Abhijeet Khandkekar is a RJ, anchor and Marathi television and film actor, known for Mazhya Navryachi Bayko and Maziya Priyala Preet Kalena. Currently He is playing role of Malhar Kamat in Star Pravah's TV series Tuzech Mi Geet Gaat Aahe.[2][3]

Abhijeet Khandkekar
Abhijeet in 2015
Born (1986-07-07) 7 July 1986 (age 37)[1]
Occupations
  • Actor
  • RJ
  • Host
Years active2010 - present
Known forMaziya Priyala Preet Kalena
Mazhya Navryachi Bayko
Maharashtracha Superstar
Spouse
Sukhada Khandkekar
(m. 2013)

Personal life edit

Abhijeet married Sukhada Khandkekar in 2013, who is also an actor.[4][5]

Media image edit

He was ranked twentieth in The Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2017.[6] He was ranked eleventh in The Times of India's Top 15 Most Desirable Men on Marathi Television in 2018.[7] He was ranked twentieth in The Times of India's Top 30 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2019.[8]

Career edit

Abhijeet Khandkekar was born on 7 July 1986 in Nashik, Maharashtra and got his first break in Maziya Priyala Preet Kalena which was aired on Zee Marathi in 2010–2011.[citation needed] He made his debut in film with Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda film. He has also played various roles in Bhay, Baba, Me Pan Sachin, Mamachya Gavala Jaaoo Yaa, etc.[9] He was last seen in Zee Marathi serial Mazhya Navryachi Bayko from 2016-2021.[citation needed]

Filmography edit

Television edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2009 - 2010 Maharashtracha Superstar: Season 1 Contestant [10]
2010 - 2011 Maziya Priyala Preet Kalena Abhijeet Pendse [citation needed]
2012 Madhu Ethe Ani Chandra Tithe Akash [11]
2016 - 2021 Mazhya Navryachi Bayko Gurunath Subhedar [12]
2018 Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Awards Host [13]
Kanala Khada Himself as a Guest [14]
2019 Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Awards Host [15]
2020 Maharashtracha Superstar: Season 2 [16]
2021 - 2022 Criminals: Chahul Gunhegaranchi [17]
2022 -present Tuzech Mi Geet Gaat Aahe Malhar Kamat [18]
2022 Aata Hou De Dhingana Contestant [citation needed]

Films edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2013 Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda Sayaji Nimbalkar [19]
2014 Mamachya Gavala Jaaoo Yaa Nandu
2015 Dhol Taashe Amey Karkhanis [20]
2017 Dhyanimani Sameer
2018 Bhay Gokul
2019 Baba Rajan [21]
Me Pan Sachin Raja
2020 Idiot Box [22]
2022 Dharmaveer Dadaji Bhuse [23]
2023 Phakaat Siddharth Thakur [24]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Platform Ref.
2021 Soppa Nasta Kahi Siddharth Planet Marathi [25]
2022 Duranga Vikas Sarode ZEE5 [26]

Awards and nominations edit

Year Awards Category Role Show Result Ref.
2010 Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Awards Best Actor Abhijeet Pendse Maziya Priyala Preet Kalena Won [27]
Best Newcomer Male Won
Best On-screen Couple Abhijeet-Shamika (as Abhijeet Khandkekar - Mrunal Dusanis Won
2017 Best Character - Male Gurunath Subhedar Mazhya Navryachi Bayko Nominated [28]
Best Negative Role - Male Won
2016 Best Character - Male Nominated [29]
2018 Best Negative Role - Male Nominated
2019 Nominated [30]
2020 2nd Majja Digital Awards Majjedar Digital Kalakar Won [31]
2021 Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Awards Special Mention Honored [32]

