Mahesh Manjrekar

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Mahesh Manjrekar
महेश वामन मांजरेकर
Mahesh Manjrekar FilmiTadka.jpg
Mahesh Manjrekar at Education Awareness Event
Born (1958-08-16) 16 August 1958 (age 56)
Mumbai, India
Occupation Film actor, director, producer, singer, editor, politician
Years active 1984–present
Spouse(s) Medha Manjrekar
Children Ashwami Manjrekar, Satya Manjrekar
Website
http://www.maheshmanjrekar.com/[1]

Mahesh Manjrekar (Marathi: महेश मांजरेकर) (born 16 August 1958) is an Indian director, actor, writer and producer.[2] He is credited with directing the critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005). He has won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films, including some of his own productions. He first gained acclaim as an actor for his performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later played negative roles in the Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007) and as the gangster Javed in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). He played the role of Shivaji Maharaj in Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy. He also played the role of Harpist Dongara in the Aakhri Chunauti series of episodes in C.I.D.. He was also suspected to have links with the Mumbai underworld and was questioned by the police.[3] He is a MNS Candidate from Mumbai North West in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Language
1999 Vaastav: The Reality As himself in Song Hindi
2001 Ehsaas: The Feeling Michael Hindi
2003 Kaante Raj "Balli" Y Hindi
2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Munna Bhai Hatela Hindi
2004 Plan Sultan Hindi
2004 Run Ganpat Chowdhury Hindi
2004 Musafir Lukka Hindi
2005 It Was Raining That Night Brij Bhushan English/Bengali
2006 Zinda Joy Fernandes Hindi
2006 Jawani Diwani: A Youthful Joyride Chappu Bhai Hindi
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Hindi
2007 Okkadunnadu Sonu Bhai Telugu
2007 Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav Advocate Prasad Pritam Pradyuman Hindi
2008 Meerabai Not Out Manoj Anant Achrekar Hindi
2008 Slumdog Millionaire Don Javed Hindi/English
2008 Homam Daddy Telugu
2009 Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy Shivaji Maharaj Marathi
2009 Wanted Inspector Talpade Hindi
2009 99 AGM (Aatmaram Gyanshekhar Machve) Hindi
2009 Fruit and Nut Khandar Zala Hindi
2009 Teen Patti Dagdu Seth Hindi
2010 Adhurs Don Baba, the main villain Telugu
2010 Dabangg Haria (Rajo's father) Hindi
2010 Don Seenu Navin duggal Telugu
2011 Ready Ram Kapoor (Prem's father) Hindi
2011 Fakta Ladh Mhana Bababhai Marathi
2011 Bodyguard Ranjan Mahatre Hindi
2012 Tukkaa Fitt Hindi
2012 OMG: Oh My God! Lawyer Sardesai Hindi
2012 Jai Jai Maharashtra Maza Marathi
2013 Himmatwala Sher Singh Hindi
2013 Shootout at Wadala Inspector Shinde Hindi
2013 Arrambam Mahadev Rane Tamil
2013 Rajjo Begam Hindi
2014 Jai Ho Auto-Rickshaw Driver Hindi
2014 Rege Pradeep Sharma Marathi
2014 Singham Returns Chief Minister Hindi

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Notes Channel
2006 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Himself (Contestant) 2nd Runner up Sony TV
2009 Monica Mogre Criminal in Case File No. 1 Zee TV
2009 Specials @ 10 Director of Har Kadam Par Shaque Sony TV
2009 Arre Deewano Mujhe Pehchano Himself (contestant) STAR Plus
2010 Maharashtracha Superstar Himself (contestant) Zee Marathi
2010 C.I.D. HD (Harpeez Dongra) Sony TV

Director[edit]

Producer[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Astitva (2000) National Award for Best Regional Film (Marathi)
  • Astitva (2000) Screen Weekly Awards for Best Story (Marathi)
  • Kaante (2003) IIFA Best Performance in a Comic Role

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