Ravindra Laxman Mankani (born 21 May 1956) is a veteran actor who is noted for his work in many a daily soaps, plays and films. Though a civil engineer by qualification, Ravindra's love for acting and media pursued him to give his time to the cultural field.
He is a two time Maharashtra State Award winner for best acting for his work in Varsa Lakshmicha and Limited Manuski. He has worked with the some of the best directors in the industry like Jayoo & Nachiket Patwardhan, Gajanan Jahgirdar, Vijaya Mehta, Mahesh Manjrekar, Raj Kumar Santoshi, Shahab Shamsi, Gajendra Ahere and Mohan Gokhale. Some of his noted serial roles are Shrimant Madhavrao Peshwe in Swami, Thakur Harisingh in Trikaal, Siddharth Singhania in Shanti, Shrirang Deshmukh in Jhale Mokale Akash,etc.
Some of his Marathi TV serials are Swami, Ashwamedha, Soudamini, Zale Mokale Aakash, Athiti, Kamala (Pimpalpaan), Avantika, Sonpavale, Pankhanchi Savali and Hindi serials are Terah Panne, Shrikant, Tiger, Trikaal, Shanti, CID Specialbeureau, Khaki. Some of his notable dramas are Aakrosh, Aparsh Amrutacha, Reshim Dhage, Buland, Mahant, Hi Shrinchi Iccha and films are Nagin, Smritichitre, Nivdung, Warsa Laxmicha, Limited Manuski, Band Zarokhe, Not only Mrs. Raut, Khandobachya Navane, etc.