|Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle
|Tejaswini and Shivangi
Padmini Kolhapure was born on 1 November 1965 into a Maratha Kshatriya family in Bombay, Maharashtra state. She entered Bollywood as a singer when she was a child and sang in chorus for songs in films like Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Dushman Dost etc. Subsequently she sang for her films like Vidhaata, Hum Intezaar Karenge and Sadak Chaap.
Her aunt Asha Bhosle introduced Padmini to Bollywood legend Dev Anand who cast Padmini Kolhapure in his film Ishq Ishq Ishq in 1975 as a child artist. She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Prem Rog co-starring Shammi Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor, for which she won Filmfare Best Actress Award, Vidhaata, Souten alongside Rajesh Khanna, Manthan co-starring Smita Patil and Girish Karnad, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero co-starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz, etc among other films.
In 2014 she made her television debut through Tv serial series Ekk Nayi Pehchaan aired on Sony Entertainment.
Padmini Kolhapure family members’ names, childhood and photos
Husband and children [1 son]
She is married to Bollywood film producer Tutu Sharma also known as Pradeep Sharma since 1993. The couple gave birth to a son named Priyank Sharma.
Her father Pandharinath Kolhapure is a classical singer and her mother Anupama Kolhapure worked for airlines.
She has two sisters named Tejaswini Kolhapure and Shivangi Kolhapure. Sister Shivangi Kolhapure is married to Shakti Kapoor and younger sister Tejaswini Kolhapure is also an actress. Her sister Shivangi Kolhapure’s children son Siddhanth Kapoor and daughter Shraddha Kapoor are also bollywood stars. Her sister is married to Pankaj Saraswat.
Popular singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle are her aunts, her father’s mother and Lata Mangeshkar’s father are siblings.