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Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar (born 16 August 1958)[1] is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer.[2][3] He is credited with directing the critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005). He has won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films, including some of his own productions. This maharashtrian actor was first seen in Door darshan Marathi series named Kshitij in which he played the role of leprosy patient. He first gained acclaim as an actor for his performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later played negative roles in the Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007) and as the gangster Javed in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). He played the role of Shivaji Maharaj in Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy. He also played the role of Harpist Dongara in the Aakhri Chunauti series of episodes in C.I.D.. Manjrekar was acclaimed for the negative role as inspector D.R. Talpade in the movie Wanted starring superstar Salman Khan.

Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar
Mahesh Manjrekar FilmiTadka.jpg
Manjrekar at Education Awareness Event
Born (1958-08-16) 16 August 1958 (age 60)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
OccupationFilm actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1975–present
Spouse(s)Medha Manjrekar
ChildrenAshwami Manjrekar, Satya Manjrekar , Saiee Manjrekar[citation needed]

He was an MNS candidate from Mumbai North West in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections but lost to Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena.[4][5]

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FilmographyEdit

ActorEdit

Year Films Role Language
1999 Vaastav: The Reality As himself in Song Hindi
2001 Ehsaas: The Feeling Michael Hindi
2002 Kaante Raj "Balli" Y Hindi
2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Munna Bhai Hatela Hindi
2004 Plan Sultan Hindi
2004 Run Ganpat Chowdhury Hindi
2004 Musafir Lukka Hindi
2005 It Was Raining That Night Brij Bhushan English
2006 Zinda Joy Fernandes Hindi
2006 Jawani Diwani: A Youthful Joyride Chappu Bhai Hindi
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Hindi
2007 Okkadunnadu Sonu Bhai Telugu
2007 Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav Advocate Prasad Pritam Pradyuman Hindi
2007 Deha
2008 Meerabai Not Out Manoj Anant Achrekar Hindi
2008 Slumdog Millionaire Don Javed English
2008 Homam Daddy Telugu
2009 Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy Shivaji Maharaj Marathi
2009 Wanted Inspector Talpade Hindi
2009 99 AGM (Aatmaram Gyanshekhar Machve) Hindi
2009 Fruit and Nut Khandar Zala Hindi
2009 Teen Patti Dagdu Seth Hindi
2010 Adhurs Don Baba, the main villain Telugu
2010 Dabangg Haria (Rajo's father) Hindi
2010 Don Seenu Navin duggal Telugu
2011 Ready Ram Kapoor (Prem's father) Hindi
2011 Fakta Ladh Mhana Bababhai Marathi
2011 Bodyguard Ranjan Mhatre Hindi
2012 Tukkaa Fitt Hindi
2012 OMG: Oh My God! Lawyer Sardesai Hindi
2012 Jai Jai Maharashtra Maza Marathi
2013 Himmatwala Sher Singh Hindi
2013 Shootout at Wadala Inspector Bhinde Hindi
2013 Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara Local gangster Rawa Hindi
2013 Arrambam Mahadev Rane Tamil
2013 Rajjo Begam Hindi
2014 Jai Ho Auto-Rickshaw Driver Hindi
2014 Rege Pradeep Sharma Marathi
2014 Singham Returns Chief Minister Vikram Adhikari Hindi
2014 Ardhangini by Abhishek Mukherjee Bangla
2015 Bajirao Mastani Shahuji Raje Bhosale Hindi
2015 Akhil Divya's father Telugu
2016 Guntur Talkies Jakie Telugu
2016 Badsha - The Don Shyam Vhai Bengali
2017 FU: Friendship Unlimited Marathi
2017 Velaikkaran Madhav Kurup Tamil
2018 Viswasam Tamil
2018 Sanju Himself Hindi
2018 Saaho TBA Telugu
2018 Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota TBA Hindi
2018 Total Dhamaal Hindi

TVEdit

Year Serial Role Channel
2006 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Dancing With The Stars Himself (Contestant) Sony TV
2009 Monica Mogre Criminal in Case File No. 1 Zee TV
2009 Specials @ 10 Director of Har Kadam Par Shaque Sony TV
2009 Arre Deewano Mujhe Pehchano Himself (contestant) STAR Plus
2010 Maharashtracha Superstar Himself (Judge) Zee Marathi
2010 C.I.D. HD (Harpeez Dongra) Sony TV
2015 Agent Raghav - Crime Branch Dilip Chauhan & TV
2018 Bigg Boss Marathi Host Colors Marathi
2018 Selection Day Netflix

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Multiple sources:
    • "Mahesh Manjrekar". BollywoodMDb.
    • "Mahesh Manjrekar celebrates his birthday". mid-day. 18 August 2012.
    • "5 things you did not know about birthday boy Mahesh Manjrekar | The Times of India". The Times of India. 16 August 2014.
    • "Mahesh Manjrekar celebrates his Birthday | Indian Photo Agency". indianphotoagency.com. 17 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Mahesh Manjrekar". IMDb.
  3. ^ "The day my work suffers, I'll retire". Rediff.com. 12 November 2001. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Mahesh Manjrekar was MNS Candidate from Mumbai North West". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Celeb politicians: who won and who lost". Hindustan Times. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.

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