Uma Bhende was a famous Indian film actress, born on 19 July 1945 in Kolhapur. She predominantly worked in Marathi films, television, and theatre. She made her first debut with the Marathi movie, Aakshganga (1960).
She is known for performing in the films Aamhi jato amchya gava (1968), Angai (1968), Bhalu (1980), etc. Uma Bhende won Chitrabhushan Award for her contribution to the Marathi film industry.
Her popular movies are Aakashganga (1960), Antaricha Diva (1960), Swayamvar Zale Siteche (1964), Malhari Martand (1965), Shevatcha Malusara (1966), Madhuchandra (1967), Kaka Mala Vachava (1967), Angai (1968), Aamhi Jato Aamchya Gava (1968), Naate Jadale Don Jivanche (1971), Ashi Hi Sataryachi Tarha (1974), Bhalu (1980), Chatak Chandani (1982), Thoratanchi Kamla (1984), Premasathi Vattel Te (1987)، Aapan Yana Pahilat ka (1998)، Aai Thor Tuze Upkar (2001)،, etc۔