Bhalchandra Kadam

Bhalchandra Kadam (born 3 March 1970), popularly known as Bhau Kadam, is a Marathi theatre and film actor. He is known as a comedian, particularly when working in commercial Marathi cinema and drama. He began his acting career in 1991, when he started acting in dramas. He is well known for his roles in Fu Bai Fu. He has acted in more than 9 serials and has been involved in more than 500 drama shows[1]

Bhalchandra Kadam
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Born (1970-03-03) 3 March 1970 (age 51)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
Spouse(s)Mamta Kadam
Comedy career
Mediumtelevision, film
Genres
Subject(s)
Notable works and roles

Personal lifeEdit

Bhalchandra Kadam was born and brought up in Dombivli since childhood & now resides in Thane. Kadam has a wife named Mamta. They have three daughters and a son[2][3]

TelevisionEdit

He is one of the best comedy actors in Marathi. He is well known for his skits in Fu Bai Fu, a Marathi standup comedy TV show on Zee Marathi. He also plays the main role, along with Nilesh Sable, in the comedy show Chala Hawa Yeu Dya,[4] also aired on Zee Marathi. In this serial, he plays the character of Pappa, Jyotishi and many more characters. In almost every character, Bhau has been unique with his brilliant comic timing. His innocence while putting up hilarious comedy has earned him immense popularity among millions of Marathi fans. He also worked in a shows like Tujha Majha Jamena, Mala Sasu Havi and participated in almost every Zee Marathi Utsav Natyancha Awards show by performing his skits.

MoviesEdit

He was part of many Marathi movies. Timepass 2, Timepass, Sanngto Aika, Miss Match, Pune Via Bihar, Narbachi Wadi, Kokanastha, Chaandi, Mast Challay Aamcha and Balkadu are some of the successful movies in which he played an important role. He was also present in the Hindi movie Ferrari Ki Saawar. He will be appearing as a lead actor in the upcoming Marathi movie VIP Gadhav which is expected to be a hit considering mix of comedy, story with rural background and songs written by poet/lyricist Bashir Momin Kavathekar.[5][6]

Year Title Language Role Notes Ref.
2005 Dombivali Fast Marathi Havaldar (Police)
2010 Harishchandrachi Factory Marathi
2011 Fakta Ladh Mhana Marathi
Mast Chalalay Aamcha Marathi Havaldar (Police)
2012 Ferrari Ki Sawaari Hindi Shamshu Bhai
Kutumb Marathi Bhau
Gola Berij Marathi
2013 Narbachi Wadi Marathi Dr. D'souza
Chaandi Marathi
Ek Cutting Chai Marathi
Kokanastha-Taath Kana Haach Baana Marathi
2014 Miss Match Marathi Bhau
Sanngto Aika Marathi Kharade
Pune Via Bihar Marathi
Amhi Bolto Marathi Marathi
Balkadu Marathi
Timepass Marathi Dagadu's father (Appa)
2015 Vaajlaach Paahije - Game Ki Shinema Marathi Bhau Kamdar
Time Bara Vait Marathi Auto Wala
Timepass 2 Marathi Shantaram Parab
2016 Jaundya Na Balasaheb Marathi
Half Ticket Marathi
Made In Maharashtra Marathi
2017 Jindagi Virat Marathi Anna (Sarpanch)
Boyz Marathi Baban
Zhalla Bobhata Marathi [7][8]
Ranjan Marathi
2018 Cycle Marathi
Jaga Vegali Antyatra Marathi
Liftman Marathi Liftman Web series, released on ZEE5 [9][10]
Shikari Marathi
Yuntum Marathi
2019 Weddingcha Shinema Marathi Madan
VIP Gadhav Marathi
Nashibvaan Marathi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Will the real BL Pathak stand up?". Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Buddhists worshipping Ganesh face 'harassment, threat of social boycott'". The Indian Express. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  3. ^ Kulkarni, Dhaval (23 September 2017). "In the shadow of caste". DNA India. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  4. ^ "ZEE MARATHI - Marathi Entertainment Online - Updates & More - ZEE5". www.zeemarathi.com.
  5. ^ 24taas.com. "Marathi News, Zee 24 Taas: Latest News in Marathi, Maharashtra Breaking News, मराठी बातम्या, Marathi News Channel". 24taas.com. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Bhau Kadam in lead role - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  7. ^ https://www.filmipop.com/movies/zhala-bobhata-movie-12311
  8. ^ "Zala Bobhata Marathi Movie : Wki, cast, review, box office, trailer, songs". www.justmarathi.com.
  9. ^ "ZEE5 adds Marathi original web series 'Liftman'". Indian Television Dot Com. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  10. ^ "ZEE5 launches Marathi original web series 'Liftman'". Mid-day.com. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2021.