Ajay Wadhavkar

Ajay Wadhavkar (died 27 February 2015) was a Hindi and Marathi film and television actor.

Ajay Wadhavkar
Died(2015-02-27)27 February 2015
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Years active1986–2014
Notable work


Wadhavkar's notable TV serial roles include the one of the bumbling cop Ganpat Hawaldar, from the yesteryear milestone TV serial Nukkad in 1986, directed by Kundan Shah and Saeed Akhtar Mirza, and in the TV serial Pavitra Rishta, where he played Sushant Singh Rajput (Manav)s' father.[1] He was also a part of movies like Yes Boss (1997) and English Babu Desi Mem (1996).[2]





Ajay was diagnosed with diabetes as well as throat cancer and was under going treatment at Nanavati hospital in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The actor was also facing a financial crisis and Bollywood's popular comic actor Johnny Lever lent him a helping hand. He died on 27 February 2015 in his hometown in Pune, Maharashtra, India.


  1. ^ "'Nukkad' Star Ajay Wadhavkar Passes Away". Mid-Day. Mid-Day Infomedia Ltd. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Showbiz fraternity mourns Ajay Wadhavkar's death". Afternoon DC. Afternoon Despatch & Courier Mumbai India. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bTGfpcDvrw
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TocXQVU6FOQ

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