Kishori Shahane

Kishori Shahane is a classical and folk dancer and actress in the Marathi language film industry of India. She is married to Hindi filmmaker Deepak Balraj Vij. She is a producer who helped to make a film about the life of Sai Baba of Shirdi.[2] She has portray Jap tap Vratt , Shree Ganesh very well. She is known for appearing in shows like Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki and Ishq Mein Marjawan. In 2019 she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss Marathi 2 finishing in fifth place.[3]

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Shahane at The Premiere autumn winter'15 collected by MAX
Born
Kishori Shahane

(1968-04-23) 23 April 1968 (age 53)[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materMithibai College
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Dancer
  • Producer
  • Director
Years active1987 – present
Spouse(s)
(m. 1991)
AwardsFull list

Early Life & careerEdit

While at Mithibai College, Kishori was crowned Miss Mithibai at the college known as the cultural hub of Mumbai. She entered into Marathi films and shot to fame with Maherchi Sadi and Wajva Re Wajva. Her stage performances in plays like Moruchi Maushi (Marathi) and Aadhe Adhure (Hindi), directed by Amal Allana bought her recognition as an actress. She worked in Marathi blockbuster films like Ek Daav Dhobi Pachad and Navra Majha Navsacha. Her role in Hindi movies like Pyaar Mein Twist and Red: The Dark Side directed by Vikram Bhatt put forward her ability to play different roles.[4]

Deepak Balraj Vij, a Hindi filmmaker noticed her talent. He did Hafta Band, Bomb Blast and two more films with her. During the making of Hafta Bandh in 1991, they came closer and later got married. Kishori then switched over to Hindi TV serials and continued to work in Hindi and Marathi films. She became popular with her performance in serials like Ghar Ek Mandir, Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin and Sindoor.[5]

Kishori is a classical and folk dancer. She has performed on stage in India and abroad. She also completed her music video Saavan for Venus. After almost 13 years, she took part in the Mrs. Gladrags Beauty Pageant show and was the Runner-up in 2003.[6]

As a filmmaker, her Marathi film Mohatyachi Renuka won the Maharashtra State Award 2007 for best editing. The film was produced and directed by Kishori. Her next venture Malik Ek (Hindi) was based on the life of Sai Baba and had Jackie Shroff in the lead role. She then launched her next Marathi film Aika Dajiba. She played the role of a transgender in the soap opera Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, airing on Colors, in 2016. Currently, she is seen in the drama series, Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin, playing the role of the matriarch of the Chavan family, Bhavani.[7]

Media imageEdit

In her college days, she was known as Miss Mithabai. She took part in Mrs. Gladrags Beauty Pageant show and became Mrs. Gladrags Runner-up in 2003.[8]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Language Role
1986 Karma Hindi Heena
1987 Prem Karuya Khullam Khulla Marathi Seema
Anandi Anand Shama
1988 Maza Pati Karodpati Hema Deshmukh
Sagalikade Bombabomb Mala
1989 Nasti Aafat Mona
Balache Baap Brahmachari Vilas's Girlfriend
Atmavishwas Asawari
1990 Changu Mangu Mini
Dhumakool Lalita Pradhan
1991 Aayatya Gharat Gharoba Shobhana
Hafta Bandh Hindi Harish's Wife
Pyar Ka Devta Sujata Kumar
Maherchi Sadi Marathi Vicky's Girlfriend
Bandal Baaz Anju
1992 Gruhpravesh Rita Fernandez
Kinchali Veena Anand
Jeeva Sakha Julie
1993 Aikava Te Navalach Ragini
Wajawa Re Wajawa Megha
Ram Rahim Kishori Sare
Bomb Blast (1993 film) Hindi Naina
2000 Jap Tap Vratt Devi Chaya,sandhya
2001 Shirdi Sai Baba (Producer & Director)
2004 Navra Maza Navsacha Marathi Lavani Dancer
2005 Mumbai Godfather Hindi Kamla
Pyaar Mein Twist
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Mrs. Bhalla
Mohatyachi Renuka Marathi Renuka
2007 Good Boy, Bad Boy Hindi Teacher
Red: The Dark Side
Fear
2008 Superstar Mrs. Saxena
2009 Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad Marathi Hema
2010 Aika Dajiba Rukmini
Milenge Milenge Hindi
Benny and Babloo Tejaswini
Malik Ek Shakuntala
2011 Shagird Mrs. Hanumant Singh
2012 Langar Marathi Godavari
Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein Hindi Kaamwali Bai
2013 Policegiri Sehar's Mother
Yeda Marathi Savitri Kulkarni
Ekulti Ek Madhura
Narbachi Wadi Renuka
2014 Anuradha Hindi Masterjee's Wife
Badlapur Boys Mother
Kahin Hain Mera Pyar Priya's Mother
Ya Rab Dr. Shabana
2015 Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar Marathi Pushpa Damle
Classmates College Principal
2016 Mohenjo Daro Hindi Bima
2017 Simran Kumud
Machine Maya
Heartbeats Sharda Zinta
2019 PM Narendra Modi Indira Gandhi
Blank Dewan's Wife

