Manali Vengsarkar is an Indian jewellery designer. She is known for being the wife of former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar.
Manali Vengsarkar was born on Saturday, 14 January 1961 (age 60 years; as of 2021) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She attended Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai for her primary and secondary education. Later, she did a jewellery designing and manufacturing course.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
Manali Vengsarkar’s father’s name is Sumant Harishchandra Wandrekar. She had an elder brother who died in 2020.
Husband & Children
Manali Vengsarkar got married to Dilip Vengsarkar on 15 August 1981. Dilip Vengsarkar is a former Indian cricketer and a cricket administrator. According to Manali, she first met Dilip at the Mumbai airport while returning from her vacation. In an interview, she recalled her first meeting with Dilip and said,
Tall, dark and handsome! I saw him at Mumbai airport when I was travelling with my mom and I described him in great detail to her down to his shirt! She actually asked me ‘Are you in love with the shirt or the guy!”
Manali Vengsarkar and Dilip Vengsarkar are blessed with a son (elder) and a daughter. Their son’s name is Nakul Vengsarkar who is a professional interior designer and architect. Their daughter, Pallavi Vengsarkar, is a model.
Manali Vengsarkar, at the age of 18, started her factory for exporting fine leather accessories to countries like Germany, Australia, and Italy, and by the age of 20, she got married to Dilip Vengsarkar, and a year later, she was blessed with her first child. To focus on her personal life and spend time with her children, she decided to take a step back and close the factory. Years later, she did a jewellery designing and manufacturing course to again start her career. She has launched her own jewellery lines. She has designed exquisite pieces for many Bollywood celebrities. Manali Vengsarkar aspired to build her brand to a level where it will be represented on the red carpet as a standalone brand.
- Actress: Audrey Hepburn
- Fruit: Carambola
- Manali Vengsarkar’s husband, Dilip Vengsarkar, was a part of the 1983 Cricket World Cup-winning Indian team. A Hindi-language film titled ’83’ has been made to venerate the 1983 victory. Marathi film actor Adinath Kothare beautifully portrayed Dilip Vengsarkar’s role in the film.
- Manali Vengsarkar is associated with a number of non-governmental organizations to work for various social causes.
- She actively participates in plantation drives across her city.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.