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
|Occupation||Actor, Anchor, Model, Voice Over Artist, Television Presenter, Writer|
Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar (m. 2005)
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. He has an MBA in Marketing from Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior .
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. Then he appeared as Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria in Bairi Piya which earned him critical acclaim for his performance. 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. 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 has 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.". 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.
|2018||Majbooriyan||Agent Vikram||Soham Naik and Antara Mitra||Romantic||Swati Vatssa|
|2004||Hulchul||Advocate's Son||Hindi||Cameo appearance|
|2012||1920: Evil Returns||Amar/Evil Spirit (Bollywood Debut)||Hindi||Extended Cameo|
|2013||Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela||Khanji Sanera||Hindi||Extended Cameo|
|A Paying Ghost||Marathi||Special Appearance in the song "Go Go Govinda"|
|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|
|Baadshaho||Inspector Durjan||Hindi||Extended Cameo Appearance|
|2019||Purple||Mohit||Hindi||Short film SONY LIV|
|Housefull 4||Suryabhan/Micheal Bhai||Hindi|
|Tanhaji||Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj||Hindi|
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||Prabhas||Amrendra Baahubali, Mahendra Baahubali/Shiva||Hindi||Telugu||2015||2015|
|Baahubali 2: The Conclusion||Prabhas||Amrendra Baahubali, Mahendra Baahubali/Shiva||Hindi||Telugu||2017||2017|
|Hobbs & Shaw||Jason Statham||Deckard Shaw||Hindi||English||2019||2019|
- "I did think about why I was not even nominated: Sharad Kelkar". tellychakkar.com. 2 December 2007.
- "Zee TV presents Rock N Roll Family". indiantelevision.com. 8 March 2008.
- "Sharad Kelkar offered Balaji's Bairi Piya".
- "Comedy Circus Mahasangram begins". The Times of India. 6 February 2010.
- "How Sharad Kelkar became Agent Raghav". The Times of India. 6 September 2015.
- "Meet Baahubali's voice!".