Mohan Agashe

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Mohan Agashe
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Mohan Agashe at 43rd KVIFF
Born Mohan Mahadeo Agashe
(1947-07-23) 23 July 1947 (age 69)
Bhor,[1] Maharashtra, India
Residence Pune
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Psychiatrist

Dr. Mohan Agashe is an Indian theater and film actor. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1996.[2]

Early life[edit]

Mohan Agashe studied in B. J. Medical College, Pune for his MBBS and PG degree in Psychiatry. He had been a student of eminent psychiatrist Dr. D.N.Nandy. But during his medical college years in Pune, he fell in love with theatre by Utpal Dutt.

Career[edit]

Medical[edit]

Mohan Agashe served as a Professor of Psychiatry at the B. J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital in Pune. Apart from his medical career, he also worked in the fields of clinical psychology and psychopharmacology. Agashe started his early career by opting to work in The Government Hospital at Pune. He had the honor of chairing the Organizing Committee meetings for the Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society held at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.

Agashe was a founding Director of Maharashtra Institute of Mental Health. His students have progressed in their careers to become renowned psychiatrists in India, the UK and the United States.

Agashe was also instrumental in establishing the Maharashtra Institute of Mental Health in 1991, a state level training and research institute in Mental Health Sciences, located in Pune, India.

A research project was initiated by the Indian Council of Medical Research following the 1993 Latur earthquake, and Agashe was assigned as principal investigator to understand mental health effects of the event.

In 1998, Agashe's project to improve the mental health education and service led to the formation of a new policy on mental education by the Government of Maharashtra. He has also served as an Advisor to the Government of Maharashtra on Mental Health Education and Service.

Agashe is presently the Principal Investigator for an Indo–US joint project on Cultural Disorders of Fatigue and Weaknesses.

Acting[edit]

Agashe's love of acting made him take time out of his busy schedule to work in plays. He started his career in acting by working in plays. During April 1997 to April 2002, he was made the Director General of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.

Filmography[edit]

Movie Year Language Role
Samna 1974 Maruti Kamble
Nishaant 1975 Prasad (Zamindar's brother)
Ghashiram Kotwal 1976 Marathi Play Nana Phadnavis
Manthan 1976 Deshmukh
Smothered Voices 1977
Bhumika 1977
Jait Re Jait 1977 Nagya (Bhagat)
Hungama Bombay Ishtyle 1978
Sinhasan 1980 Budhajirao
Aakrosh 1980 Bhonsle, President of the City Council
The Sea Wolves 1980 Brothel Keeper
Sadgati 1981 The Brahmin
Gandhi 1982 Tyeb Mohammed's friend
Mashaal 1984 Keshav
Paar 1984 Hari Singh
Mahananda 1985
Kala Dhanda Goray Log 1986 Custom Office Sudarshan Kumar
Musafir 1986 P A Pillai
Uprant 1987
Susman 1987 President of Handloom Cooperative Society
Maha Yatra 1987 Ved Maharaj
The Perfect Murder 1988 A.C.P. Samant
Rihaee 1988 Roopji
Bye Bye Blues 1989 Hindi Rug Merchant
Suryodaya 1991
Mississippi Masala 1991 English Kanti Napkin
Dil Aashna Hai 1992 Hindi/Urdu Prem (pimp)
Ek Hota Vidushak 1992 Marathi Himmatrao Inamdar
Patang 1994 Hindi
Mohini 1995 Dr. Mohan Agashe / Anand
Target 1995 Hindi Vindhyachal Singh
Angrakshak 1995 Khare
Trimurti 1995 Hindi Kooka Singh
Vrindavan Film Studios 1996 Hindi Hiralal
Katha Don Ganpatraonchi 1996 Marathi Ganpatrao Moray-Patil
Gudia 1997 Hindi Braganza
Mrityudand 1997 Hindi Abhay Singh
Zor 1998 Hindi Swami Satyavadhi
Train to Pakistan 1998 Hindi British Official
Bombay Blue 1998
Hu Tu Tu 1999 Hindi Sawantrao Gadre
Golapi Mukto Rahasya 1999 Bengali Maganlal Meghraj
Jato Kando Kathmandu Te 1999 Bengali Maganlal Meghraj
Katt Katt Kad Kaddu 1999
Seducing Maarya 2000 Hindi Vijay Chatterjee
Gaja Gamini 2000 Hindi Kalidasa
Meri Ishq Ki Kahani 2001
Aks 2001 Hindi Prime Minister
A Pocket Full of Dreams 2001 Om
Agni Varsha 2002 Raibhya
Gangaajal 2003 Hindi DIG Verma
Paap 2003 Hindi Kaya's Father
Devrai 2004 Marathi Psychologist
Ab Tak Chappan 2004 Hindi Ex-Commissioner Pradhan
Dance Like a Man 2004 Amritlal Parekh
Asambhav 2004 Hindi President Veer Pratap Singh
James 2005 Hindi DCP Vijay Singh Rawat
Kay Dyache Bola 2005 Marathi Judge Justice Prabhune
Apaharan 2005 Hindi Prof. Raghuvansh Shastri
1st Bite 2006 Guru
Rang De Basanti 2006 Hindi Indian Defence Minister Shashtri
Shevri 2006
valu 2008 Marathi Sarapanch
Gulmohar 2009
Agnidivya 2009 Dadu Bhat
Rita 2009 Shanks
Vihir 2009 Ajoba
Samudra 2010
Phhir 2011
Deool 2011 Marathi Aamdar Saheb
Gola Berij 2012
Masala 2012
Maximum 2012
Bharatiy 2012 Marathi Sirpanch Sirdeshmukh
Jism 2 2012 Hindi
The King & the Commissioner 2012 Malayalam Indian Prime Minister
Janmantar 2013
Janmantar 2013
Gadya Aapla Gaon Bara 2013
Jolly LLB 2013 Hindi Senior Dewan
Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta 2013
Astu - So Be It 2013 Appa - Dr.Chakrapani Shastri
Akalpith 2014 Justice Gore
Mohan Rakesh's Adhe Adhure 2014 Singhania / Juneja / Mahendranath
Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real Hero 2014 Baba Amte
Ab Tak Chhappan 2 2015 Hindi Ex Commissioner Pradhan
Mahesh Dattani's Hasmukh Saab ki Wasihat 2015 Hasmukh Mehta
Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar 2015 Marathi Appa Bhatawdekar
Welcome Zindagi 2015 Marathi
Deool Band 2015 Marathi Dr. Vyas
The Bright Day 2015 Old Man
Monel Maya 2015 Marathi Bramhanikar Gaonkar
Manithan 2016 Tamil Ram Dewan
Lost and Found 2016 Marathi Shrirang Uncle

He also acted as Maganlal Meghraj in Bengali telefilms Feluda 30 on Feluda (based on stories by Satyajit Ray and directed by Sandip Ray)

Television[edit]

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