Nandita Patkar is an Indian actress. She primarily works in the Marathi entertainment industry. She has played numerous memorable roles and went on to win many awards for her performances.
Nandita Patkar was born in March 1982 in Pune, Maharashtra (age 41 years; as of 2023).
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about Nandita’s parents. She has a sister named Shalaka.
Nandita Patkar is not married yet.
Nandita follows Hinduism.
Nandita Patkar belongs to the Savji Kshatriya community.
RJ and Voice-Over Artist
Nandita started her career as Radio Jockey with All India Radio for their Marathi programmes. She also worked as a voice-over artist for many computer-based educational projects.
Nandita joined Theatre accidentally. In an interview, she spoke about it and said,
I call myself an accidental actor because I had no plans to make my career in the entertainment industry. I was working in the corporate sector and to satisfy my creativity, I used to do the early morning shows at All India Radio. Later on, I joined a theatre group and realized that this is the correct time to explore my passion.” The Times of India
She is known for her roles in plays like ‘Wada,’ ‘Iraq,’ ‘Var Khali Don Paye,’ and ‘Jungle Mein Mangal.’
Nandita’s debut film was ‘Elizabeth Ekadashi’ (2014) where she played the role of Dnyanesh’s mother. Later, she worked in many Marathi films such as ‘Daaravatha’ (2015), ‘Lalbaugchi Rani’ (2016), ‘Khari Biscuit’ (2019), ‘Baba’ (2019), and ‘Balbharti’ (2022). Her role in ‘Baba’ was critically acclaimed and nominated for the Film Fare Award Marathi 2020. The Times of India She also worked in a short film, ‘Butter Chicken’ (2022). This film won Calcutta International Cult Film Festival 2021 – Outstanding Achievement Award and got officially selected for Indian Panorama International Film Festival 2021, 11th Pune Short Film Festival 2021, and Sessions By Lift-Off Global Network 2021.
She made her television debut with the Marathi show ‘Maze Pati Saubhagyavati’ (2015) in which she played the role of Laxmi. She then worked in ‘Tu Maza Sangati.’ In 2020, she appeared in the Marathi serial ‘Sahkutumb Sahparivar.’ Her role as ‘Sarita’ got her ‘Sarvotkrsht Vahini Award’ at Star Prawah Puruskar.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- Zee Gaurav Awards 2020 – Best Supporting Actor Award for ‘Khari Biscuit.’
- She won the Star Prawah Puruskar – Sarvotkrsht Vahini : Sarita for ‘Sahkutumb Sahparivar.’
- Calcutta International Cult Film Festival Award 2021 – Outstanding Achievement for ‘Butter Chicken.’
She owns a Hyundai i20 car; she bought it in March 2023.
- Food: Cake, Ice Cream, Gulab Jamun
- Nandita loves animals and has a pet dog named Sky.
- She loves to travel and read books in her free time.
|↑1||The Times of India|
|↑2||The Times of India|