|Mukta Barve Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4¼ in|
|Date of Birth||May 17, 1979|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Mukta Barve is an Indian television and theatre actress, writer, producer, and presenter who is regarded as one of Marathi cinema’s most celebrated celebrities and has won 7 Maharashtra State Film Awards.
Mukta Vasant Barve
Chinchwad, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Mukta completed her schooling at Sir Parshurambhau College, Pune. Then, she went on to graduate with a degree in Theatre from Savitribai Phule Pune University before going on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Drama from Lalit Kala Kendra.
Actress, Producer, Presenter
- Father – Vasant Barve (Telecom Company Employee)
- Mother – Vijaya Barve (School Teacher)
- Siblings – Debu Barve (Brother) (Commercial Artist)
5 ft 4¼ in or 163 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Wide smile
- Petite physical appearance
Mukta Barve Facts
- Shortly after completing her studies, Mukta relocated to Mumbai in order to focus on her acting career where she stayed at a girls’ hostel located in Kurla.
- She began taking an interest in acting at an early age and took part in many plays during her high school years which included her first theatre appearance in Ghar Tighancha Hava.
- Barve realized that she wanted to take up acting as a profession in grade 10.
- Mukta made her debut TV show appearance as Champa in Ghadlay Bighadlay in 1999. Later, in 2004, she was cast in her first feature film Chakwa as Chhaya.
- In 2009, Mukta won the award by Sangeet Natak Akademi in the category of “Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar”.
- Her most successful television and film credits include Thang (2006), Maati Maay (2007), Sawar Re (2007), Saas Bahu Aur Sensex (2008), Sumbaran (2009), Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad (2009), Jogwa (2009), Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai (2010), Aaghaat (2009), Badam Rani Gulam Chor (2012), Lagna Pahave Karun (2013), Mangalashtak Once More (2013), Double Seat (2015), Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 2 (2015), Agnihotra (2009-2010) and Eka Lagnachi Dusri Goshta (2012).
- Mukta founded the Mumbai-based Indian Marathi play production and distribution company Rasika Productions in 2013. Her theatrical productions include Chhapa Kata, Lovebirds (2015), and Indira (2015).
- Growing up, Mukta felt like she was a socially awkward child, hence did not have many friends.
- From 2005 to 2019, she won 7 Maharashtra State Film Awards.
- Mukta hosted the 2010 gameshow Amhi Marathi Pora Hushar.
- Her theatre credits include Hum To Tere Aashiq Hain, Rang Nava, Final Draft, and Kabaddi Kabaddi.
- She is a huge animal lover and works for animal welfare.
- Mukta has a pet cat named Zendu.
Featured Image By Mukta Barve / Instagram