Sonali Kulkarni is a noted actress in Bollywood and Marathi cinema. Sonali made her acting debut with the Kannada film 'Cheluvi' which was directed by veteran actor-filmmaker Girish Karnad
Sonali Kulkarni has worked in the Italian film 'Fuoco su di me' for which she won an award at the Milan International Festival in 2006
Sonali Kulkarni won a Special Jury Award (non-feature) at the 49th National Film Awards ceremony for her work in the Marathi film 'Chaitra' in 2002
Sonali Kulkarni has also participated in the dance-reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'
Sonali Kulkarni was born to a Maharashtrian father and Tamil mother
Sonali Kulkarni did her schooling from Abhinav Vidyalaya and graduated from Ferguson College where she majored in Political Science and later got a scholarship in Marathi literature
Sonali Kulkarni learnt acting from thespian Satyadev Dubey's workshop
Sonali Kulkarni formed a theatre group called Samanvay with her brother Sandesh
Sonali Kulkarni entered Hindi filmdom with Amol Palekar's film 'Daayraa'
Sonali Kulkarni essayed the role of Hrithik Roshan's mother in the 2000 film 'Mission: Kashmir.' Sanjay Dutt played her husband in the movie
Sonali Kulkarni has done stellar performances in many Bollywood films. She played Sunny Deol's wife in the recently released film 'Poster Boys'
Sonali Kulkarni has also worked on many TV shows. She has also written several newspaper columns
Sonali Kulkarni has two brothers Sandeep and Sandesh
Sonali Kulkarni first married film and theatre director and writer Chandrakant Kulkarni but their marriage ended in a divorce
Sonali Kulkarni then tied the knot with Nachiket Pantvaidya in 2010
Sonali Kulkarni was also a part of the hit 2001 comedy-drama 'Dil Chahta Hai' which starred Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta and Dimple Kapadia in lead roles
Apart from acting, Sonali Kulkarni was an editor with Viva, a supplement of Marathi daily newspaper Loksatta from June 2005 till May 2007
Sonali Kulkarni used to write a weekly series of columns under the title 'So Kool' which were later published into a book by the same name
Sonali Kulkarni and husband Nachiket Pantvaidya have a daughter Kaveri who turned 6 in October
Sonali Kulkarni last starred in the Marathi film 'Kachcha Limbu'