Neelam Kothari Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography
By Sonali Panda
Jun 26, 2018
INTRODUCTION AND BIO:
Actress, Jewellery Designer
Date of Birth
9 November 1969
Island School, Hong Kong
HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:
In centimeters- 163 cm
In meters- 1.63 m
In Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
In Kilograms- 54 kg
In Pounds- 119 lbs
Hum Saath-Saath Hain (817 million)
Most popularly Paired With
Hum Saath-Saath Hain
Mohabbat Aur Jung
Popular Characters Played by
Aarti in Ilzaam
Sangeeta in Hum Saath-Saath Hain
Siksha Chavan in Agneepath
SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:
Father- Shishir Kothari (Jewellery Designer)
Mother- Parveen Kothari
Sister in law - Anne Kothari
Maternal aunt - Shahnaz Irani
Twinkle Khanna, Sussanne Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Charity and associations
Pali Hill, Mumbai
Designing Jewelry, Horoscopes, Dancing, Travelling and watching football
Pali Hill, Mumbai
Cars and bikes
Favourite food and cuisine
Favourite holiday destination
Married to Samir Soni (m. 2011-2016)
Ahana (Adopted on 2 September 2013)
5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:
When Neelam started her acting career in 1984, she did not even know how to speak Hindi.
Neelam’s family has a jewelry business and her parents moved to Bangkok after living in Hong Kong.
Neelam was not aiming to have a career in acting. She was on a holiday to Mumbai when director Ramesh Behl approached her to act in the movie Jawaani, which happened to be a flop but Neelam was noticed in Bollywood.
She did 14 movies with Govinda and 8 out of them were hits
Kothari has always been interested in Jewelry design and has been involved in her business throughout. After retiring from her acting career in 2001, she opened a showroom in 2004 and a jewelry store by the name of Neelam Kothari Fine Jewels in 2011.
I was 26 years younger to Superstar Rajesh Khanna Saab. But my chemistry with him in Ghar Ka Chirag was so excellent that our pair was appreciated by the audience and critics alike. Ghar Ka Chirag remains the biggest hit of my career. Then the 8 hits with Govinda and 3 with Chunky Pandey.
MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:
Tumne Aurat Ko Samjha Nahin Bhaiya..Woh Andhero Se Nahin Darti… Jab Oh Faisla Kar Leti Hai Toh Mann Main Biswas Ka Diya Jalakar, Usse Apni Maang Ka Sindoor Bana Leti Hai.
On 5 April 2018, Neelam, along with "Hum Saath Saath Hain" co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, and Sonali Bendre were acquitted by a Jodhpur Court in the 1998 black buck killing case, in which Salman Khan was convicted and was sentenced to 5-year, Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri, pronounced the verdict.
DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:
Work out type
Non - Vegetarian
Smokes or not
Neelam Kothari launched her jewelry store in Mumbai on 25 August 2011 under the name Neelam Kothari Fine Jewels.