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Language Role Notes
1993 Junoon Hindi Chandni Only episode 1 & 2
1997-2001 Damini Marathi Damini's sister Supporting role
2000 Jap Tap Vratt Hindi Devi sandhya& chayya
2000 Shree Ganesh Hindi Devi
2000 Ghar Ek Mandir Hindi Sapna
Abhimaan Chauhan's wife
2001 Kohi Apna Sa Khushi's mother
Bandini Marathi Supporting character
2005-2006 Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka Hindi Uma Agarwal
2006 Kabhie To Nazar Milao Sunaina's mother
2006-2008 Solhah Singaarr Triveni Chaturvedi
2008 Saas v/s Bahu Contestant
Waqt Batayega Kaun Apna Kaun Paraya Yashomati Raichoudhary
2010 Vrundavan Marathi Kartiki's mother in law
Aise Karo Naa Vidaa Hindi Rani Maa
2010-2012 Yahaan Mein Ghar Ghar Kheli Thi Shaili's mother
2011 Don Kinaare Doghi Apan Marathi Asmita Vamp role
2012 Swapnanchya Palikadle Vasundhara For few episodes
2013-2014 Pradhanmantri Hindi Pupul Jayakar
Do Dil Ek Jaan Antara's mother
2014-2015 Everest Sarita Rawat
2015 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Episodic role Only episode 40[9]
2016 Intezaar Episodic role
2017-2018 Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Guru Maa [10]
2017 Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya Padma Maan Singh
2017-2018 Jadubai Jorat Marathi Mallika [11]
2018-2019 Ishq Mein Marjawan Hindi Deep's aunt [12]
2019 Bigg Boss Marathi 2 Marathi Contestant Finalist[13]
2020-present Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin Hindi Bhavani Nagesh Chavan [14]

TheaterEdit

MarathiEdit

  • Moruchi Maushi
  • Durga Jhali Gauri
  • Mi Tujhya Pathishi Ahe
  • Kandapohe Tuzya Ni Mazya Premache
  • Mahanatya Sahyadri (J productions)

HindiEdit

  • Aadhe Adhure
  • Benny And Babloo

Awards and achievementsEdit

  • Classical and folk dances: Live performances on stage all over America, Australia and India
  • Miss Mithibai College: 1990
  • "Mrs. Gladrags" Beauty Pageant Runner up: 2003[15]
  • Shining Star of the season of Bigg Boss Marathi 2[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kishori Shahane celebrates her birthday with family; says "Good days will come" - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  2. ^ 'One Life, One Master' ExpressIndia, 29 September 2007, by Neha Madan
  3. ^ "Bigg Boss Marathi 2 launch: Highlights". The Indian Express. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  4. ^ "I am happy that I kept myself busy: Kishori Shahane". ZEE Talkies. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Kishori Shahane and Deepak Vij's love story". Loksatta (in Marathi). 29 August 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  6. ^ "A look at Kishori Shahane's life and career over the years". Republic World. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  7. ^ "Happy Birthday Kishori Shahane: 6 Lesser-Known Facts About The Actress". ZEE5 News. 23 April 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  8. ^ ""I am particular about my fitness" - Kishori Shahane Vij". Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  9. ^ "'Darr Sabko Lagta Hai' an unforgettable experience: Kishori Shahane - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Kishori Shahane enters Shakti, to play Gurumaa - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Nirmiti Sawant & Kishori Shahane in Jadubai Jorat - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  12. ^ "Actress Kishori Shahane finalized for Colors TV show Ishq Mein Marjawan". www.tellybest.com. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Bigg Boss Marathi 2: Meet the contestants". The Indian Express. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  14. ^ World, Republic. "'Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin' Cast: List Of Marathi Actors Who Play A Pivotal Role". Republic World. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  15. ^ "Winners of the Mrs Gladrags 2003 contest - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  16. ^ "Bigg Boss Marathi 2 Grand Finale Highlights: Shiv Thakare wins BB Marathi 2, takes home trophy and Rs. 17 Lakh : Mahesh finally announces Shiv Thakare as the winner of BB Marathi 2". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 February 2021.

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