Padmini Kolhapure Wiki, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Children, Family, Biography, Career & More

Padmini Kolhapure Wiki:- Padmini Kolhapure, born on November 1, 1965, is an Indian actress and singer known for her work in Hindi films. She rose to fame in the 80s and has a career spanning over four decades with more than 75 films and three Filmfare Awards. She began acting at seven and appeared in films like “Zindagi” (1976) and “Dream Girl” (1977). Her breakthrough came with “Satyam Shivam Sundaram” (1978) where she played young Roopa.

At 15, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for “Insaf Ka Tarazu” (1980), and at 17, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for “Prem Rog” (1982), becoming the second-youngest actress to do so. She was nominated for other roles too, like “Souten” (1983) and “Pyar Jhukta Nahin” (1985). Kolhapure became a leading actress in Hindi cinema with films like “Ahista Ahista” (1981), “Vidhaata” (1982), “Woh Saat Din” (1983), “Swarag Se Sunder” (1986), and more. She also acted in Marathi films like “Chimani Pakhar” (2000), “Manthan: Ek Amrut Pyala” (2005), and “Prawaas” (2020).

Padmini Kolhapure Biography

Padmini Kolhapure, born on November 1, 1965, comes from a Marathi and Konkani family. She is the second of three daughters born to Pandharinath Kolhapure, a professional musician, and Nirupama Kolhapure. Her elder sister is Shivangi Kolhapure, who is married to actor Shakti Kapoor and is the mother of actress Shraddha Kapoor and actor Siddhanth Kapoor. Her younger sister, Tejaswini Kolhapure, is also an actress.


The family adopted the surname “Kolhapure” as a nod to their origin in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Padmini’s mother, Nirupama Kolhapure, comes from a Konkani Brahmin Marathi family in Mangalore, Karnataka. Padmini’s father, Pandharinath Kolhapure, was a talented vocalist and Veena player. He was the son of Pandit Krishnarao Kolhapure, an expert in Natya Sangeet and associated with the Balvant Natak Academy along with Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar. Pandharinath’s mother was the half-sister of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar and the sister of Balwantrao Abhisheki, who was the father of vocalist Jitendra Abhisheki. This makes Padmini the niece of renowned singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhonsle. Padmini’s mother used to work for Air India as ground staff.

Padmini Kolhapure Biography

During her work on the movie Aisa Pyaar Kahan (1986), Padmini Kolhapure met Pradeep Sharma, also known as Tutu Sharma, who was the film’s producer. They decided to marry after a short courtship in 1986. The couple has a son named Priyaank Sharma, born in February 1990. Priyaank has worked as an assistant to filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on the film Phata Poster Nikla Hero and has acted in the movie Sab Kushal Mangal (2020). He tied the knot with Shaza Morani, the daughter of producer Karim Morani and sister of Zoa Morani, on February 4, 2021.

Padmini Kolhapure Wiki Details

Full name Padmini Kolhapure
Nickname Padmini
Birth Date November 1, 1965
Birth Place Mumbai, India
Occupation Actress
Category Wiki
Years Active 1976-present
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac sign Scorpio

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Physical Status

  • Height: 5 feet 3 inches
  • Weight: 62kg
  • Bra size: 36B
  • Waist Size: 28 inches
  • Hip Size: 37 inches
  • Body measurement: 36-28-37 inches
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Shape: Rectangle
  • Shoe size: 7

Education Qualification

  • School:  N/A
  • College: N/A
  • Qualification: N/A

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Family & Relationship

  • Father: Pandharinath Kolhapure
  • Mother: Nirupama Kolhapure
  • Sister: Shivangi Kapoor, Tejaswini Kolhapure
  • Brother: N/A
  • Husband/Spouse: Pradeep Sharma
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Boyfriend: N/A
  • Husband/Spouse: Pradeep Sharma
  • Son: Priyank Sharma
  • Daughter: N/A

