|Born||21 April 1950|
|Years active||1980 – 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, 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
Shivaji Satam is from a Marathi Maratha family. He graduated in Chemistry and then did a Diploma in Business Administration. He then got a job as a bank cashier in the Dena Bank's Worli Naka branch. 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.
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.
|1994||English August||English||Govind Sathe|
|1998||Vinashak||Hindi||Police Inspector Harinaam|
|1998||Yugpurush : A Man Who Comes Just Once In A Way||Hindi||Paresh Kumar|
|1998||Wajood||Hindi||Police Commissioner of Mumbai|
|1999||Hu Tu Tu||Hindi||Amol Barve|
|1999||Daag: The Fire||Hindi||Municipal Commissioner Satyaprakash|
|2000||Split Wide Open||English||Shiv – Leela's father|
|2000||Baaghi||Hindi||Prof Vidyashankar Pandey|
|2000||Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain||Hindi||Ganga's father|
|2001||Jodi No. 1||Hindi||Host Of INDIA'S MOST WANTED|
|2001||Nayak: The Real Hero||Hindi||Manjali's father|
|2003||Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye||Hindi||Pandhari (Sheela's Father)|
|2004||Garv: Pride and Honour||Hindi||Commissioner Yeshwant Pandey|
|2005||Uttarayan||Marathi||Raghuveer Rajadhyaksh or Raghu|
|2006||Taxi No. 9211||Hindi||Arjun Bajaj|
|2008||De Dhakka||Marathi||Suryabhan Jadhav|
Awards and nominations
- 2002 - Maharashtra State Film Awards - Best Actor - for the film Ek Hoti Vadi
- Maharashtra State Film Awards - Best Actor - for the play Dhyaani Mani
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shivaji Satam.|
- Shivaji Satam at the Internet Movie Database