Manjrekar at Audio release of 3:56 Killari
|Born||16 August 1958|
Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar (born 16 August 1958) is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is credited with directing the critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005). He has won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films, including some of his own productions. He was first seen in Door darshan Marathi series named Kshitij in which he played a leprosy patient. He first gained acclaim as an actor for his performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later played negative roles in the Tamil film Arrambam (2013), Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007) and as the gangster Javed in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). He played Shivaji in Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy. He also played the negative role of Harpeez Dongara in the Aakhri Chunauti series of episodes in C.I.D.. Manjrekar was acclaimed for the negative role as inspector D.R. Talpade in the movie Wanted.
Personal life & family
|1999||Vaastav: The Reality||As himself in Song||Hindi|
|2001||Ehsaas: The Feeling||Michael||Hindi|
|2002||Kaante||Raja "Balli" Yadav||Hindi|
|2003||Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye||Munna Bhai Hatela||Hindi|
|2005||It Was Raining That Night||Brij Bhushan||English|
|2006||Jawani Diwani: A Youthful Joyride||Chappu Bhai||Hindi|
|2007||Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav||Advocate Prasad Pritam Pradyuman||Hindi|
|2008||Meerabai Not Out||Manoj Anant Achrekar||Hindi|
|2008||Slumdog Millionaire||Don Javed||English|
|2009||Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy||Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj||Marathi|
|2009||99||AGM (Aatmaram Gyanshekhar Machve)||Hindi|
|2009||Fruit and Nut||Khandar Zala||Hindi|
|2010||Adhurs||Don Baba, the main villain||Telugu|
|2010||Teen Patti||Dagdu Seth||Hindi|
|2010||Dabangg||Haria (Rajo's father)||Hindi|
|2010||Don Seenu||Mukesh Duggal / Duggal Saab||Telugu|
|2011||Ready||Ram Kapoor (Prem's father)||Hindi|
|2011||Fakta Ladh Mhana||Bababhai||Marathi|
|2012||OMG: Oh My God!||Lawyer Sardesai||Hindi|
|2012||Jai Jai Maharashtra Maza||Marathi|
|2013||Shootout at Wadala||Inspector Bhinde||Hindi|
|2013||Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara||Local gangster Rawa||Hindi|
|2014||Jai Ho||Auto-Rickshaw Driver||Hindi|
|2014||Singham Returns||Chief Minister Vikram Adhikari||Hindi|
|2014||Ardhangini by Abhishek Mukherjee||Bangla|
|2015||Bajirao Mastani||Shahuji Raje Bhosale||Hindi|
|2016||Badsha - The Don||Shyam Vhai||Bengali|
|2017||FU: Friendship Unlimited||Chilly's father||Marathi|
|2018||Take Care Good Night||Inspector Pawar||Marathi|
|2019||Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota||Ajoba||Hindi|
|2019||Vinaya Vidheya Rama||Chief Minister of Bihar||Telugu|
|2019||Total Dhamaal||Chinnappa Swamy||Hindi|
|2020||Taxi No. 24||Hindi|
|2021||The White Tiger||The Stork||English
|2021||Boss (with Pawan Singh)||TBA||Bhojpuri|
- Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
- Astitva (2000)
- Kurukshetra (2000)
- Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai (2000)
- Nidaan (2000)
- Ehsaas: The Feeling (2001)
- Tera Mera Saath Rahen (2001)
- Hathyar (2002)
- Pitaah (2002)
- Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaatha (2003)
- Rakht (2004)
- It Was Raining That Night (2005)
- Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005)
- Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
- Matichya Chuli (2006)
- Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho (2010)
- City of Gold (2010)
- Ami Shubhash Bolchi (2011)
- Fakt Ladh Mhana (2011)
- Kaksparsh (2012)
- Natsamrat (2016)
- FU: Friendship Unlimited (2017)
- Bhai: Vyakti Ki Valli (2019)
- Antim: The Final Truth (2021)
- The Power (2021)
- 1962: The War in the Hills (2021)
|2006||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 1||Contestant|
|2009||Monica Mogre||Criminal in Case File No. 1|
|2009||Specials @ 10||Director of Har Kadam Par Shaque|
|2009||Arre Deewano Mujhe Pehchano||Himself (contestant)|
|2010||Maharashtracha Superstar||Himself (Judge)|
|2010||C.I.D.||HD (Harpeez Dongra)|
|2015||Agent Raghav - Crime Branch||Dilip Chauhan|
|2018||Bigg Boss Marathi 1||Host|
|2018||Selection Day||Sir Tommy|
|2019||Bigg Boss Marathi 2||Host|
|2019||Kaale Dhande||Anna Bhai|
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- Adarsh, Taran (25 September 2020). "FILMING BEGINS... #MaheshManjrekar commenced shoot for thriller #TaxiNo24 in #Mumbai... Costars #JagjeetSandhu and #AnangshaBiswas... Directed by Saumitra Singh... Produced by Saviraj Shetty". Twitter.