Kalki Koechlin : Wiki, Bio, Life Story, Facts, Figures and Net Worth

Kalki Koechlin ( born 10 January 1984) is an Indian actress and screenwriter of French ethnicity, who predominantly works in Bollywood. Apart from acting in films, she is also a regular presence in theatre productions in India.

Koechlin is the recipient of a National Film Award, a Filmfare Award, and two Screen Awards. Koechlin is also an activist and promotes various causes ranging from health and education to women’s empowerment and gender equality. Koechlin was married to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap from 2011 to 2015.

Kalki Koechlin Profile
Kalki Koechlin Profile

As of March 2016, Koechlin has several upcoming projects. She will feature, alongside Ali Fazal and Gulshan Devaiah, in Soni Razdan’s Love Affair, a fictionalized version of the 1959 Nanavati murder case.

Koechlin also signed up for Konkona Sen Sharma’s directorial debut, A Death in the Gunj, in which she will play a Kolkata-based Anglo-Indian woman.

She attended an acting workshop conducted by the casting director, Atul Mongia, and also learned an Anglo-Indian accent for her role. Filming for the production completed in March 2016 after a six-week shoot. Koechlin will also feature in director Howard Rosemeyer’s Jia Aur Jia, alongside Richa Chadda.

Personal Life

Kalki Koechlin - Personal Life
Kalki Koechlin – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameKalki Koechlin
Alternative Names(s) (also known as) (list)Kalki Koechlin
Date of Birth10 January 1984 
Age (as of 2023)39 years
Zodiac SignCapricorn 
BirthplacePondicherry, India 
HometownOoty, Tamil Nadu, India 
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India 
Education QualificationStudied Drama and Theatre at Goldsmiths, University of London 
Hobbies and InterestsDancing, reading, yoga, traveling 
Languages KnownEnglish, French, Hindi, Tamil 
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkKalki Koechlin
IMDb Profile linkKalki Koechlin
Website linkNone

Physical Appearance

Kalki Koechlin - Physical Appearance
Kalki Koechlin – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)33-25-33 inches 
Height in feet, inches, cm5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm 
Weight in kg, lbs53 kg or 117 lbs 
Chest33 inches 
Waist25 inches 
Eye ColourDark Brown 
Hair ColourLight Brown 
HairstyleOften sports forehead bangs 
Distinctive FeaturesLean frame, amber eyes 

Family and Relationships

Kalki Koechlin - Family And Relationships
Kalki Koechlin – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusDivorced
Spouse – HusbandAnurag Kashyap (Ex-husband) 
FatherJoel Koechlin 
MotherFrançoise Armandie 
ChildrenSappho (Daughter) 
Siblings Oriel Koechlin (Brother) 
Affairs – Boyfriend(s) Anurag Kashyap (Director) , Guy Hershberg (an Israeli classical pianist) 
Significant RelationshipsGuy Hershberg (Current partner and father of her daughter) 

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Kalki Koechlin - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Kalki Koechlin – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, writer
Debut FilmDev.D (2009) 
Notable Roles Chanda in Dev.D, Laila in Margarita with a Straw, Aditi in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Natasha in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Faiza in Made in Heaven
Recent Films – New Movies Gully Boy (2019), Bhram (2019), Cargo (2019), Scholarship (2020), Kaadan (2021)
Upcoming Films Goldfish (2021), Scholarship (2021), Dibakar Banerjee’s next film (TBA)
Popular Television Series Sacred Games (2019), Made in Heaven (2019), Bhram (2019)
Awards and Achievements National Film Award – Special Jury Award for Margarita with a Straw, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dev.D, Screen Awards for Best Actress (Jury) and Best Ensemble Cast for Margarita with a Straw and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara respectively, The Hindu Metroplus Playwright Award for Skeleton Woman, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Coca-Cola, Olay, Vogue Eyewear, Titan Raga, Micromax Canvas Knight, Wildcraft
Philanthropy/Charity Work UN Women’s HeForShe campaign, Aarohan NGO for street children, P&G Shiksha campaign for education, Save the Children India campaign for child rights
Professional Associations N/A
Training and EducationStudied drama and theatre at Goldsmiths, University of London 
Production CompanyN/A
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Gully Boy
Critical Acclaim Movies Dev.D, That Girl in Yellow Boots, Margarita with a Straw, Waiting

Assets and Finances

Kalki Koechlin - Assets And Finances
Kalki Koechlin – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 20 crore or $2.7 million 
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 50 lakh or $67,000 
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs 50-60 Lakhs
Sponsorship Deals Pilgrim, Hidesign, The Moms Co., Oriflame, IICE Vodka, AOC TV, Huggies, Micromax, Coca Cola 
Business Ventures N/A
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings A flat in Mumbai 
Luxury Items/Properties Owned A collection of sustainable handbags , a vintage car 
Cars Collection Rang ovar,BMW

Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes 

Kalki Koechlin - Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Kalki Koechlin – Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Boman Irani and Abhishek Bachchan 
Favorite ActressDeepika Padukone 
Favorite FilmDev D, Water, Dweepa
Favorite Music BandsU2, Coldplay, The Killers 
Favorite SportN/A
Favorite BooksFiction and sports autobiographies 
Favorite ColorBlack, Pink, Red
Favorite FoodChocolates, rice-dal, chicken curry and maggi 
Things s/he likesDancing, reading, yoga, traveling, cats, adventure sports 
Things s/he dislikesN/A

Early Life and Upbringing

Kalki Koechlin - Early Life And Upbringing
Kalki Koechlin – Early Life And Upbringing

Debut Film

Kalki Koechlin - Debut Film
Kalki Koechlin – Debut Film

Risse to Stardom

Kalki Koechlin - Rise To Stardom
Kalki Koechlin – Rise To Stardom

Successful Film

Kalki Koechlin - Successful Film
Kalki Koechlin – Successful Film


Kalki Koechlin - Controversies
Kalki Koechlin – Controversies

Interesting Facts

Kalki Koechlin - Interesting Facts
Kalki Koechlin – Interesting Facts

Kalki Koechlin Top Facts List:

  • Does Kalki Koechlin smoke?: No
  • Does Kalki Koechlin drink alcohol?: Yes
  • She is a multi-linguist and is well versed in English, French, Hindi, and Tamil.
  • Her great-grandfather, Maurice Koechlin, was the chief engineer of the Eiffel Tower as well as the Statue of Liberty.
  • She co-wrote the movie That Girl In Yellow Boots with Anurag Kashyap.
  • She is also a play-writer and has won the prestigious MetroPlus Playwright award in 2009 for the play “Skeleton Woman” which she co-wrote with Prashant
  • Her French parents met 38 years ago in India and were hippies who found love and life in the country.

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