Nandita Patkar Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Biography, & More

 

Nandita Patkar is an Indian actress. She primarily works in the Marathi entertainment industry. She has played numerous memorable roles and won many awards for her performances.

Wiki/Biography

Nandita Patkar was born on Tuesday, 16 March 1982 in Pune, Maharashtra (age 41 years; as of 2023). Her zodiac sign is Pisces. She completed her school education at Adarsh High School, Mumbai and then pursued a bachelor’s course at D.G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Nandita Patkar

Family

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about Nandita’s parents. She has a sister named Shalaka Patkar who is the Head of the Department at Indus International School in Hyderabad and an English educator.

Nandita (extreme left) with her mother and sister

Nandita (extreme left) with her mother and sister

Husband

Nandita Patkar is unmarried.

Religion

Nandita follows Hinduism.

Caste

Nandita Patkar belongs to the Savji Kshatriya community.

Career

RJ and Voice-Over Artist

Nandita started her career as Radio Jockey with All India Radio for their Marathi programmes. She also worked as a voice-over artist for many computer-based educational projects.

Nandita recording her voice

Nandita while recording her voice

Theatre

Nandita joined Theatre accidentally. In an interview, she spoke about it and said,

I call myself an accidental actor because I had no plans to make my career in the entertainment industry. I was working in the corporate sector and to satisfy my creativity, I used to do the early morning shows at All India Radio. Later on, I joined a theatre group and realized that this is the correct time to explore my passion.”

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She is known for her roles in plays like ‘Wada,’ ‘Iraq,’ ‘Var Khali Don Paye,’ and ‘Jungle Mein Mangal.’

Poster of the play, Var Khali Don Paye, starring Nandita (front)

Poster of the play Var Khali Don Paye, starring Nandita (front)

Film

Nandita’s debut film was ‘Elizabeth Ekadashi’ (2014) in which she played the role of Dnyanesh’s mother. Later, she worked in many Marathi films such as ‘Daaravatha’ (2015), ‘Lalbaugchi Rani’ (2016), ‘Khari Biscuit’ (2019), ‘Baba’ (2019), and ‘Balbharti’ (2022).  She also worked in a short film, ‘Butter Chicken’ (2022). This film won Calcutta International Cult Film Festival 2021 – Outstanding Achievement Award and got officially selected for Indian Panorama International Film Festival 2021, 11th Pune Short Film Festival 2021, and Sessions By Lift-Off Global Network 2021.

Nandita Patkar on screening of the film Baba

Nandita Patkar on screening of the film Baba

Nadita Patkar in the poster of the film Balbharti

Nandita Patkar on the poster of the film Balbharti

Television

She made her television debut with the Marathi show ‘Maze Pati Saubhagyavati’ (2015), where she played the role of Laxmi. She then worked in ‘Tu Maza Sangati.’ In 2020, she appeared in the Marathi serial ‘Sahkutumb Sahparivar.’ Her role as ‘Sarita’ got her ‘Sarvotkrsht Vahini Award’ at Star Prawah Puruskar.

Nandita (in the middle of first row) with the crew of Sahkutumb Sahparivar

Nandita (in the middle of the first row) with the crew of Sahkutumb Sahparivar

Controversy

Annapurna Vitthal Bhairi, who portrayed the role of Aai (Surya’s mother) in the Marathi TV show Sahakutumb Sahaparivar, has made serious accusations against the show’s director and her co-stars, including Nandita Patkar, for mentally harassing her. In an interview, Annapurna made shocking claims about the show’s cast and director, stating that there was a lobby within the show. She also alleged that the show’s actors and director ridiculed her on set and encouraged her to take her own life.

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Awards

  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) (nominated) at the Filmfare Marathi Awards 2020 for the film Baba (2019)
  • Zee Gaurav Awards 2020 – Best Supporting Actor Award for ‘Khari Biscuit’
    Nandita Patkar with the Best Supporting Actor award at Zee Gaurav Awards 2020

    Nandita Patkar with the Best Supporting Actor award at Zee Gaurav Awards 2020

  • Star Prawah Puruskar – Sarvotkrsht Vahini : Sarita for ‘Sahkutumb Sahparivar’
  • Calcutta International Cult Film Festival Award 2021 – Outstanding Achievement for ‘Butter Chicken’

Car

She owns a Hyundai i20 car; she bought it in March 2023.

Nandita Patkar with her newly bought car

Nandita Patkar with her newly bought car

Favourite

  • Food: Cake, Ice Cream, Gulab Jamun, Mango
  • Book: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, Rarang Dhang by Prabhakar Pendarkar
  • Film: Rockstar, Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani, Highway, Tapaal, Elizabeth Ekadashi

Facts/Trivia

  • Nandita loves animals and has a pet dog named Sky.
    Nandita Patkar with her dog, Sky

    Nandita Patkar with her dog, Sky

  • She loves to travel and read books in her free time.
  • Her other name is Nandita Dhuri Patkar.
  • Nandia follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • Nandita is artistic by nature. She practices mandala art in her leisure time to cope with stress and maintain focus in her daily life.
    Nandita Patkar showing her mandala art

    Nandita Patkar showing her mandala art

  • After completing her graduation, Nandita joined the Indian Air Force.
  • She was a National Cadet Core (NCC) cadet and was selected for the Republic Parade on Rajpath Delhi.
  • She worked in a call centre where she received Rs 8500 as her first salary.

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