Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin

Date Of Birth: 1983-01-09, Occupation: Actor » Kalki Koechlin (born 9 January 1983) is an Indian film actress of French descent who debuted in Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D. She also works as a screenwriter. She played the character of Chandramukhi in Dev.D, which is a modern take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Bengali novella Devdas and eventually won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for it (2009). Kalki next featured in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara which was commercially and critically successful, she was nominated in the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress category (2011). Her father Joel Koechlin hitchhiked to India from France, 38 years ago and met her mother Francoise Armandie at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville near Pondicherry. Her parents are devotees of Sri Aurobindo. Eventually they settled in Kallatty, a village near Ooty, where he established a business designing hang-gliders and microlight aircraft, and Kalki was born here. Her ancestor Maurice Koechlin...