Ajit Vachani

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Ajit Vachani
Born1951 (1951)
Died25 August 2003(2003-08-25) (aged 51–52)
Mumbai, India
Other namesAjit Vachhani

Ajit Vachani (1951 – 25 August 2003) was an Indian film and television actor. He had worked in many Hindi films as a character actor, including Mr. India (1987) (as "Teja"), Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994) and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999). In all, he acted in over 50 Hindi films, one marathi cinema 'Eka Peksha Ek' besides three Sindhi movies. He also acted in television serials including Hasratein, Daane Anaar Ke and Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka.[1][2]


Ajit started his TV career with Samvaad Video's Bante Bigadte (1985), produced by Rakesh Chaudhary, and soon become a popular face on the television and soon he was appearing in Hindi films.[3]

Vachhani has acted in over 50 Hindi films, three Sindhi films and was a regular in Gujarati and Marathi plays. He acted in Sooraj Barjatya's Maine Pyaar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun and Hum Saath-Saath Hain. Other films of his include Mr India, Aankhen, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa.

Vachhani's last serial, Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka, ran for 1,000 episodes in Gujarati, Hindi and Marathi. He made a name in the industry as a character artiste.

Personal life[edit]

He died in Mumbai on 25 August 2003 at the age of 52, after a prolonged illness and was survived by his wife Charusheela Sable and two daughters.[4]




Year Serial Role Channel
1987 Chunauti DD National
1988 Mujrim Hazir DD National
Mitti Ke Rang
late 1980s Daane Anaar Ke DD National
mid 1990s Hasratein
1997-1998 Zanjeerein Zee TV
1998-1999 Gudgudee Mohan Zee TV
1999-2002 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka Sony TV


  1. ^ "Actor dies". The Telegraph. 26 August 2003.
  2. ^ "I will be your father figure". Indian Express. 1 December 1998.
  3. ^ "TV actor Ajit Vachhani dies at 52". Indiantelevision.com. 25 August 2003.
  4. ^ "Actor Ajit Vachhani dead". Rediff Movies. 25 August 2003.

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