13 Top Marathi Actress in Bollywood who Ruled the Industry

Top Marathi Actress in Bollywood: Marathi film industry is one of the leading industries in Indian cinema. There is a wide range of talented Marathi actors and actresses who worked in Marathi as well as Hindi cinema. Their followers on the social media platform show their fan following in the competition world. Today, we are going to highlight the 13 top Marathi actresses in Bollywood who attract viewers with their sexy figures, beautiful face, and amazing acting skills. 

List of Marathi Female Stars who made Big in Bollywood

In the below section, we have prepared a list of the 13 best Maharashtra actresses in Bollywood whose acting will surely fall in love them. 

  1. Amruta Khanvilkar
  2. Mugdha Godse
  3. Renuka Shahane
  4. Madhuri Dixit
  5. Shradhha Kapoor
  6. Sonali Bendre
  7. Radhika Apte
  8. Sonalee Kulkarni
  9. Priya Bapat
  10. Sai Tamhankar
  11. Madhura Velankar
  12. Prarthana Behere
  13. Aditi Sarangdhar

Let’s know more about these Marathi actresses who successfully made their mark in the Bollywood industry. 

#1. Amruta Khanvilkar

marathi actress in bollywood

D.O.B: 23 November 1984

Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress, Dancer

Spouse(s): Himmanshoo A. Malhotra ( m. 2015 to present)

Amruta Khanvilkar is a talented actress in Bollywood who mainly works in Hindi and Marathi films. She is best know for his work in the Aye Hip Hopper. Some of her notable works include Golmaal ( 2006, Marathi), Mumbai Salsa (2007, Hindi), Gaiir (2009, Marathi), Himmatwala ( 2013, Hindi), and so on. Apart from doing acting, she is also a professional dancer and participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 10. 

#2. Mugdha Godse

Mugdha Godse

D.O.B: 26 July 1986

Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Model, Actress

Spouse(s): Rahul Dev

Mugdha started her career with Madhur Bhandarkar’s 2008 film, Fashion. For the movie, Godse was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and won the Apsara Award for Best Female Debutante and Marathi mulgis turned Bollywood actress. She also appeared in a supporting in many movies including All The Best (2009), and Jail (2009). In 2010, she acted in the horror movie Help opposite Bobby Deol. 

#3. Renuka Shahane

bollywood marathi actress

D.O.B: 7 October 1966

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter

Spouse(s): Vijay Kenkare ​(divorced), Ashutosh Rana ​(m. 2001 to present)

 Renuka Shahane is a popular Marathi actress in Bollywood. However, she is well- known as she was the co-presenter of the Doordarshan TV show Surabhi (1993–2001). Renuka started her film career with the Marathi movie Hach Sunbaicha Bhau. In the year 1994, she got a chance to work in the Hindi movie Hum Aapke Hain Koun. Some of her best movies are Money Money (1994, Tamil), Tum Jiyo Hazaaron Saal (2002, Hindi), Akalpith (2014, Marathi), 3 Storeys (2018, Hindi), and so on. 

#4. Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

D.O.B: 15 May 1967

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress, producer

Spouse(s): Shriram Madhav Nene ​(m. 1999 to present)

During her career Madhuri has appeared in more than 70 movies. She started her carer with the drama Abodh (1984).  However, she came into the limelight after acting in the Tezaab ( 1988) movie opposite Anil Kapoor. Some of her notable work includes Dil (1990), Beta (1992), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), and many others. Madhuri won 6 Filmfare Awards from a record of 17 nominations. 

#5. Shradhha Kapoor

Talented Marathi Actors Who Have Taken The Hindi Movie Industry By Storm

D.O.B: 3 March 1987

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress

Shradhha Kapoor is the daughter of the versatile actor Shakti Kapoor and one of the top  Maharashtra actresses in Bollywood. She started her career with a small role in the Teen Patti (2010). However, she appeared in the Luv Ka The End (2011) as the lead character. Some of her superhit movies are, Haider (2014), ABCD 2 (2015), Baaghi (2016), Rock On 2 (2016), Stree (2018), Street Dancer 3D (2020), and so on.

#6. Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre

D.O.B: 1 January 1975

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress

Spouse(s): Goldie Behl ​(m. 2002 to present)

Sonali Bendre is a leading Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi and Marathi films. Besides, she also appeared in a few Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada language movies. Sonali started her career with the Aag movie released in 1994. However, her first breakthrough came with the Diljale ( 1996) movie where she appeared as a lead character opposite Ajay Devgan. Some of the notable works of this Marathi actress in Bollywood are, Major Saab (1998), Zakhm (1998), Sarfarosh (1999), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999), Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000), and a guest appearance in Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003). 

