Date Of Birth : 1974-02-04
Occupation : Actor
Urmila Matondkar (born on 4 February 1974) is an Indian film actress. Matondkar, who made her screen debut as a child artist in the 1980 film Kalyug, debuted as an adult in Narasimha (1991). She established herself as a popular actress in mainstream Hindi cinema with her films such as Rangeela (1995), Judaai (1997), and Satya (1998), all of which earned her Filmfare nominations. These roles contributed to a new screen persona, where she was known for her intense style and dancing skills, and was frequently featured in the Indian media as a sex symbol. She subsequently took on several psychological roles, delivering a range of critically acclaimed performances. These parts include a psychopath in Kaun (1999), an obsessive lover in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (2001), a ghost-possessed woman in Bhoot (2003), and a merciless avenger in Ek Hasina Thi (2004). For her performance in Bhoot, she won her first Filmfare Award in the Best Actress (Critics) category, among others. She followed with...
Yet, Urmila Matondkar is one of those rare actresses who are acknowledged both as a child artistes and as well as adult actors. more »
It’s okay to watch the television-based fiction as long as you know this is not reality, but not as a child who is exposed to television so freely. For instance, in the beginning of the show, you are saying, "hum streeyon ke virudh hue atyaachar ko rokna chahtey hain," etc, and then you are showing in the same serial how little girls are getting married. There is so much censorship on films, why not the same on television? We have come a long way and there has been a lot of development for wom more »