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Mohan Agashe at 43rd KVIFF
|Born||Mohan Mahadeo Agashe
23 July 1947
Bhor, Maharashtra, India
Career in psychiatry
Dr. Mohan Agashe studied in B. J. Medical College, Pune for his MBBS and PG degree in Psychiatry. He had been a student of eminent pstchiatrist Dr. D.N.Nandy.But during his medical college in Pune,he fell in love with theatre by Utpal Dutt; even the night before his final examination,he was caught red-handed by Prof.Nandy at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rabindrasadan watching a play.Apart from his medical career he had an illustrious career in clinical psychology and psychopharmacology. Agashe started his early career by opting to work in The Government Hospital at Pune. He had the honor of chairing the Organizing Committee meetings for the Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society held at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.
Agashe was a founding Director of Maharashtra Institute of Mental Health until he moved on to become Director of FTII. His students have progressed in their careers to become renowned psychiatrists in India, the UK and the United States.
Advisor to the Government
In 1998, Agashe's project to improve the mental health education and service lead to the formation of a new policy on mental education by the Government of Maharastra. He has also served as an Advisor to the Government of Maharastra on Mental Health Education and Service. He was also instrumental in establishing the Maharastra Institute of Mental Health in 1991. MIMH is now a prestigious state level training and research institute in Mental Health Sciences. It is located in Pune, India.
In 1994, western India witnessed a major earthquake centred on Latur. To understand the mental health effects of the quake, a research project was initiated by the Indian Council of Medical Research. For that project Agashe served as Principal Investigator.
Agashe is currently the Principal Investigator for an Indo-US joint project on Cultural Disorders of Fatigue and Weaknesses.
Career in acting
Agashe's love of acting made him take time out of his busy schedule to work in plays. He started his career in acting by working in plays.
Director at Film and Television Institute of India
From April 1997 to April 2002 he was the Director General of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
|Jolly LLB||2013||Hindi||Senior Dewan|
|The King & the Commissioner||2012||Malayalam||Indian Prime Minister|
|Rang De Basanti||2006||Hindi||Indian Defence Minister|
|Kay Dyache Bola||2005||Marathi||Justice Prabhune|
|Apaharan||2005||Hindi||Prof. Raghuvansh Shastri|
|Asambhav||2004||Hindi||President Veer Pratap Singh|
|James||2004||Hindi||DCP Vijay Singh Rawat|
|Ab Tak Chappan||2004||Hindi||Ex-Commissioner Pradhan|
|Dance Like a Man||2003|
|A Pocket Full of Dreams||2001||Om|
|Hu Tu Tu||1999||Hindi||Sawantrao Gadre|
|Seducing Maarya||1999||Hindi||Vijay Chatterjee|
|Train to Pakistan||1998||Hindi||British Official|
|Katha Don Ganpatraonchi||1996||Marathi||Ganpatrao Moray-Patil|
|Vrindavan Film Studios||1996||Hindi||Hiralal|
|Dil Aashna Hai||1992||Hindi/Urdu||Prem (pimp)|
|Ek Hota Vidushak||1992||Marathi||Himmatrao Inamdar|
|Mississippi Masala||1991||English||Kanti Napkin|
|Bye Bye Blues||1989||Hindi||Rug Merchant|
|The Perfect Murder||1988||A.C.P. Samant|
|Maha Yatra||1987||Ved Maharaj|
- Susman (1987) .... President of Handloom Cooperative Society
- Kala Dhanda Goray Log (1986) .... Custom Office Sudarshan Kumar
- Mashaal (1984) .... Keshav
- Paar (1984) .... Hari Singh
- Gandhi (1982) .... Tyeb Mohammed's friend
- Sadgati (1981) (TV) .... The Brahmin
- The Sea Wolves (1980) as the Brothel Keeper
- Aakrosh (1980) .... President of the City Council
- Bhumika: The Role (1977)
- Jait Re Jait (1977)Nagya (Bhagat)
- Ghashiram Kotwal (1976) .... Nana Fadnavis
- Manthan (1976) .... Deshmukh
- Nishaant (1975) .... Prasad (Zamindar's brother)
- Samna (1974) .... Maruti Kamble
- Sinhasan (1980) .... Budhajirao
- Ghashiram Kotwal (1972) (Marathi Play) .... Nana Phadnavis
- Bombay Blue (1998) (mini) TV Series
- Mohini (1995) (TV) (as Dr. Mohan Agashe) .... Anand
- Agnihotra on Star Pravah as Appa
- Eka Lagnachi Tisri Goshta on Zee Marathi
- Guntata Hriday He on Zee Marathi