Satish Rajwade

Satish Rajwade (born 9 January 1973) is an Indian Marathi film and television director and writer. He has also acted in few Hindi films and Marathi television series.

Satish Rajwade
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Born (1973-01-09) 9 January 1973 (age 47)
Occupationdirector, writer, actor
Spouse(s)Pallavi Rajwade
ChildrenHruditya Rajwade, Yohana Rajwade


Rajwade started his career with acting in various Hindi and Marathi films along with theatre. He then moved to television as a director and writer. He has also worked as an assistant to director Govind Nihalani.

Rajwade got interested in acting after mother sent him to an acting workshop for kids during his summer. To pursue a career in acting, he joined Mithibai College, Vile Parle. During his college years, he acted in 75 one-act plays for his college in Marathi, Hindi, English as well as Gujarati for which he won many awards including the INT Best Actor in a Comic Role award for a Marathi one-act play Aambaa.The Best Comic Actor award fetched Satish Rajwade a role in his first professional play Tur Tur by Kedar Shinde.But his first big break came when he was spotted by Mahesh Manjrekar and Mohan Wagh and was offered a role in All The Best,which had 890 shows. A casting director spotted Satish Rajwade during one of these performances and offered him a role in a Hindi film. Rajwade then went on to play small roles in various Hindi Films like Sanshodhan, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, Nidaan, Vaastav and Josh.Rajwade then started working in the editing studios of B.R.Chopra without a salary for almost a year. Soon he wanted to be a director. Along with his friend Naveen Upadhyay, he directed his first pilot episode starring Mohan Joshi and Reema Lagoo. Blaze Music Company liked their work and offered him to direct a music video Na Jaane Kyun starring model Sameer Dharmadhikari which became an instant hit on the music charts.[citation needed]

Pleased with the success of the music video, Blaze Music Company CEOs offered to let Satish Rajwade direct the marathi movie, Mrugjal ,which went on to bag 23 awards.[1] Rajwade went on to direct his first serial Duniyadari, for Zee Marathi, which was followed by Kinara and Reshim Gaathi. He co-directed Oon Pawus for which he also won the Ma. Ta. Sanmaan Best Director award. He then directed Asambhav and later went on to direct the first 30 episodes of Weg on Saam Marathi. He later directed Agnihotra on Star Pravah and Guntata hriday he & Eka lagnachi Dusri Goshta on Zee Marathi. He has also worked on many projects with actress Mukta Barve.[2][3]

His latest film Badam Rani Gulam Chor is based on popular Marathi play Makdachya Haati Champagne (literally: Champagne in the hands of a monkey) and features Upendra Limaye, Mukta Barve, Pushkar Shotri and Anand Ingale in lead roles.[4][5][6] His last release was Preamachi Goshta. He has also acted in movie Bhay and Time Barvait.[7]


Year Title Capacity Medium
1998 Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa Actor Hindi film
1999 Vaastav: The Reality Actor Hindi film
2000 Mrugjal... Ek Naslela Astitva Director
Marathi film
2009 Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad Director Marathi film
2009 Gaiir[8] Director Marathi film
2009 Asambhav Director Marathi TV series
2010 Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai Director Marathi film
2010 Agnihotra[9] Director Marathi TV series
2011 Guntata Hriday Hey[10] Director Marathi TV series
2012 Eka Lagnachi Dusri Goshta[11] Director Marathi TV series
2012 Badam Rani Gulam Chor[4][12] Director Marathi film
2013 Premachi Goshta Director Marathi film
2013 Popat Director Marathi film
2014 Sanngto Aika[13] Director Marathi film
2014 Mumbai Delhi Mumbai Writer
Hindi film
2015 Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 2 Writer
Marathi film
2017 Ti Saddhya Kay Karte Writer
Marathi film
2017 Rudram Actor Marathi TV series
2018 Aapla Manus Director Marathi Film
2018 Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 3 Writer
Director[citation needed]
Marathi film
2018 Autograph Director Marathi Film
2018 A Perfect Murder Actor Marathi Drama
2019 Jeevalaga Director Marathi TV Series
2020 Samantar Director Web Series


  1. ^ Kedar (14 July 2012). "Mrugjal". SRFC. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. ^ Gayatri Deshmukh (14 July 2012). "The L factor in M-town". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  3. ^ Gayatri Deshmukh (27 May 2012). "Marathi film industry forming camps?". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b Gayatri Deshmukh (30 June 2012). "M-Town gets bigger and better". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  5. ^ Gayatri Kolwankar (1 July 2012). "'Badam Rani Gulam Chor', my biggest challenge, says Satish". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  6. ^ Gayatri Deshmukh (29 June 2012). "Upendra Limaye and Mukta Barve are back". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Satish Rajwade: Movies, Photos, Videos, News & Biography | eTimes". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  8. ^ Prasanna D Zore (6 November 2009). "Stranger than fiction". Mumbai: Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  9. ^ "'अग्निहोत्र'चा दी एण्ड". Maharashtra Times. 2 April 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  10. ^ "'गुंतता हृदय हे'चा गुंता लवकरच सुटणार!" (in Marathi). Mumbai: Zee News. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  11. ^ "'स्वप्निल-मुक्ता' पुन्हा एकत्र !" (in Marathi). Mumbai: Zee News. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  12. ^ "'बदामी राणी...'च्या कलाकारांचा रसिकांशी आज थेट संवाद". Sakal (in Marathi). Pune. 21 July 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  13. ^ "REVEALED: Sachin Pilgaonkar's look in Sangto Aika". Times of India. 18 July 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.

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