Padmini Kolhapure is an Indian actress and singer, who works primarily in Hindi films. She began acting in 1972 at the age of 7, and her early works included Zindagi (1976) and Dream Girl (1977). She then had her breakthrough with the film Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978), starring as Young Roopa. At the age of fifteen, Kolhapure won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the revenge drama Insaf Ka Tarazu (1980), and at the age of seventeen, won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the tragic romance Prem Rog (1982), thus becoming the second-youngest actress to win the awards in the respective categories. She was also nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in Souten (1983) and also received another nomination for a Filmfare Best Actress Award for Pyar Jhukta Nahin (1985).