Suhasini Mulay is known for playing the role of a mother in some famous Bollywood movies like Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India(2001), Dil Chahta Hai(2001), Humraaz(2002), and Jodhaa Akbar(2008).

Mulay started her career with modelling for Pears Soap in 1965 and gained lot of popularity which soon brought her the lead role in Mrinal Sen’s Bhuvan Shome(1969). This movie was a great success and she recieved a National Award for her performance at the age of sixteen. Even after gaining popularity, Mulay discontinued acting as she wanted to continue her studies.

In 1975 she came back to India and worked as an Assistant Director for Satyajit Ray’s Jana Aranya, Mrinal Sen’s Mrigaya and produced around sixty documentaries and received National Awards for some of them.

Finally the actress made her comeback in Bollywood playing motherly roles. She played Salman Khan’s mother in Love (1991). Mulay received another National Award for her next movie Hu Tu Tu(1999) where she played a character named Malti Bai. In the superhit movie Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India (2001) she was seen as Aamir Khan’s mother,Yashodamai. In the Hrithik and Aishwarya starrer Jodhaa Akbar(2008), she was portrayed as Rani Padmavati.

Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye and Daddy Cool were her recent releases and both were big flops. Her next release is the Gracy Singh and Aashish Chaudhary starrer The White Land(2009). Some of the movies which are under production are: Rang Rasiya(2009), Bits And Pieces (2009), and Tumhare Liye (2009).

Suhasini has acted in several television soaps likePrincess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag, Virasaat, Tithir Atithi, Jaane Kya Baat Hui, Mamta, Piya Ka Ghar, Kulvaddhu, Jabb Love Hua, Maan, and Chaldi Da Naam Gaddi.

 

Movies Done By Suhasini Mulay

  • Bhuvan Shome (1969) …… Gauri
  • Grahan (1972)
  • Bhavni Bhavai (1980)
  • Ramnagari (1982) ……. Ram Nagarkar’s wife
  • Aparoopa (1982)……… As lead character Aparoopa
  • Sadak Chhap (24 July 1987)
  • Love (15 November 1991) …… Prithvi’S Mom //Wrong Entry
  • Shatranj (17 December 1993) …… Mrs. Usha D. Verma
  • Hu Tu Tu (22 January 1999) …… Malti Bai
  • Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India (15 June 2001) …… Yashodamai
  • Dil Chahta Hai (10 August 2001) …… Sid’s Mother
  • Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (12 October 2001) …… Paresh Rawal’s Sister
  • Filhaal (1 February 2002)
  • Humraaz (5 July 2002) …… Dadima (Raj’s Grandmother)
  • Deewangee (25 October 2002) …… Judge
  • Baaz: A Bird in Danger (7 February 2003)
  • Kuch Naa Kaho (5 September 2003) …… Dr. Malhotra (Raj’s Mother)
  • Khel (3 October 2003) …… Dadi
  • Hum Kaun Hai (3 September 2004) …… Anita
  • Hanan (2005) (Completed, not released)
  • Page 3 (21 January 2005)
  • Sehar (29 July 2005) …… Prabha Kumar
  • Sitam (18 November 2005)
  • Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi (23 December 2005) …… Dadi
  • Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai (24 February 2006) …… Durga’s Mother
  • Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota (21 July 2006) …… Namrata
  • Naksha (8 September 2006)
  • Hope and a Little Sugar (2006) …… Mrs. Oberoi
  • Big Brother (13 April 2007)
  • Dhamaal (7 September 2007) Landlord
  • Speed (19 October 2007)
  • Mithya (8 February 2008)
  • Jodhaa Akbar (15 February 2008) …… Rani Padmawati
  • My Friend Ganesha 2 (22 August 2008)
  • Chamku (29 August 2008)
  • 13B Mother in Serial
  • Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye (2009)
  • The White Land (2009) (Under Production)
  • Tumhare Liye (2009) (Under Production)
  • Bits And Pieces (2009) (Under Production)
  • Rang Rasiya / Colors Of Passion (January 2009) (Under Production)
  • Club 60 (2013) …… Mrs. Mansukhani
  • Gandhi of the Month (2014) … Mrs. Kurien
  • Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015) … Grand Mother of Rajkumari Maithili
  • Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015)…Hari’s Mother
  • Rocky Handsome (2016) …. Carla Aunty
  • Mohenjo Daro (2016) … Laashi, maham’s wife
  • Basmati Blues (2017) … Mrs. Patel
  • Peeda releasing shortly….Mrs. Malik

 

Awards and nominations Received By Suhasini Mulay

  • 2000: Won: National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress – Hu Tu Tu

 

Television Series Done By Suhasini Mulay

  • Chaldi Da Naam Gaddi
  • Maan
  • Jabb Love Hua
  • Kulvaddhu
  • Piya Ka Ghar
  • Mamta
  • Jaane Kya Baat Hui
  • Tithir Atithi
  • Ek Tha Rusty (Miss Bean)
  • Virasaat
  • Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag
  • Geet Hui Sabse Payare (Star One) (Maan’s grandmother)
  • Dil Se Diya Vachan
  • “Kya Mast Hai Life” (TV show on Disney Channel)
  • Hum- Ek Chote Gaon Ki Badi Kahani (Retelecasting and remake of Hum Log)
  • Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (Parvati’s grandmother)
  • Hongey Judaa Na Hum (Aniruddh’s grandmother)
  • Desh Ki Beti Nandini (Rajveer’s grandmother)
  • Udaan (Shakuntala Singh)
  • Everest (Shikha maa)
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