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Ashwini Bhave in 2009
7 May 1972Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Bhave was first noticed on television in a Hindi Sci-Fi serial Antariksh. She later acted as the lead heroine in Marathi super-hit movies such as Dhadakebaaz, Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi and Kalat Nakalat opposite top Marathi movie stars like Laxmikant Berde, Ashok Saraf, Sachin and Vikram Gokhale.
In 1991 at the peak of her stardom in the Marathi film industry, Bhave made her Bollywood debut when she was cast opposite Rishi Kapoor in the Hindi movie Henna directed by Randhir Kapoor under the RK Films banner. Subsequently she starred in other Hindi movies such as Meera Ka Mohan, Honeymoon, Sainik and Bandhan. Bhave again switched over to television and Marathi movies. In 1993, she acted in the Kannada blockbuster hit film Vishnu-Vijaya directed by Keshu starring South Indian Super Star Dr.Vishnuvardhan, Akshay Kumar(her co-star in Sainik), Ashutosh Rana and others. In 1997 she acted in V. Manohar's directorial Kannada film Rangenahalliyage Rangada Rangegowda starring another Kannada's legendary star, Ex-MP and the present Karnataka State's Housing Minister Dr.Ambareesh and Super Star Ramesh Aravind.
Bhave also played the lead role in a famous Marathi stage play Lagnachi Bedi (The Handcuffs of Marriage). In 1993, she played the character of a mother to Saif Ali Khan in the Yash Chopra movie Parampara. She later acted in a television mega-serial Yugpurush.
Ashwini is married to software engineer, Kishore Bopardikar and settled in San Francisco. In 2007, she made a come back as a producer and lead actress in a Marathi movie named Kadachit. The movie played in Maharashtra. Kadachit was also shown in United States Of America.
|1992||Meera Ka Mohan||Meera|
|1993||Kayda Kanoon||Shehnaz Lucknowi / Maria D'Souza|
|1994||Ekka Raja Rani||Asha|
|1997||Sarkarnama||Journalist Vaijayanti Patil|
|1989||Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi||Madhuri|
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|2013||Aajcha Divas Majha|
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