Sharat Saxena (born 17 August 1950) is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He has also acted in many 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 either supporting roles of a father, uncle or often comic villains.

Sharat Saxena
Sharat Saxena at the music launch of the film ‘Luckhnowi Ishq’.jpg
Saxena in 2015
Born (1950-08-17) 17 August 1950 (age 69)
Alma materJabalpur Engineering College
Years active1972–present
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Spouse(s)Shobha Saxena
ChildrenVishal, Veera[1]

He has starred in some of the most successful films of Bollywood like Mr. India, Tridev, Ghayal, Khiladi, Ghulam, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, 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.

He was also nominated for Filmfare Best Villain Award for Ghulam (1998).

Early lifeEdit

Sharat Saxena was born on August 17, 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,[2] was his first release. Then followed Dil Dewana, Agent Vinod, Kaala Patthar and others.

Personal lifeEdit

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.

Selected filmographyEdit

Hindi filmsEdit

Malayalam filmsEdit

Punjabi filmsEdit

  • Ucha Dar Babey Nanak Da (1982)

Telugu filmsEdit

Tamil filmsEdit

TV seriesEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit


  1. ^ a b c Nitisha, Kasyap. "I can't do anything other than acting: Sharat Saxena". Times of India. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  2. ^ Film Benaam
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  4. ^ "Kapil Sharma gets fit debut film Kis Kisko Pyar Karu". Archived from the original on 7 December 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014.

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