Kunika

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Kunika
Kunika at Sailor Today Awards (5) (cropped).jpg
Born (1960-01-01) January 1, 1960 (age 54)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 1988-2006

Kunickaa Sadanand Lall, also known as Kunika, is an Indian TV Actor, Producer & Social Activist. She is known for her various characters in many Indian films as villain and in comic roles.

Also a singer, she has released three pop albums titled Lakhon Mein Ek released in 1996, and Kunika which was released in 2002. She released her 3rd album named Joombish (A Mystical Journey) on the May 2, 2006.

Personal life[edit]

Kunika first got married at the age of 16 without her parent's consent, but later the marriage came to an end within two years. She has a son from her first marriage who is living with his father. She again got married to Mr Vinay Lall who lives in California. Her second marriage lasted only for few years and then she got separated from her husband. She has a son from her second marriage too.

She along with her business partner created restaurants called 'White the Italian café', 'Zingcafe, 'Majestica - The royal banquet hall' and a spa called 'Exhale', in Goregaon in suburban Mumbai. The Partnership however ended in 2007.

Kunika has conducted, organized and participated in over 100 stage shows in India and around the world. She is also running an event company called Karma Events and Entertainment.

Kunickaa Sadanand Lall has been actively involved in social activities like AIDS awareness campaigns for last 20 years.

She launched Tara Charitable Trust on 15 August 2005. This trust aims at rebuilding lives of destitute people, helping the under privileged, providing Medical, Educational and Emotional succor to the needy.

TV & Film Career[edit]

Since her teenage years, Kunika was keen to join Indian TV industry as an actress. After doing a few TV serials in Delhi, she went to Mumbai to act in Films. Manju Asrani wife of well known comic actor Asrani gave Kunika a first break as an actress in TV serial. Her second break was a role in TV serial Adalat directed by Dheeraj Kumar. Kunika began her film career at the age of 24 in a 1988 horror Hindi movie named Kabrastan. She was mainly involved in negative roles and bold scenes in bulk of her movies. Kunika has done 110 films in 25 years.

Swabhimaan a TV serial, where she played an 18-year-old mother was a breakthrough role that won her many plaudits. Then, negative roles in films like Beta, Gumraah and Khiladi followed.

She acted in TV serial called "Kana Phoosi" on Doordarshan.

Currently she is acting in the TV serial Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara on Star Plus

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
2014 Fugly Devi's Mother
2012 Kanaphusi (serial) mother in law
2011 Yeh Dooriyan Mrs. Arora (as Kunickaa S. Lal)
2011 Monica Judge (as Kunickaa Lall)
2010 Sanjog Se Bani Sangini (TV series) Naani
2006 Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar Rammi
2006 Men Not Allowed
2006 Tom, Dick, and Harry Jassi H. Singh
2005 Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav Pradyuma's mother-in-law
2005 Page 3
2004 Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin Prakash's wife
2004 Insaaf: The Justice Minister Rameshwari Verma
2004 Suno Sasurjee Mrs. Kiran Kumar
2003 Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji Bengali lady
2003 Khanjar Pammi's girlfriend
2003 Andaaz Engagement Party Guest
2003 Talaash: The Hunt Begins... Prema Malini (as Kunika Lal)
2003 Kyon? Mrs. Desai (as Kunika Lall)
2002 Tum Jiyo Hazaron Saal Mrs. Kapur
2001 C.I.D. (TV series) Rakhi
2001 Dollar Bahu (TV series) Charu's friend
2001 Ek_Rishtaa: The Bond of Love Sweety Aunty
2001 Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya Smt. Chopra (Sonia's mom)
2000 Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya Manjula
2000 Woh Bewafa Thi
2000 Shikaar Sree's Nurse
1999 Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United Shanti
1999 Daag: The Fire Nurse Lily
1998 Wajood Mrs. Chawla
1998 Maharaja Mrs. Singh
1998 Tamanna Actress
1998 Qila Neelam Daniel
1998 Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya Mrs. Khanna
1998 Jaane Jigar Lady in the beach
1997 Koyla Raseli
1997 Judge Mujrim 2nd Dancer (in song "Khatra Shabnam Ka")
1997 Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat Sharda Devi
1997 Dhaal: The Battle of Law Against Law Mrs. Deodhar
1996 Shastra Sonia
1996 Fareb Brinda (prostitute)
1996 Loafer Woman flirted with Bhiku
1996 Apne Dam Par Mamiji
1995 Swabhimaan (TV series) Nishi Malhotra (1995)
1995 Takkar Sheena Vasudev
1995 The Don College Professor
1995 Baazi Rani
1995 Jawab Sobhraj's mistress (uncredited)
1995 Kismat Banhke's wife
1994 Hum Hain Bemisaal Tutisha's girl
1994 Mohra Flora
1994 Chhoti Bahoo Shobha
1994 Aa Gale Lag Jaa Mrs. Jagatpal Sharma
1994 Andaz Shobha (uncredited)
1993 Kasam Teri Kasam
1993 Tadipaar Mohinidevi's Secretary
1993 Chandra Mukhi Lily
1993 Khoon Ka Sindoor
1993 Gumrah Female cop in Mauritius
1993 Kohra Kitty
1993 Meri Aan Nagina Bai
1993 Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi
1993 The Monster (as Konica)
1993 King Uncle Kamla, Ashok's mother (Guest Appearance)
1992 Heer Ranjha Bigo
1992 Aaj Ka Goonda Raj
1992 Khiladi Julie
1992 Zakhmi Sipahi Cameo, in song "O Chaila"
1992 Meera Ka Mohan
1992 Siyasat
1992 Bewaffa Se Waffa Nagma's Aunti
1992 Beta Kunika
1991 Kaun Kare Kurbanie Rape Victim
1991 Kurbaan Mrs. Gayatri Prithvi Singh
1991 Do Matwale Kunika (Pyare's Fiancée) (as Kunica)
1991 Ayee Milan Ki Raat
1991 Dushman Devta Kamli (as Kunica)
1991 Vishnu-Devaa Samppat's Mistress
1991 Jeena Teri Gali Mein
1991 Jungle Beauty
1991 Haque Asha - Bittu's mistress
1990 Baaghi: A Rebel for Love Dhanraj's girlfriend (as Kunica)
1990 Thanedaar Munni (as Kunica)
1990 Agneekaal Madhu A. Saxena
1990 Doodh Ka Karz Munnijaan
1990 Bandh Darwaza Kamya P. Singh
1989 Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni Pyarelal's wife
1989 Mujrim Maria (uncredited)
1988 Kabrastan Kitty
1987 Mr India Neelam - Teja's girlfriend (uncredited)

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