Shahane in 2010
|Native name||रेणुका शहाणे|
7 October 1966 |
|Children||2 (Shauryaman and Satyendra)|
|Awards||Filmfare award for best actress for the Marathi film "Aboli" in 1994|
Renuka Shahane (born 7 October 1966) is a Maharashtrian actress working in the Bollywood film industry and in Indian television, best known as the presenter of Doordarshan TV show Surabhi (1993–2001).
Renuka Shahane was born in Maharashtra. She studied Arts (Psychology major) from St. Xavier's College & then Post graduation in Clinical Psychology from Mumbai University. She is married to Ashutosh Rana, also a Bollywood actor. They have two sons, Shouryaman and Satyendra. Her first marriage was short-lived.
Shahane started her career with the Marathi film Hach Sunbaicha Bhau and has done many Marathi Films. She then worked in the popular TV show, Surabhi. Renuka was among the top lead actresses of Indian television in 90's besides Kitu Gidwani, Shefali Chhaya and Pallavi Joshi.
She became popular after her role in Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, a 1994 blockbuster film. She released her first Marathi film as a director called Rita. Adapted from her mother Shanta Gokhale's novel, Rita Welingkar, Renuka plays the pivotal role of a friend, guide and philosopher of Rita, the protagonist. Renuka has Jackie Shroff, Pallavi Joshi, Suhasini Mulay and Mohan Agashe in the cast.She also acted in a Telugu movie "money" which is produced by Ram Gopal Varma which was a big hit.
Circus was one of the initial Indian television serials that she starred in. She portrayed the love interest of then relatively unknown Shah Rukh Khan's character. Her role as a strong-willed woman in another television serial Imtihaan was widely appreciated.
- Hun Hunshi Hunshilal (1992)
- Money (1993)
- Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994)
- Money Money (1995)
- Masoom(1996 film) (1996)
- Tunnu Ki Tina (1997)
- Tum Jiyo Hazaron Saal (2002)
- Ek Alag Mausam (2003)
- Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa (2004)
- Rita (2009) Marathi
- Dusari Goshta (2014, Marathi)
|9 Malabar Hill||Hindi||Zee TV|
|Mrs. Madhuri Dixit||Hindi||Zee TV|
|Kora Kagaz (TV series)||Hindi||Star Plus|
|2007||Jeete Hain Jiske Liye|
|2010–2011||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4||Sony Entertainment Television|
|2010–2011||Jeena Isse Ka Naam Hai||Zee Marathi|
|2011||Foo Bai Foo||Judge||Marathi||Zee Marathi|
|2011||Awaaz Mahrashtracha||Host||Marathi||Mi Marathi|
|2011||Ladies First||Co-Host||Food Food|
|2014||Mere Rang Mein Rangne Waali||Renuka||Life Ok|
|2015||Comedy chi Bullet Train||Renuka||Etv Marathi|
|2015||Kabhi Aise Geet Gaya Karo||Amrita||Hindi||Disney Channel|