Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress works mostly in Marathi television and film industry,later hindi daily soaps and Known mostly for her collaboration with famous directors like Sriram Raghavan, Rohit Shetty and Ram Gopal Varma. She started her career during 1999 popular science fiction comedy Zeetv serial Mr. Gayab in lead role , best known for her villainous roles as Shalaka Catwoman in kids Superhero serial Shaktimaan considered as first Indian Catwoman,Jigyasa Walia in Ekta Kapoor's soap opera Kasamh Se ,Sikka thakuriaan in Afsar Bitiya and Saudamini evil witch in Kavach. She was married to Nitesh Pandey, later she divorced him and married Murali Sharma in 2009. In 2011, she debuted in Telugu industry like her husband with Badrinath. In 2019, she debuted on web platform with Zee5 Webseries "Chargesheet: The Shuttlecock Murder" which will premiere on 10 December 2019.