Sharat Saxena (born 17 August 1950) is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films along with Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films. He has acted in more than 250 Bollywood films. Saxena started his career in the early 1970s and has mainly played supporting roles.

Sharat Saxena
Saxena in 2015
Born (1950-08-17) 17 August 1950 (age 73)
Alma materJabalpur Engineering College
Years active1972–present
SpouseShobha Saxena

He has starred in some of the most successful films of Hindi cinema like Mr. India, Tridev, Ghayal, Khiladi, Ghulam, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Duplicate, Soldier, Baghban, Fanaa, Krrish, Ek Hi Raasta (1993), Bajrangi Bhaijan and many more. His performances in these films have established him as one of the best supporting actors in Bollywood.

He played the role of Kichaka in the television serial Mahabharat. He is well known for his role of Daaga in the Hindi movie, Mr. India and Totla Seth in the popular comedy movie Phir Hera Pheri . He was also nominated for Filmfare Best Villain Award for Ghulam (1998).

Early life Edit

Sharat Saxena was born on 17 August 1950 in Satna, Madhya Pradesh. He spent most of his childhood in Bhopal.[1] He is married to Shobha Saxena. He did his schooling from St. Joseph's Convent School, Bhopal, and Christ Church Boys' Senior Secondary School, Jabalpur. After doing Engineering in Electronics & Telecommunication from Jabalpur Engineering College, he wanted to become an actor. So, in 1972, he came to Mumbai. The going was tough because of his build, but eventually, he got the role of a henchman. Benaam was his first release. Then followed Dil Dewana, Agent Vinod, Kaala Patthar and others.

Personal life Edit

He currently lives in Madh Island, a colony on the outskirts of Mumbai. He lives with his wife, Shobha, and two children, Veera and Vishal.[1]

Filmography Edit

Hindi films Edit

Malayalam films Edit

Punjabi films Edit

  • Ucha Dar Babey Nanak Da (1982)

Telugu films Edit

Tamil films Edit

TV series Edit

Awards and nominations Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b c Nitisha, Kasyap. "I can't do anything other than acting: Sharat Saxena". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 5 November 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Indiramma (2003)". Retrieved 11 July 2023.

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