Known for her movies like Reshma(1995), Pyar(1993),and Khoon Bhari Maang(1988), Sulochana Latkat marked herself as a well-reputed personality in the Marathi and Hindi movies industry. She was born on 30-07-1928 in Khadaklat, Belgaum in the state of Karnataka.
Sulochana Latkat is most known for her performances in Marathi films such as Sasurvas(1946), Vahinichya Bangdya (1953), Meeth Bhakar, Sangtye Aika(1959) and Dhakti Jau in the lead roles, as well as for the mother roles she played in Hindi cinema right from 1959 film Dil Dekhe Dekho to the year 1995.
Sulochana Latkar made her debut in films in 1946. She was lead actress in Marathi films from 1946 to 1961 with films like Sasurvas(1946), Vahinichya Bangdya (1953), Meeth Bhakar, Sangtye Aika(1959), Laxmi Ali Ghara, Moti Manse, Jivacha Sakha, Pativrata, Sukhache Sobti, Bhaubheej, Akashganga and Dhakti Jau. She was often paired opposite Nazir Hussain and Ashok Kumar throughout her career in Hindi films. She quoted in an interview that she loved playing mother to three actors – Sunil Dutt, Dev Anand and Rajesh Khanna. She often played mother or as close relative in Hindi films with Sunil Dutt as the leading man such as in Heera, Jhoola, Ek Phool Char Kante, Sujatha, Mehrbaan (1967), Chirag, Bhai Bahen (1969), Reshma Aur Shera, Umar Qaid, Muqabla, Jaani Dushman and Badle Ki Aag. She was a regular in films with Dev Anand in the lead roles, where either Dev Anand was her son or relative and some of their films together were Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai, Pyar Mohabbat, Duniya (1968), Jhonny Mera Naam, Amir Garib, Warrant and Joshila. Since 1969, she often played an on-screen close relative to the character played by Rajesh Khanna and some of their famous films included Bahraon Ke Sapne, Doli, Kati Patang, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Dil Daulat Duniya, Prem Nagar, Aakraman, Bhola Bhala, Tyaag, Aashiq Hoon Baharaon Ka and Adhikar (1986). Her other best-known films include Nai Roshni (1967), Aaye Din Bahar Ke, Aaye Milan Ki Bela, Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Majboor, Gora Aur Kala, Devar, Bandini, Kahani Kismat Ki, Talaash (1969) and Azaad (1978).
In 2003, she was awarded the Chitrabhushan Award instituted by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Baburao Painter, one of the founders of the modern Marathi cinema