Ashok Saraf

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Ashok Saraf
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Ashok Saraf
Born (1947-06-04) June 4, 1947 (age 67)
India
Years active 1968−Present
Spouse(s) Nivedita Joshi
Website
ashoksaraf.in

Ashok Saraf (born 4 June 1947) is an Indian actor[1] and comedian. He has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi movies. Since the late 1960s, Ashok Saraf has been known mainly for comedy movies, many of which he appeared in with Laxmikant Berde. Apart from films, Ashok Saraf has also starred in television serials like Yeh Choti Badi Baatein and Hum Paanch (as Anand Mathur). One of his most memorable roles in Bollywood is that of a comical "Munshiji" in Rakesh Roshan's 1995 action thriller Karan Arjun.

Career[edit]

Ashok Saraf has been working in the film and television industry for more than 45 years. He has acted in more than 250 Marathi films out of which 100 movies have been silver jubilee hits. He has mostly acted in comedy films. He started his career with the Marathi movie 'Janaki' in 1969. He then acted in the movies like 'Donhi Gharacha Pahuna', 'Jawal Ye Laju Nako', 'Tumacha Amacha Jamala', Chimanrao Gundyabhau', 'Deed Shahane', 'Haldikunku', 'Duniya Kari Salam' and more during 1970s-1980s. He continued to work with Marathi films with Laxmikant Berde, Sachin and Mahesh Kothare. The Marathi movie moved in the different term of comedy during that phase.

Ashok Saraf has also acted in various Marathi plays and Hindi serials. He then developed his own production house 'Aniket Telefilms' which is handled by his wife Nivedita Saraf.[2]

Filmography[edit]

