adapting acting as her career.
  • She was an adolescent when she begged her first movie Cheluvi.
  • Sonali Kulkarni loves to write. Indeed, she has functioned as an editor for Viva, a appendage of Marathi newspaper, wherein she used to compose a weekly column titled So Kool.
  • Sonali’s column was relatively renowned and was printed in a book by Rajahansa Prakashan.


Who is Sonali Kulkarni?

Sonali Kulkarni is an Indian actress, born on 03 November, 1974 in Pune, Maharashtra.

How old is Sonali Kulkarni?

Sonali Kulkarni is 49 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Sonali Kulkarni?

Sonali Kulkarni is 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).

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