Jyoti Subhash is a veteran Indian actress who primarily works for Marathi films and television Industry. She contributed well for Marathi theater sector as well. As an actor she is known for her ability to be indifferent with movies, TV and theater plays.
Jyoti's career had started with theaters. Then eventually she moved up to Tele films. Even while acting in Tele films she was not away from her roots. She continued to contribute in plays and dramas. She gave a fantastic performance in Tele films Rukmavati Ki Haveli (1991), Zazeere (1992). This exceptional performance paved a clear route for her in to movies. Rukmavati Ki Haveli is originally written and directed as a Spanish play. It is called The House of Bernarda Alba. The same has been re-written in Marathi as Rukmavati Ki Haveli and directed by Govind Nihalani. It is a beautiful story of a mother's journey as to how she brought up her 5 daughters, in a Haveli. This Tele film was shot in Rajasthan.
She entered Film industry in 2002 with a movie Dahavi Fha. She picked up very quickly in films as well. Her movies have a sensitive corner that would definitely touch base upon the existing issues of the society. Her movie "Jis Lahore Nai Dekhya" in 2004 touched a gentle side of the issue partition era of India. It's a story of a Hindu woman who carries on her life in Lahore, where she was initially ill-treated for the fact that she is different but later accepted by people. Jyoti had wonderfully performed as the Hindu woman in Lahore.
Her career had really come onto a fast-track when she started working with the very famous Marathi and Hindi actor Girish Karnad. He always thought she is a lucky mascot for his films and she brings in success with her. As a result she was made part of many of his films like Valu (2008), Vihir, in 2010, Deool (2011), Gabhricha Paus etc.
In personal life she has a daughter Amruta Subhash, who is also an actress. There are multiple films where Jyoti acted as Amruta's mother and grandmother too.