Maithili Jawkar is an Indian Actress, Producer, and Politician. She is a BJP member. Maithili has acted in many Marathi films and has also worked in Hindi TV serials. She has also participated in the popular reality TV show- Bigg Boss Marathi (Season 2).
Maithili Jawkar was born on 25 January 1980 (age 29 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She did her schooling from the New English School, Dapoli, Maharashtra. She pursued her M.A. in Hindi Literature from the Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was interested in acting and theatre, and she used to participate in many college plays.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 60 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-28-36
Family, Caste & Huband
Maithili Jawkar belongs to a Deshastha Brahmin Family. Her brother’s name is Yashodhan Dighe. Not much is known about her family. Maithili is unmarried.
Maithili was interested in acting since her childhood. She used to do street plays in her society during festivals. Whenever there would be a school or college play, she was the first one to participate. Her passion for acting grew, and she started performing in theatres. She got her first break in 2006 in the Marathi film Aai Mala Maaf Kar.
Maithili worked in many movies after that. In 2016, she made her debut in the Hindi TV serial Hoshiyar: Sahi Waqt Sahi Kadam. In 2015, she produced her first Marathi movie- Chabu Weds Babu.
Maithili often organizes and performs in entertainment programs for the Indian Army. In 2017, she was elected as a member of the Maharashtra State Censor Board and later she became the CEO of the board.
On 26 March 2016, Maithili Jawkar had filed an FIR against the President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Mumbai- Ganesh Pandey. She accused him of molestation during BJYM’s 3-day executive committee meeting. Maithili stated that Ganesh invited her to his room and passed lewd remarks about her. Although Ganesh resigned from his post as the BJYM President, he refuted these claims and said that it was part of a conspiracy against him.
- Maithili is a vegetarian, and her hobbies include travelling, dancing, watching movies, and listening to music.
- Maithili has been practising karate for more than 6 years. She is a professional swimmer and jockey (horse rider).
- Maithili is also a politician. She is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). She wanted to serve people and make them happy, and she realized that acting is not the only way to do it, hence she joined politics.
- Everyone who knows Maithili has always stated that she is a very cool-headed person who never loses her temper and is always very calm and peaceful.
- When she was in the Bigg Boss house, the media named her as the coolest person in Bigg Boss; as she never had an argument with anyone nor did she raise her voice. She was even provoked once, but it got no reaction from Maithili.
- In the first episode of Bigg Boss Season 2, the show’s host Mahesh Manjrekar introduced her as the queen of Marathi films. He stated that she ruled the rural parts of Maharashtra with her films.