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Shivaji Satam (born 21 April 1950) is an Indian television and film actor. A former bank official, he has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi films. He has appeared in films including Vaastav, Ghulam-E-Mustafa, Yeshwant, China Gate, Taxi No. 9211, Nayak, Jis Desh Me Ganga Reheta Hai, Sooryavansham, Hu Tu Tu. In Marathi, he has got recognition through movies like Uttarayan. He is best known for his role as ACP Pradyuman on the popular TV series C.I.D. on SET India.
|Known for||ACP Pradyuman in the program CID|
Early life and careerEdit
Shivaji Satam graduated in Physics and then did a Diploma in Business Administration. He then got a job as a bank cashier in the Central Bank of India. Shivaji is quite fond of theatre, a vocation he pursued while working at the bank. His acting talent is first recognized when he participated in the inter-bank stage competition. Bal Dhuri, the veteran Marathi theatre actor is instrumental for giving a break to Shivaji Satam in the musical drama Sangeet Varad.
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Shivaji made his screen debut in 1980 in the popular TV series Rishte-Naate. In 1988, he appeared in the series Famous Trials of India. He played a role in the successful Marathi show Ek Shunya Shunya. He then appeared in numerous serials and films and became noted for appearing in the Hindi films Vaastav, Kurukshetra and 100 Days.
Despite acting in so many movies, Shivaji became widely popular for playing ACP Pradyuman in C.I.D.. He has been appearing in C.I.D. since 1998. He has won the best actor award for his role of ACP Pradyuman in the Gold Awards 2012. In late 2013, he planned on working full-time in movies. Due to public demand he is back as ACP Pradyuman in C.I.D. His most famous dialogues in C.I.D. are "Kuch To Gadbad Hai" (Something is fishy) and "Daya, Darwaza Tod Do" (Daya, break the door).
|1991||100 Days||Hindi||Police Inspector|
|1995||English August||English||Govind Sathe|
|1998||Vinashak – Destroyer||Hindi||Police Inspector Harinaam|
|1998||Wajood||Hindi||Police Commissioner of Mumbai|
|1999||Hu Tu Tu||Hindi||Amol Barve|
|1999||Daag: The Fire||Hindi||Municipal Commissioner Satyaprakash|
|2000||Split Wide Open||English||Shiv – Leela's father|
|2000||Baaghi||Hindi||Prof Vidyashankar Pandey|
|2000||Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain||Hindi||Ganga's father|
|2001||Jodi No. 1||Hindi||Host of India's Most Wanted|
|2001||Ehsaas: The Feeling||Hindi|
|2001||Nayak: The Real Hero||Hindi||Manjali's father|
|2002||Ek Hoti Vadi||Marathi||Doctor|
|2003||Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye||Hindi||Pandhari (Sheela's Father)|
|2004||Garv: Pride and Honour||Hindi||Commissioner Yeshwant Deshpandey|
|2005||Uttarayan||Marathi||Raghuveer Rajadhyaksh or Raghu|
|2006||Taxi No. 9211||Hindi||Arjun Bajaj|
|2008||De Dhakka||Marathi||Suryabhan Jadhav|
|2018||Mi Shivaji Park||Marathi||Dr.Rustom Mistry|
|2019||Wedding Cha Shinema||Marathi||Prakash's Father|
|1988||Famous Trials of India||Hindi|
|1988||Ek Shunya Shunya||Marathi||ACP Shrikant Patkar|
|2014||Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah||Hindi||ACP Pradyuman (special episode with C.I.D)|
Awards and nominationsEdit
- Suggu, Kanchana (1 August 2000). "Art for heart's sake". Rediff.com. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- "The Bajaj Boxer Indian Telly Awards 2002 Winners of the Popular categories". Indian Television Dot Com. 1 November 2002. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
- Dr. Vijayakar, Rajiv (May 2002). "Shivaji Satam: Awards boost your ego!". Rediff.com. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
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