Birth: , Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian soap opera actress. She is best known to television audiences for her role as the scheming aunt Jigyaasa in Ekta Kapoor's 'Kasamh Se'. In 1996, Ashwini got a break in the Marathi film Tula Jhapar La. This was followed by a number of important films in Marathi where she played supporting actress. She started her television career in the mid 1990's with television serials such as Shanti, C.I.D, Anjaane, Siddhant and K. Street Pali Hill. Ashwini is married to film and television character actor Murali Sharma.She did her B.A. from Bombay and graduated in 1991. She pursued theatre from 1991-1994 as an understudy, her most famous period being from 1992-1993 when she was an understudy to the famous actress Neena Gupta. She also trained under Muzammeel Vakil, the famous theatre acting coach, from 1992-1995. She is also a trained Kathak dancer.