Shivaji Satam

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Shivaji Satam
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Shivaji Satam
Born (1950-04-21) 21 April 1950 (age 65)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Known for ACP Pradyuman in the program C.I.D.

Shivaji Satam (born 21 April 1950) is an Indian television and film actor. A former bank official, he has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi films. In Hindi, his famous films are Vaastav, Ghulam-E-Mustafa, Yeshwant, China Gate, Taxi No 9211, Nayak, Jis Desh Me Ganga Reheta Hai, Sooryavansham, Hu Tu Tu. In Marathi, he has got recognition through movies like Uttarayan. But what made him popular was his role as ACP Pradyuman on the popular TV series C.I.D. on Sony Entertainment Television.

Shivaji has been nominated for Best Actors award for Star Screen Award for Ghulam-E-Mustafa.

Early life and career[edit]

Shivaji Satam graduated in Chemistry and then did a Diploma in Business Administration. He then got a job as a bank cashier in the Central Bank of India. Shivaji was quite fond of theatre, a vocation he pursued while working at the bank. His acting talent was first recognized when he participated in the inter-bank stage competition. Bal Dhuri, the veteran Marathi theatre actor is instrumental for giving a break to Shivaji Satam in the musical drama Sangeet Varad.

Later career[edit]

Shivaji made his screen debut in 1980 in the popular TV series Rishte-Naate. In 1988, he appeared in the series Famous Trials of India. He played a role in the successful Marathi show Ek Shunya Shunya. He then appeared in numerous serials and films and became noted for appearing in the Hindi films Vaastav, Kurushetra and 100 Days.

Despite acting in so many movies, Shivaji became widely popular for playing ACP Pradyuman in C.I.D. He is internationally known for the show. He has been appearing in C.I.D. since 1998. He has won the best actor award for his role of ACP Pradyuman in the Gold Awards 2012. In late 2013, he planned on working full-time in movies. Due to public demand he was back as ACP Pradyuman in C.I.D.

He recently has had a hair transplant.

Filmography[edit]

2002 Ek Hoti Vadi

Year Film Language Role
1987 Pestonjee Hindi Doctor
1994 English August English Govind Sathe
1997 Yeshwant Hindi Police Inspector
1997 Ghulam-E-Mustafa Hindi Dayanand Dixit
1998 Vinashak Hindi Police Inspector Harinaam
1998 Yugpurush : A Man Who Comes Just Once In A Way Hindi Paresh Kumar
1998 China Gate Hindi Gopinath
1998 Wajood Hindi Police Commissioner of Mumbai
1999 Hu Tu Tu Hindi Amol Barve
1999 Daag: The Fire Hindi Municipal Commissioner Satyaprakash
1999 Sooryavansham Hindi Radha's father
1999 Vaastav Hindi Namdev
2000 Split Wide Open English Shiv – Leela's father
2000 Pukar Hindi Col. Rana
2000 Baaghi Hindi Prof Vidyashankar Pandey
2000 Nidaan[1] Hindi Aniruddha Nadkarni
2000 Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain Hindi Ganga's father
2000 Kurukshetra Hindi Sambhaji Yadav
2001 Jodi No. 1 Hindi Host ff India's Most Wanted
2001 Ehsaas: The Feeling Hindi
2001 Nayak: The Real Hero Hindi Manjali's father
2002 Pitaah Hindi Station Master
2002 Hathyar Hindi Namdev
2002 Filhaal... Hindi Dr Surve
2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Hindi Pandhari (Sheela's Father)
2004 Bardaasht Hindi Commissioner
2004 Garv: Pride and Honour Hindi Commissioner Yeshwant Pandey
2005 Uttarayan Marathi Raghuveer Rajadhyaksh or Raghu
2005 Viruddh Hindi Bharucha
2006 Taxi No. 9211 Hindi Arjun Bajaj
2008 De Dhakka Marathi Suryabhan Jadhav
2010 Haapus Marathi Anna Gurav

Television[edit]

Year Show Language Role
1998–present C.I.D. Hindi ACP Pradyuman
July 2014 Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Hindi ACP Pradyuman(special episode with C.I.D)

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suggu, Kanchana (August 1, 2000). "Art for heart's sake". Rediff.com. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Dr. Vijayakar, Rajiv (May 2002). "Shivaji Satam: Awards boost your ego!". Rediff.com. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 

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