Sonali Kulkarni is an Indian actress, who is known for her work in Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi cinema. She made her big screen debut with the Tamil film Cheluvi (1992). She then appeared in over 32 films and is best known for her work in Gulabari (1994), Doghi (1995), Kata Rute Kunala (1996), Mission Kashmir (2000), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
, Chaitra (2002) and Bride and Prejudice (2004). She also starred in the Italian film Fuoco Di Su Me (2005) for which she won an award in the 2006 Milan International Film Festival. Sonali has also starred in commercially successful films like Taxi Number 9211 (2006)
, Singham (2011)
and Deool (2011)
. She was also a participant of the Indian dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She was later seen in the Academy Award nominated Gujarati film The Good Road (2014), Sugar Salt Aani Prem (2015), Ti Ani Itar (2017)
, Hope Aur Hum (2018)
and Ani... Dr Kashinath Ghanekar (2018)
. Her 2019 release includes Bharat.