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. 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.
Kishori Shahane Vij
23 April 1968
|Alma mater||Mithibai College|
|Years active||1987 – present|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|1987||Prem Karuya Khullam Khulla||Marathi||Seema|
|1988||Maza Pati Karodpati||Hema Deshmukh|
|Balache Baap Brahmachari||Vilas's Girlfriend|
|1991||Aayatya Gharat Gharoba||Shobhana|
|Hafta Bandh||Hindi||Harish's Wife|
|Pyar Ka Devta||Sujata Kumar|
|Maherchi Sadi||Marathi||Vicky's Girlfriend|
|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|
|Pyaar Mein Twist|
|2006||Shaadi Se Pehle||Mrs. Bhalla|
|2007||Good Boy, Bad Boy||Hindi||Teacher|
|Red: The Dark Side|
|2009||Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad||Marathi||Hema|
|Benny and Babloo||Tejaswini|
|2011||Shagird||Mrs. Hanumant Singh|
|Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein||Hindi||Kaamwali Bai|
|Kahin Hain Mera Pyar||Priya's Mother|
|Ya Rab||Dr. Shabana|
|2015||Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar||Marathi||Pushpa Damle|
|2019||PM Narendra Modi||Indira Gandhi|
|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||Ghar Ek Mandir||Hindi||Sapna|
|2001||Kohi Apna Sa||Khushi's mother|
|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|
|Do Dil Ek Jaan||Antara's mother|
|2015||Darr Sabko Lagta Hai||Episodic role||Only episode 40|
|2017-2018||Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki||Guru Maa|||
|2017||Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya||Padma Maan Singh|
|2018-2019||Ishq Mein Marjawan||Hindi||Deep's aunt|||
|2019||Bigg Boss Marathi 2||Marathi||Contestant||Finalist|
|2020-present||Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin||Hindi||Bhavani Nagesh Chavan|||
- Moruchi Maushi
- Durga Jhali Gauri
- Mi Tujhya Pathishi Ahe
- Kandapohe Tuzya Ni Mazya Premache
- Mahanatya Sahyadri (J productions)
- Aadhe Adhure
- Benny And Babloo
Awards and achievementsEdit
- "Kishori Shahane celebrates her birthday with family; says "Good days will come" - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
- 'One Life, One Master' ExpressIndia, 29 September 2007, by Neha Madan
- "Bigg Boss Marathi 2 launch: Highlights". The Indian Express. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
- "I am happy that I kept myself busy: Kishori Shahane". ZEE Talkies. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
- "Kishori Shahane and Deepak Vij's love story". Loksatta (in Marathi). 29 August 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
- "A look at Kishori Shahane's life and career over the years". Republic World. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
- "Happy Birthday Kishori Shahane: 6 Lesser-Known Facts About The Actress". ZEE5 News. 23 April 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
- ""I am particular about my fitness" - Kishori Shahane Vij". Retrieved 9 March 2021.
- "'Darr Sabko Lagta Hai' an unforgettable experience: Kishori Shahane - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
- "Kishori Shahane enters Shakti, to play Gurumaa - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
- "Nirmiti Sawant & Kishori Shahane in Jadubai Jorat - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
- "Actress Kishori Shahane finalized for Colors TV show Ishq Mein Marjawan". www.tellybest.com. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
- "Bigg Boss Marathi 2: Meet the contestants". The Indian Express. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
- World, Republic. "'Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin' Cast: List Of Marathi Actors Who Play A Pivotal Role". Republic World. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
- "Winners of the Mrs Gladrags 2003 contest - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
- "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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