Time flies by really fast! Just yesterday we had Urmila swaying her hips, rolling her eyes and doing her best entertaining us, and today she turns 40! Urmila Matondkar was born on the 4 February 1974. Acting happened very early in life for this diva who was a former child actress. She has established herself as a popular actress in mainstream Hindi cinema. Some of the movies that she is still associated with are Rangeela, Bhoot, and Satya. These roles contributed to a new screen persona, where she was known for her intense style and dancing skills, and was frequently featured in the Indian media as a sex symbol. Today we will tell you some of the best films of Urmila Matondkar!
This list had to start with this super hit film! Rangeela is a romantic comedy drama film directed by Ram Gopal Varma, and starring Aamir Khan, Jackie Shroff and Urmila Matondkar. The film was A. R. Rahman’s debut Hindi film, and needless to say the film was a great hit for it’s music and plot.
The blockbuster film Satya is a crime film directed by Ram Gopal Varma again. It stars J. D. Chakravarthy, Manoj Bajpai, Urmila Matondkar and Shefali Shah. The film tells the story of Satya, an immigrant who comes to Mumbai seeking his fortune but instead gets sucked into the Mumbai underworld. It is the first film in the Gangster (film series). It was followed by 2 sequels Company and D.
Bhoot is a horror film that released in 2003 and was one of her biggest hits! Yet another directorial by Ram Gopal Varma, this film stars Ajay Devgan and Urmila Matondkar. It was perceived to be different from a typical Bollywood movie as it did not contain songs. It was later dubbed in Telugu as 12 va Anthasthu.
Indian is a 1996 Tamil vigilante film directed by Shankar that stars Kamal Haasan in dual roles with Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Sukanya and Goundamani appearing in other pivotal roles. The film tells the story of corruption in India, with a former soldier becoming a vigilante to stamp the problem out. This was later dubbed in Hindi as Hindustani.
Pinjar is a movie is about the Hindu-Muslim problems during the partition of India. The film is based on a Punjabi novel of the same name, written by Amrita Pritam. Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpai and Sanjay Suri are in the lead roles. Besides critical acclaim, the film also won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration.