A popular name in the Marathi Films who is the sister of famous Bollywood Actress
and Shivangi Kolhapure. She is also the cousin of yesteryear singers Latamanageshkar and Asha Bhonsle. She started her career as a model walking over a number of ramps for designers like
, JJ Vallaya,
, Tarun Tahilliani,
. In her career of 15, she has done number of advertisements like HMT Watches, Sony TV and Hemant Trivedi. Mujhe Chand Chahiye, Saughat, Tum Bin, Rishtey are some of the serials in which she worked.
She started doing theatre with her first play in 1999 “The Magic Pill” under the direction of
while the others are “Brahma Vishnu Mahesh”, “Modh”,“Beauty, Brains and Personality”, “Flirt in your dreams”, “All about women”.
“Paanch” started her Bollywood career and also Stop, Anjaane, Mumbai Cutting, Salt and Pepper, Boys toh Boys hai, Tequila Nights, Happu,
and now “
”. She is married to
(Actor, Director, Producer and Writer) and recently she delivered a baby girl.
Another Version Of This Bio:
Tejaswini Kolhapure, an Indian Actress and a Model hails from a Maharashtrian family. The beginning of her career was with television series ‘
Mujhe Chaand Chahiye
’ which was directed by famous director and actor . The series were telecasted on the channel Zee TV. Later, she worked in two more series, ‘Tum Bin’ and ‘Saughat’. After doing the TV serials, she made her career in Modelling. She has worked with many known people in the fashion industry such as Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal,
, Rina Dhaka, JJ Vallaya and Hemant Trivedi.
She did 200 and more Fashion Shows in her career. Apart from Fashion Shows, Tejaswini has even worked in some of the ad films too. She was featured in ‘Vimal Sarees’, ‘Sony Television’ and ‘HMT Watches’ ads. She comes from a musical background. Pandharinath Kolhapure, her father, is a renowned Classical singer. The very famous singers in the Film Industry,
are her cousins. Father of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, Deenanath Mangeshkar was the brother of Tejaswini’s mother.
Tejaswini is married to Director, Actor, Writer, Producer, Pankaj Saraswat. He directed the show 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge' which was telecasted on the channels Star Plus and Star World. Last year on the 31st of January, Tejaswini gave birth to a baby girl and named her Vedika Saraswat. Tejaswini is the sister of Padmini Kolhapure, who is a popular figure in the Bollywood and Shivangi Kolhapure. She was a theatre actress as well. In the year 1999, she did two plays, ‘The Magic Pill’ which was directed by Satyadev Dubey and ‘Sabse Bada Thag’ directed by Makrand Deshpande.
In the year 2000, she did a play titled ‘Brahma Vishnu Mahesh’ which was again directed by Satyadev Dubey. In 2002, she did a play named ‘Modh’ directed by
. She did the play ‘Beauty Brains and Personality’ in the year 2005 directed by Vandana Sajnani. In the next two years, she did two plays titled ‘Flirt in Your Dreams’ and ‘All about Women’ directed by Satyadev Dubey and ‘Hidayat Sami’ respectively. She did several Bollywood movies too in the span of her career. Movies titled ‘Ugly’ and ‘Paanch’ were directed by the famous Bollywood Director Anurag Kashyap. Movies like ‘Stop!’, ‘Salt and Pepper’, ‘Boys Toh Boys Hain’, ‘Tequila Nights’, ‘Happi’, and ‘Raavan’ are her other notable works in the Film Industry.