|Date of Birth
||11 October 1969
|Place of Birth
Dr. Nishigandha Wad (born 11 October 1969) is an acclaimed Marathi film actor who has acted in Hindi films and in Hindi and Marathi serials. She started acting in commercial cinema around 1989–90 and has acted in more than 100 films.
She is author of five books: three have been the recipients of prestigious state awards. Her doctorate from the University of Mumbai on research on Changing Role of Women In Society — Reflections from Marathi & British Theatres (1970–1990) proves her academic excellence.
Some of her Marathi films are Shejari Shejari (1990), Eka Peksha Ek, Bandhan (1991), Pratikar (1991), Bala Jo Jo Re (1993), Saasar Maaher (1994), and Ashi hi Dyaneshwari (2001). Some of the Hindi films in which she acted were Salim Langade Pe Mat Ro (1990), Karm Yodha (1992), Janmadata (1994), Daadagiri (1997), Deewangee (2002), Tumko Naa Bhool Payenge (2002), and Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage (2002). Nishigandha gave an excellent performance in Kulvadhu, a famous Marathi serial.