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Amruta Subhash

Amruta Subhash is an Indian actress who works in Marathi and Hindi films, television, and theatre.

She is a graduate from the National School of Drama, New Delhi.

She won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Marathi film Astu (2015) and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Hindi film Gully Boy (2019).

  • Full name: Amruta Subhashchandra Dhembre
  • Born: 13 May 1979 (age 40 years), Mumbai, India
  • Spouse: Sandesh Kulkarni
  • Parents: Jyoti Subhash
  • TV shows: Selection Day
  • Awards: National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
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About Amruta Subhash

Amruta was born on 13 May 1979, Mumbai, India. She is the daughter of Jyoti Subhash.

She acknowledges her interest and decision to step into acting to be inspired from her mother.

They both have acted together in many films (Aaji, Zoka, Gandha, Masala, Nital, Valu, Badha, Vihir) and a play (Kalokhachya Leki).

Jyoti Subhas played the role of Amruta’s grandmother in Aaji and that of her mother in 2009 film Gandha.

Amruta is married to director Sandesh Kulkarni. Kulkarni has directed Subhash in plays like Sathecha Kaay Karayacha! and Pahila Vahila.

Amruta also supports social causes. She is a brand ambassador for Zee Marathi Jagruti, an initiative by Zee Marathi Channel Group towards empowerment of Marathi Women. Her sister-in-law is Sonali Kulkarni, who is also film actress.

Career

She made a splashing debut with the National Award winning film and India’s Oscar entry for the year of 2004, Shwaas.

She’s won a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2013 for her role in Marathi film Astu and has starred in numerous critically acclaimed films that have won different awards throughout the world, such as Crystal Bear at the Berlin Film Festival and Fedeora Award at the Venice Film Festival.

Amruta is also a trained classical singer who has lent her voice to various Marathi films.

As a playback singer, she’s won awards like Maharashtra Government State Award for the film Nital. Recently, she starred in Selection Day (2018–19), a Netflix Original, Chausar (2018) opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sacred Games Season 2 (2019).

Amruta was a student of S P College, Pune. She started her acting career through theatre.

She graduated from the National School of Drama, New Delhi, where she learned under Satyadev Dubey.

While still studying there, she had appeared in various plays like Urvashiam (1997), Bela Meri Jaan (1998), House of Bernada, Alba (1998) and Mrug Trushna (1999).

Returning to Maharashtra, she appeared in various Marathi plays like Tee Fulrani. Previously portrayed by Bhakti Barve, the lead role in the play Ti Fulrani, at the beginning of her career, brought her into notice.

Adapted on the lines of My Fair Lady, which in turn is based on George Bernard Shaw’s famous play Pygmalion, the play is written by Pu La Deshpande.

Later, she featured in many Marathi films and television series playing supporting roles and then moved into lead roles. She is also a trained Bharata Natyam dancer.