Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress best known for her role as Jigyasa Walia in Ekta Kapoor’s soap opera Kasamh Se and as Maham Anga in another Ekta Kapoor production, the historical drama series Jodha Akbar.
Ashwini Kalsekar was born on 22 January 1970 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father Anil Kalsekar was a bank employee. Ashwini studied her B.A. from Mumbai and graduated in 1991. She pursued theatre from 1991 to 1994 after her studies. From 1992 to 1993 she was studying under actress Neena Gupta to pursue her dream to be an actress. She is also trained under Muzammeel Vakil, a theatre acting coach from 1992 to 1995. Ashwini is also a trained Kathak dancer
Born: January 22, 1970 (age 46), Mumbai
Parents: Anil Kalsekar
Spouse: Murli Sharma (m. 2009), Nitish Pandey (m. 1998–2002)
Awards: Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role, ITA Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role
Upcoming movie: Ek Tha Hero