Urmila Matondkar Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Urmila Matondkar is an Indian actress, model, and politician who is well known for her work in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, and Malayalam films. She is the recipient of a Filmfare Award and a Nandi Award.

Wiki/Biography

Urmila Matondkar was born on 4 February 1974 (age 45 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Urmila Matondkar childhood picture

Urmila Matondkar’s childhood picture

She did her schooling from Mumbai and went to Pune University, Pune to pursue her graduation in arts (philosophy). She was a studious child. At the age of 6, she started working in films as a child actress. She made her debut as a child artist with Shyam Benegal’s “Kalyug” (1980) and followed it by featuring in the films “Masoom” (1983), “Bhavna” (1984), “Sur Sangam” (1985), and “Bade Ghar Ki Beti” (1989).

Urmila Matondkar as a child actress

Urmila Matondkar as a child actress

Physical Appearance

Height: 5′ 3½”

Weight: 50 Kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Greyish

Figure Measurements: 32-24-32

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Family, Caste & Husband

Urmila Matondkar belongs to a Marathi Hindu Family. Her father, Shivinder Singh, is a lecturer, and mother, Rukshana Sultana, is a homemaker. She has an elder sister, Mamta Matondkar, who is a former actress and a younger sister named Pooja Matondkar. Urmila also has an elder brother, Kedar Matondkar, who has worked in the Indian Air Force as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician.

Urmila Matondkar with her father

Urmila Matondkar with her father

Urmila Matondkar's parents

Urmila Matondkar’s parents

Urmila Matondkar with her sister

Urmila Matondkar with her sister

Urmila was rumoured to be dating the Bollywood director, Ram Gopal Varma.

Urmila Matondkar and Ram Gopal Varma

Urmila Matondkar and Ram Gopal Varma

She dated Mohsin Akhtar Mir, a model and businessman for a while before marrying him on 3 March 2016.

Urmila Matondkar with her husband

Urmila Matondkar with her husband

Career

Urmila started her career as an adult actress in 1989 with the Malayalam film “Chanakyan” opposite Kamal Hassan. The film was blockbuster and her acting was praised by the audience. Her Bollywood debut came in 1991 with the action drama “Narsimha” in which she played the role of Meenu S. Singh, the rebellious daughter of Om Puri. Subsequently, she featured in films like Chamatkar opposite Shah Rukh Khan, Shreemaan Aashique opposite Rishi Kapoor and Bedardi opposite Ajay Devgn.

Urmila Matondkar in Chamatkar

Urmila Matondkar in Chamatkar

Matondkar earned wide recognition among the audience in 1994 with the romantic drama “Aa Gale Lag Ja.” Thereafter, she established as one of the leading actresses of Bollywood by starring in films like “Rangeela,” “Judaai,” “Daud,” “Satya,” “Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya,” “Ek Hasina Thi,” and “Kaun.” Urmila has featured in various dance numbers out of which “Chamma Chamma” from the film ‘China Gate’ was a huge hit.

In addition to acting, she is also active in politics. Urmila joined the Indian National Congress on 27 March 2019.

Rahul Gandhi welcoming Urmila Matondkar to Congress Party

Rahul Gandhi welcoming Urmila Matondkar to Congress Party

In the same year, she contested in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Mumbai North Constituency.

Urmila Matondkar with the congress party workers

Urmila Matondkar with the Congress party workers

On 10 September 2019, she quit Congress; citing the lack of leadership and vision in the party.

Salary/Net Worth

Urmila gets paid around ₹1-2 crore per film. Her net worth is estimated to be $20 million.

Favourite Things

  • Food: Italian, Chinese Food

    Urmila Matondkar having food

    Urmila Matondkar having food

  • Destination: London, Kashmir

    Urmila Matondkar in Kashmir

    Urmila Matondkar in Kashmir

Facts

  • Her hobbies include reading, acting, and travelling.

    Urmila Matondkar loves to travel

    Urmila Matondkar loves to travel

  • Urmila was earlier addicted to smoking but now she has overcome her habit.
  • She is a trained classical dancer.

    Urmila Matondkar dancing

    Urmila Matondkar dancing

  • She resides at 93/14, Lokhandwala Road, Andheri West, Mumbai.
  • Urmila is a good friend of the fashion designer, Manish Malhotra and the jewellery designer, Paulomi Sanghvi.

    Urmila Matondkar with Manish Malhotra

    Urmila Matondkar with Manish Malhotra

  • Matondkar is fond of dogs and she has two pet dogs named Zorro and Sheru.

    Urmila Matondkar with her pet dogs

    Urmila Matondkar with her pet dogs

  • Urmila and her husband have a huge age gap. She is almost a decade older than her husband with she being 45-year-old and her husband being 35 years old.
  • Matondkar has tattoed a fairy on her right shoulder.

    Urmila Matondkar Tattoo

    Urmila Matondkar’s Tattoo

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