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Mona Ambegaonkar in the film Evening Shadows
Mona Ambegaonkar (born 5 March 1970) is an Indian film and television actress. She has featured in over 15 plays, 18 feature films, 38 TV projects, 37 advertising campaigns. She had a minor role in film Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa and medical drama Dhadkan (TV series) as Dr. Chitra.
Mona Ambegaonkar plays the lead in the 2018 Hindi feature film Evening Shadows directed by Sridhar Rangayan and produced by Solaris Pictures.
She plays the role of Vasudha, a South Indian woman who is confronted by the truth of her son Kartik (Devansh Doshi) being gay. Being from a traditional society and bound within a patriarchal family, she finds it very difficult to accept her son's sexuality. She also is scared that her strict husband Damodar (played by eminent actor Ananth Narayan Mahadevan) will find out about the truth.
She won the award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role at Out At The Movies, Winston-Salem for her role in the film Evening Shadows.
- Saanp-Sedhi (1994) as a co-host with Mohan Kapoor
- Kya Baat Hai (1997) as Mona
- C.I.D. (India TV series)(1999-2002) as Dr. Anjalika Deshmukh
- Aahat as Karuna
- Dhadkan as Dr. Chitra Sheshadri
- Nyaay (1999-2000) as Advocate Varsha
- Shubh Mangal Savadhan (2003) as Maria
- Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak
- Kaala Teeka as Kalyani Jha (main antagonist)
- Baat Hamari Pakki Hai as Usha Sharma
- Thoda sa aasman as an aspiring airhostess
|2017||Secret Superstar||Advocate Sheena|
|2016||Dishoom||Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister of India|
|2015||Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2||Supriya's mother|
|2014||Mardaani||Meenu Rastogi, Karan's mother|
|2012||Cheeka, the crier|
|2007||Buddha Mar Gaya|
|2007||Gandhi, My Father|
|2005||Mangal Pandey: The Rising|
|2004||I - Proud to be an Indian||I's sister-in-law|
|2003||Yeh Hai Chakkad Bakkad Bumbe Bo|
|2003||Raja Dil Ka Ghulam||Cameo appearance|
|2000||Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani||Shalini|
|2000||Dead End (TV movie)|
|1998||Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa|
|1991||Baharon Ke Manzil|
- Mona darling!
- "Indian Gay Film 'Evening Shadows' premieres at Mardi Gras Film Festival". Biz Asia Live.
- "Spotless and... unreal". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 July 2016.