Bharati Achrekar is a veteran Indian theater, film and television actress. She is famous for playing the role of Mrs. Wagle in the popular Hindi television series ‘Wagle ki Duniya’ (1988) which aired on DD National.
Bharati Achrekar was born on Tuesday October 15, 1957 (63 years old; from 2020) in Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Libra. He did his studies at Hujurpaga School Pune. Later, he graduated in Hindustani Classical Music from SNDT College, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5 ′ 4 ″
Eye color: Black
Hair color: Black
Family and caste
Fathers and brothers
His father, Amar Varma, was a Hindi-Urdu writer and poet. Her mother, Manik Varma, was the famous Indian classical singer and winner of Padam Shri. Bharati has three sisters, Rani Varma (singer), Aruna Jayprakash, and Vandana Gupte (actress).
Relationships, husband and children
Bharati Achrekar’s husband passed away in 1984 and the couple have a son.
At the age of 17 she made her debut as a theater artist in a musical theater play ‘Dhanya Te Gayani Kala’ in which she played the role of Tansen’s daughter. Later, he appeared in various Marathi plays and worked with several renowned Indian theater artists.
He has acted in various Hindi television series such as ‘Aa Bail Muje Maar’ (1987), ‘Kachchi Dhoop’ (1987), ‘Wagle ki Duniya’ (1988), ‘Sumit Sambhal Lega’ (2015) and ‘Wagle Ki Duniya– Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey’ (2021).
He has appeared in many Hindi films such as ‘Apne Paraye’ (1980), ‘Sanjog’ (1985), ‘Chameli Ki Shaadi’ (1986), ‘Eshwar’ (1989) and ‘Coolie No. 1’ (2020). She lent her voice for the role of Ms Deshpande (Ila’s neighbor) in the popular Hindi film ‘The Lunchbox’ (2013).
Bharati has acted in some English films such as ‘Little John’ (2001) and ‘Flavors’ (2003).
He has also appeared in many Marathi films, including ‘Divasen Divas’ (2006), ‘Saatchya Aat Gharat’ (2004), ‘Valu’ (2008), and ‘FU: Friendship Unlimited’ (2017).
Facts / Trivia
- During an interview, while talking about working as a television producer, she said:
I was the first person in 1972 to join television as a producer. I did several cultural shows and every time an artist died, they called me to make an obituary celebrating the life and times of that artist. It was a very exciting time but in the end it was a government job and there were many limitations. Once again I had started getting offers to act and decided to quit. “
- He loves to cook, travel, and watch TV series in his spare time.
- She is a singer by training and has performed in the musical theater play ‘Gaa Re Maa’.
- In an interview, he spoke about the greatest strength of his life, saying:
My parents were my main engine of the freedom they gave us. They allowed us to flourish. My mother thought it was the wind under my wings. My biggest regret, and hers too, was the fact that I didn’t become a singer. I was a native singer and my mother was very interested in my following in her footsteps. In fact, the last thing he said to me when he died was that he deeply regretted the fact that I didn’t like to sing. “
- Bharati has appeared in various television commercials such as Okra Parachute Cooking Oil, Monaco, Nirma washing powder, and Reliance life insurance policy.