महेश वामन मांजरेकर
Mahesh Manjrekar at Education Awareness Event
13 May 1953 |
|Occupation||Film actor, director, producer, singer, editor, politician|
|Political party||Maharashtra Navnirman Sena|
|Children||Ashwami Manjrekar, Satya Manjrekar|
Mahesh Manjrekar (Marathi: महेश मांजरेकर) (born 13 May 1953)  is a Marathi 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 first gained acclaim as an actor for his performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later played negative roles in the Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007) and as the gangster Javed in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). He played the role of Shivaji Maharaj in Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy. He also played the role of Harpist Dongara in the Aakhri Chunauti series of episodes in C.I.D.. Manjrekar has also won million hearts by his acclaimed negative role as inspector D.R. Talpade in the movie Wanted starring superstar Salman Khan. He was also suspected to have links with the Mumbai underworld and was questioned by the police. He was a MNS Candidate from Mumbai North West in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections but lost to Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena.
|1999||Vaastav: The Reality||As himself in Song||Hindi|
|2001||Ehsaas: The Feeling||Michael||Hindi|
|2003||Kaante||Raj "Balli" Y||Hindi|
|2003||Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye||Munna Bhai Hatela||Hindi|
|2005||It Was Raining That Night||Brij Bhushan||English/Bengali|
|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||Hindi/English|
|2009||Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy||Shivaji Maharaj||Marathi|
|2009||99||AGM (Aatmaram Gyanshekhar Machve)||Hindi|
|2009||Fruit and Nut||Khandar Zala||Hindi|
|2009||Teen Patti||Dagdu Seth||Hindi|
|2010||Adhurs||Don Baba, the main villain||Telugu|
|2010||Dabangg||Haria (Rajo's father)||Hindi|
|2010||Don Seenu||Navin duggal||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||Hindi|
|2014||Ardhangini by Abhishek Mukherjee||Bangla|
|2015||Bajirao Mastani (film)||Shahuji Raje Bhonsle||Hindi|
|2006||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa||Himself (Contestant)||2nd Runner up||Sony TV|
|2009||Monica Mogre||Criminal in Case File No. 1||Zee TV|
|2009||Specials @ 10||Director of Har Kadam Par Shaque||Sony TV|
|2009||Arre Deewano Mujhe Pehchano||Himself (contestant)||STAR Plus|
|2010||Maharashtracha Superstar||Himself (Judge)||Zee Marathi|
|2010||C.I.D.||HD (Harpeez Dongra)||Sony TV|
|2015||Agent Raghav - Crime Branch||Dilip Chauhan||Life OK|
- Astitva (2000) National Award for Best Regional Film (Marathi)
- Astitva (2000) Screen Weekly Awards for Best Story (Marathi)
- Kaante (2003) IIFA Best Performance in a Comic Role
- "Mahesh Manjarekar's Official Website Launch". MarathiStars.
- "The day my work suffers, I'll retire". Rediff.com. 12 November 2001. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
- "Manjrekar refuses to reveal Chhota Shakeel's name".
- "Mahesh Manjrekar was MNS Candidate from Mumbai North West". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
- "Celeb politicians: who won and who lost". Hindustan Times. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.