Full Name:Urmila Matondkar
Age (as of 2019):45 years old
Date of Birth:February 4, 1974
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 4 inches (1.56 m)
Weight:50 kg (110 lbs)
Body Measurements:32-24-32 inches
Urmila Matondkar is a renowned Indian movie actress, a politician as well as a television personality, massively recognized for her work in Bollywood, apart from Marathi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil movies. She is the receiver of several accolades, comprising off a Screen Award, a Filmfare Award as well as a Nandi Award. Her roles in movies backed to a new on-screen personality for a Hindi movie heroine, wherein she was recognized for her dancing skills and intense style of acting. Having done this, Urmila Matondkar has proven herself as a prominent actress of Hindi Cinema.
After making her first acting debut as a child star in Marathi movie Zaakol, Urmila made her Hindi movie debut with drama Kalyug. She received immense fame in the top acclaimed drama serial Masoom, after which she starred in a number of movies as a child star. Her first movie came with Malayalam megahit blockbuster Chanakyan, after which she initiated a full-time career in acting, with a prominent role in 1991’s superhit Narsimha.
Pursuing a brief setback, Urmila Matondkar appeared in commercially and critically successful movie Aa Gale Lag Ja. The year 1995 emerged as a turning point for Urmila when she was featured by Ram Gopal Varma as a female lead in exceedingly successful romantic movie Rangeela, after which she received immense admiration for her acting, covering, Judaai, Satya, Khoobsurat, Jungle and Deewangee. Urmila also achieved immense recognition in Tamil and Telugu cinema with featuring roles in Gaayam, Antham, Anaganaga Oka Roju and Indian. She afterwards earned critical appreciation for depicting a series of strong psychological roles, comprising off a serial killer in 1999 thrilling movie Kaun, a compulsive lover in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, a obsessed woman in horror movie Bhoot, for which she also received a Filmfare Critics Award under the nomination of best actress. After that, she worked together with independent film producers in numerous art-house projects, comprising off, Pinjar, Tehzeeb, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, Naina, Bas Ek Pal and a Marathi movie titled Ajoba.
Apart from acting in movies, Urmila Matondkar is associated with numerous philanthropic causes and is vocal regarding problems faced by children and women. She has performed as a judge for Sony television’s Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 2, Zee Marathi’s Dance Maharashtra Dance and Colors’ Chak Dhoom Dhoom. On 3rd March 2016, she married to a Kashmiri businessman named Mohsin Akhtar Mir.
Facts You Never Knew About Urmila Matondkar!
- Is Urmila Matondkar addicted to smoking? : In the past, she used to be an intense smoker though now she has quit smoking.
- Is Urmila Matondkar alcoholic?: Yes
- She was born into a humble Marathi Hindu Family.
- Urmila was an intellectual student at school.
- She starred as a child star in numerous movies including Masoom and Kalyug.
- Besides Hindi movies, she has also starred in Telugu, Marathi and Malayalam movies.
- Urmila Matondkar is a proficient classical dancer.
- She is an ardent dog lover and has two pets named Zorro and Sheru.
- Urmila Matondkar is 10 years older than her husband named Mohsin Akhtar Mir.
Urmila Matondkar Education
College: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Pune University
Urmila Matondkar Gallery
Urmila Matondkar Career
Profession: Actress, Model
Debut TV Series/Movie:
- Kalyug (1980) as child artist
- Narasimha (1991) as leading actress
Net Worth: $20 Million
Family & Relatives
Father: Shivinder Singh
Mother: Rukshana Sultana
Brother(s): Kedar Matondkar
Sister(s): Mamta Matondkar, Pooja Matondkar
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Boyfriend: Mohsin Akhtar Mir
Urmila Matondkar Favorites
Hobbies: Reading, Acting
Favorite Actor: Aamir Khan