Nivedita Joshi-Saraf

Nivedita Joshi-Saraf (born 1965) is an Indian actress who worked in Marathi and Hindi language films of the late 1980s and early 1990s. She is married to actor Ashok Saraf.[2][3] Since July 2019, she is playing Asawari in the Marathi-language serial Aggabai Sasubai on Zee Marathi.[4] She will reprise the character of Asawari in the upcoming series Aggabai Sunbai.[5]

Nivedita Joshi-Saraf
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Nivedita Joshi-Saraf in 2015
Born
Nivedita Joshi

1965 (age 55–56)[1]
India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active1977 - present
Spouse(s)
(m. 1990)
Children1

Personal lifeEdit

Nivedita Joshi began her acting career at the age of 10 in the Marathi film industry.[1] She is married to actor Ashok Saraf in 1990 and they have a son named Aniket Saraf who is a chef.[1][6]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
1977 Apnapan Beggar Hindi Child Artist
1978 Jalan
1980 Parivartan
1984 Navri Mile Navryala Kala Devi Inamdar Marathi First lead role
Gharcha Bhedi Aarti Joshi
Ye Jo Hain Zindagi Rekha Hindi
1985 Dhoom Dhadaka Gauri Marathi
Paisa Yeh Paisa Rekha Hindi
Ardhangi
Uske Baad
1986 Naval Katha Marathi
Tu Saubhagya
1987 Naam O Nishan Chutki Singh Hindi
Marte Dam Tak Rajni Mathur
Kashasathi Premasathi Tanuja Sardesai Marathi Noted for song "Bhannat Ranwara"
Irasaal Karti Chameli
De Danadan Gauri
1988 Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi Sushma
Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam Kamla Hindi
Kiss Bai Kiss Archana Marathi
Pyaar Mohabbat Hindi
Mere Baad
Sarvashrestha Madhuri
Gholat Ghol Kavita Marathi
Mamla Porincha Nanda
Afsar Hindi
1989 Thartharat Uma Marathi
Balache Baap Brahmachari
Jaaydaad Rajesh's sister Hindi
Pheka Pheki Lakshya's wife Marathi
De Dhadak Be Dhadak Mona
1990 Tuzhi Mazhi Jamli Jodi Priya
Dhamal Bablya Ganpyachi Manisha
Lapwa Chhapwi Radha Krishna
Amchya Sarkhe Aamhich Champa
Changu Mangu Sheela


1991 Narsimha Seema Hindi
1992 Naseebwaala Sheela
1993 King Uncle Sunita
Tu Sukhakarta Varsha Marathi
1994 Majha Chakula Yashoda
1995 Dhamaal Jodi Neha
1996 Balgobin Bhagat
1999 Sar Ankhon Par Hindi Starring Shahrukh Khan
2008 Mohini Lavani Dancer Marathi Only for song "Aaicha Sangava Aala Re"
2011 Aata Ga Baya Manee's stepmother Negative role
2013 We Are On! Houn Jau Dya Age housing society member
2015 Deool Band Raghav's mother

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
1984 Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi Raja's wife Hindi Television debut
1990 Bhikaji Rao Karodpati Bhikaji's wife Marathi
2006-2007 Bandhan Lead role
2010-2012 Sapno Se Bhare Naina Naina's mother Hindi
2015 Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil Suman Purohit
2016-2017 Duheri Dushyant's mother Marathi [7]
2019 Kesari Nandan Bhakti Singh (Dadi Sa) Hindi
2019-2021 Aggabai Sasubai Asawari Kulkarni-Raje Marathi Lead role[8]
2021-present Aggabai Sunbai Asawari Abhijeet Raje Lead role[9]

PlaysEdit

  • Tilak - Agarkar
  • Akhercha Sawall
  • Premachya Gava Jave
  • Shrimant
  • Tuzya-Mazyat
  • Cottage No.54
  • Hasat Khelat
  • Vahto Hi Durvanchi Judi
  • Vegal Vhayachay Mala
  • Sangeet Sanshay Kallol
  • Magna Talyakathi

AwardsEdit

Year Awards Category Film/Show Role Ref.
2019 Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Awards Best Mother Aggabai Sasubai Asawari Raje [10]
Best Mother- in-law
Best Daughter-in-law
Best Jodi (as Abhijeet-Asawari)
2021 Best Mother- in-law [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "From marrying an actor twice her age to playing a lead at 54: A look at 'Agga Bai Sasubai' fame Nivedita Ashok Saraf's life". The Times of India. 16 December 2019. Retrieved 16 November 2020.
  2. ^ "B'day: पत्नीपेक्षा 18 वर्षांनी मोठे आहेत अशोक सराफ, या कारणामुळे गोव्यात केले होते लग्न". Divya Marathi (in Marathi). 4 June 2018. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. ^ Atulkar, Preeti (19 July 2016). "Guess who is Nivedita Saraf's guru". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  4. ^ "तेजश्री प्रधान बनणार सासुच्या लग्नात करवली". Maharashtra Times (in Marathi). 4 July 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Aggabai Sunbai: Swamini fame Uma Hrishikesh to replace Tejashri Pradhan as Shubra". The Times of India. 24 February 2021. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Aggabai Sasubai actor Nivedita Saraf wishes son Aniket on his birthday; writes a heartfelt note". The Times of India. 21 April 2020. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  7. ^ Chaturvedi, Vinita (16 June 2018). "It's a myth that Marathi TV pays less money: Nivedita Joshi Saraf". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  8. ^ "5 Marathi Movies You Didn't Know Agga Bai Sasubai Actress Nivedita Saraf Starred In". ZEE5 News. 5 December 2020. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  9. ^ Mishra, Aakash (9 March 2021). "'Aggabai Sunbai' new serial cast: Know everything about the new cast of this season". Republic World. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Award 2019 Full Winners List: Asawari, Summi, Mohan Win Big". ZEE5 News. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Zee Marathi Awards 2020-21 Winners List: From Shalva Kinjawadekar To Gautami Deshpande, Check Out Who Won What!". ZEE5 News. 28 March 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2021.

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