References edit

  1. ^ "Abhijeet Khandkekar's birthday is here!". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  2. ^ "'माझ्या नवऱ्याची बायको'मधील गॅरी उर्फ अभिजीत खांडकेकर लॉकडाउनमध्ये करतोय ही गोष्ट". Lokmat (in Marathi). Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Throwback Thursday: Actor Abhijeet Khandkekar gets nostalgic about Mazhiya Priyala Preet Kalena days - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Abhijeet Khandkekar wife and actress Sukhda Khandkekar". Loksatta (in Marathi). 28 March 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  5. ^ "7 Pics That Prove Abhijit Khandkekar Is A Devoted Husband Unlike Gurunath". ZEE5. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Maharashtra's Most Desirable Men 2017". The Times of India. 6 March 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  7. ^ "The hottest men of Marathi TV". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Make way for Maharashtra's Most Desirable men of 2019". The Times of India. 29 February 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  9. ^ "Happy Birthday Abhijeet Khandkekar: From 'Bhay' to 'Baba; five best films of the actor you should not miss". The Times of India. 7 July 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  10. ^ "Maharashtracha Superstar: Host Abhijeet Khandkekar and top 10 contestants to shoot for the grand finale soon - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  11. ^ Madhu Ethe Ani Chandra Tithe - Marathi Serial - Full Ep - 22 - Mukta Barve, Swapnil - Zee Marathi, retrieved 31 October 2023
  12. ^ "काय आहे अभिजीत खांडकेकरचं 'मंडे मोटीव्हेशन'?". Maharashtra Times (in Marathi). Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  13. ^ "Zee Marathi Awards 2018 Winners List - ZEE5 News". ZEE5. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  14. ^ "Abhijeet Khandkekar proposes to his wife in the most romantic way; See video - Times of India". The Times of India.
  15. ^ "Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Award 2019 Full Winners List - ZEE5 News". ZEE5. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  16. ^ "महाराष्ट्राचा सुपरस्टार पर्व २: अभिजीतशी खास बातचीत". Zee 24 Taas (in Marathi). 7 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  17. ^ "Majhya Navryachi Bayko fame abhijeet khandkekar will be act in criminal chahul gunhegaranchi". Lokmat (in Marathi). Retrieved 8 April 2021.
  18. ^ "Abhijeet Khandkekar to play the male lead opposite Urmila Kothare in Tujhech Me Geet Gaat Aahe - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 April 2022.
  19. ^ "Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda Zee Talkies Moviepedia online at ZeeTalkies.com". Zee Talkies. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  20. ^ "Dhol Taashe (2015) - Review, Star Cast, News, Photos". Cinestaan. Archived from the original on 2 March 2021. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  21. ^ "Baba trailer: An emotional journey of a father and son". The Indian Express. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  22. ^ "Idiot Box: 'आयुष्य टीव्हीच्या खोक्यासारखं असतं, कधी चॅनल बदलेल सांगता येत नाही'". Maharashtra Times (in Marathi). Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  23. ^ "Dharmaveer Movie Review: Prasad Oak brings Anand Dighe to life in this glorified biopic". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 May 2022.
  24. ^ "Phakaat Trailer: LOC ची फाईल लागणार पाकिस्तानच्या हाती..? शहीद जवानांची बाजू मांडणारा 'फकाट'". eSakal - Marathi Newspaper (in Marathi). Retrieved 20 August 2023.
  25. ^ Zore, Suyog. "Soppa Nasta Kahi review: This pretentious, predictable relationship drama is a letdown". Cinestaan. Archived from the original on 6 September 2021. Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  26. ^ टीम, एबीपी माझा वेब (6 August 2022). "'माझ्या नवऱ्याची बायको' फेम अभिनेता अभिजीत खांडकेकरचं ओटीटीवर पदार्पण!". marathi.abplive.com (in Marathi). Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  27. ^ "Zee Marathi Awards 2010 held recently with a Grand Bash". Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  28. ^ megamarathi (16 October 2016). "Zee Marathi Awards 2016 Best Serial Actress Actor Title Track Family". MegaMarathi.Com. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  29. ^ "Zee Marathi Awards 2017 winners list". Loksatta. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  30. ^ "Zee Marathi Awards 2019 Nominations List". Loksatta. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  31. ^ humans.txt. "Itsmajja". marathi.itsmajja.com. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  32. ^ "Guru and Radhika got special award on Zee Marathi Award 2021 | ZEE5 Latest News". ZEE5. Retrieved 26 June 2021.

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