Mrinal Kulkarni

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Mrinal Dev-Kulkarni
Mrinal Dev-Kulkarni.jpg
Born (1971-06-21) 21 June 1971 (age 45)
Residence Pune
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress.
Spouse(s) Ruchir Kulkarni

Mrinal Dev-Kulkarni is a film and soap opera actress and director in India known for her role in popular Hindi language TV serial Son Pari. She has acted in both Marathi and Hindi TV serials and films.


She has a Master's degree in Linguistics from Pune University.

Acting career[edit]

Mrinal was 16 when she made her debut in the role of Peshawe Madhavrao's wife Ramabai Peshawe in the Marathi TV serial Swami. This gave her a popularity. Ravindra Mankani played the role of Madhavrao.

She was not very serious about acting instead she wanted to complete doctorate in philosophy. But offers kept coming her way and finally she decided to make career in acting in 1994. She continued with acting as her career on receiving, after the above successful role, many more roles, including those in Shrikant (a TV serial based on one of Saratchandra Chatterjee's novels), The Great Maratha, Draupadi, Hasratein, Meerabai, Teacher, Khel, Sparsh and Sonpari. Her role in the TV serial Avantika on Alpha Marathi channel has received much acclaim. Mrinal is famous for playing a number of historic characters – Draupadi , Ahilya Bai Holkar, Ramabai, Jijabai etc.[1]

She has also done a few advertisements as well.

Mrinal Kulkarni has acted in Marathi as well as Bollywood films.

List of Marathi films[edit]

  1. Rajwade and Sons (2015)
  2. Tujhya Majhyat (2008)
  3. Lekroo (2000)
  4. Deha (2013)
  5. Rama Madhav (2014)
  6. Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta (2013)
  7. Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha (2012)
  8. Aarohi Gosht Tighanchi (2012)
  9. Kasala Udyachi Baat (2012)
  10. Bayo (2006)
  11. Rajkaran (2005)
  12. Thang (2005)
  13. Vishwaas (2003)
  14. Veer Savarkar (2001)
  15. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000)
  16. Jamla Ho Jamla (1995)
  17. & Jara Hatke (2016)

List of Bollywood films[edit]

List of TV shows[edit]

Films written and directed[edit]


Kulkarni has won following awards-

  1. 2001 Screen Award in the Best Actress category for her role in the Marathi film Jodidar (2000).
  2. 2003 Star Parivar Award in the Best Jadui Kirdar category for her role in the serial Sonpari.[3]
  3. National Award for movie Thang/The Quest directed by Amol Palekar.


  1. ^ "Mrinal Kulkarni Son, Biography, Family, Marriage, Wiki". Marathi.TV. 
  2. ^ "Mrinal Kulkarni". IMDb. 
  3. ^ Archived from the original on 25 March 2008. Retrieved 10 August 2008.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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