Urmila Matondkar (Marathi: ऊर्मिलाा मातोंडकर) (born 4 February 1974) is an Indian film actress, known for her works in Bollywood, few Telugu and Tamil films. Matondkar, who made her screen debut as a child artist in the 1980 film Kalyug. She debuted as an adult in Chanakyan (1989), a Malayalam film, along with Jayaram and Kamal Haasan. She established herself as a leading actress in mainstream Hindi cinema with her films such as Rangeela (1995), Judaai (1997), and Satya (1998), all of which earned her Filmfare nominations. These roles contributed to a new screen persona, where she was known for her intense style and dancing skills, and was frequently featured in the Indian media as a sex symbol.