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Jayshree Gadkar Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 31, 2020

Short Biography

Jayshree Gadkar was born on 21-02-1942 in Karwar, Bombay Presidency, British India (now Karwar, Uttara Kannada in the state of Karnataka, India). She was an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress & Autobiographer. She was known for her work in Marathi, Hindi movies & Television Series. She was also an Autobiographer who written her own biography in a book named "Ashi Mi Jayshri".

Other Name: Jayashree Gadhkar, Jaishree Gadkar, Jayashree Gadkar, Jayshri Gadkar, Jayshree
Other Professions: Television Actress Autobiographer
Appearance: Marathi Hindi Bollywood

Jayshree Gadkar Complete Bio & Career

Jayshree Gadkar was a well-known actress Marathi and Hindi Theatre and film industry. In her illustrious career, she has been cast in both leading lady roles and supporting actress roles. She entered the cinematic world with child artist roles during the black and white era of Indian film industry. She remained in the industry for 4 long decades starting from the 1940s till 1980s. In her acting career of 4 decades, she has worked in over 250 films. The staggering number itself tells the story of this actress illustrious career. Besides acting, she has also tried her hands at the direction and directed a couple of Marathi films titled Ashi Asavi Saasu and Saasar Maher. She is still remembered for her portrayal of Kaushalya in Ramanand Sagar’s mythologic epic series of Ramayan. She has also published her autobiography titled Ashi Mi Jayshri.
She entered the industry as a tamasha dancer (an art form of dancing and singing from Maharashtra) for several movies as a child artist. She made her full fledge acting debut with V. Shantaram’s film Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje in the year 1955. She garnered huge acclaim for her performance in the Marathi film Sangtye Aika. After which she never looked back and became one of the most prolific actresses of all time of the Marathi Film Industry.
Among other noted films for which she has accumulated wider acclaims and awards are   Vaijantha, Manini, Saadhi Mansa and Sawaal Majha Aika!

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Jayshree Gadkar died on 29-08-2008 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

DEATHDAY 29 August,2008 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Jayshree Gadkar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was married to a famous theatre actor Bal Dhuri who was her co-star actor as Dashratha in Ramayan.

Life's Important Dates Of Jayshree Gadkar

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Karwar
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Subah Ka Tara (1954)
Marathi Film - Sangte Aika (1959)
TV - Ramayan (1988)
Best Movies Police Detective (1960), Sawal Maza Aika (1964), Bhagwan Parshuram (1970), Adventures of Aladdin (1978), and Khooni Darinda (1987) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Actor Arun Govil
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Food Poha

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jayshree Gadkar

  • She began her career as a child dance artist.
  • She entered films as a tamasha dancer in movies.
  • She was active in the industry for 4 long decades.

Jayshree Gadkar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Jayshree Gadkar was 66 years 6 months & 8 days old age.