Kalki Koechlin is a Bollywood actress born on 10th January 1984. Her parents Joel Koechlin and Francoise Armandie belong to French ancestors who came to India from Angers, France. Kalki is a descendant of famous French structural engineer Maurice Koechlin who was prominent person in designing and constructing the famous Eiffel Tower. She shifted along with her family to Kallaty a village near Ooty in Tamil Nadu where her father started up a business of designing hang-gliders and ultralight aircraft. Her parents got divorced when Kalki was 15 years old and thereon she is staying with her mother. She completed her school from Hebron boarding School in Ooty where she actively participated in acting and writing. Later on she moved to London and studied drama and theatres at popular Goldsmiths, University of London. There she worked with a theater company called Theatre of Relativity for two years. She wrote the play The Rise of the Wild Hunt and also performed in plays like The Blue Room and The Dispute. After Two years she came back to India and stayed with his maternal half –brother in Bangalore. For many days she was unable to find any work for her and thereby shifted to Mumbai where she worked with Theater Company The Company Theatre. In 2009 she auditioned for famous director Anurag Kashyaps Movie “Dev D”. She portrayed an intense character of a young girl Leni who turns to prostitution after a Sex Tape Scandal. Her role was appreciated and appraised by critics where she bagged the First Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. Later on she continued with many bollywood assignments including “Emotional Atyachar”, “Shaitan, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”, “That Girl in Yellow Boots”, “My Friend Pinto”, “Trishna”, “Shanghai”, “Ek Thi Daayan”, “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”, “Happy Ending”, “Margarita with a Straw” and “Waiting”. Above all the films “Zindagi Na Milegi Doobara” and “Yeh Jaawani Hai Deewani” were the commercially Successful Hits nominated her with Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. She won the National Special Jury Award for the Movie Margarita with a Straw. She will be seen in upcoming movies A Death in the Gunj, Jiah anr Jiah, CandyFlip, Azmaish-Trials of Life. Kalki also featured herself in popular brand endorsements like Coca-Cola, Olay, Vogue, Micromax and Titan. She was married to Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap but undergone Divorce in 2013.
Kalki Koechlin Upcoming Movies In 2016 – 2017 List
Release on: 29/04/16