  1. Aandhali Koshimbir (Marathi) (2014) .... Bapu Sadavarte [3]
  2. Singham (Hindi) (2011) .... Head Constable Savalkar[4][5]
  3. Dhoom 2 Dhamaal (2011)... Eknathrao Patil (Shiva)
  4. Kunasathi Kunitari (2011) ....
  5. Pakda Pakdi (2011) ....
  6. Familywala (Hindi) (2010) (Stuck/On Hold)
  7. Sarkhe Chhatit Dukthtaye (New Marathi Play) (2010) ....
  8. Ideachi Kalpana (2010) ....
  9. Most Wanted (2010)
  10. Tata Birla Ani Laila (2010)... Birla
  11. Aika Dajiba (2010) ....
  12. Master Eke Master (2009) ....
  13. Nishani Daava Angatha(2009) ....
  14. Hastil Tyache Daat Distil (2009) ....
  15. Balirajache Rajya Yeu De (2009) ....
  16. Gosht Lagnanantarchi (2009) ....
  17. Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad (2008)
  18. Adala Badali (2008) .... Chandu
  19. Aaba Zindabad (2008)
  20. Baba Lagin (2008)
  21. Anolkhi Hey Ghar Maze (2008) .... Mr.Deshmukh
  22. Aamhi Satpute (2008) .... Mamanji
  23. Saade Maade Teen (2008) .... Ratan
  24. Sakkha Bhau Pakka Vairi (2008)
  25. Chalu Navra Bholi Bayko (2008)
  26. Ek Unad Divas (2007)
  27. Sakhi (2007)
  28. Mi Nahi Ho Tyatla (2007)
  29. Karaayla Gelo Ek (2007)
  30. Lapun Chapun (2007)
  31. Pahili Sher Dusri Savvasher Navara Pavsher (2006)
  32. Devaa Shapath Khota Saangen Khara Saangnaar Naahi (2006)
  33. Shubhmangal Savadhan (2006)
  34. Kalubaichya Navane Changbhal (2006)
  35. Akhand Saubhagywati (2006)
  36. Soon Laadki Saasarachi (2005)
  37. Saval Majhya Premacha (2005)
  38. Aai No. 1 (2005)
  39. Qatal E Aam (2005)
  40. Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum (2004) ....
  41. Navra Mazha Navsacha (2004) ....
  42. Sanshay Kallol (2004) ....
  43. Fukat Chambu Baburao (2004)
  44. Saglikade Bombabomb (2003)
  45. Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa (2002) .... Mr. Patel
  46. Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein (2002) .... Govind
  47. Ittefaq (2001) .... Shambhu Shikari
  48. Inteqam (2001) .... Murli (Watchman)
  49. Jodi No.1 (2001) .... Ashok Rai
  50. Aashiq (2001) .... Constable
  51. Afsana Dilwalon Ka (2001) .... Pyarebhai
  52. Bhajiwali Sakhu Havaldar Bhiku(2000)
  53. Joru Ka Ghulam (2000) .... P.K. Girpade
  54. Beti No. 1 (2000) .... Ram Bhatnagar
  55. Bhakti Heech Khari Shakti (2000)
  56. Saubhagyadan (2000) ....
  57. Khoobsurat (1999) .... Mahesh Chaudhary (Gambler)
  58. Bhasma (1999) .... Masanjogi
  59. Bandhan (1998) .... Chillu
  60. Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998) .... Tadkalal
  61. Koi Kisi Se Kum Nahin (1997) ....
  62. Yes Boss (1997) .... Johnny
  63. Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997) .... Havaldar Pandu
  64. Judge Mujrim (1997) .... PA Natwar
  65. Koyla (1997) .... Vedji
  66. Kunku (1997)
  67. Bal Bramhachari (1996) .... Pyare Mohan
  68. Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai (1996) .... Dr. Avinash
  69. Army (1996) .... Pascal
  70. Gehra Raaz (1996)
  71. Maaya Mamata (1996)
  72. Guddu (1995) .... Baliya
  73. Aazmayish (1995) .... Roshanlal
  74. Jamla Ho Jamla (1995)
  75. Karan Arjun (1995) .... Munshiji
  76. Topi Var Topi (1995)
  77. Dhamal Jodi (1995)
  78. Painjan (1995)
  79. Sukhi Sansarachi 12 Sutre (1995)
  80. Nazar Ke Samne (1994) .... Mamu
  81. Sangdil Sanam (1994) .... Bhalchander aka Sangdil Sanam: The Heartless Lover (USA: DVD box title)
  82. Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1994) .... Dhaniram
  83. Karan (1994)
  84. Vazir (1994)
  85. Sasar Maaher (1994)
  86. Dil Hai Betaab (1993) .... Vikram's employee
  87. Aaplee Maanse (1993)
  88. Jaagruti (1993) .... Sevalal
  89. Lapandav (1993).....Abheejit Samarth
  90. Wajva Re Wajva (1993)....uttam Tople
  91. Tu Sukhakarta (1993)
  92. Premankur (1993)
  93. Wat Pahate Punvechi (1993)
  94. Wajava Re Wajava (1993)
  95. Sarphira (1992)
  96. Meera Ka Mohan (1992)
  97. I Love You (1992)
  98. Naseebwaala (1992) .... Gangaram Lalwani
  99. Prem Deewane (1992) .... Shomu
  100. Shubh Mangal Savdhan (1992)
  101. Aikaav Te Nawalach (1992)
  102. Than Than Gopala (1992)
  103. Dhar Pakad (1992)
  104. Zhunj Tujhi Majhi (1992)
  105. Benaam Badsha (1991) .... Vinay Chandra Rathod aka VCR
  106. Aayatya Gharat Gharoba (1991) ....(fake)Gopal Kirthikar aka Gopukaka
  107. Aflatoon (1991) .... Bajarang Rav
  108. Chaukat Raja (1991) Gana
  109. Godi Gulabi (1991)
  110. Jasa Baap Tashi Poore (1991) .... Raja
  111. Mumbai Te Mauritius (1991) .... Prem Ladku aka Bombay to Mauritius (International: English title)
  112. Yaara Dildara (1991)
  113. Anapekshit (1991)
  114. Balidaan (1991)
  115. Thamb Thamb Jau Nako Lamb(1990)
  116. Ina Mina Dika (1990) .... Mina
  117. Shejari Shejari (1990) .... Keshav Kulkarni
  118. Chor Pe Mor (1990)
  119. Amchya Sarkhe Aamhich (1990)Abhay/kailas
  120. Dhamal Bablya Ganpyachi (1990)
  121. Tuzhi Mazhi Jamli Jodi (1990) aka We Are Life Partners
  122. Eka Peksha Ek (1990)
  123. Ghanchakkar (1990)
  124. Ejaa Beeja Teeja (1990)
  125. FekaFeki (1990)
  126. Baapre Baap (1990)
  127. Tiyya (1990)
  128. Dharla Tar Chavatay (1989)
  129. Bade Ghar Ki Beti (1989) .... Kasturi
  130. Atmavishwas (1989) .... Vijay Jhende
  131. Balache Baap Brahmachari (1989) .... Vilas T V Wale
  132. Bhutacha Bhau (1989)
  133. Maalmasala (1989)
  134. Ek Gadi Baki Anadi (1989)
  135. Kalat Nakalat (1989)
  136. Nawara Bayako (1989)
  137. Garibon Ka Daata (1989)
  138. Madhu Chandrachi Ratra (1989)[6]
  139. Aaghat (1989)
  140. Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (1988) .... Lallu Ram
  141. Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi (1988) .... Dhananjay Mane
  142. Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani (1988) .... Bhagwan Singh
  143. Changu Mangu (1988) .... Changu/Ayappa
  144. Maza Pati Karodpati (1988) .... Dinkar Luktuke aka My Husband Is a Millionaire (International: English title)
  145. Saglikade Bombabomb (1988)
  146. Disata Tas Nasata (1988)
  147. Mamla Poricha(1988)
  148. Pandharichi Vari (1988)
  149. Shiv Shakti (1988)
  150. Pratighaat (1987) .... Crooked Lawyer aka The Revenge
  151. Anandi Anand (1987)
  152. Chhakke Panje (1987) .... Ashok
  153. Gammat Jammat (1987) .... Phalgun
  154. Prem Karuya Khullam Khulla (1987) .... Bajarang
  155. Premasathi Vattel Te (1987)
  156. Muddat (1986) .... Narayan aka Ages
  157. Gadbad Ghotala (1986) .... Hemant 'Hemu' Dhole aka Everything in Chaos
  158. Maa Beti (1986)[7]
  159. Tuzya Vachun Karmena (1986)
  160. Khara Warasdar (1986)
  161. DhumDhadaka (1985) .... Ashok Gupchup
  162. Ghar Dwaar (1985) .... Bahadur
  163. Gaon Tasa Changla Pan Veshila Tangla(1985)
  164. Khichadi (1985)
  165. Ghar Dwaar(Hindi Movie) (1985)
  166. Sagge Soyare (1985)
  167. Phulwari (1984) .... Rickshaw driver
  168. Abodh (1984) .... Hanuman (Shankar's friend)
  169. Ek Daav Bhutacha (1984) .... Mavala Bhut khandoji farjand
  170. Sasu varchadh Jawai (1984)
  171. BinKamacha Navara (1984)..... Tukaram/Tukya
  172. Gosht Dhamal Namyachi (1984)....namdev/namya
  173. Hech Mazha Maher (1984)..... Kammana
  174. Navari Mile Navryala (1984) .... Baalasaheb inamdar aka The Boy Gets a Bride (International: English title)
  175. Bahuroopi(1984)....Bahurupi
  176. Chawhata (1984)
  177. Kulswamini Ambabai (1984)
  178. Zakhmi Waghin (1984)
  179. Gulchaadi (1984)
  180. Jugalbandi (1984)
  181. Savvasher (1984)
  182. Thakas Mahathak (1984)
  183. Baiko Asavi Ashi (1983)
  184. Gupchup Gupchup (1983)....prof dhond
  185. Raghu Maina (1983)
  186. Kashala Udyachi Baat (1983)
  187. Galli Te Dilli(1982)
  188. Don Baika Fajiti Aika (1982)
  189. Maibaap (1982)
  190. Savitrichi Sun (1982)
  191. Ek Dav Bhatacha (1982)
  192. Aapalech Daat Aapalech Oth (1982)
  193. Bhannat Bhanu (1982)
  194. Daivat (1982)
  195. Gondhalat Gondhal (1981) .... Madan
  196. Sundara Satarkar (1981)
  197. Are Sansar Sansar (1981)
  198. Govinda Aala Re Aala (1981)
  199. Nagin (1981)
  200. Mosmabi Narangi (1981)
  201. Choravar Mor (1980)
  202. Phatakadi (1980)
  203. Sulavarchi Poli (1980)
  204. Hich Khari Daulat (1980)
  205. Sawaj (1980)
  206. Saubhagwan (1980)
  207. Sharan Tula Bhagwanta (1980)
  208. Duniya Kari Salam (1979) .... Shivanand
  209. Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi (1979) .... Advocate Venkat Vyas
  210. Paijecha Vida (1979)
  211. Chimanrao Gundyabhau (1979)
  212. Haldikunku (1979)
  213. Bailaveda (1979)
  214. Deed Shahane (1979)
  215. Sasurvashin (1978)
  216. Damaad (1978)
  217. Gyanabachi Mekh (1979)
  218. Sushila[disambiguation needed] (1978)
  219. Ram Ram Gangaram(1977).....Mhamdu Khatik [6]
  220. Nawara Maja Bramhmachari (1977)[6]
  221. Jawal Ye Laju Nako (1976)
  222. Tumacha Amacha Jamala (1976)
  223. Pandu Hawaldar (1975)
  224. Varat (1975)
  225. Pandoba Poragi Phasali (1975)
  226. Aalay Tufan Darayala (1973)
  227. Donhi Gharcha Pahuna (1971)
  228. Janaki (1969)

