Was worshiped as a goddess but topless photo shoots and underworld connections made the actress’ life a mess.
When Mamta Kulkarni was in school, her mother learned through a newspaper that an advertising agency was looking for a new face for modeling. Mamta was very impressed when her mother took her to an advertising agency. After that, she started getting many modeling offers. She entered the film industry from modeling. (Photo Credit: Instagram@onlybollywoodmasti@bollywoodyaadein)
Mamta made her acting debut in 1991 with the southern film ‘Nunbargal’. In the same year, her first Bollywood film ‘Mera Dil Tere Liye’ was released. This was followed by the release of the film ‘Prem Shikaram’ in 1992, which made the actress an overnight star. According to information received, Mamata’s fans had built a temple in Hyderabad. She was worshiped like a goddess. (Photo Credit: Instagram @realmamtakulkarni_)
Mamta did a topless photo shoot for Stardust magazine, which shocked her fans. After this she was surrounded by controversies and felt ashamed of what she had done. In an interview to Laharen Metro, she apologized for this. She had a different image among people. People are said to have bought the Rs 20 Stardust magazine for Rs 100 each because of the topless photos.
Mamta Kulkarni’s underworld connections came to light when Rajkumar Santoshi cast her in ‘China Gate’. When Don Chhota Rajan’s threatening phone call went to Rajkumar Santosh, he had to cast Mamta Kulkarni again. The film was a flop and despite Mamta playing the lead role it didn’t matter. Mamata then accused Rajkumar Santoshi of casting couch and sacking him from other films. (Photo credit- Instagram @mamtakulkarniofficial____)
Mamta and Chhota Rajan’s affair was much discussed. In fact, the way Chhota Rajan used to get Mamata films, people started to think that there was some kind of relationship between them.
After the movie ‘Kabhi Hum Kabhi Tum’, Mamata did not appear in any film. It was later revealed that she was living in Dubai and Kenya with Chhota Rajan’s partner Vicky Goswami. Then in 2013, a photo of Mamta dressed as a sadhvi came to light.
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