Sumitra Bhave

Sumitra Bhave

director, writer, producer

Sumitra Bhave was born on Jan 12, 1943 in British India. Sumitra Bhave's big-screen debut came with Dahavi pha directed by Sumitra Bhave in 2002. Sumitra Bhave is known for Welcome Home directed by Sumitra Bhave, Mrinal Kulkarni stars as Saudamini and Sumeet Raghavan as Suresh Masurkar. Sumitra Bhave has got 2 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Sumitra Bhave achieved is National Film Awards, India. The upcoming new movie Sumitra Bhave plays is Man Udhaan Vara which will be released on Oct 11, 2019.

Born in Pune, where she also received her early education, on January 12, 1943, Sumitra Bhave was half of a decades long filmmaking partnership with Sunil Sudakhar, who also trained in Pune. The duo made a number of award winning works on social issues, in the Marathi language, since they met in 1985, with the scripts written by Bhave and showing a feminist orientation.

  • Birthday

    Jan 12, 1943
  • Place of Birth

    Pune, Bombay Presidency, British India

Known For


2 wins & 4 nominations

National Film Awards, India
Best Feature Film in Marathi
Winner - Regional Award
Vaastupurush (2002)
Best Film on Social Issues
Winner - Silver Lotus Award
Doghi (1996)

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