Kalki Koechlin

Real Name: Kalki

Genres: Actress

Birthday: 10 January, 1984

Birthcity: Tamil Nadu

Created: 08.04.2013

Height: 1.73 m

Spouse: Anurag Kashyap

First film: Dev.D

Last movie:

Kalki Koechlin is an Indian film actor of German descent who debuted in Anurag Kashyap's really acclaimed 2009 Hindi film Dev.D. She performed the character of Chandramukhi in Dev.D, which is really a modern undertake Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Bengali novella Devdas and eventually gained the Filmfare Award for Most readily useful Supporting Actor for it.


Kalki was born to German parents in a tiny community in Pondicherry. Her parents had arrived at India 38 years ago and resolved there when they fell in deep love with the country. Her parents are devotees of Sri Aurobindo.


Koechlin was understanding in Ooty when her parents insisted she attend university. Koechlin studied drama and cinema in Goldsmiths, University of London, wherever she also caused a theatre business named Theatre of Relativity for just two years. She done in various plays like Brian Hare's The Orange Room, Marivaux's The Challenge and a developed play The Increase of the Wild Quest in her two year stint with the cinema group.


Koechlin later made a decision to go on to Mumbai to test her fortune in Hindi cinema. She was performing modeling responsibilities for tv commercials before being shortlisted for the role of Chandramukhi (Chanda) in Dev.D. Koechlin can speak Tamil, British and German while she had to understand Hindi to organize on her role in Dev.D. About her role Koechlin claimed "My personality is a lot younger and there is much more to it than just being truly a prostitute. When she is not enjoyable clients, she gowns up like any other girl in jeans and material and leads a standard life. My role in the film has a controversial ability to it, but I still do not know what could have been an ideal role to debut with. I've got the opportunity to utilize a excellent director in Dev D and I feel I'm lucky enough." Koechlin was anxious about how exactly people may judge her after seeing her in the role.


Upon release, her portrayal of the current Chandramukhi, who moves from an innocent schoolgirl (Leni) to a vivacious prostitute (Chanda) was really acclaimed saying "Kalki reveals sparks in the views ".Hindustan Situations claimed, "Enter Chanda, the multilingual call girl who will seduce in Hindi, Tamil, British and French. With her bee-stung lips, uncommon experience and relaxing lack of working guile, Kalki Koechlin imbues the spend a pressing fragility." On her function in Dev D, she was given the Filmfare Award for Most readily useful Supporting Actor in 2010.


Koechlin matched with Imran Khan, nephew of Aamir Khan, for a Coca Soda advertisement. The ad was elected the most effective of the IPL by the TOI Ad awards. She will soon be observed next in Kashyap's That Girl in Yellow Shoes and in Memory Gopal Varma's Pleased Trip, along with in Zoya Akhtar's film Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara along side Abhay Deol, Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif. Kalki also helped her partner Anurag Kashyap to publish a 2011 film That Girl in Yellow Boots.


She committed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on May 30, 2011. The 2 have now been relationship one another because the release of Dev.D. Subsequent Dev.D., the two related in That Girl in Yellow Shoes again, with Kalki working as a co-writer as well.


She gained The Hindu City Plus Playwright Award 2009 along with Prashant Prakash for his or her co-authored access Skeleton Woman. She'd also acted in the play Hair directed by Ajay Krishnan. She gained the Filmfare Award for Most readily useful Supporting Actor on her efficiency in her debut film Dev.D.

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Kalki Koechlin filmography:

Movies Role
Happy Ending (2014)
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) Aditi
Ek Thi Daayan... (2013)
Dev D (2009) Leni
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