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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).[1]

Vijay Patkar
Vijay Patkar at the audio release of Daddy Cool
Born (1961-05-29) 29 May 1961 (age 58)
Years active1988–present


Personal lifeEdit

Patkar was brought up in Girgaon, Mumbai. He completed his education in Union High School and Siddharth college. Later he had a job in Bank of India through Artiste's quota.[clarification needed]

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.[2][3] 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.[4][5]



Year Film Role
2019 Total Dhamaal Police
2018 Simmba Alok Borkar
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
2011 Masti Express
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 Wanted Ganesh
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 Maherchi Maaya
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
2003 Raghu Romeo Hari
1988 Tezaab Munna's friend

Film directorEdit

Year Film
2016 Mohar
2012 Riwayat
2011 Sagla Karun Bhagle
2008 Sasu Numbari Jawai Dus Numbari
2006 Chashme Bahaddar
2006 Ek Unaad Divas


  1. ^ patkar, vijay. "Vijay Patkar takes charge of ABMCM". Times of Indiae=8 November 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Audio release of RIWAYAT". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Film on female foeticide by Oz-based doctors to be released next month - Indian Express Mobile". 21 August 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Vijay Patkar debuting in Hindi film as director with RIWAYAT". 3 September 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  5. ^ "Triple Moves of Vijay Patkar under pretext of Laavu Ka Laath". 28 May 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2013.

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