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Kalki Kochlin is an actress and screenwriter. He is a National Film Award winner. Kalki was awarded the “Night of the Order of Arts and Letters” by the French Minister of Culture for his enormous contribution to cinema.

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Kalki Kochlin was born on January 10, 1984 (Age 36 years; as in 2020) In Pondicherry, India. Her parents were ardent followers of Sri Aurobindo, so she spent most of her childhood in Auroville. When she was 15, her parents divorced and she moved in with her mother. He attended Hebron School in Ooty and went to Goldsmiths University of London Drama and Theater.

Kalki Kochlin in her childhood

Kalki Kochlin in her childhood

She was shy and quiet as a child. He wanted to become a criminal psychologist. While studying at Goldsmiths University of London, he began working for the Theater of Relativity. Starred in various plays such as The Blue Room and Conflict. Even Kalki Worked as an employee She was in London on the weekends.

Physical appearance

Height (approximately): 5 ′ 7

Weight (approximately): 53 kg

Hair color: Light brown

Eye color: Amber

Family, Caste & Husband

Kalki Kochlin a Hindu family. She is the daughter of Joel Kochlin and Franோois Armandi. She has a brother, Oriel Kochlin.

Kalki Kochlin with her mother

Kalki Kochlin with her mother

She was the granddaughter of Maurice Kochlin, the chief engineer of the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.

Kalki got married Anurag Kashyap At a private ceremony in Ooty in April 2011. However, the couple divorced in 2015.

Kalki Kochlin with Anurag Kashyap

Kalki Kochlin with Anurag Kashyap

He is in a relationship with Israeli classical pianist Guy Hershberg. In September 2019, Kalki announced that she was 5 months pregnant with her boyfriend Guy Hersberg. Kalki also said that she chooses the water birth of her baby. On 7 February 2020, Kalki gave birth to a baby girl named Sappho.

Kalki Kochlin with her boyfriend Guy Hersberg

Kalki Kochlin with her boyfriend Guy Hersberg


Kalki started her acting career by playing the role of Chanda in the play “Dev.D” (2009). Her performance in the film won her a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. Next, she appeared in “Zindagi Na Mileki Tobara” (2011) and “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” (2013).

Following that, he appeared in the political drama “Shanghai” and the supernatural thriller “Ek the Dayan”.

He continued his career with independent films such as “Waiting” (2015), “A Death in the Kunch” (2016), and “Margarita with Straw” (2014).

Margarita with a straw

Margarita with a straw

In 2011, Kochlin created her Introduced as a screenwriter With the crime thriller “That girl is yellow boots.” He played the lead role in the film.

That girl in yellow boots

That girl in yellow boots

Apart from acting, Kalki has written, produced and starred in various stage plays. He co-wrote the play “Skeleton Girl” with Prashant Prakash, which was a success for him MetroPlus Drama Teacher Award In 2009.

Favorite things

  • Food: Pistachio, pizza, Italian, Chinese, Indian
  • Actresses: Rekha, Kalpana
  • Movies: Dev D, Neer, Deepa
  • Restaurants: Calcutta Club in Lokhandwala, Bombay Canteen
  • Travel destinations: New York, Kashmir


  • Fluent in Hindi, English, Tamil and French.
  • His hobbies include dancing and reading.
  • Kochlin is obsessed with cats.
    Kalki's love of cats

    Kalki’s love of cats

  • Her parents were hippies who met in India 38 years ago and saw love and life in the country.
  • Kalki hates India’s obsession with ‘furnace creams’ and ‘white skin’. She always refused reasonable cream approvals.

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