Vijay Patkar (born 29 May 1961) is an Indian theatre, television, Marathi film and Bollywood film actor. He is best known for his comic roles in films like Tezaab, Apna Sapna Money Money, Golmaal 3, Tees Maar Khan, Daddy Cool, All the Best: Fun Begins and Singham. He is the president of Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal (ABMCM).
Vijay Patkar at the audio release of Daddy Cool
He has one brother, Dayal Patkar.
Patkar started acting in college with the one act play Majhi Pehli Chori (My First Theft). In 1988, director N. Chandra gave him his first film role, as Anil Kapoor's friend, in Tezaab. Patkar continued to work in theatre, Marathi movies and television advertisements. He has been greatly influenced by Charlie Chaplin. It reflects in his television commercials. He won an IIFA award for best model for his Cello Tape TV commercial. He also won the award of Marathi Natya Parishad for his play Halka Fulka Natak.
In 2006, he directed and produced the Marathi movie Ek Unad Diwas. In 2012, he directed the movie Riwayat, on female foeticide in India. In 2012, Patkar directed and produced the Marathi language movie Laavu Ka Laath. As of April 2013, Patkar had directed seven films and produced three.
|2018||Aa Ba Ka||Peon|
|2017||Golmaal Again||Constable Gandhari|
|2014||Indian Premacha Lafda|
|2014||Super Nani||Movie Director|
|2014||Premasathi Coming Suun||Mama|
|2012||Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein||Dhobi Ramsharan|
|2011||Singham||Havaldar Ramesh Kelkar|
|2010||Tees Maar Khan||S.I. Jagtap|
|2010||Golmaal 3||Havaldar Gandhari|
|2010||Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai||Waiter|
|2010||Right Yaaa Wrong||Police Inspector|
|2009||Fruit & Nut||Clint|
|2009||All the Best: Fun Begins||Goli|
|2009||Daddy Cool||Pinto - Real Estate Agent|
|2009||Lagnachi Varat Londonchya Gharat||Supporting|
|2008||Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam|
|2007||Ek Krantiveer: Vasudev Balwant Phadke|
|2007||Dhamaal||Air traffic controller|
|2007||God Only Knows!||Yumdoot|
|2007||Salaam Bacche||Havaldar Murlidhar|
|2006||Baabul||Peon at Eros Jewelry|
|2006||Apna Sapna Money Money|
|2006||Pahili Sher, Dusri Savvasher, Navara Pavsher|
|2005||Kyaa Kool Hai Hum||Inspector/Havaldar|
|2004||Navra Mazha Navsacha||Dumb passenger/ Inspector|
|2011||Sagla Karun Bhagle|
|2008||Sasu Numbari Jawai Dus Numbari|
|2006||Ek Unaad Divas|
- patkar, vijay. "Vijay Patkar takes charge of ABMCM". Times of Indiae=8 November 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
- "Audio release of RIWAYAT". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- "Film on female foeticide by Oz-based doctors to be released next month - Indian Express Mobile". 21 August 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- "Vijay Patkar debuting in Hindi film as director with RIWAYAT". 3 September 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
- "Triple Moves of Vijay Patkar under pretext of Laavu Ka Laath". 28 May 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2013.