Acclaimed film and television actress

Dr. (Mrs.) Nishigandha Dewoolkar, the acclaimed film and television actress, is an author of six books, of which three have been the recipients of prestigious State awards. She has done B.A. (Philosophy) Hons and holds degree of Doctorate from the University of Mumbai on research on 'Changing Role of Women In Society - Reflections from Marathi & British Theatres (1900-1970)'. Dr. Nishigandha Dewoolkar has also done D. Lit [women empowerment] from University of Colombo. She is the editor of the State award winning magazine 'Charchaughi' - The face of Women in India socially mirrored worldwide for last 11 years.