Amruta Khanvilkar is a Television and Movie actress, who is seen in Marathi television shows and Marathi and Bollywood movies. Apart from being an actress, Amruta is also a fabulous dancer. Her lavani ‘Vajle Ki Baara’ from the movie ‘Natrang’ is very popular among Non-Maharashtrian audience as well.
Early Life & Background
Amruta was born on 23rd November 1984 in Pune in a middle class family. She is the daughter of Raju & Gauri Khanvilkar. She has a younger sister named Aditi.
First Assignment/ First Major Break
Amruta’s first break was Zee TV’s talent hunt show ‘Zee Cine Star Ki Khoj’ in 2004. After that she was roped in for a music video with singer Ishq Bector which became quite popular among the youth.
Journey in the Industry
Amruta started her career with the talent hunt show ‘Zee Cine Star Ki Khoj’ in 2004. She didn’t win the show, but ranked third. Later, she was casted in Sahara One’s show ‘Ada’. After that, she hosted a show on Zee Music, ‘Bollywood Tonight’. In 2005, Amruta played the role of Anu in the show ‘Time Bomb 9/11’ along with actor Rajeev Khandelwal. In 2008, she showed her dancing skills in the Marathi dance reality show ‘Eka Peksha Ek’ which airs on Zee Marathi. She was one of the finalists of the show. Later, Amruta became a popular television host by hosting shows like Zee TV’s ‘Maharashtracha Superstar’ in 2010 and ETV Marathi’s ‘Comedy Express’ in 2012. She also hosted Zee TV’s dance reality show ‘Dance Maharashtra Dance’. She was also interviewed as a guest on Avadhoot Gupte’s talk show ‘Khupte Tithe Gupte’ in 2013.
From 2006, Amruta started working in films and debuted in the Marathi film ‘Golmaal’ along with Bharat Jhadav. In 2007, she debuted in Bollywood with a multi-starrer movie ‘Mumbai Salsa’. In the same year, Amruta acted in a Marathi movie ‘Sade Made Teen’ and Bollywood movie ‘Hattrick’. Amruta then became Ram Gopal Varma’s loyalist and acted in his movies like ‘Contract’, ‘Phoonk’, ‘Phoonk 2’ and RVG’s Tamil movie ‘Bommayi 2’. She has also acted in Telugu movie ‘Aavaham’. Amruta has also worked with superstar John Abraham in the movie ‘Phillum City’.
Along with Bollywood movies, Amruta has done many Marathi movies. In 2008, she worked in the Marathi multi-starrer film ‘Doghar Tisra Aata Sagal Visara’. In 2009, she was seen in the movie ‘Gaiir’ along with actor Sandeep Kulkarni & Ankush Choudhary. Amruta once again showed her dancing skills in the movie ‘Natrang’ in 2010. Her song ‘Aata Vajle Ki Baara’ became famous all around India. Later, she was seen in the movies like ‘Arjun’, ‘Zhakaas’, ‘Dhoosar’ and ‘Satrangi Re’. In 2012, she was seen in the blockbuster Marathi movie ‘Shaala’ as a teacher and then in ‘Aayna Ka Bayna’ as a Dance teacher.
Amruta is very fond of dancing and has shown her dancing skills by participating in dance reality show ‘Eka Peksha Ek’. She has performed lavani in Marathi films like ‘Natrang’ and ‘Fakt Ladh Mhana’. She was also seen in Ishq Bector’s popular music video ‘Aye Hip Hopper’. In 2013, Amruta did a smashing item number in Sajid Khan’s movie ‘Himmatwala’ with Bollywood star Ajay Devgn. Amruta and Himanshoo Won the ‘Nach Baliye’ season 7.
Name of Serials
|Zee India’s Best Cinestars Ki KhojAdaTime Bomb 9/11Bollywood Tonight
Dance Maharashtra Dane
Eka Peksha Ek
Khupte Tithe Gupte
|Zee TVSahara OneZee TVZee Music
Name of Films
|GolmaalMumbai SalsaSaade Maade TeenHattrick
Doghat Tisra Ata Sagle Visara
Fakta Ladha Mhana
Aaya Ka Baayna