Mini Bio (1)
Mukta was born in Pune, Maharashtra. She performed in her first play Ghar tighancha hava when she was in high school. She graduated from Pune University majoring in theatre, and joined the Dramatics program at Lalit Kala Kendra (Institute for Fine Arts), Pune. She then moved to Mumbai to focus completely on her acting career.
Mukta started out by working in several TV serials such as Abhalmaya , Gangadhar Tipre, Buwa Ale and Chitta chor. After starring in several plays such as Hum To Tere Ashique Hai and Final Draft, Mukta won critical acclaim for her portrayal of a Kabaddi sport enthusiast in the theatre production Kabaddi-Kabaddi, for which she won the 2007 Zee award for best actress in a commercial play.
Mukta made her film debut with the 2004 Marathi film Chakwa, and followed it with several productions including Thang, Maati Maay, Saavar Re and Ashok Saraf's directorial debut Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad.
In 2009, Mukta acted in the National Award winning film Jogwa, dealing with religion in rural India. Mukta played Suli, a Jogtin, a happy and innocent girl who is forced into a lifetime of servitude to the local deity, who enters a relationship with Tayappa, a forced eunuch portrayed by Upendra Limaye. prepare for the role, Mukta studied the life of a Jogtini through photographs and by observing day-to-day rural behavior. Mukta also starred in the 2010 romantic film Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai in the role of a savvy Mumbai-based fashion designer, alongside Swapnil Joshi.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Vinayak K