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Kalki Koechlin Wiki,Age,Family,Husband,Biography & More

Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin is an Indian french actress and writer. She lives and works in India. She is popular for her unconventional body of work in Bollywood.

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Kalki Koechlin childhood pic
Her childhood pic

Kalki Koechlin was born on 10 January 1984, Pondicherry, India. Her age is 35 years in 2019. Koechlin was work in theatre from an early age. By profession, she is an actress and screenwriter. Her hometown is Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India, and her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

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Physical Appearance

Height(approx)-5’7”

Weight(approx)-53 kg

Hair color-light brown

Eye color-Amber

Figure measurement-33-24-33

Family, Cast & Husband

Kalki was born into a Hindu family. Her father name is Joel Koechlin(Indian) and mother name is Francoise armandie. She has a one brother name is Oriel Koechlin. Her parents are a follower of Sri Aurobindo and she spent her childhood in Auroville. Koechlin father established designing hang gliders and ultralight aircraft business in a village near Ooty in Tamil Nadu. That’s why her family settled in Kallatty. At the age of 15, her parents got divorced. Her father moved to Banglore and remarried but Koechlin stays with her mother.

Kalki with her mother
with her mother

In April 2011 Kalki Married with a popular director Anurag Kashyap in a private ceremony in Ooty, but the couple got divorced in 2015.

Kalki Koechlin with Anurag Kashyap
with Anurag Kashyap

Career

shanghai film actress

Koechlin was raised in a harsh environment in Ooty. She completed her schooling from Hebron school in Ooty. At the age of 18, she moved to London fro her study in drama and theatre at Goldsmiths University of London.

After completing her studies she back to India and stay with her brother in Bangalore. But she unable to find work there that’s why she moved to Mumbai and starts work with a theatre director.

In 2009 she got her first Bollywood debut, Anurag Kashyap direct film Dev D.In this film she played the role of Leni. The film receives positive reviews at the box office. For that film, she receives a Filmfare award for a best-supporting actress category.

In 2010 she acts in the black comedy ‘The film Emotional Atyachar’.

She also works in superhit films like ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara‘ in 2011 and ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ in 2013.

In 2012 she acts in Indian political thriller film ‘Shanghai’.The year 2013 Kalki appeared in a supernatural thriller film ‘Ek Thi Daayan’.

She continued with her career with films like ‘Happy Ending’, ‘Waiting’,’Kaash’,’Ribbon’ and many more films.

In her career, she has written, produced and featured various stage plays.

She co-writes one play ‘Skeleton Woman’ along with Prashant Prakash. Koechlin won ‘The Metroplus playwright award’ for the play.

Favorite Things

Favorite actor-Kamal Hassan, Raj Kapoor

Her favorite actress-Kalpana, Rekha

Favorite Food-Pizza, Pista, Chinese, Italian, Indian

Favorite Film-Water, Dweepa, Dev D

Facts

Kalki Koechlin knows the various language like Hindi, Tamil, French, and English.

She wrote the movie script ‘That girl in yellow Boots’ along with Anurag Kashyap.

Her parents met 38 years ago in India and they fall in love and life in the country.

She really loves to dance and reading.

Her grandfather name is Maurice Koechlin. He is a chief engineer of the Eiffel tower as well as the statue of liberty.

During her school days, she was involved in acting and writing.

In childhood, she was shy and quiet.

After completing her study in London she worked for 2 years for a theatre company.

In London, she also worked as a waitress.

During Dev D audition Anurag Kashyap rejected Koechlin because she was not an Indian and did not match his fantasy of the character but later he changed his mind.

She adopted a one rescue cat name is Dosa.

With her cat

By the Indian media, Koechlin is described as a style icon “Queen of the experimental Fashion”.

In 2012 she is a supporter of animal rights and appeared in a PETA advertisement campaign encouraging the adoption of stray cats and dogs.

She loves the theatre very much. In 2014 she says one interview ‘Theater is really an actor’s playground’ there nothing like performing for a live audience.

She hates the fairness cream and white skin obsession in India. Kalki rejected the fairness cream endorsement.

In June 2015 Kalki Koechlin founded her own theater production company name is ‘Little Production”.

 

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