Born on May 17, 1983, in Pune, Madhavi Kulkarni is an acclaimed television actress and presenter. Kulkarni, also known as Madhavi Nemkar, has featured in various Marathi films. The actress-cum-presenter kick-started her acting journey in 2007 when she presented the show Gaane Tumche Aamche. After that, she worked in multiple plays like Shahanyani Khavr Basun and Surakshit Antar Theva, for which she bagged the award for Best Supporting Actress. She played a part in other plays like Pehchan Kaun, Baykochya Nakalat, and Get Well Soon. The actress, who hails from Khopoli, has a son named Reuben with her husband, Vikrant Kulkarni. Vikrant is a marketing professional whom Madhavi credits for being her pillar of support. Madhavi also has a brother.
Kulkarni’s initial movie project includes the Marathi flick Baykocha Nakalatch, helmed by Sandesh Rane. Bankrolled by Everest Entertainment, the 2009 comedy film stars
, and Madhavi Nimkar. The following year, Madhavi featured in another comedy Marathi film Asa Mi Tasa Mi, where she played the role of Saru or Saraswati Vitthalrao Salunkhe. Helmed by , the flick features actors like Manoj Acharya,
. The actress is also known for the 2014 drama film Sangharsh, helmed and scripted by Sai Sparsh and R. Viraj. Madhavi portrayed the character of Radhika in the movie, starring , Ashruba, and
. One of her recent projects is the 2021 drama film Pavankhind, helmed by
. Produced under the Almonds Creations banner, the movie features ,
, and Vikram Gaikwad.
Although the actress-cum-hostess has been a part of television shows and movies alike, she is famous as an antagonist in Sukh Mein Nakki Kya Asta, aired on Star Pravah. The actress portrays the character of Shalini in the series, which has made her a favorite of the audience. Madhavi also has the credit of starring in the famed television series Swapnanchya Palikadale. The series, which premiered in 2017, stars Madhavi,
, and . In the web series, The Raiker Case, Madhavi portrays Sonia Mehra in the episodes Suicide or a Murder?, Hunt For The Killer, and Truth Over Family? Kulkarni has the credit of featuring in other well-known television shows like Agnishikha, Kunku, Ya Gojirwanya Gharat, and Jaawai Vikat Ghene Aahe. She is also known for other shows like Unn Paaus, Anamika, Goshta Eka Collegechi, and others.