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Indian Actress Bhagyashree Patwardhan 1969

Bhagyashree (Marathi: भाग्यश्री), born Bhagyashree Patwardhan (Marathi: भाग्यश्री पटवर्धन), on 23 February 1969 is an Indian film and television actress. Bhagyashree hails from the family of Patwardhans from Sangli city in Maharashtra. Her father is Maharaja of Sangli. Her full name is Shrimant Rajkumari Bhagyashree Raje Patwardhan. She is the daughter of H.H. Meherban Shrimant Raja Vijaysinhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan. She is the eldest of three daughters, the other two being Madhuvanti and Purnima. She was born on the same day of the legendary actress Madhubala's death.

Born Bhagyashree Patwardhan
February 23, 1969 (1969-02-23) (age 42)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Other names Bhagyashree
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983 - 2006, 2009 - present
Spouse Himalaya Dasani
Children Avantika

She started her acting career with Kachhi Dhoop - a television serial by Amol Palekar. It was based on Louisa Mary Alcott's Little Women. Her rendezvous with acting happened by chance when next door neighbor Amol Palekar, a renowned actor-director, requested her to step in and act in his serial Kacchi Dhoop as the actress who had been signed on had abandoned the serial abruptly. The serial did well and later on she had roles in Honi Anhoni and Kisse Miya Biwi Ke.

She is best known for her role in the 1989 film Maine Pyaar Kiya with Salman Khan.

After marriage, she acted in three films: Peepat's Qaid Main Hai Bulbul, K.C. Bokadia's Tyagi and Mahendra Shah's Payal all opposite her husband Himalaya.

After a gap of several years, she made a comeback to television with Aandhi Jasbaton Ki, where she played a politician. She was also seen in Didi Ka Dulha, a comedy serial on national broadcaster Doordarshan and a telefilm where she plays a blind person. She made her debut in Marathi films with the romantic comedy Zhak Marli Baiko Keli in June 2009.

She is the promoter of a media company Shrishti Entertainment with her husband.


  • Kachchi Dhoop
  • Jaan .... Radha
  • Didi Ka Dulha
  • Kaagaz Ki Kasti .... Aarti
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 (2009) (Reality Dance Show)


  • Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) .... Suman
  • Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul (1992) .... Pooja Choudhry
  • Tyaagi (1992)
  • Paayal (1992)
  • Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi (1993) .... Roopa
  • Ammavra Ganda (1997) (Sandalwood movie)
  • Hello Girls (2001)
  • Maa Santoshi Maa (2003)
  • Avuna (2003) (Telugu)
  • Uthaile Ghoonghta Chand Dekhle (2005) (Bhojpuri)
  • Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006) .... Simran Kohli (Special Appearance)
  • Janani (2006) .... Akanksha
  • Red Alert: The War Within (2008) .... Uma
  • Zhak Marli Bayko Keli (2009) (Marathi)
  • Maharatna Rana (Telugu)


Bhagyashree was nominated as Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1990 for her role as Suman in the film Maine Pyar Kiya but lost it to Sridevi for Chaalbaaz. She also won the Filmfare Lux New Face Award in the same year.