#7. Radhika Apte

Maharashtra Actresses in Bollywood

D.O.B: 7 September 1985

Place: Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Profession(s): Actress

Spouse(s): Benedict Taylor ​(m. 2012 to present)

Radhika Apte is a Bollywood Marathi actress who mainly works in Hindi and Marathi films and has appeared in a few Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu films. She started her career with the Hindi movie Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005). However, she came into the limelight after acting in the Bengali movie Antaheen released in 2009. Some of her notable works include Ha Bharat Maza (2012, Marathi), Postcard (2014, Marathi), Badlapur (2015, Hindi), Lust Stories (2018, Hindi), and more.

#8. Sonalee Kulkarni

Sonalee Kulkarni

D.O.B: 18 May 1988

Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress, Dancer

Spouse(s): Kunal Benodekar ​(m. 2021 to present)

Sonalee Kulkarni is another Bollywood Marathi actress who mainly works in Hindi and Marathi movies. She started her career as a model and made her debut in Kedar Shinde’s film Bakula Namdeo Ghotale and for this, she won the Zee Gaurav Puraskar award for best actress. Some of her notable work includes Grand Masti (2013, Hindi), Zapatlela 2 (2013 Marathi), Singham Returns (2014, Hindi), Tula Kalnnaar Nahi (2017, Marathi), and many others. 

#9. Priya Bapat

Marathi mulgis turned Bollywood actress

D.O.B: 18 September 1986

Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Professions(s): Actress, Model

Spouse(s): Umesh Kamat ​(m. 2011 to present)

Priya Bapat is best known for her acting in the Marathi film Kaksparsh (2012) for which she won the Best Actress award at the Screen Awards in 2013. In 2014, she appeared in the  Happy Journey movie for which she won the Best Actress Maharashtra State Award as well as was nominated in the Best Actress category at the Marathi Filmfare Awards 2014. Some of her best works are, Aandhali Koshimbir (2014, Marathi), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006, Hindi), Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000, English-Hindi), and many others. 

#10. Sai Tamhankar

Sai Tamhankar

D.O.B: 25 June 1986

Place: Sangli, Maharashtra, India

Profession(s): Actress

Spouse(s): Amey Gosavi ​(m. 2013; div. 2015)

This Marathi actress in Bollywood start her career with the Marathi television shows and has appeared in many shows including Ya Gojirvanya Gharat, Agnihotra, Sathi Re, and Kasturi. In the year 2006, she appeared in the Subhash Ghai’s crime thriller movie Black & White. In the same year, she made her Marathi movie debut through Sanai Chaughade. Some of her best movies are, Sanai Choughade (2008, Marathi), Ghajini (2008, Hindi), City of Gold/Lalbaug Parel (2010, Hindi/Marathi), No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahey ( 2012/Marathi), Hunterrr (2015, Hindi) and more…

#11. Madhura Velankar

 Marathi actresses who successfully made their mark in the bollywood industry

D.O.B: 8 October 1981

Place: India

Profession(s): Actress

Spouse(s): Abhijeet Satam

Madhura Velankar has won four-time State Awards winner and mainly works in Bollywood and Marathi movies and established herself as one of the top Marathi female stars who made big in Bollywood. Apart from movies, she also appeared in many Marathi TV series. Some of her best work includes Jajantaram Mamantaram (2003, Hindi), Johnny Johnny Yes Papa (2018), Not Only Mrs. Raut (2013, Marathi), Matichya Chuli (2006, Marathi), Sarivar Sari (2005, Movie), Jana Gana Mana (2012, Marathi) and more…

#12. Prarthana Behere

Prarthana Behere

D.O.B: 5 January 1993

Place: Vadodara, India

Profession(s): Actress

Spouse(s): Abhishek Jawkar ​(m. 2017 to present)

She started her career at an early age. When Prarthana was just 16-years old she appeared in the Hindi television show Pavitra Rishta.  In the year 2013, she appeared in the Marathi film Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda. Besides, she also appeared in many commercially successful movies including Mitwaa (2015), Coffee Ani Barach Kahi (2015), Vakratunda Mahakaaya (2015), Mr. and Mrs. Sadachari (2016), Fugay (2017), and Ti & Ti (2020).

#13. Aditi Sarangdhar

Aditi Sarangdhar

Aditi Sarangdhar is a well-known face in the Marathi industry. She is one of the best Marathi actresses in Bollywood and is famous for the role of Rama Chaudhary in the serial Vadalvaat and Malvika Khanvilkar in the serial Yeu Kashi Tashi Me Nandayla.  Some of her popular movies are, Kay Karu N Kasa Karu (2012), Mandali Tumchyasathi Kay Pan (2013), Hou De Jarasa Ushir (2013), Majha Naav Shivaji (2016), and more…

Conclusion

That’s it. In the guide, we have prepared a list of the 13 top Marathi actresses in Bollywood. Let us know, if we forget to include your favorite Bollywood Marathi actress’s name in the list. 

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