Marathi Natak (Drama)[edit]

  1. Bandu Aani Batate Pohe - Hasavnyasaathi Janama Apula
  2. Sarkh chatit dukhtay
  3. Prema Tuza Rang Kasa
  4. Manomilan
  5. Andhikrut

Television Series[edit]

  1. Nana O Nana (2011)
  2. Aa Bail Mujhe Maar
  3. Zopi Gelela Jaga Zala (1986)
  4. Don't Worry Ho Jayega as Sanjay Bhandari
  5. Yeh Choti Badi Baatein
  6. Hum Paanch (1995) & (2005) as Anand Mathur
  7. Chutki Bajaake
  8. Raju Raja Rajasaab
  9. Hum Pancha
  10. Professor pyarelal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashok Saraf's Ek Dao Dhobi Pachhaad to release on Jan 2". Daily News and Analysis. December 30, 2008. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Ashok0
  3. ^ Aandhali Koshimbir
  4. ^ Komal Nahta. "Movie Review Singham". Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  5. ^ Kazmi, Nikhat (Jul 21, 2011). "Singham". Times of India. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c "marathi cinema Database". Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  7. ^ Bunny Reuben (2005). --and Pran: a biography. HarperCollins Publishers India, a joint venture with India Today Group, New Delhi. p. 423. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 

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