Makarand Deshpande

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Makarand Deshpande (born 30 December 1965) is an Indian film actor, writer, and director in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam cinema, and Indian Theatre. He is often seen in supporting and pivotal roles in various films like Jungle, Sarfarosh, Swades, Makdee, Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap and Darna Zaroori Hai where he often plays drunkard, wayfarer, and comic roles. He has directed over 5 films.[1]

Makarand Deshpande
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Makarand Deshpande at Zee Marathi TV serial 'Kesari' launch
Born (1965-12-30) 30 December 1965 (age 55)

His contribution to the theatre industry includes over 50 short plays and 40 full-length plays, including Sir Sir Sirla, Joke, Maa In Transit, Krishna Kidding and Shakepearcha Mhatara. His recent play, Patni, with Niladri Kumar has been a hit across the country. His journey in theatre started in the year 1990 at Prithvi Theatre with support from Sanjana Kapoor. He started Ansh Theatre Group in the year 1993, along with Kay Kay Menon, who remains one of the pillars of the group.

Makarand Deshpande to be seen in upcoming romantic sports movie 'Liger', directed by Puri Jagannadh. The movie features Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Panday, Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy.[2]


Web SeriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2017 Inside Edge Mukund Pansare Amazon Prime Video
2019 Modi: Journey of a Common Man Laxman Inamdar / Vakil Sahab Eros Now
The Verdict – State vs Nanavati Public Prosecutor Chandu Trivedi ALTBalaji and ZEE5
2020 Hundred Satyendra Ahir aka sattu uncle Hotstar











Makarand was jury on Marathi Reality T.V. show Marathi Paul Padate Pudhe along with Urmila Matondkar.


South Indian International Movie Awards


  1. ^ "SRK not my pal: Makrand". The Times of India. 17 November 2010. Archived from the original on 27 May 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  2. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (11 February 2021). "Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday starrer Liger to release on September 9, 2021 : Bollywood News - Bollywood Hungama". Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  3. ^ "'छत्रपती शासन' चित्रपट लवकरच प्रेक्षकांच्या भेटीला, पोस्टर झाले लॉन्च". divyamarathi (in Marathi). 5 February 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  4. ^ "शिवाजी महाराजांच्या विचारांची जाणीव करून देणारा 'छत्रपती शासन'". Loksatta (in Marathi). 28 February 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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