Jitendra Joshi

Jitendra Joshi is an Indian actor and reality show host who predominantly works in Marathi cinema.[1] He starred as constable Katekar in the hit Netflix television series Sacred Games.

Jitendra Joshi
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Years active2003 – present


Joshi also wrote the popular song Kombdi Palali, which was later remixed as Chikni Chameli. He got his first recognition from the Zee Marathi daily soap Ghadlay Bighadlay where he played Krishna. In 2011, he hosted Marathi Paaul Padte Pudhe, a talent reality show on the Zee Marathi.[2] In Marathi he played title role of Sant Tukaram in Tukaram (film released in 2012) and a comic role in Guldasta. Not only as a hero, but he has also appeared as Sai, a villain character in the film Duniyadari (2013).[3] In 2016, he co-starred in the critically acclaimed dramedy Ventilator, which was produced by Priyanka Chopra. His performance in the film was widely praised.[4][5] In 2018, he starred in the Netflix Original Series Sacred Games alongside Saif Ali Khan where he played the role of constable Katekar.


Jitendra Joshi
Year Title Role Language Notes
2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Hindi
2005 Pak Pak Pakkak Marathi
No Problem Marathi
2006 Majhi Maanas Marathi
Golmal Soham Marathi
Aaila Re!! Ranjan Marathi
2007 Ghar Doghanch Marathi
Panga Naa Lo Hindi
2009 Sumbaran Viru Marathi
Gulmohar Dr. Bhagwan Satpute Marathi
Hai Kai Nai Kai Sadashiv Dhapane Marathi [6]
2010 Navra Avali Baiko Lovely Mahesh Marathi [7]
2011 Bharat Mazza Desh Aahe Marathi [8]
Shala Narumama Marathi [9]
Guldasta Marathi
Zhakaas Marathi
2012 Matter Babya Marathi [10]
Kutumb Namdev Marathi [11]
Tukaram Sant Tukaram Marathi [12][13]
2013 Duniyadari Saai Marathi
The Attacks of 26/11 Constable Hindi
2014 Singham Returns Hindi
2015 Baji Martand Marathi
Kaakan Kisu Marathi
Shasan Marathi
Mhais Marathi
2016 Natsamrat Marathi
Poshter Girl Up Sarapanch (Bharatrao Zende) Marathi
Ventilator Prasanna Kamerkar Marathi
2017 Baghtos Kay Mujra Kar Nanasaheb Deshmukh Marathi
TU. KA. PATIL Marathi [14]
Poster Boys Photographer Hindi
2018 Mauli Nana Londhe


Year Title Role Aired On Notes Ref(s)
2001 Shriyut Gangadhar Tipre Pami ZEE network
- Ghadlay Bighadlay Krishna Alpha Marathi
2004 Campus -A Fair War Anchor Alpha Marathi Won: Best Anchor (Male) award at Aapla Alpha Awards, 2004.
Won: Best Male Compere award at Maharashtra Times Sanman Awards, 2004.
2009 Home Minister Anchor Zee Marathi Joshi replaced show's regular anchor Adesh Bandekar while Bandekar was contesting Maharashtra State Assembly election. [17]
- Hasya Samrat Anchor Zee Marathi
2011 Marathi Paaul Padte Pudhe Anchor Zee Marathi
2012 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (Season 11) Contestant Zee Marathi
2017 Toofan Aalaya Anchor Zee Marathi This show presented by Aamir Khan's Paani Foundation to fight with the drought situation
2019 Don Special[18] Anchor Colors Marathi


Year Title Role Aired On Notes
2018 Sacred Games Katekar Netflix
2020 Betaal Ajay Mudhalvan Netflix


Title Role Language
Hum To Tere Aashiq Hain[19] Anil Pradhan Marathi
Prem Naam Hai Mera... Prem Chopra![20] Niranjan Marathi
Mukkam Post Bombilwadi Marathi
Chhel Chhabilo Gujarati Shyam Gujarati
Hamidabaichi Kothi Sattaar Bhai Marathi
Don Special Milind Bhagwat Marathi


  1. ^ "Star Pravah premieres National Award winning Best Marathi Film Shala". Indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Zee Marathi to launch talent hunt show on 24 January". Indiantelevision.com. 22 January 2011. Archived from the original on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  3. ^ Duniyadari
  4. ^ "Movie Review: Ventilator". filmfare.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Ventilator Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Zee Talkies readies to release its 7th movie on 28 August". Indiantelevision.com. 27 August 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Jitendra Joshi speaks on 'Navra Avali Baiko Lovely'". Marathi Dhamal (interview in Marathi). Archived from the original on 25 May 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  8. ^ "Bhaagerathi and Bharat Mazza Desh Ahe to premiere at IFFI". Indiantelevision.com. 12 November 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  9. ^ At NY's Indian Film Festival, It's All About Young Actors
  10. ^ Matter - Marathi Movie Review. Rajshri.com. 2 March 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  11. ^ Kutumb - Marathi Movie.
  12. ^ (6 March 2012). Tukaram on screen, Afternoon (newspaper)
  13. ^ (10 April 2012). 'Sant Tukaram', The Times of India (photos from movie included in Times of India section on upcoming 2012 movies)
  14. ^ http://glamgold.com/machhindra-chates-next-tu-ka-patil/
  15. ^ "Alpha Marathi celebrates 5th birthday with Apla Alpha Awards". Indiantelevision.com. 12 August 2004. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  16. ^ "Alpha Marathi bags 12 awards at 'Maharashtra Times Sanman' awards". Indiantelevision.com. 16 February 2004. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  17. ^ "Marathi actor Adesh Bandekar to re-host 'Home Minister' show". DNA. Mumbai. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  18. ^ ""दोन स्पेशल"च्या कट्टयावर जितुसोबत रंगणार दिलखुलास गप्पा! - Marathi News | Jitendra joshi will do anchoring on new show don special | Latest television News at Lokmat.com". Lokmat (in Marathi). 31 October 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  19. ^ "Hum To Tere Aashiq Hai". Mumbaitheatreguide.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  20. ^ "Darr-ling". Times of India. 18 April 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2012.

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