Sonali Kulkarni (born 3 November 1974) is an Indian actress and writer. She has worked in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Hindi, and Tamil films. She is known for her roles in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Doghi, Deool, Gulabjaam, Dil Chahta Hai, Singham, Taxi No 9211 and Bharat.
Kulkarni was born in Pune, Maharashtra. Her father is an engineer and she has two brothers: Sandeep and Sandesh. She completed her schooling from Abhinava Vidyalaya and did her graduation from Ferguson College, where she majored in Political Science and got a scholarship in Marathi literature. For her interest in acting she attended a workshop by Satyadev Dubey after which she and Sandesh formed a theater group called Samanvay. Sandesh is now a film director.Sonali's first brief marriage with Chandrakant Kulkarni, film and theatre director and writer, ended in a divorce. Since 24 May 2010 she is married to Nachiket Pantvaidya, current head of Sony Entertainment Television. The couple have a daughter Kaveri born on 18 October 2011.
Movies & TV shows
Here's a family of three Balu, his mother, and grandmother. They survive on his grandfather's pension of rupees eight hundred a month. Once Balu starts going to school, the expenses increase and unfor...
Hope Aur Hum
A father obsessed with an old school copying machine wreaks havoc on the family, causing a change in their relationships. Explores the life of each family member and how their lives are intertwined wi...
Aditya is a young Maharashtrian man from London who comes to Pune to find a someone who would teach him traditional Maharashtrian cooking. His aim is to open a Marathi Gourmet Restaurant in London. In...
In a beautiful sleepy town of Panchgani lives a strict, principled professor with her equally rebellious and difficult daughter. In a quirky twist of fate, the professor meets with an accident and her...
Ani... Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar
The true story of the first Marathi superstar Kashinath Ghanekar, chronicling his struggles and hardships in marriage and life to pursue his passion for acting and attain the unmatched heights of star...
She and Others
Anirudh Godbole and Naina are a contemporary upwardly mobile middle-class Maharashtrian couple. They stay with their 2 daughters in a comfortable flat in suburban Mumbai. Anirudh has a well-paid job i...
The life of three men is in trouble when their photos appear on an advertisement.
Rahenge Sadaa Gardish Mein Taare
A relationship drama based on the lives of two creative people and their work. A tribute to 1950s Hindi cinema, it is heavily inspired by the life of filmmaker Guru Dutt, his singer-wife Geeta Dutt, a...
Based on a novel written by legendary Marathi writer Shri. Jaywant Dalvi, Kaccha Limbu is set in the 80's. Mr. Katdare and his wife Shaileja live with their mentally unstable son. While Mr. Katdare wo...
Kokanastha is a remake of a Hindi film. The story focuses on Ramchandra Gokhale and his wife's fight for justice for their dead son Rohan, who was killed by the son of the Home Minister.
Tatya Vinchu comes back to life after 20 years, and now wants to migrate into the body of Lakshya's son.
The Good Road
There is a truck driver named Pappu. Supporting his parents and extended family is not something he can afford. The plan has been presented to him. An accident is going to be staged. Pappu will end hi...
Tya Ratri Paus Hota
Avinash and Ravee come face to face and recognize each other despite several years of separation. Ravee has become a drug-addict due to circumstances. On that rainy day, they recall their days when th...
Shadow, The Dark Side of Truth, is a 2009 Hindi film produced by, and starring visually impaired Nasser Khan. The film is directed by Rohit Nayyar.
Vir Pratap Singh is a bachelor from a small-town working as a Sous-chef in a five star hotel in Mumbai; a handsome, charming and macho man who really needs to grow up.
The Damned Rain
There's more at stake than just failed crops when a drought strikes a rural community in this comedy-drama from India.
Ankur and Rimli are a honeymooning couple who are very much in love. Rimli was alone with no one to look for him on the day of their departure from Darjeeling. Robin Dutt, the policeman, tried to find...
The friendship between a widower and a married woman is misunderstood.
Mumbai, the commercial capital of India, is a city that never sleeps. Rapidly changing at a feverish pace with every passing second, it is always on the move and so are the people living in it. In thi...
An overnight train journey, from London into France, business class, is comfortable and expensive. The premise where two of the film's protagonists,'strangers' to each other, meet, talk and decide to ...
Darna Zaroori Hai
Five children enter a haunted house and find an old woman. She promises to tell them six scary stories that they won't be able to handle.
Taxi No. 9 2 11
Two people are going on a trip.
I See You
Dr Shivani Dutt is a doctor in London. She was on a life support machine after the accident.
Fire at My Heart
The story of Eugenio, a young soldier of the Napoleonic army, is told in the Napoli of 1815.
1:1.6 An Ode to Lost Love
In this topsy-turvy romance, Gulshan Grover plays Prabhod, a film maker who is working on a movie with the director of photography. The actress is instantly enamored when she is introduced to the proj...
Devrai depicts a story of a man who suffers from schizophrenia and is struggling to come to terms with his illness and the frustration of his helpless sister.
Hanan: An Assault on Faith
The Indian belief that birth, death and marriage are decided in the heaven is challenged one night in Rampur, when a woman abused by her husband curses the Goddess Bhagwati for not creating a true hus...
Bride & Prejudice
Mrs. There is a Bollywood version of the story. Bakshi is looking for a husband. The Bakshis have high hopes when the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, though circumstance and boor...
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Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai
A peek into the lives of many Bollywood faces and Indian celebrities with interviews of their families and friends.
The film is Based on an incident from the Mahabharata and also made as a play on a Girish Karnad titled Fire in the Rain. The film features Amitabh Bachchan in a cameo appearance as Lord Indra. Jackie...
Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
Three friends, who have known each other for a long time, decide to enter a singing and musical competition. The events that lead to this competition, and their personal lives, including their romanti...
Dil Chahta Hai
Three childhood friends are in college. Their wildly different approaches create tension as they fall in love.
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya
Ria Jaiswal lives a very wealthy lifestyle along with her mom and dad. As she is the only child in this family, her parents dot on her and give in to her every wish.
The Raw Mango
Kairee narrates the sweet and sour experiences of a ten year old girl brought to her maternal aunt Taani's house due to the loss of her parents. The girl, uprooted from a secure and loving home, strug...
A police officer adopts a boy who is the sole survivor of a family he massacred. The foster son finds out what happened after a while.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
The movie tells the story of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, known mainly for his contributions in shaping the Constitution of India, as the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constituent Assembly. ...
Mukta is the story of an upper caste girl and a lower caste boy who struggle against the contradictions of their caste, both in India as well as among a community of Indians who have settled abroad, i...
Sandhya is fed up of her life that is controlled by her father. She runs away from home but soon loses her money to Eeshwar. Waiting around for him to pay her back, she falls in love with him.
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