Yashashri Masurkar is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in the Indian television industry. She also works as a voice-over artist. In October 2022, she came into the limelight when she appeared in the Indian reality show Bigg Boss Marathi Season 4.In her childhood, Yashashri Masurkar appeared as a child-artist host for a Marathi television reality show. A childhood picture of Yashashri (left).According to Yashashri Masurkar, she was very good at studies during her school days and used to provide tuition to other children when she was studying in the 8th class.In 2009, Yashashri Masurkar participated as a contestant in a beauty pageant titled ‘Shravan Queen 2009’ where she was declared the second runner-up of the show.Before venturing into the Indian television industry, Yashashri Masurkar used to work as a Radio Jockey for All India Radio. She also worked in a BPO for a short stint.Yashashri Masurkar rose to prominence after appearing in the television show Rang Badalti Odhani on STAR One as Khanak Khandelwal in 2010. Her chemistry with her co-star her chemistry with Karan Tacker received immense attention. Yashashri Masurkar on the poster of the serial Rang Badalti Odhani on STAR One.In 2011, Yashashri Masurkar started working in NDTV Imagine’s show Chandragupta Maurya as Mrignayani; however, she quit the show after some time.In 2011, in a media conversation, Yashashri Masurkar talked about her favourite film actors. She said, Meryl Streep is the most powerful actress. On the other hand Naseer Sahab is my favourite hero and almost every film of his is really close to my heart.” Yashashri Masurkar added her favourite movie scene in the same discussion. She said, Shyam Benegal’s Mandi is one of my most favourite films and there is one particular scene in the movie where Naseer Sahab (Naseeruddin Shah) bursts out after getting drunk.”.Later, Yashashri Masurkar went on to appear in many television shows including Sanskaar – Dharohar Apnon Ki, Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, and Krishnadasi.In 2013, Yashashri Masurkar appeared on the show Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se as Sumitra. In the serial, she played a negative role, which earned her several acclaim from critics. However, she received many hate comments from people when she met them in person. Once, she narrated one such incident in an interview with a media house. She said, I laugh when I walk on the streets. People start abusing me. Guess negative characters have a better reach than positive ones.” Yashashri Masurkar (in black saree) on the poster of the serial Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se.