Urmila Matondkar's Film Career
Urmila Matondkar Urmila's entry into Hindi films as an "adult actress" happened with the film Narasimha opposite Sunny Deol. It was then quite easy getting offers and hence she was paired opposite today's superstar Shahrukh Khan in a movie which was everything but realistic. The movie was named "Chamatkar" which was more imaginative. The roles in these movies were not very ambitious and did not promise much fame and exposure. She then collaborated with Ram Gopal Verma who was charmed by her appeal and beauty. This landed her roles in movies that helped her give a fillip to her almost non-existent film career. She worked with him for the first time in "Drohi" on the year 1992. The big surprise came in with "Rangeela" in the year 1995. This movie was declared a hit and even the music of the movie became very popular. Following Rangeela she never had to look back as many other Ram Gopal Verma projects followed like Daud in 1997, Satya in 1999, Kaun in 1999, Mast in 2000, Jungle in 2000, Pyar Tune Kya Kiya in 2001, Bhoot in 2003, Ek Hasina Thi in 2004and "Judai"
Urmila is a notable dancer and has a huge fan following, especially after this movie she was even tagged as the most happening diva with lots of sex appeal and oomph. Not only she acted in hardcore glamorized roles but she was seen proving her worth as a more serious actress with an absolutely de-glamorized role in Satya, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, Kaun which was a thriller of the psychological kinds and the Bhoot a horror movie she has also been spotted in an item song earlier performed by yesteryear cabaret queen Helen in the remake of Sholay. There are item numbers which were famous like in China Gate, Company, Lajja and so on in the year 2008 she was seen in the movie Karzzzz along with Himesh Reshammiya.it was a remake of the movie Karz where Matondkar portrayed as a villain in the movie.
Awards and Honours of Urmila Matondkar
Urmila Matondkar received the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for the film Rangeela. She got many nominations for Best Supporting Actress in the film Judai.
She won the Filmfare Best Performer Award for the first time, Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards and Bollywood Movie awards for her noteworthy performance in the movie.
List of awards and nominations received by Urmila Matondkar