Urmila Kanitkar

Urmilla Kanetkar Kothare (Marathi: उर्मिला कोठारे) is an Indian film actress in Marathi cinema, and television. She is known for her roles in the Marathi films Duniyadari, Shubha Mangal Saavadhan , Ti Sadhya Kay Karte and Hindi TV serials Maayka and Mera Sasural and the Marathi serials Asambhav, Uun Paus and Goshta Eka Lagnachi. She is a classical dancer and made her Telugu cinema debut in 2014 with Welcome Obama.

Urmilla Kanetkar Kothare
उर्मिला कानेटकर

OccupationActor, Kathak Dancer, Producer
Years active2006– present
Spouse(s)Adinath Kothare


Born in Pune, Kanetkar is a trained kathak dancer, and has a Master of Arts degree in it. She has taken lessons in Bhubaneshwar from Sujata Mahapatra for Odissi as well. In 1997, she participated in the program held for Fiftieth Independence Day Celebrations for India. She went to St Xaviers in Mumbai and completed her BA degree there.

Shubh Mangal Savdhan was her debut film and Tujhya Veena her debut TV series. Aai Shappath..! and Savalee were her next films. Luckily, she had experienced actress Reema Lagoo in these three movies. Additionally, during her debut movie she also met Adinath Kothare. He was an assistant director in that movie. They got married in 2011.

TV serials

MaaykaZee TVHindiRaji
Mera SasuralSahara OneHindi
AsambhavZee MarathiMarathiShubhra/Paravati
Gosht Eka LagnachiStar PravahMarathi
VeghSaam MarathiMarathi
Breathe (Web series)Amazon Prime VideoHindiMargaret Mascarenhes

Marathi films

Denotes films that have not yet been released
2006Shubh Mangal SavdhanSupriyaReleased
Aai Shappath..!Devaki (Young)Released
2011Mala Aai Vhhaychy!YashodhaReleased
2013Welcome ObamaTelugu film
2014Time PassSpruhaReleased
2014Baavare Prem HeAnanyaReleased
2014Pyaar Vali Love StoryNandiniReleased
2015Timepass 2SpruhaReleased
2016GuruMango DollyReleased
2017 Ti Saddhya Kay Karte Radhika Released
2017 Vitha Vithabai Narayangaonkar Upcoming


Zee Marathi awards


  • Best Actress Award 2007. Role: Shubhra/Parvati (Asambhav)[2]
  • Best Actress Award 2008. Role: Shubhra/Parvati (Asambhav)[3]


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