Urmila Matondkar is a well-known Indian actress and politician. She is a prominent film actress whose career traversed over 3 decades in the Hindi film industry with infrequent stints in Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam language films. Matondkar forayed into the cinematic realm in 1980 and was one of the most revered actresses of our generation. She was conferred numerous accolades and awards for her films.
Urmila Matondkar was born in a Marathi Hindu Family on 4 February 1974 in Mumbai. Her father’s name is Shivinder Singh, a lecturer and her mother’s name is Rukshana Sultana, a homemaker. She has an elder sister Mamta Matondkar, 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 was rumored to be dating the Bollywood director, Ram Gopal Varma. She dated Mohsin Akhtar Mir, a model, and businessman for a while before marrying him on 3 March 2016.
Urmila Matondkar Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Urmila Matondkar|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 46 Years|
|Debut||• As a child actress: Kalyug (1980)|
• As a lead actress: Narasimha (1991)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aquarius|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||4 February 1974|
|Residence||93/14, Lokhandwala Road, Andheri West, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Mother's Name||Rukshana Sultana|
|Father's Name||Shivinder Singh|
|Brother||Kedar Matondkar (elder)|
|Sister||• Mamta Matondkar (elder, actress)|
• Pooja Matondkar (younger)
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Ram Gopal Varma (Director)|
• Mohsin Akhtar Mir (model, businessman)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||Mohsin Akhtar Mir|
|Marriage Date||3 March 2016|
|College/University||Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate (B.A. in Philosophy)|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Politician|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 156 cm|
in meters- 1.56 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 1"
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 50 Kg|
in Pounds- 110 lbs
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Hips Size||32 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Tattoo||A airy on her right shoulder|
|Favourite Actress||Rani Mukerji|
|Favourite Actors||Aamir Khan|
|Favourite Singer||Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle|
|Favourite Food||Italian & Chinese Cuisines|
|Favourite Travel Destination||London & Kashmir|
Urmila Matondkar did her schooling in Mumbai and went to Pune University 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 movies like Masoom (1983), Bhavna (1984), Sur Sangam (1985), and Bade Ghar Ki Beti (1989).
Urmila started her career as an adult actress in 1989 with the Malayalam film “Chanakya” opposite Kamal Hassan. The film was a 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.
Urmila Matondkar Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Urmila Matondkar’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Urmila Matondkar in 2019-2020?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||INR 68.28 crores|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Salary||INR 1-2 Crores/film|
|Income Source||Actress, Model, Politician|
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After a brief setback, Urmila Matondkar landed herself as a leading actress of Bollywood with the romantic drama Rangeela (1995), following which she gained further success with the drama Judaai (1997), the crime movie Satya (1998), the romantic comedy film Khoobsurat (1999), and the thriller movie Jungle (2000). Urmila also gained success in Telugu and Tamil cinema with starring performances in Antham (1992), Gaayam (1993), Indian (1996), and Anaganaga Oka Roju (1997).
Urmila Matondkar garnered significant recognition for playing a range of intense characters in numerous psychological thrillers and horror movies, including a serial killer in Kaun (1999), an obsessive lover in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (2001), a possessed woman in Bhoot (2003), and a violent avenger in Ek Hasina Thi (2004).
During these years, Matondkar colluded with independent filmmakers in the art-house, including the dramas Tehzeeb (2003), Pinjar (2003), Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (2005), Bas Ek Pal (2006), and the Marathi film Ajoba (2014).
In accession to acting in films, Urmila is connected with various humanitarian causes and is vocal about issues faced by women and children. Matondkar has engaged in concert tours and stage shows and featured as a talent judge for several dance reality shows, including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Urmila Matondkar entered the Indian National Congress on 27 March 2019. She fought from Mumbai North constituency in the 2019 Lok Sabha Election but lost. On 10 September 2019, Matondkar resigned from the party, citing petty internal politics.
|1989||Bade Ghar Ki Beti|
Aa Gale Lag Ja
Thacholi Varghese Chekavar
|1996||Anaganaga Oka Roju|
Mere Sapno Ki Rani
Jaanam Samjha Karo
Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain
|2001||Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya|
Om Jai Jagadish
|2004||Ek Hasina Thi|
Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara
Bas Ek Pal
Om Shanti Om
|2013||Life Mein Hungama Hai|
TV Shows & Serials List
|1993–95||Bible Ki Kahaniya|
|2007||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 2|
|2011||Chak Dhoom Dhoom|
|2012–13||Dance Maharashtra Dance|
|2011–12||Marathi Paul Padte Pudhe Atkepar Zenda|
Facts About Urmila Matondkar
- Does Urmila Matondkar smoke?: quit
- Does Urmila drink alcohol?: Yes
- Urmila is a trained classical dancer.
- She is an avid dog lover and has two pets named Sheru and Zorro.
- Urmila is 10 years older than her husband Mohsin Akhtar Mir.
- Urmila is a good friend of the fashion designer, Manish Malhotra, and the jewelry designer, Paulomi Sanghvi.
Why is Urmila Matondkar in controversy?
Now, everybody has started talking about her because of her interviews and statement about Kangana, Bollywood, and drugs.
Why Bollywood celebrities didn’t attend the Urmila Matondkar wedding?
Urmila in an interview for a tabloid said: “We kept it an exclusive wedding with just family and friends at the celebration. Since our families wanted the wedding to be a low-key affair. We mutually decided to keep it private. We seek your blessings on embarking this new journey of our lives.” So that is a reason why Bollywood celebrities dint attends the wedding. Designer Manish Malhotra was the only celebrity guest at the wedding.
Is Urmila Matondkar joining the BJP?
Aat present BJP may not require Urmila’s services. Still, the party may welcome her if she wishes to join it. But she may not get a ticket to contest the upcoming Maharashtra Assy election.
Why did Urmila Matondkar abuse Kangana Ranaut?
Kangana Ranaut had called actress Urmila Matondkar a “soft p*rn star” recently in an interview with a media channel. In the interview, Urmila had stated that drug consumption was a countrywide menace. She had alleged that Himachal Pradesh was the origin point for drugs and Kangana should question her own state first.
Which are the best movies of Urmila Matondkar?
Some of her best movies are Rangeela, Kaun, Daud, Drohi, and Bhoot.