Makarand Anaspure

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Makarand Anaspure
Makarand Anaspure.jpg
Born (1969-07-22) 22 July 1969 (age 52)
Patrud, Maharashtra
Alma materSaraswati Bhuvan College, Aurangabad[1]
OccupationFilm actor, producer, director
Years active1995–present
OrganizationNaam Foundation
Spouse(s)Shilpa Anaspure
ChildrenUsha Anaspure [2]
AwardsBal Gandharva
Star Screen Award
Zee Cine Award

Makarand Madhukar Anaspure (Marathi pronunciation: [məkəɾən̪d̪ ənaːspuɾe]; born 22 July 1969) is an Indian actor, director and producer. He has primarily appeared in Marathi movies and theater.[3][4]


Anaspure came to fame after having worked in Saatchya Aat Gharat and Kaydyacha Bola.[citation needed] He credits Nana Patekar for his access into the film industry. Anaspure is known for his ability to use the Marathwada accent of the Marathi language.

Makarand has also acted in Bollywood films and Hindi TV serials like CID, Tu Tu Main Main and films like My Friend Ganesh 3, Jis desh mein Ganga rehta hain, and Yashwant.

Anaspure directed the Marathi film Dambis, in 2011. He has also produced films.

Naam Foundation[edit]

In September 2015, Nana Patekar and Makarand Anaspure established an organisation called Naam Foundation, which works to provide farmers aid to overcome the drought conditions in rural Marathwada and Vidarbha in the state of Maharashtra, India.[5]


Marathi movies[edit]

Hindi movies[edit]

Bhojpuri Film

Pinjrewaali Muniya (2007)

List of Marathi TV serials[edit]

  • Bedhund Manachya Lahari
  • Tur Tur
  • Tisra Dola
  • Shejaar
  • Aamchya Sarkhe Aamhich
  • Comedychi Bullet Train
  • Naammatra

Hindi TV serials[edit]

He appeared in a cameo for one episode in the Hindi serial Tu Tu Main Main and as an umpire along with co-stars Bharat Jadhav and Arun Kadam.

As a host[edit]

Makrand was host of the Marathi show Hapta Band in its second season on Zee Marathi. He judged the comedy show Fu Bai Fu. He was also the host of Marathi show Assal Pahune Irsal Namune on Colors Marathi.

As a writer[edit]

  • Struggler (2005) (dialogue)

As a producer[edit]

As a director[edit]

As a second unit director or assistant director[edit]


  1. ^ "Motivated to take up social issues in films: Makarand". Indiatimes. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. ^ Usha Anaspure
  3. ^ "Theatre makes artist realise their potential: Avinash". The Times of India. 1 January 2013. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  4. ^ Birajdar, Laxmi (24 June 2011). "Few takers for Marathi films in theatres: Pawar". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
  5. ^ "Nana Patekar sets up Naam Foundation to fund drought relief for farmers, contributions pour in". DNA India. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  6. ^ Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra Movie Review {3/5}: Critic Review of Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra by Times of India, retrieved 21 March 2019
  7. ^ Rangaa Patangaa Movie Review {4/5}: Critic Review of Rangaa Patangaa by Times of India, retrieved 21 March 2019
  8. ^ "Comedy Circus - Indian Express". Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  9. ^ "eSakal - अभिनेता मकरंद अनासपुरेची चौफेर कामगिरी". Archived from the original on 14 January 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  10. ^ "Nishani Dava Angatha Zee Talkies Moviepedia online at". Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  11. ^ "eSakal". Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  12. ^ "Review: Dambis is a lovable family film - Entertainment - DNA". 9 December 2011. Retrieved 23 May 2012.

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