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Vaibhav Tatwawaadi (Marathi: वैभव तत्ववादी; born 25 September 1988) is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi and Marathi films.

Vaibhav Tatwawaadi
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Vaibhav Tatwawaadi

(1988-09-25) 25 September 1988 (age 30)
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Years active2010–present


Early lifeEdit

Vaibhav was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India to Sheela and Dr. Vivek Tatwawaadi. His mother is a home maker and his father heads a local Engineering College. He has a younger brother Gaurav Tatwawadi, who has done his MBA from MDI- Gurgaon. Vaibhav completed his schooling at Somalwar High School, Nagpur before moving to Pune in 2006 to pursue a degree in engineering at College of Engineering, Pune. He started experimenting with theatre while still at school and pursued it actively through his undergraduate years. His versatility and natural flair for acting brought him tremendous success and recognition in the local theatre circuit. He completed his education in 2010 and moved to Mumbai in 2011, to pursue a career in films.[1]


Tatwawaadi basically started his career from couple of prestigious contests of Pune as theatre actor. Officially, He started his career with television and made his Marathi film debut in 2014 with Santosh Manjrekar's Surajya. The film did moderate business at the box office but Tatwawaadi mature portrayal of a sensitive, young professional fighting for a social cause garnered critical acclaim. His first release in 2015 was the romantic feature Coffee Ani Barach Kahi alongside Prarthana Behere. The film emerged as a commercial and critical success, and Tatwawaadi's performance was widely appreciated. His second release in 2015 was the Hindi adult comedy Hunterrr which also marked his Bollywood debut. Tatwawaadi essayed a powerful supporting role which earned him mention in Filmfare magazine. He closed the year with another strong supporting performance as Chimaji Appa, in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani. Critics were unanimous in their praise with Rajeev Masand (CNN IBN) noting “Vaibhav Tatwawaadi makes a big impression as Bajirao’s brother Chimaji” and Taran Adarsh commenting “ The supporting cast is top notch. Vaibhav Tatwawaadi SUPERB”

In 2016, Tatwawaadi changed gears with his first action packed role in Mr. and Mrs. Sadachari. The film did not fare well at the box office. However, it garnered him recognition for versatility and proved his potential to pull off a mainstream masala entertainer. FilmCompanion summed it up as "A showreel for Vaibhav Tatwawaadi's career". He kept up his experiments with the role of a con man in his next release – the comedy film Cheater. Avadhoot Gupte’s Kanha is his latest release. The film centers around the politics of the Dahi Handi festival celebrated widely in Maharashtra and sees Tatwawaadi essay the nuanced role of a naive but determined Govinda caught in a web of exploitation and lies. Taran Adarsh called the film memorable and recognized the lead performances as "pitch perfect" and "winsome". The film is currently in its 3rd week of business and going strong at the box office.[2][3]



  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Title Year Role Language Notes
Fakt Ladh Mhana 2011 Son Of Madhusudan Patil Marathi Acting debut
Surajya 2014 Omkar Prabhu Marathi Debut as lead
Hunterrr 2015 Kshitij Hindi
Coffee Ani Barach Kahi 2015 Nishad Marathi
Shortcut 2015 Rohit Pradhan Marathi
Bajirao Mastani 2015 Chimaji Appa Hindi
Mr. and Mrs. Sadachari 2016 Shiva Sadachari Marathi
Cheater 2016 Abhay Agnihotri Marathi
Kanha 2016 Malhar Bhosale Marathi
Bhetali Tu Punha 2017 Amol Bhave Marathi
Lipstick Under My Burkha 2017 Manoj Hindi
What's Up Lagna 2018 Aakash Marathi [1]
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi 2019 Puran Singh Hindi


Title Year Role Channel
Prem he 2017 Zee Yuva
Tuza Maza Jamena 2013
Pinjara 2012
Amar Prem 2011 Zee Marathi
Discover Maharashtra 2010


  1. ^ "Acting is my passion, B.E. was my back up plan: Vaibhav Tatwawadi".
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