Padmini Kolhapure Career

As a child, Padmini Kolhapure sang in chorus for songs in movies like Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Kitaab, and Dushman Dost along with her sister Shivangi. She later sang for her own films, such as Vidhaata, Daana Pani, Professor Ki Padosan, Hum Intezaar Karenge, and Sadak Chhap (with Kishore Kumar). She even released an album with Bappi Lahiri called Music Lovers and performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London with him in 1986. Padmini got her start in acting thanks to a suggestion from Asha Bhosle to Dev Anand, leading to roles in films like Ishk Ishk Ishk (1975) and Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1977), where she played a child. She gained fame for her role in Insaaf Ka Tarazu (1980) and earned a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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At 15, Padmini transitioned to lead roles, starring in movies like Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai, where she worked with Rishi Kapoor. Her role in Prem Rog (1982) won her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, and she received a Filmfare Special Performance Award for Ahista Ahista (1981). Padmini had several hits during the 80s, including Vidhaata, Souten, and Pyar Jhukta Nahin. She also helped launch Anil Kapoor’s career with Woh Saat Din. She continued to act in Marathi and Hindi films, making a comeback in the 2000s, and even ventured into television with shows like Ekk Nayi Pehchaan and the web series Dil Bekaraar in 2021.


Year Title
1974 Ek Khiladi Bawan Patte
1975 Ishk Ishk Ishk
1976 Zindagi
1977 Dream Girl
1978 Saajan Bina Suhagan
Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Hamara Sansar
1980 Thodisi Bewafaii
Insaaf Ka Tarazu
1981 Dushman Dost
Ahista Ahista
Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai
1982 Prem Rog
Khush Naseeb
Teri Maang Sitaron Se Bhar Doon
Swami Dada
1983 Lovers
Woh Saat Din
1984 Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan
Naya Kadam
Ek Nai Paheli
Sheeshay Ka Ghar
Hum Hain Lajawab
1985 Pyaar Jhukta Nahin
Aaj Ka Daur
Rahi Badal Gaye
Pyari Behna
Insaaf Main Karoonga
Patthar Dil
Do Dilon Ki Dastaan
1986 Jhanjaar
Swarag Se Sunder
Aisa Pyaar Kahan
Pyar Kiya Hai Pyar Karenge
Jumbish – The Movement:The Film
1987 Jhanjhaar
Pyar Ke Kabil
Sadak Chhap
1989 Hum Intezaar Karenge
Sagar Sangam
Dana Paani
1990 Aag Ka Dariya
1991 Qurbani Rang Layegi
1994 Professor Ki Padosan
1999 Rockford
2000 Chimani Pakhar
2005 Manthan: Ek Amrut Pyala
2006 Souten: The Other Woman
Eight: The Power of Shani
2009 Bolo Raam
2012 Karmayogi
2013 Phata Poster Nikla Hero
2015 Karbonn
Bachpan Ek Dhokha
2019 Panipat
2020 Prawaas

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Year Title
2014 Ekk Nayi Pehchaan
2021 Super Dancer
Dil Bekaraar
2022 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 9
2023 India’s Best Dancer 3


Year Film
1973 Yaadon Ki Baaraat
1980 The Burning Train
1981 Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai
1982 Vidhaata
1987 Sadak Chhap
1989 Hum Intezaar Karenge
Daana Paani

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Music Video

Year Title
2021 Hum Hindustani
Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
1981 Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Insaaf Ka Tarazu Won
1982 Special Performance Award Ahista Ahista Won
1983 Best Actress Prem Rog Won
1984 Best Supporting Actress Souten Nominated
1986 Best Actress Pyar Jhukta Nahin Nominated
2001 Screen Awards Best Actress – Marathi Chimanee Pakhre Won

Favorite Things

Favorite Colour pink, White
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Actor Rishi Kapoor
Favorite Actress Dimple Kapadia
Favorite Food Rajma Chawal
Favorite pet Dog
Favorite Activity Singing
Hobbies Reading Books

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Social Media Platforms

You Tube N/A

Net Worth & Salary

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  • Salary: N/A

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