Vandana Gupte is an Indian actress known for her work in Marathi theatre, television, and films. She is best known for playing the role of ‘Nilambari Pandey’ in Zee TV’s comedy serial ‘Kareena Kareena’ in 2004.
Vandana Gupte was born on Tuesday, 26 March 1963 (age 60 years; as of 2023) in Pune, where she completed her studies in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Later, Gupte pursued acting as a career.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Vandana Gupte is the daughter of Amar Varma and Indian classical singer Manik Varma. She has three sisters namely, Aruna Jaiprakash, Rani Varma who is an Indian singer and recordist, and Bharati Achrekar who is an Indian Hindi and Marathi actress.
Husband & Children
Vandana follows Hinduism
Vandana made her film debut with the Marathi film ‘Pasant Aahe Mulgi.’ Her notable movies include Pachhadlel (2004), Meerabai Not Out (2008), Samaantar (2009), and Andhali Koshimbir (2014).
She appeared in the films ‘Karkhanisanchi Waari: Ashes on a road trip’ (2021) and ‘Baipan Bhaari Deva’ (2019).
Vandana made her television debut with Zee TV’s show ‘x Zone’ in 1998. In 2008, she worked in Colors TV’s ‘Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka’ and played the role of ‘Kamini.’
She became a part of the Marathi television series ‘Sukhachya Sarini He Man Baware’ (2020) playing the role of Durga Tatwawadi.
Gupte has acted in 50 plays. She started her career in 1970 with the Marathi language all-women play ‘Padmashree Dhundiraj.’ This was followed by many plays such as ‘Madanbaadhaa,’ ‘Gaganbhedi,’ ‘Jhunja,’ ‘Char Diwas Premache,’ etc. Later, she appeared in a Hindi play named ‘Char Din Pyaar Ke.’ Her Marathi play ‘Haravlelya Pattyancha Banglaa’ gained a lot of applause from the audience. Very First Tale
- She won a Filmfare Award Marathi in the category of Best Actress Critics for her role ‘Malati Sabnis’ in the film ‘Family Katha’ (2006).
- Food: Noodles
- Vandana Gupte is a trained classical singer and has showcased her vocal abilities in various theatrical productions.
- She has also worked as a director and producer.
Gupte never received any formal training in acting.
- Vandana and her sister Rani Varma co-founded ‘Sister Concerns,’ a production company, in 2015. The firm has produced hits such as the film ‘Family Katta’ and the Doordarshan TV serial ‘Predha Tirpit.’