Mrunmayee Deshpande is an Indian actress, who is known for her work in Hindi as well as Marathi cinema. She is a multipotentialite in the sense that she is an actor, director, dancer and anchor too.
Mrunmayee Deshpande was born on Saturday, 28 May 1988 (age 33 years; as of 2021) in Solapur, Maharashtra and brought up in Pune. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She did her schooling at Renuka Swaroop High school, Pune, and she graduated from Sir Parashurambhau College also known as SP College, Pune. She was interested in performing arts since her school time and did several plays. Mrunmayee had high aspirations right from the beginning and rightly told an alumnus,
The first time I walked through the college gate, I told myself that though I am an unknown face today, the day I finish my graduation, every person here would remember my name”
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Figure Measurements (approx.): 35-30-35
Parents & Siblings
Mrunmayee Deshpande belongs to a Marathi family. Her father’s name is Vivek Deshpande, and her mother’s name is Pratibha Deshpande.
Her sister Gautami Deshpande is an engineer-turned-actor who is known for her Marathi serial Majha Hoshil Na on Zee Marathi.
Marathi Mulgi Mrunmayee got married to businessman Swapnil Rao on Saturday, 3 December 2016 at Pune in a traditional Marathi wedding ceremony. Her husband is a Permaculture Designer.
In 2007, Mrunmayee’s made her Marathi film debut with It’s Breaking News in which she played the role of Dandekar’s daughter. Next year, she made her Bollywood debut with Humne Jeena Seekh Liya.
She went ahead and gave applaudable performances in many Marathi films such as Fatteshikast (2019), Shikari (2018), and Bogda (2018).
Mrunmayee Deshpande bagged her first TV serial Agnihotra in 2007 on Star Pravah. She is best known for her leading role as Janki in the Marathi serial Kunku (2012), which was about a small-town girl who gets married to a middle-aged man and moves to Mumbai.
Mrunmayee enacted in a Marathi play titled A Fair Deal in 2015. Talking about the play with Maharashtra Times, she said that it was a Vivek Bele style drama, and she expected people might like the play.
Mrunmayee has appeared in two web series, namely, Soppa Nasta Kahi and Mumbai Diaries 26/11, both released in 2021. She played the role of Dr. Sujata Ajawale in Mumbai Diaries 26/11 (2021).
Mrunmayee Deshpande has also tried her hand in directing. She has directed films such as Mann Fakiraa (2020) and Manache Shlok (2021).
Mrunmayee Deshpande has hosted many Marathi singing shows. She was the anchor of Yuva Singer Ek Number (2019) on Zee Yuva. She has also hosted the popular Marathi singing show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L’il Champs (2021) on Zee Marathi.
She is also known for hosting a comedy show Comedychi Bullet Train on Colors Marathi.
- Won Special face of the year (Janaki- Kunku) at Zee Marathi Awards 2010.
- Nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for the movie Miss U Mister – Filmfare Awards Marathi (2020).
- Mrunmayee remains very active on various social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook.
- She also goes by the nickname Momo.
- Mrunmayee loves to ride bikes in her leisure time, and she often posts photos of her riding on social media.
- She is a dog lover and owns a pet dog named Carbon, a Golden Retriever.
- Mrunmayee Deshpande is a nature enthusiast and loves to do trekking.