Nishigandha Wad

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Nishigandha Wad
Born (1969-10-11) 11 October 1969 (age 47)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress

Nishigandha Wad (Marathi: निशिगंधा वाड; born 11 October 1969) is an acclaimed Marathi film actress who has acted in Hindi films and in Hindi and Marathi serials. She started acting in commercial cinema around 1989–90 and has acted in more than 100 films.

Creative writings[edit]

She is author of five books: three have been the recipients of prestigious state awards. Her doctorate from the University of Mumbai on research on Changing Role of Women In Society — Reflections from Marathi & British Theatres (1970–1990) proves her academic excellence.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She is daughter of well known marathi writer Dr Vijaya Wad. She married actor Deepak Deulkar.She has a daughter named ="Ishwari Dewoolkar"


Partial list of Marathi films
  • Shejari Shejari (1990)
  • Eka Peksha Ek (20=991)
  • Bandhan (1991)
  • Pratikar (1991)
  • Bala Jo Jo Re (1993)
  • Saasar Maaher (1994)
  • Ashi hi Dyaneshwari (2001)
  • Sata Lota Pan Sagla Khota (2014)
Partial list of Hindi films
  • Salim Langade Pe Mat Ro (1990)
  • Karm Yodha (1992)
  • Janmadata (1994)
  • Daadagiri (1997)
  • Deewangee (2002)
  • Tumko Naa Bhool Payenge (2002)
  • Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage (2002).[2][3]
  • Wazir (2016) as Ruhana's mother

Nishigandha made appearances in the Marathi serial Kulvadhu, and in many episodes of Zee Horror Show. She has also done TV shows like The Great Maratha (Doordarshan), Dastaan (Zee) in the 1990s.

Nishigandha Wad is speaker in Educational Lecture film on Religious Harmony in Marathi produced by Religious Harmony Foundation, Mumbai - INDIA.


  1. ^ Unknown: dead link [dead link]
  2. ^ "Nishigandha Wad Filmography". 1992-01-17. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to - Search Bollywood Movie VCD and DVD". Retrieved 2012-03-13.