Her talent has already been noticed in Star Pravah’s popular serial ‘Agnihotra’. However, being in the company of multi-star cast, she has limited scope to prove her worth. But, with the beginning of ‘kunku’ on Zee Marathi at prime time, Mrunmayi Deshpande has suddenly caught the attention of viewers. In ‘Kunku’
Mrummayi plays the central character of Janaki and with the progress of every episode, she is adding more and more admirers to her rising list of fans. Not many are aware of her debut in Hindi film ‘Humne Jeena Seekh Liya’ which was released in the beginning of 2008. In this film she played the lead opposite Siddharth Chaphekar, also a newcomer. The film was based on the popular novel ‘Shaala’ written by Milind Bokil and was directed by Milind Ukey, (assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali).
Today, Mrumayee is considered to be the most promising young star on TV, for her simplicity and theatre background. Her spontaneity at a given situation and her sharp looks with communicative eyes has made her stand apart. Having been brought up in Pune and studied from S.P. College, the cultural hub of Pune, the stage was already set for her entry into the field of acting. With timely support from family members, Mrunmayi could progress further. In fact, her mother-Pratibha and grandparents- Kala and Arvind Kane with their theatre background motivated her a lot in this field.