Sharat Saxena

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Sharat Saxena
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Saxena in 2011
Born (1950-08-17) 17 August 1950 (age 63)
Satna, Madhya Pradesh, India
Alma mater Jabalpur Engineering College
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972–present
Spouse(s) Shobha Saxena

Sharat Saxena is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He has acted in more than 250 Bollywood films. Saxena started his career in the early 1970s and has mainly played either supporting roles of a father, uncle or villainous roles.

He has starred in some of the most successful films of Bollywood like Mr. India, Tridev, Ghayal, Khiladi, Ghulam, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Soldier, Baghban, Fanaa, Krrish, Ek Hi Raasta (1993) and many more. His performances in these films have established him as one of the finest supporting actors in Bollywood. He has also appeared in many Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films.

He played the role of Kichaka in the popular television serial Mahabharat.

He was also nominated for Filmfare Best Villain Award for Ghulam (1998).

Early life[edit]

Sharat Saxena was born in Jabalpur city of Madhya Pradesh, India. He did his schooling from St.Joseph's Convent School,Bhopal. After doing Engineering in Electronics & Telecommunication from Jabalpur Engineering College, he wanted to become an actor. So, in 1972, he came to Mumbai. The going was tough because of his build, but eventually he got the role of a henchman. Benaam,[1] was his first release. Then followed Dil Dewana, Agent Vinod, Kaala Patthar and others.

Personal life[edit]

He currently lives in Madh Island, a colony on the outskirts of Mumbai. He lives with his wife Shobha and two children, Veera and Vishal.

Selected filmography[edit]

Punjabi films[edit]

Hindi films[edit]

Malayalam films[edit]

Telugu films[edit]

TV series[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

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