Lilette Dubey was born on 13th May 1961 in Mumbai, India. She is a Sindhi and her husband Ravi Dubey, is a Saraswat Brahmin. Her mother is Leela and Lilette means ‘small Leela’.

She has two daughters, Ira and Neha.

Lilette started the Theater Action Group and has directed the play 30 Days in September. She started out in television with Newsline and Vaqalat. She plays Chandni in Aur Phir Ek Din and a headstrong mother in Raahein.

Lilette Dubey has been a part of movies like Bawandar (2000), Zubeidaa (2001), Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001) and Monsoon Wedding (2001). In Zubeidaa, she played a glamorous actress and Zubeida’s father’s mistress while Monsoon Wedding saw her as the bride?s mother.

In Mira Nair’s Vanity Fair (2004) she had a small part as Ms.Green. She had roles in Mahesh Dattani’s Morning Raga (2004) and Anjan Dutta’s Bow Barracks Forever (2004). My Brother Nikhil (2005) was about a boy diagnosed with AIDS. She played Sanjay Suri and Juhi Chawla’s mother who does not know how to deal with it.

Fanaa (2006), Corporate (2006) and Saas Bahu Aur Sensex (2008) were other movies she has acted in. In 2009, she will be seen in a movie about the life of a child actor called Pankh. The movie also stars Bipasha Basu and Mahesh Manjrekar.

 

Movies Done By Lillete Dubey

  • 1997 Kabhie Kabhie TV series
  • 1999 Love You Hamesha
  • 2000 Bawandar (English: Sandstorm) Socialite
  • 2001 Zubeidaa Rose Davenport
  • 2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Shabana
  • 2001 Monsoon Wedding Pimmi Verma
  • 2002 Om Jai Jagadish Neetu’s mom
  • 2002 Kitne Door… Kitne Paas
  • 2003 Pinjar Tara- Puro’s mother
  • 2003 Johnny
  • 2003 Chalte Chalte Anna Mausi (Priya’s aunt)
  • 2003 Baghban Shanti Patel
  • 2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho Jaswinder “Jazz” Kapoor
  • 2004 Lakshya Mrs. Dutta, Romila’s mother
  • 2004 Vanity Fair Ms. Green credited as Lillette Dubey
  • 2004 Morning Raga Mrs. Kapoor
  • 2004 Sau Jhooth Ek Sach Moushami Pradhan
  • 2004 Bow Barracks Forever Emily Lobo
  • 2005 My Brother…Nikhil Anita Rosario Kapoor
  • 2005 Main Aisa Hi Hoon Ritu
  • 2005 Dosti: Friends Forever Kiran Thapar
  • 2006 Fanaa Helen (Zooni’s Instructor)
  • 2006 Corporate Devyani Bakshi
  • 2006 Aap Ki Khatir Betty A. Khanna
  • 2007 My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves Bharucha (Movie Director)
  • 2007 Har Pal
  • 2008 Saas Bahu Aur Sensex Anita B. Jethmalani
  • 2008 Fauj Mein Mauj
  • 2009 Phoonk Dr. Seema Walke
  • 2009 Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors Santosh ‘Toshi’
  • 2009 Mumbai Calling Amar’s Mother TV Series (season 1 episode 4 Boy to Man)
  • 2010 Bollywood Beats Jyoti
  • 2010 I Am 24
  • 2010 Fun in the Army
  • 2010 Pankh Mary D’Cunha
  • 2010 Housefull Zulekha Bano
  • 2010 Break Ke Baad Pammi J. Gulati
  • 2011 Always Kabhi Kabhi Ms Das
  • 2012 Na Jaane Kabse Monika
  • 2012 Delhi in a Day Kalpana
  • 2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Mrs. Kapoor British film
  • 2012 I M 24
  • 2012 Shobhna’s Seven Nights Malishka
  • 2012 Heroine Mrs. Arora
  • 2013 Chashme Baddoor Ms Josephine
  • 2013 Dabba (The Lunchbox) Ila’s mother
  • 2014 One by Two Samara Patel’s mother
  • 2014 Dr. Cabbie Nellie Canadian film
  • 2014 Bhaiyyaji Superhit delayed
  • 2015 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Mrs. Kapoor
  • 2015 A Million Rivers Roop
  • 2016 Aksar 2
  • 2017 Sonata
  • 2019 3 Days to Go Matriarch Lakshmi Isaac South African Film
  • 2019 TBA Desi Magic Mrs. Saxena
  • 2019 TBA Tadka Samantha

 

Short films Done By Lillete Dubey

  • 2018 Purana Pyaar Mrs. Sharma Hindi Finalist for Filmfare Short Film Awards

 

Television And Web Series Done By Lillete Dubey

  • 1997 Idhar Udhar DD National Shobhna Episode 16
  • 1997 Indian Summers Channel 4 Roshana Dalal British series
  • 2017 Adhe Adhure Hotstar Savitri Teleplay -Also Director-Hotstar Original Series
  • 2017 Dance Like A Man Ratna
  • 2018 Love Handles (Ep05 – PuranaPyaar) Gorilla Shorts – Youtube Mrs. Sharma Romantic Comedy Web Series
  • 2018 Akoori (web series) Zee5 Rita Shah Comedy Web Series
  • 2019 Queen (web series) MX Player Interviewer
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