Amol Ramsing Kolhe is an Indian actor turned politician who is the current Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Shirur and member of the Nationalist Congress Party.[1]

Amol Kolhe
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
2019
Preceded byShivajirao Adhalarao Patil
ConstituencyShirur (Maharashtra)
Personal details
Born (1980-09-18) September 18, 1980 (age 42)
Narayangaon, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Political partyNationalist Congress Party (2019 onwards)
Other political
affiliations
Shiv Sena (2014-2019)
Spouse
Ashwini Kolhe
(m. 2007)
Children2
EducationMBBS
ProfessionActor, Doctor, Politician
Source: [1]

Early lifeEdit

Kolhe was born in the town of Narayangaon in Pune district. He attended Apte School in Pune from 9th to 12th grade. After High school, he earned a MBBS degree from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai.[2]

Acting careerEdit

He is popular for his role of Chhatrapati Shivaji in Marathi TV Shows Raja Shivchatrapati which aired on Star Pravah and Swarajya Janani Jijamata which aired on Sony Marathi as well as Chhatrapati Sambhaji in Marathi TV Series Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji on Zee Marathi.[3] In 2017 he played the controversial role of Nathuram Godse in the film Why I Killed Gandhi.[4]

Political careerEdit

Kolhe was a star campaigner for Shiv Sena in 2014 Indian General Election,[5] but joined Nationalist Congress Party in February 2019.[6] In 2019 Indian general election, he defeated Shivajirao Adhalarao Patil of Shiv Sena and was elected as a Member of Parliament from Shirur.[1][7]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film
2008 Mee Amruta Boltey
2009 Mulga
2010 Aaghaat
On Duty 24 Tass
2011 Rajmata Jijau
2012 Saheb
2013 Rangkarmi
Are Avaaj Konacha
2014 Rama Madhav
2016 Marathi tigers
2017 Why I killed Gandhi
2019 Bola Alak Niranjan

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role
2008-2009 Raja Shivchatrapati Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
2011-2012 Veer Shivaji Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
2017-2020 Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji Sambhaji Maharaj
2020-2021 Swarajya Janani Jijamata Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Amol Kolhe conquers Shirur". Pune Mirror. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ Banerjee, Shoumojit (27 April 2019). "'Reel' Sambhaji faces 'real' Shivaji". The Hindu.
  3. ^ "Television's Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Dr. Amol Kolhe has a sword collection ranging 150 pieces". Times Now News.
  4. ^ Service, Tribune News. "PIL in SC against 'Why I killed Gandhi' on OTT platform". Tribuneindia News Service. Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  5. ^ "Shiv Sena replaces senior spokespersons Sanjay Raut, Manohar Joshi by five new faces". DNA India. 21 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Actor Amol Kolhe quits Shiv Sena, joins NCP". Hindustan Times. 1 March 2019.
  7. ^ Karangutkar, Suyash (2 March 2019). "Marathi actor Amol Kolhe joins NCP". The Hindu.

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