|Mrinal Kulkarni Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||June 21, 1971|
Mrinal Kulkarni is an Indian actor, director, and writer who is best known for playing Son Pari/Sona Aunty in the Star Plus children’s fantasy adventure series Son Pari. She has also been cast in many other shows like Astitva…Ek Prem Kahani, Shrikant, Rishtey, Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat, Teacher, Chattaan, Sparsh, Noorjahan, Zindagi… Teri Meri Kahani, Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha, Raja Shivchatrapati, Guntata Hriday He, Happy Journey, Meerabai, The Great Maratha, and Draupadi. Moreover, Mrinal Kulkarni has been a part of a number of Hindi and Marathi language movies including Chodo Kal Ki Baatein, Kamla Ki Maut, Uuf Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai…, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Jai Dakshineshwar Kali Ma, Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta, Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye, Quest, Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha, Veer Savarkar, Kashala Udyachi Baat, Aashiq, Aarohi Gosht Tighanchi, Ram Gopal Varma Ke Aag, The Kashmir Files, Rama Madhav, A Rainy Day, Rajwade and Sons, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil, Sambhaji 1689, Dear Dia, Made In China, Yellow, Ye Re Ye Re Paisa, Ye Re Ye Re Paisa 2, Pawankhind, Jamla Ho Jamla, and Tujhya Majhyat.
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Mrinal Kulkarni attended Pune University and received a Master’s degree in Linguistics.
Actor, Director, Writer
- Father – Dr. Vijay Deo (Writer) (Died on April 11, 2019)
- Mother – Veena Deo (Writer, Professor)
- Siblings – Madhura Deo (Sister)
- Others – Jayram Kulkarni (Father-In-Law) (Marathi-language Film Actor)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Mrinal Kulkarni has dated –
- Ruchir Kulkarni (1990-Present) – In the year 1990, she got married to her childhood friend Ruchir Kulkarni and the duo has been blessed with a son named Virajas Kulkarni (b. 1992).
Race / Ethnicity
Mrinal Kulkarni is of Marathi Deshastha Brahmin descent.
She has appeared in TV commercials for Vico Beauty Products.
Mrinal Kulkarni Facts
- She was cast as Suniti Manohar Deshmukh/Aditi Durandhar in the 2000 Marathi film Jodidar and this performance won her the Screen Award in the “Best Actress” category in 2001.
- Mrinal Kulkarni portrayed the character of Draupadi (the main female protagonist of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and the consort of the 5 Pandava brothers) in the mythological television series Draupadi between 2001 and 2002.
- From 2000 to 2004, she played the titular role in the popular Star Plus show Son Pari.
- Mrinal appeared as Chanchal Chugh in the 2005 Bollywood romance film Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye.
- From 2008 to 2010, she was seen as Kalyani Sisodia (Choti Rani) in the Star Plus supernatural thriller romantic drama series Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat.
- As a director, she has worked on projects like Ti and Ti, Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta, Rama Madhav, and Machiwarla Budha.
- Mrinal Kulkarni brought to life the character of Laxmi Dutt in the 2022 Hindi-language drama film The Kashmir Files, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumar, Pallavi Joshi, Chinmay Mandlekar, Prakash Belawadi, and Puneet Issar.
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