Rinku Rajguru has witnessed a meteoric rise in popularity after her movie ‘Sairat’ (2016) became the biggest blockbuster in the history of Marathi Cinema. She even won the Special Jury Award for the Best Actress in the 2016 National Awards for her performance in the film.
Early Life and Background
Rinku was born on 3rd June 2001, in Akluj, Maharashtra. She is currently pursuing her education. She is studying in class 10 in Jijamata KanyaPrashala School. The actress is also known to be academically brilliant.
This girl from Maharashtra was approached by director Nagraj Manjule when he had come to Rinku’s village. He asked her to give an audition for a role and confirmed her part after a year. From here on, Rinku started her career from the award winning film Sairat starring opposite Akash Thosar, another debutant.
Sairat not only managed to make an impact in Marathi cinema, it also had Bollywood stars like Aamir Khan tweeting favorably about it. By word of mouth publicity and strong content, the love story has been finding movie goers rushing to the theater. Rinku’s chemistry with Akash, as well her brilliant acting of a fiery nature has won many takers.
Rinku plays the role of Archana Patil, a rich daughter of an upper caste landlord, who falls in love with a lower caste man. The story is about the hardships that follow in their love story because of the caste hierarchy.
At this point of time, Sairat has crossed 70 crores at the box office, making it the biggest Marathi blockbuster ever. This picture has been appreciated not only by the Marathi people but also the non-Marathis as well.
Rinku Rajguru – Family
She hails from a middle-class background in the Shikshak Colony, Akluj, a little town of just 70,000 people in Solapur district. Her father’s name is Mahavir, he was the one who took her to audition in Akluj, where director was on his way to shortlist a few locals. The director asked her to mouth a few lines and it was then and there, he knew that he had found his ‘Archie’. Incidentally, Rinku’s maternal grand-mother and Manjule also hail from the same village.
Meanwhile, the 5 feet 6 inch tall Rinku is focused about her studies and wants to get back to her 10 standard studies. As much as she is overwhelmed with fame, she says that she would love to be a doctor. She adds, ” Nagraj sir had warned me and my co-star Akash that we wouldn’t be able to step out of the house without being mobbed. Now when it’s actually happening, it feels like I am in a dream.”