Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin biography, wiki, age, height, siblings, husband, family, father, mother, religion, caste & more

kalki koechlin
NameKalki Koechlin
NicknameKalQi 1
ProfessionIndian actress of French descent
Years Active2008-Present
Date of BirthJanuary 10, 1984
Age (In 2023)38 Years
Birth PlacePondicherry, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home TownPondicherry, India 2
Languages KnownTamil, English, Hindi, French
Mother TongueFrench
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 4in
Eye ColorLight brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/SpouseAnurag Kashyap (2011-2015)
kalki koechlin and anurag kashyap marriage picture
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Guy Hershberg
kalki koechlin with guy hershberg
Daughter(s)Sappho (Born on February 7, 2020)
kalki koechlin with her daughter sappho
FatherJoel Koechlin
kalki koechlin with her father joel koechlin
MotherFrancoise Armandie
kalki koechlin with her mother francoise armandie
Brother(s)Oriel Koechlin (half-brother)
kalki koechlin with brother oriel
Cousin(s)Solène Koechlin
Florence Koechlin
Laurène Koechlin
Other Relatives
Uncle(s)Gaétan Koechlin
Aunt(s)Béatrice Viot
Grand Father (Paternal)Jean Koechlin
Grand Mother (Paternal)Jacqueline Knoell
Brother-in-law(s)Thomas Deillon
Step-motherSneha Koechlin
Education Details
SchoolHebron School, Ooty
CollegeGoldsmiths, University of London
Educational QualificationGraduate
Debut MovieLaaga Chunari Mein Daag (Cameo, 2007)
Dev D (2009)
MoviesEmma and Angel (2022)
Goldfish (2022)
Paava Kadhaigal (Tamil, 2020)
CandyFlip (2019)
Kadakh (2019)
Gully Boy (2019)
The Job (2018)
Ribbon (2017)
Jia Aur Jia (2017)
Mantra (2016)
A Death in the Gunj (2016)
Waiting (2015)
Margarita with a Straw (2015)
Happy Ending (2014)
Ek Thi Daayan (2013)
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Shanghai (2012)
My Friend Pinto (2011)
Shaitan (2011)
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
That Girl in Yellow Boots (2011)
The Film Emotional Atyachar (2010)
Dev D (2009)
Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (Cameo, 2007)
Web SeriesBhram (2019)
Sacred Games (2019)
Made in Heaven (2019)
Smoke (2018)
Shockers (2016)
Kalki's Great Escape (host, 2016)
Man's World (cameo, 2015)
AdvertisementsCoca Cola, Dove
Special Jury Award for "Margarita with a Straw" at National Film Awards, 2016
Best Actress (Critics) for "Margarita with a Straw" at Times of India Film Awards, 2016
Best Actress (Jury) for "Margarita with a Straw" at Screen Awards, 2016
Best Supporting Actress for "Dev.D" at Filmfare Awards, 2010
Best English Theatre Script for "Skeleton Woman" at MetroPlus Playwright Award, 2009
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/kalkikanmani (902k followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/kalkikanmani (34k followers)
Instagraminstagram.com/kalkikanmani (894k followers)
Other Details
Favorite Quote(s)Life is an accumulation of moments
Alternate NamesKalki Kanmani, Kalki केकला
Childhood Picturekalki koechlin childhood picture
Kalki Koechlin is an Indian actress of French descent who is known for acting in movies like Dev D (2009), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Shaitan (2011), Shanghai (2012), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Ek Thi Daayan (2013) & Margarita with a Straw (2015).
She was born on January 10, 1984 to French parents, Joël Koechlin and Françoise Armandie in Pondicherry, India. She also has a younger half-brother named Oriel Koechlin who is 10 years younger to her.
Her father, Joël Koechlin established a business designing hang-gliders and ultralight aircraft at Kallatty Village near Ooty in Tamil Nadu.
Her mother, Françoise Armandie worked as a teacher at the Alliance Francaise in Pondicherry, but when Kalki was going to be born she decided to give that up and joined her husband's hand-gliding business.
Kalki is a descendant of Maurice Koechlin, a French structural engineer who worked closely together with Gustave Eiffel and played an important role in the design and construction of the Eiffel Tower.
Although a French citizen but she has lived most of her life in India.
Her parents had come to India from Angers, France as hippies in the 1970s and settled in Pondicherry after they fell in love with the india.
Kalki's parents are devotees of Sri Aurobindo and she spent a significant amount of her early childhood in Auroville.
Her parents divorced when she was fifteen. Kalki lived with her mother after their divorce while her father is re-married and lives in Bangalore with his new family.
She did her schooling at Hebron School, a boarding school in Ooty and then studied Drama and theatre at Goldsmiths, University of London.
After doing a cameo in the movie Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (2007), Kalki made her acting debut in Dev D (2009) and won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing the role of Chanda in the movie.
Kalki got married to film-maker Anurag Kashyap in April 2011, at her maternal home in Ooty. The couple issued a joint statement addressing their separation on November 13, 2013. They filed for divorce at a Mumbai family court on May 19, 2015.
Koechlin was conferred with the "Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters" by the "French government" in June, 2018.
Kalki Koechlin gave birth to her daughter, Sappho on February 7, 2020 with her boyfriend, Guy Hershberg, an Israeli musician.
Canadian actress Kali Sudhra who was good friends with Kalki chose the screen name "Kali" because she is a big fan of Kalki & Hindu goddess Kaali.
Kalki can speak in English, Hindi, Tamil and French languages.
Actress Tillotama Shome is her best-friend.
tillotama shome with kalki koechlin

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