Nagesh Bhonsle

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Nagesh Bhonsle
OccupationFilm actor, producer, director

Nagesh Bhonsle (also Nagesh Bhosle or Nagesh Bhosale) is an award-winning Indian film, television and theatre actor. He has worked on the 2018 Hollywood film Hotel Mumbai, alongside Jason Isaacs, Armie Hammer and Dev Patel. Nagesh has acted in more than a hundred Indian films and thousands of episodes in Television shows.

In 2014, he founded Ajna Motion Picture Pvt. Ltd., a film production house. Ajna's first film Panhala (2015), directed and produced by Nagesh, is critically acclaimed, won many awards and featured at domestic and foreign film festivals including the 25th Golden Rooster in China. His current film Nati Khel, which is to release in cinemas in 2018 was invited to be screened at the PAMLA conference in Los Angeles, California and is open for dialogue between filmmakers the scholarly patrons of PAMLA. It has also won the title of "Film of Special Recommendation" at the Wuhan International Art Film Festival, in China, December 2016. In 2017, it won Special Jury Mention at the Bodhisattva International Film Festival, it also won Best Story & Best Art Direction at Sanskruti Kala Darpan Awards in Mumbai, Best Director at Ottawa International Film Festival in Canada, Best Cinematography & Best Actress in Golden Gate International Film Festival in USA California. It also has been an official selection at Pune International Film Festival, and Orange City International Film Festival.[1][2]


As an Actor 
International Movies
Hindi Movies 

* Hostel (2007)

Marathi Movies
As a Director
As a Producer

After completing endless projects in the Hindi, Marathi and Telugu language fraternity as an actor, he ventured into Directing and Producing. He has successfully made 6 films so far, as a Director. In 2009, his debut film 'Goshta Choti Dongraevadhi' (English title: A story as small as a mountain) was highly appreciated by the critics and audiences at the time. Nagesh's films are enthralling and speak of the contemporary issues in India.[4][5]

Awards for Nati Khel
Film Festival Year Category Country
Wuhan International Art Film Festival 2016 Film of Special Recommendation China
PAMLA 2016 Special Screening USA (Los Angeles)
Orange City International Film Festival 2017 Official Selection India (Nagpur)
Pune International Film Festival 2017 Official Selection India (Pune)
Bodhisattva International Film Festival 2017 Special Jury Mention India (Patna)
Sanskruti Kala Darpan Marathi Film Festival 2017 Best Story & Best Art Director India (Mumbai)
Sweden Marathi International Film Festival 2017 Official Selection Sweden
OTTAWA Indian Film Festival 2017 Best Director Canada
Golden Gate International Film Festival 2017 Best Cinematographer & Best Actress USA
Awards for Panhala
Film Festival Year Category Country
Kokata International Film Festival 2015 Official Selection India (Kolkata)
Chitra Padarpan Puraskar 2015 Best Cinematographer & Best Actress India (Pune)
Kalyan International Film Festival 2015 Best Cinematographer India (Mumbai)
MATA Sanman Awards 2015 Best Actress India (Mumbai)
25th Golden Rooster & 100 Flowers Film Festival 2016 Official Selection China
Nashik International Film Festival 2016 Best Feature Film, Best Director & Best Actor India (Nashik)
Silk Road International Film Exhibition 2016 Official Selection China


  1. ^ "Interview With Nagesh Bhosale". Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Nagesh Bhonsle". IMDb. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Hichyasathi Kay Pan". Times of India. 13 April 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Interview With Nagesh Bhosale". Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Nagesh Bhonsle". IMDb. Retrieved 28 January 2017.