Ajit Vachani

Ajit Vachhani (1951 – 25 August 2003) was an Indian film and television actor. He had worked in many Hindi films as a character actor, including Mr. India (1987) (as "Teja"), Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994) and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), the two latter being some of his most popular and well-earning movies of all time. He acted in over 50 Hindi films, one Marathi cinema 'Eka Peksha Ek' besides three Sindhi movies. He also acted in television serials including Hasratein, Daane Anaar Ke and Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka.[1][2] and Mitti ke rang (story bus stand ki ek raat)

Ajit Vachhani
Born1951 (1951)
Died25 August 2003(2003-08-25) (aged 51–52)
Mumbai, India
Other namesAjit Vachani
Occupationactor

CareerEdit

Ajit started his TV career with Samvaad Video's Bante Bigadte (1985), produced by Rakesh Chaudhary, and soon become a popular face on the television and soon he was appearing in Hindi films.[3]

Vachhani has acted in over 50 Hindi films, three Sindhi films and was a regular in Gujarati and Marathi plays. He acted in Sooraj Barjatya's Maine Pyaar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun and Hum Saath-Saath Hain. Other films of his include Mr India, Aankhen, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa.

Vachhani's last serial, Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka, ran for 1,000 episodes in Gujarati, Hindi and Marathi. He made a name in the industry as a character artiste.

Personal lifeEdit

He died in Mumbai on 25 August 2003, at the age of 52, after a prolonged illness and was survived by his wife Charusheela Sable and two daughters.[4]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Channel
1987 Chunauti DD National
1987 Mujrim Hazir
Mitti Ke Rang
1994-1995 Daane Anaar Ke
1994-1998 Junoon KK's father
1996 Hum Hindustani Mr. Advani
mid 1990 Hasratein Govind Sahai Zee Tv
1997-1998 Zanjeerein
1998-1999 Gudgudee Mohan Shukla
1999-2002 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka Purushottam Nanavati Sony TV
2000-2001 Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa Govind,Naina Father Zee Tv

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Actor dies". The Telegraph. 26 August 2003.
  2. ^ "I will be your father figure". Indian Express. 1 December 1998.
  3. ^ "TV actor Ajit Vachhani dies at 52". Indiantelevision.com. 25 August 2003.
  4. ^ "Actor Ajit Vachhani dead". Rediff Movies. 25 August 2003.

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