Known for her roles in popular Hindi and Marathi TV serials, Urmila Kanetkar Kothare began her career as a Kathak dancer. She made her feature film debut with Subh Mangal Savaadhan (2006), post which she starred in successful films like Aai Shappath..! (2006) and Pyaar Vali Love Story (2014). Not only was she seen in Marathi TV shows like Vegh and Asambhav, but also in Hindi TV serials like Maayka and Mera Sasural. A few other movies that she is known for include Anvatt (2014), Timepass 2 (2015), and Guru (2016). In 2017, she was seen in the romantic drama Ti Saddhya Kay Karte. Her other 2017 release includes the Marathi feature film Karaar, under the direction of Manoj Kotian.