Did you know Kalki Koechlin has French ancestry?

Jan 11, 2018, 19:10 IST
  • Did you know Kalki Koechlin has French ancestry?

    Born on January 10, 1984, in Pondicherry, Kalki Kekla aka Kalki Koechlin is a French actress. She is one of those rare actresses, who have made an equal mark in Hindi Cinema as well as in theatre

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    Kalki Koechlin was born to French parents - father Joel Koechlin and mother Françoise Armandie. Kalki has spent a significant amount of her early childhood in Auroville (Pondicherry) as her parents are devotees of Sri Aurobindo

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    Kalki Koechlin has done her initial schooling at Hebron School, a boarding school in Ooty and later moved to Karnataka for Higher Secondary school

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    At the age of 18, Kalki Koechlin moved to London, to study drama and theatre

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    In Kalki Koechlin's two years span in London, she participated in many plays like - The Blue Room, The Dispute and Divided, The Rise of Wild Hunt

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    Kalki Koechlin married Anurag Kashyap in April-2011, though in 2013 they both parted ways and filed for divorce

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    Kalki Koechlin made her Bollywood debut in 2009 with Dev D, that was directed by Anurag Kashyap. Dev D, was a modern take on Devdas, where Kalki played Chandramukhi's part

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    Kalki Koechlin’'s character Chanda's backstory where she gets embroiled in an MMS scandal is a reference to a real-life scandal that took place at Delhi Public School

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    In 2014, Kalki Koechlin's Margarita With A Straw earned rave reviews worldwide and the actress was lauded for her portrayal of a disabled person. She even bagged the best actress award Black Nights Film Festival that was held in Tallinn

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    Kalki Koechlin also won the Jury Award at the 63rd National Film Awards for Margarita With A Straw

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    Kalki Koechlin's most popular films are - Dev D, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara, Shanghai, Ek Thi Daayan, Margarita With A Straw, Shaitaan, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

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    Quite recently, Kalki Koechlin was seen alongside Richa Chadha in Jia Aur Jia. Their bonding and chemistry was the film’s highlight

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    Kalki Koechlin is also a playwright. She won the 2009 MetroPlus Playwright Award, along with fellow playwright Prashant Prakash, for the play 'Skeleton Woman'

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    Kalki Koechlin identifies herself as a feminist. In 2016, she received a letter of appreciation from Melinda Gates, co-founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for her contribution to bringing the attention to women issues

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    Kalki Koechlin was last seen in the films 'A Death In The Gunj' and Jia Aur Jia

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