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Suhasini Mulay (born 20 November 1950) is an Indian actress in Bollywood, Marathi and Assamese films as well as television. She won National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1999, for her performance in Gulzar's film Hu Tu Tu .
Suhasini was born in Patna where she spent the early part of her childhood. She lost her father when she was only three and was brought up by her mother, noted documentary filmmaker and film historian Vijaya Mulay. Suhasini was attracted to film because of her mother.
In 1965 she was chosen by Pears Soap to be its model. It was this ad film which caught Mrinal Sen's attention and he signed her for Bhuvan Shome (1969).
Though Bhuvan Shome proved to be a milestone in Indian cinema, Suhasini did not pursue acting as a career. Instead she enrolled at the prestigious McGill University in Montreal, Canada for a course in agricultural technology with specialization in soil chemistry and microbiology. She also obtained a degree in mass communication, and majored in film, radio, TV, journalism and print from the same university.
Suhasini returned to India in 1975 and worked as an assistant to Satyajit Ray in the Bengali film Jana Aranya .Later she joined Mrinal Sen as an assistant director in Mrigaya . Since then, she has been actively producing films and has made over 60 documentaries. She achieved national awards for four of them.
Almost 30 years after Bhuvan Shome, she made a great comeback to mainstream Bollywood cinema, through Gulzar's Hu Tu Tu for which she received a national award as the best supporting actress.She has been playing mother roles in Bollywood since then. She has worked on Jaane Kya Baat Hui , a television serial. Currently she completed her latest film PEEDA directed by Hemant Verma. PEEDA recently received best feature film award at FOG film festival USA.
Mulay was in a long live-in relationship with Dr. Amol Sonawane that ended in 1990. On 16 January 2011 she got married at Arya Samaj to a physicist, Prof. Atul Gurtu.
|1969||Bhuvan Shome||Gauri||Bollywood debut|
|1982||Ramnagari||Ram Nagarkar's wife|
|1993||Shatranj||Mrs. Usha D. Verma|
|1999||Hu Tu Tu||Malti Bai||Won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2001||Lagaan : Once Upon A Time In India||Yashodamai|
|2001||Dil Chahta Hai||Sid's Mother|
|2001||Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar||Paresh Rawal's Sister|
|2002||Humraaz||Dadima (Raj's Grandmother)|
|2003||Baaz: A Bird in Danger|
|2003||Kuch Naa Kaho||Dr. Malhotra (Raj's Mother)|
|2004||Hum Kaun Hai||Anita|
|2005||Hanan||Completed, not released|
|2005||Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi||Dadi|
|2006||Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai||Durga's Mother|
|2006||Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota||Namrata|
|2006||Hope and a Little Sugar||Mrs. Oberoi|
|2008||Jodhaa Akbar||Rani Padmawati|
|2008||My Friend Ganesha 2|
|2009||13B||Mother in Serial|
|2009||Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye|
|2009||The White Land|
|2009||Bits And Pieces|
|2013||Club 60||Mrs. Mansukhani|
|2014||Gandhi of the Month||Mrs. Kurien|
|2015||Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||Grand Mother of Rajkumari Maithili|
|2015||Hamari Adhuri Kahani||Hari's Mother|
|2016||Rocky Handsome||Carla Aunty|
|2016||Mohenjo Daro||Laashi, Maham's wife|
|2017||Basmati Blues||Mrs. Patel|
|Chaldi Da Naam Gaddi|
|Jabb Love Hua|
|Piya Ka Ghar|
|Jaane Kya Baat Hui|
|Ek Tha Rusty||Miss Bean|
|Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag|
|Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi||Maan's grandmother||Star One|
|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|
|2000||Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Hu Tu Tu||Nominated|
|National Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
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