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Sharad Kelkar (born 7 October 1976) is an Indian actor, who appears in mainly Hindi films and Marathi films and also in television serials. He is also a former physical trainer. He started his career as a gym instructor followed by modeling then he made his first television debut with Aakrosh, which was aired on Doordarshan back in 2004. That was the first time he met his wife, Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar

Sharad Kelkar
Sharad Kelkar at Zee Rishtey Awards 2012.jpg
Born (1976-10-07) 7 October 1976 (age 42)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor Anchor Model Voice Over Artist Television Presenter Writer
Spouse(s)
ChildrenKesha Kelkar (daughter)

Sharad has performed in television series and Indian cinema including Marathi, Tollywood, Kolywood and Bollywood. He has won a number of awards for his character.

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Early life and educationEdit

Sharad Kelkar lost his father at a very young age. Since then his mother and elder sister became his strengths. Sharad hails from the city of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh from Marathi family.[1] He has an MBA in Marketing from Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior .

CareerEdit

After completing education, Sharad started teaching physical education. When he got a chance to come to Mumbai on a seven-day visit, for the first time, he got to know about Grasim Mr India 2002 almost on the last day. On an impulse, he participated in the ramp show. At that time he had a part-time job with Airtel, besides working as a gym instructor at Jiwaji Club in Gwalior. Sharad started modelling within one month and has done about 25 ramp shows.

Sharad Kelkar was a Grasim Mr. India finalist. In 2004, he made his television debut with the show Aakrosh which aired on Doordarshan. Sharad was host of the show Pati Patni Aur Woh on Imagine TV in 2009.

In 2007, Sharad hosted Rock-N-Roll Family along with former Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 contestant Mauli Dave.[2] Then he appeared as Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria in Bairi Piya which earned him critical acclaim for his performance.[3] Sharad was also part of Marathi film Chinu where he played the hero to the female protagonist who plays the title role of Chinu. In 2010, he participated in reality comedy TV series, Comedy Circus Mahasangram (2010) paired with Bharti Singh and Paresh Ganatra.[4] In 2012, he replaced Mohnish Behl as Dr. Ashutosh in the serial Kuch Toh Log Kahenge which aired on Sony Entertainment Television India. His wife Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar is also a television actress who appeared in Saat Phere as Chandni / Devika in a negative role. Together, in 2006 the couple also appeared on the dance reality show Nach Baliye 2.

From September 2015 to April 2016, Sharad was seen as Agent Raghav Sinha in his crime and mystery thriller Agent Raghav - Crime Branch which aired on &tv. He describes his role as "Here's a guy who is suave and dapper, with an IQ that can give even the most intelligent and shrewd criminal a run for his money. He can do things that very few can - read people's minds and use deductive reasoning. I haven't played such a character or taken up a crime series like this before. Besides, the premise of the show was unique and I couldn't let it go.".[5] He appeared in Rocky Handsome which released on 25 March 2016. In 2017, he was seen in Indian television show Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai as Rishabh Singh Shekhari. In 2017, he played the main antagonist Dhauli in Sanjay Dutt starrer Bhoomi.

Personal lifeEdit

Sharad Kelkar married his co-star Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar on 3 June 2005. Sharad and Keerti participated in Nach Baliye 2. The couple have a daughter named Kesha born in February 2014.

FilmographyEdit

Music videosEdit

Year(s) Song Role Singer(s) Genre Co-Stars
2018 Majbooriyan Agent Vikram Soham Naik and Antara Mitra Romantic Swati Vatssa

FilmsEdit

Year(s) Film Role Language Notes
2004 Hulchul Advocate's Son Hindi Cameo appearance
2005 Uttarayan Young Raghu Marathi
2012 1920: Evil Returns Amar/Evil Spirit (Bollywood Debut) Hindi Extended Cameo
Chinu Raj Marathi
2013 Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Khanji Sanera Hindi Extended Cameo
2014 Lai Bhaari Sangram Marathi
2015 Hero Dheeraj Mathur Hindi
A Paying Ghost Marathi Special Appearance in the song "Go Go Govinda"
2016 Mohenjo Daro Surjan Hindi
Rocky Handsome ACP Dilip Sangodkar Hindi
Sardaar Gabbar Singh Raja Bhairon Singh Telugu Telugu Debut
2017 Irada Paddy F Sharma Hindi
Sangharsh Yatra Gopinath Munde Marathi
Guest Iin London CODE Company Owner Hindi Extended Guest Appearance
Bhoomi Dhauli Hindi
Baadshaho Inspector Durjan Hindi Extended Cameo Appearance
2018 Rakshas Avinash Marathi
Youngraad Senapati Marathi
Madhuri Dr. Tushar Marathi
2019 SK14 TBA Tamil Tamil Debut
Purple Mohit Hindi Short film SONY LIV
Housefull 4 TBA Hindi

