Urmila Mantondkar is a well known actress in the Indian film industry. Urmila has acted in many Bollywood superhit films. After playing a successful innings in Bollywood, Urmila also tried her hand in politics and joined the Congress party. Recently, Kangana Ranaut awarded Urmila Mantodkar the Soft Porn Actress Medal, after which film stars started condemning Kangana’s statement.
Significantly, the issue of drugs is hot in the Bollywood these days. In the past, Urmila Mantondkar had said in an interview that, “The whole country is facing the danger of drugs. Kangana should know that her state Himachal is a stronghold of drugs. Why doesn’t she start from there”. After this statement of Urmila, she came to the target of Kangana Ranaut. In today’s story, we are going to tell you some special things related to the life of Urmila Mantodkar.
Born in Mumbai
Urmila Mantondkar was born on February 4, 1974 in Mumbai. Her mother’s name is Rukhshana Sultan. Urmila’s mother belongs to a Muslim family. On the other hand, her father comes from a Maratha family, whose name is Shivinder Singh. Urmila’s father was a professor in a school. Urmila also has a sister named Pooja Mantondkar. After finishing her schooling, Urmila had taken admission in Pune University for further studies. From here she has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy.
Intrest in acting from the early age
Urmila had a fondness for acting since childhood, so she also participated in dramas in college. She wanted to be a heroine from the beginning. When she was young, she started getting offers for movies. Urmila first appeared as a child actor in the movie ‘Kalyug‘ in 1980. Urmila’s debut film was Narsimha in 1991. In this film, the audience loved Urmila’s work.
Bollywood debut from Narsimha
The film ‘Narsimha’ was a success at the box office, after which a line of films appeared in front of Urmila. After Narsimha, Urmila appeared in many films like Rangeela, Judai, Satya, Ek Haseena Thi, Janam Samjha Karo, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Bhoot and made a place in people’s hearts with her tremendous acting in all of them. Let me tell you, Urmila was also nominated for Filmfare Awards three times for her films Rangeela, Judai and Satya.
Married in 2016
You will be surprised to know that Urmila decided to get married at the age of 42. Urmila Mantodkar was married to Mohsin Akhtar Mir, a resident of Kashmir, 10 years younger than her, on March 3, 2016. Being the daughter of a Muslim mother and a Marathi father, Urmila is married to a Kashmiri. Apart from family members, only a few close friends were present at Urmila’s wedding. Mohsin is a famous model and businessman from Kashmir by profession. Mohsin Akhtar Mir had stated in an interview that Urmila believes in Buddhism and has not changed her religion after marriage.