Tejaswini Pandit

Tejaswini is the daughter of the award winning actress Jyoti Chandekar. Born and raised in Pune, Tejaswini first appeared on the big screen in a negative role in Aga Bai Arrecha. She gained popularity as a talented actress in Marathi film industry with her heart touching performances in movies like Vavtal & Mee Sindhutai Sapkal. She has done it all - Marathi films, theater, television shows. She is Marathi cinema’s popular leading actresses. In addition to for films, Tejaswini received accolades for her work in television shows Ekach Hya Janami Janu & Kalay Tasmai Namah.

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At the age of 17 , Tejaswini Pandit entered the Marathi film industry by auditioning for the negative role of 'Aapa' in movie 'Aga Bai Arrechha' and bagged it successfully. Tejaswini has since covered a gamut of theater, television and films in the span of twelve years since joining the Marathi Film Industry. She became a household name after playing the role of living legend Sindhutai Sapkal in the movie, 'Mee Sindhutai Sapkal', She Bagged 6 plus wards and two international nominations for the role, out of which she was the first Indian actress to get nominated at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and won the Bes Actress award at Spain Internation Film Festival. She loves playing sensitive roles that spread social awareness like the role in 'Mukti' where she plays the roles of a farmer's wife who commits suicide due to severe drought conditions. She won many hearts by playing several roles in the one of its kind play called 'Nandi' and won award for her role in another play called 'Vaishali Cottage'. She has played various lead characters on television for daily soaps however she earned popularity as teh face of Colors Marathi for hosting an entertainment show called 'Comedy chi Bullet Train'. She proved her acting prowess in a completely different avatar playing a glamorous role in 'Tu hi re'. She proved her mettle as the lead character in the movie '7 Roshan Villa' & Ticha Umbartha. She was the yougest jury members for the National Awards held in 2014. Tejaswini is beffittingly knows as one of the most promising talents of the Marathi Film Industry because of her contribution towards the industry

Meet Tejaswini

Awards & Achievements

Wavtal (Film) 2009

  • Nomination  for Sanskruti Kaladarpan
  • Winner of Ma.Ta. Sanman

Gaiir (Film) 2010

  •  Nomination for Sanskruti Kaladarpan

Sindhutai Sapkal (Film)

  • Nomination for Sanskruti Kaladarpan
  • Nomination for Asia Pacific Screen Awards (1st Indian Actress to be nominated)
  • Nomination for Mata Sanman
  • Winner of Spain (Madrid)
  • Winner of International Film Festival
  • Winner of Zee Gaurav
  • Winner of MIFTA
  • Winner of Maharashtra cha Favourite kon
  • Winner of Lokmat Times Award
  • Winner of Sahayadri Ratna Puraskar
  • Winner of Big Marathi Rising
  • Winner of Star Awards 

Mukti (Film ) 2012

  • Nomination for Sanskruti Kaladarpan

Mukti (Film ) 2012

  • Nomination for Sanskruti Kaladarpan

Ghar Shriman tacha (TV) 2012

  • Nomination for Ma.Ta. Sanman
  • Nomination for TV Biggies Awards

Kalaya Tasmi Namah (TV) 2013

  • Nomination for Ma.Ta. Sanman
  • Nomination for Sanskruti Kaladarpan

Ekach Hya Janmi Janu(TV)

  • Winner of Zee Marathi Awards

Vaishali Cottage (Play) 2013

  • Nomination for Micta
  • Winner of Zee gaurav Puraskar

Candle March (Film) 2015

  • Nomination for Maharashtra State Awards
  • Nomination for IMFAA
  • Nomination for Kalyan Film Festival

7 Roshan Villa (Film) 2015

  • Nomination for Nashik Film Festival
  • Winner of Kolhapur Film Festival
  • Winner of Chitradrashtri Film Festival

Ticha Umbartha (Film) 2015

  • Winner of Zee Gaurav
  • Winner of Sanskruti Kaladarpan
  • Winner of NIFF
  • Winner of Chitrapusha Film Festival
  • Winner of Sangli International Film Festival

Also Nominated For

  • Golden Achiever Awards (2015)
  • Pune Icon Award (lokmat) 2016
  • Raja Paranjpe Awards 2014

Career Milestones

  • Aga Bai Arrecha (2004)
  • Natha Pure Aata(2005)
  • Gaiir (2009)
  • Target as Sonal(2010)
  • Ranbhool As Reva (Lead) (2010)
  • Vavtal As Juilee(Lead) (2010)
  • Mee Sindhutai Sapkal As Sindhutai (Lead) (2011)
  • Pakda Pakdi As Radha (Lead) (2011)
  • Bluffmaster (2012)
  • Mukti (2012)
  • Ek Tara (2015)
  • Tu Hi Re (2015)
  • Gaane Tumche Aamche as Host on ETV Marathi(2007)
  • Tuzha Ni Mazha Ghar Shrimantacha as Kaveri on Star Pravah (2010)
  • Lajja as Sheetal on Zee Marathi (2011)
  • Ekach hya janmi janu as Anjali (2011) on Zee Marathi
  • Kaalaya Tasmai Namah as Shalaka (2011) on ETV Marathi
  • Rakheli (2008)