Surekha Punekar is a Lavani dancer. In 2019, she appeared in season 2 of Bigg Boss Marathi.
Surekha Punekar was born on 29 November 1978 (Age: 40 years, as in 2018) in Pune, Maharashtra, India. When she was only 8 years old, she abandoned school and started dancing. She did not attend college. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- Height (Approx.): 163 cm or 5’4″
- Weight (Approx.): 70 kg or 154 lbs
- Figure Measurement (Approx.): 38-34-38
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
The information about her parents and siblings is not known. Her marital status is also not known.
In 1986, Punekar started Lavani dancing. According to her, at her first performance, there was the audience of only three people. Apart from being a dancer, she is also a playback singer and sung for a few Marathi films. She made her TV debut with “Eka Peksha Ek Apsara Aali.” In 2011, she made her directorial debut with the stage show, ‘Nashikchi Naar.’ In 2019, she contested the season 2 of Bigg Boss Marathi.
- She was born into a poor family. To make both ends meet, she used to work as a maid. During her initial days, she used to clean dishes, wash clothes, etc.
- During the 2019 General Elections, it was speculated that she would contest the election on the ticket of Indian National Congress from Pune Lok Sabha constituency. However, in an interview with Marathi Newspaper, Loksatta, she clarified that she would not contest the election. The seat was contested by Mohan Joshi later.
- Her hobbies are listening to music, travelling, etc.