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Channel
2004 Aakrosh DD National
2004 CID Rocky Sony TV
2005 CID: Special Bureau Sub-inspector Jehan
2005-09 Saat Phere - Saloni Ka Safar Nahar Pratap Singh / Amritanand Zee TV
2005-07 Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka Rudra Raizada
2006 Nach Baliye 2 Contestant along with Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar STAR One
2006 Bhabhi Advocate Kunal Star Plus
2007 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 Presenter Zee TV
2007 Rock-N-Roll Family Presenter
2008 Uttaran Satyaveer Singh Colors TV
2009 Pati Patni Aur Woh Presenter Imagine TV
2009-2010 Bairi piya Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria / Ranveer Colors TV
2010 Sarvggun Sampanna Abhay Imagine TV
2011-13 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Dr. Ashutosh Mathur Sony Entertainment Television India
2010-2012 Comedy Circus Mahasangram Himself Sony Entertainment Television India
2010- 2013 Shaitaan - A Criminal Mind Presenter Colors TV
2015- 2016 Agent Raghav - Crime Branch Agent Raghav Sinha &TV
2017 CinePlay - Stage on Screen (Story - Boichek) Paraag Hotstar
Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh Banda Singh Bahadur Life OK
Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai Rishabh Singh Shekhari Star Plus
2019 Kitchen Champion (Episode 45) Guest Colors TV
Baavle Utaavle (Episode 1) Voiceover For Introduction Sab TV

Dubbing rolesEdit

Live action filmsEdit

Film Title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year release Dub Year release Notes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jason Clarke Malcolm Hindi English 2014 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy Lee Pace Ronan the Accuser Hindi English 2014 2014 Released as Brahmand Ke Boss (ब्रह्मांड के रक्षक) for the title of the Hindi dubbed version and he was credited in the Hindi dub credits for the DVD release.
Captain Marvel Lee Pace Ronan the Accuser Hindi English 2019 2019
Furious 7 Jason Statham Deckard Shaw Hindi English 2015 2015
The Fate of the Furious Jason Statham Deckard Shaw Hindi English 2017 2017
Exodus: Gods and Kings Joel Edgerton Ramesses II Hindi English 2014 2014
Mad Max: Fury Road Tom Hardy Max Rockatansky Hindi English 2015 2015
X-Men: Apocalypse Oscar Isaac En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse Hindi English 2016 2016
xXx: Return of Xander Cage Vin Diesel Xander Cage Hindi English 2017 2017 Ninad Kamat dubbed this character in previous movie.
Sardaar Gabbar Singh Himself Bharon Singh Hindi Telugu 2016 2016
Baahubali: The Beginning[6] Prabhas Amrendra Baahubali, Mahendra Baahubali/Shiva Hindi Telugu 2015 2015
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Prabhas Amrendra Baahubali, Mahendra Baahubali/Shiva Hindi Telugu 2017 2017

Animated filmsEdit

Film Title Original voice Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year release Dub Year release Notes
Moana Dwayne Johnson Maui
(Speaking)
Hindi English 2016 2016 Maui's Hindi singing voice was provided by Shamit Tyagi.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I did think about why I was not even nominated: Sharad Kelkar". tellychakkar.com. 2 December 2007.
  2. ^ "Zee TV presents Rock N Roll Family". indiantelevision.com. 8 March 2008.
  3. ^ "Sharad Kelkar offered Balaji's Bairi Piya".
  4. ^ "Comedy Circus Mahasangram begins". The Times of India. 6 February 2010.
  5. ^ "How Sharad Kelkar became Agent Raghav". The Times of India. 6 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Meet Baahubali's voice!".

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