Rajshri Deshpande is an actor and activist. She made her Bollywood debut with a small role in the Aamir Khan’s Talaash and Salman Khan’s Kick. She made her presence global with the film Angry Indian Goddesses. She played the leading role Durga in Sanal Kumar Shashidharan’s film Sexy Durga which won ‘Hivos Tiger Award’ at Rotterdam Film Festival. She made her digital debut with BBC One’s McMafia directed by James Watkins and she was also featured in Netflix’s first Indian Original Sacred Games for which she garnered worldwide acclaim. Most recently, she was commended for her part in Nandita Das’s Manto. Apart from acting, Rajshri dedicates her time extensively to various humanitarian causes like helping rebuild villages in Nepal after the 2014 earthquake and adopting drought-prone villages in Maharashtra. In 2018, she created Nabhangan Foundation to broaden her efforts at sustainable village development. Since the last three years, she is also a core member of Citizens for Tomorrow, actress Juhi Chawla’s NGO against plastic pollution. She was most recently seen in Shonali Bose’s Sky Is Pink starring Priyanka Chopra and is working on an Amazon series.