Kirti Kulhari Wiki
Kirti Kulhari is an Indian actress and model predominantly works in Hindi-language films. She made her acting debut in an Odia film Dharini in 2002. Her first Bollywood appearance was in Khichdi: The Movie in 2010, followed by a role in Shaitaan in 2011. She then appeared in successful films including Pink (2016), Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019) and Mission Mangal (2019). The latter two rank among the highest-grossing Bollywood films.
Kulhari was born and brought up in Mumbai. Her family hails from Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan. Kulhari married Saahil Sehgal in 2016.
Kulhari started her career with theatre and TV commercials. She did a one-month acting workshop with a Hindi theatre group called Yatri. She worked on three plays after that – Chinta Chod Chintamani with Yatri group, Shehenshah of Azeemo with AK Various productions and a Hindi adaptation of Sakharaam Binder with Yatri group. Kulhari was the face of many television commercials – Lotus Mutual Funds, Travel Guru, Videocon Air Conditioners, Parachute Gorgeous Hamesha Campaign, ICICI Bank, Kaya Skin Clinic, Taj Mahal Tea (along with Indian actor Saif Ali Khan), Everyuth Face Wash, Whirlpool Refrigerators (along with Indian actors Ajay Devgn and Kajol), Spice Mobile, Virgin Mobiles (along with Indian actor Ranbir Kapoor), Close-up, JK White Cement and Tic Tac mouth freshener. For two years, Kulhari was the face of beauty brand Nivea Visage Sparkling Glow's face. Kulhari was also a part of music videos – "Hik Vich Jaan" in Desi Rockstar 2 album by Gippy Grewal, "Junoon" by singer Abhijeet Sawant and "Mitran Di Chatri" by Babbu Maan.
Kulhari began her film acting career with Khichdi: The Movie, which released in October 2010. Kulhari was noticed as an actress for her second film, Shaitan, which released in June 2011.
In 2013, she appeared in Sooper Se Ooper which fared poorly at the box office.
Mainstream success (2016—present)
In 2016, she was seen in Pink with Tapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bacchan in which her performance was praised. The film was both commercially and critically successful. In 2017, she appeared in the title role of Indu in Madhur Bhandarkar's political thriller film Indu Sarkar. In 2018, she starred in Blackmail with Irrfan Khan.
In 2019, she appeared in the role of an Indian Air Force officer Seerat Kaur in the commercially and critically successful military action film Uri: The Surgical Strike. The same year, she also appeared in the web television series Four More Shots Please! on Amazon Prime Video and Bard of Blood on Netflix. She has acted in Mission Mangal, a film based on India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which was released on 15 August 2019.
Kulhari will be seen in a period thriller San' 75 Pachattar, opposite Kay Kay Menon, which was filmed in 2015 but was unreleased as of 2019.