Ketaki Mategaonkar was born on 22 February 1994 in Nagpur, Maharashtra. As a Marathi actress, she has worked in about six movies in Marathi cinema and has a successful career. She is also a playback singer and appeared in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L’il champs. Ketaki has a very good fan following with above 40k fans on Facebook. Currently, she resides in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ketaki began her career with a Marathi film “Shala” where she played a role of a schoolgirl named Shirodkar.

The film won Silver Lotus Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi. As a playback singer, Ketaki has sung about eight songs including two in Hindi. Her films include Shala, Aarohi, Kaksparsh, Taani, Timepass and Timepass2, with Timepass becoming one of the highest grossing films in the Marathi cinema. Ketaki also won best actress award for the film “Kaksparsh” during MIFTA awards in Singapore for her challenging and dynamic role as Durga.

This actress turned singer is highly inspired by the Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra and dreams of becoming and achieving like her. Her mother Suvarna Mategaonkar is a singer and consistently admires her effort in the industry as a playback singer. Most of the people view her as a playback singer rather as an actress. Her recent movie Timepass was gave her a huge admiration for her work and ran successfully in the Marathi theatres of few months.

With only three years in the industry Ketaki has won the hearts of huge audience and achieved a lot. Ketaki has been appreciated for her work and is continued being admired by youngsters. Currently Ketaki is working on the film Phuntro which is a science fiction love story. With a very charming face and her acting skill youngsters would love to watch her in the upcoming years.

Keerthi Reddy Hindi Actress

Keerthi Reddy

Keerthi Reddy was always drawn towards cinema and she wanted to become an actress when she was in the third standard. But she hardly knew if she could ever achieve it. She stooped studying further after she completed her HSC and took a break from studies and entered the silver screen. She was spotted by Tamil actor Naseer, who had cast her in his film ‘’Devathai’’, after watching her in a cultural programme organized in school. Her break in cinema was a pure luck and she did not knock on doors to doors to get her first role. After she started with ‘’Devathai’’, she got “Ninaivirukkum Varai’’, another Tamil film starring Prabhu Deva. After her popularity in Telugu cinema, she made an appearance as Abhishek Bachchan's costar in ‘’Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa’’. The film was not a success, although she was spotted well as a carefree girl. She was simultaneously acting in another film ‘Ishq, Mohabbat, Pyaar’, directed by Rajiv Rai. She was a bit upset for poor response in ‘’Tera Jadoo Chal Gaya’’, but concentrated in her next film ‘’Ishq, Mohabbat, Pyar’’, which also did not do too well in box office. Next, she had Anil Kapoor’s first production film “Badhai Ho Badhai’’ in her hand. This film also did not fare well in box-office. Since she could not make her presence felt in Bollywood, she concentrated in regional cinema, such as Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. In 2002, she acted in ‘’Superstar’’(Kannada), and again in 2004, she was seen in ‘’Arjun’’(Telugu) in which she received the best supporting actress role. In 2004, she tied knot with actor Nagarjuna’s nephew Sumanth, but in 2006, the couple got a divorce. Again she got married and now has a son. She was neither successful in South Indian film industry nor in Bollywood even. But yet she is a simple girl by heart, who loves doing household chores like shopping, cleaning house and reading. Sanjeev Kumar, Brad Pitt, Michael Douglas are her favourite actors. She has not given up her abilities as an actress and might be seen in few more projects very soon.



Khursheed Bano was a playback singer and an actress in Indian cinema during 1940s. She had the chance to act and sing with legend K L Saigal in many memorable movies. She acted in films with Motilal too, who was considered to be Hindi cinema’s natural actor, and their teaming up arguably became the most suitable pair ( Motilal- Khursheed) in those days. She was different from the other heroine and came to be regarded as the most stylish actress and this has been a plus point for her in those days. Each star was then asked to do a playback for them and she was fortunate enough to be part of it. In Tansen, her natural and unprecedented beauty and melody voice made her famous as Tani (the character in the film). K L Saigal played the role of Tansen with her in the film. She belonged to the golden era where every actresses wanted to overtake and outshine the other, be it Leela Chitnis and Devika Rani or even Suriya and Noorjehan. She made her debut in Indian cinema at a time when the film industry was going through a revolution (after Alam Ara’s release in 1931). The silence era of Indian cinema was over, and India’s talkie cinema came into existence. In 1931, she got her first break in Laila Majnu and had never looked back till 1948 (last film Pappeha Re). It was because of partition that she moved to Pakistan and did not do any films thereafter. She also got married then and did not have any inclination towards acting anymore. However, she tried to make a comeback in 1956, but she was not accepted by audiences then. She acted in two films (Fankar and Mandi) in 1956, which met with poor response and she, then bid farewell to the movies. She kept a very low profile after leaving the film industry. In 1956, she divorced her first husband Yakub and married Yusuf Bhaimia. This graceful and decent actress of 1931-1948s will be remembered for her contribution in Indian cinema.

Khursheed Hindi Actress