Ashwini Bhave (also spelled Ashvini Bhave) is an Indian model and actress known for her work in both Hindi and Marathi films and television serials. Born and raised in India, she now lives in San Francisco, California.
Bhave was first noticed on television in a Hindi Sci-Fi serial Antariksh. She later portrayed the lead heroine in Marathi films such as Dhadakebaaz, Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi and Kalat Nakalat opposite top Marathi movie stars like Laxmikant Berde, Ashok Saraf, Sachin and Vikram Gokhale.
Her career spans over 40 films with several critically acclaimed performances in films such as Kalat Nakalat, Ahuti, Ashi Hi Banawa Banvi, Bhairavi, Purush, and the film, Heena by R.K. Productions. Subsequently she starred in other Hindi movies such as Meera Ka Mohan, Honeymoon, Sainik and Bandhan. Bhave again switched over to television and Marathi movies. In 1993, she performed in the Kannada film Vishnu-Vijaya directed by Keshu starring South Indian Super Star Dr.Vishnuvardhan, Akshay Kumar(her co-star in Sainik), Ashutosh Rana and others. In 1997 she acted in V. Manohar's directorial Kannada film Rangenahalliyage Rangada Rangegowda starring another Kannada's legendary star, Ex-MP and the present Karnataka State's Housing Minister Dr.Ambareesh and Super Star Ramesh Aravind.