Guddi Maruti

Guddi Maruti is an Indian actress best known for her comedy roles on TV and in Bollywood movies.[1][2][3]

Guddi Maruti
Tahira Parab

(1961-04-04) 4 April 1961 (age 60)
Years active1980–present
RelativesMarutirao Parab (Father)
Kamal (mother)

Early lifeEdit

Maruti was born to an actor-director father Marutirao Parab on 4 April 1961 Her real name is Tahira Parab and she was nicknamed Guddi. Manmohan Desai gave her the screen name which is what she is known by today.[1]


Maruti started her career at the age of 10 years as a child artist in the film Jaan Haazir Hain.[1] After her father's death, she continued acting to support the family. Due to her physical appearance, she bagged comedy roles in films and kept on going with her career.[3][4]

Maruti has acted in over 97 movies since the 1980s. Over the years, she acted in TV shows and is well known for her role as Bua in the TV show Doli Armano Ki.[2] Her popular movies include Khiladi, Shola Aur Shabnam, Aashik Aawara, Dulhe Raja and Biwi No. 1.[5] She did not take chances to get to mainstream acting to avoid risks of being unsuccessful.[1]

In 1995, Maruti and Vrajesh Hirjee did a stand up comedy show, Sorry Meri Lorry, which also added to her fame.[1]

She took a career break in 2006 and rejoined the film industry in 2015. She started her career again with the comedy movie Hum Sab Ullu Hain.[4][5]

== Personal life Married


Film/TV Year Role
Sau Din Saas Ke 1980 Maina
Gupchup Gupchup (Marathi Film) 1983 Roza, College Student
Bewafai 1985 Guddi
Maa Kasam Tribal Fat Girl/ Bholaram Daughter
Aag Aur Shola 1986 College Student
Tan-Badan Doctor's Wife
Nagina Bhanumati
Hukumat 1987 Prostitute in Red Light Area
Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni 1989 Bela Batliwala
Elaan-E-Jung Football,Massage girl
Amiri Garibi 1990 Fat Girl in Rickshaw
Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai Dolly
Farishtay 1991 Pandit's wife
Narasimha Fisherwomen
Swarg Yahan Narak Yahan School Principal/Hostelmanager/Radha's Aunt
Shola Aur Shabnam 1992 Guddi
Khiladi Chandramukhi/ Vada Pav
Chamatkar She-Girl
Honeymoon (1992 film) Maizaah
Jeena Marna Tere Sang College Student
Balwaan Radha
Aashiq Awara 1993 Batwoman in Club
Waqt Hamara Hai College Student
Dil Tera Aashiq Passenger in the train
Santaan Vachani Daughter
Dulaara 1994
Policewala Gunda 1995 Renu
Vijeta (1996 film) 1996 Rani
Chhote Sarkar Doctor/ Police Constable
Tarazu 1997 Pooja Friend
Dulhe Raja 1998 Ajgar Singh's Wife
Biwi No 1 1999
Aadhar (Marathi Film) 2002 Mrs Sharma
Meri Marzi 2011
Hum Sab Ullu Hain 2015
Zindagi Tumse[6][7] 2019 Durga
Kaamyaab 2020 herself



  1. ^ a b c d e "'When I was working, I was not allowed to lose weight'". Rediff. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Guddi Maruti makes comeback in films after nine years". The Indian Express. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Guddi Maruti - Bollywood Bindass". Bollywood Bindass. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Guddi Maruti (Actor) – Profile". FilmiLive. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Guddi Maruti makes comeback in films after nine years - FacenFacts". Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Five actresses to star in 'Hello Zindagi'". Times of India.
  7. ^ "60 Year Old Guddi Maruti Stages Her Come Back With Film "Zindagi Tumse"". Daily Hunt.

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