Sharad Kelkar

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Sharad Kelkar
Sharad Kelkar at the premiere of '7 Hours To Go'.jpg
Kelkar at the premiere of 7 Hours To Go
Native name शरद केळकर
Born (1976-10-07) 7 October 1976 (age 40)
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor Anchor Model Voice Over Artist Television Presenter Writer
Height 6ft. 3 in
Spouse(s) Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar (June 2005 – present )
Children 1 Daughter ( Kesha Kelkar )

Sharad Kelkar (Marathi: शरद केळकर) is a popular Indian Bollywood and Indian television celebrity. He started his career as a gym instructor followed by modeling then he made his first television debut through Aakrosh which was aired on Doordarshan back in 1980s.

Sharad did a huge number of Television shows and films including Marathi and Bollywood. His movies was highest grossed with some fantastic critical responses. He also won a number of awards for his roles.

Early life and education[edit]

Sharad Kelkar lost his father at a very young age. Since then his mother and elder sister became his strengths. Sharad hails from the city of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh from Marathi family.[1] He has an MBA in Marketing from Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore.


After completing education, Sharad started teaching physical education. When he got a chance to come to Mumbai on a seven-day visit, for the first time, he got to know about Grasim Mr India 2002 almost on the last day. On an impulse, he participated in the ramp show. At that time he had a part-time job with Airtel, besides working as a gym instructor at Jiwaji Club in Gwalior. Sharad started modelling within one month and has done about 25 ramp shows.

Sharad Kelkar was a Grasim Mr. India finalist. In 2004, he made his television debut with the show "Aakrosh" which aired on "Doordarshan". Sharad was host of the show Pati Patni Aur Woh (TV series) on Imagine TV in 2009.

In 2007, Sharad hosted Rock-N-Roll Family along with former Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 contestant Mauli Dave.[2] Then he appeared as Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria in Bairi Piya which earned him critical acclaim for his performance.[3] Sharad was also part of Marathi film Chinu where he played the hero to the female protagonist who plays the title role of Chinu. In 2010, he participated in reality comedy TV series, Comedy Circus Mahasangram (2010) paired with Bharti Singh and Paresh Ganatra.[4] In 2012, he replaced Mohnish Behl as Dr. Ashutosh in the serial Kuch Toh Log Kahenge which aired on Sony Entertainment Television India. His wife Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar is also a television actress who appeared in Saat Phere as Chandni / Devika in a negative role. Together, in 2006 the couple also appeared on the dance reality show Nach Baliye 2.

Since September 2015, Sharad is seen as Agent Raghav in his new crime and mystery thriller "Agent Raghav - Crime Branch " which airs on &tv. He describes his role as " Here's a guy who is suave and dapper, with an IQ that can give even the most intelligent and shrewd criminal a run for his money. He can do things that very few can - read people's minds and use deductive reasoning. I haven't played such a character or taken up a crime series like this before. Besides, the premise of the show was unique and I couldn't let it go.".[5] He apppeared in Rocky Handsome which released on 25 March 2016.

Personal life[edit]

Sharad Kelkar is happily married his co-star Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar on 3rd June, 2005. Sharad and Keerti participated in "Nach Baliye 2". The couple have a daughter named Kesha born in February 2014. Their daughter's name was given under their names KeSha.



Year(s) Film Role Language
2004 Hulchul Advocate's Son- Cameo Hindi
2005 Uttarayan Young Raghu Marathi
2012 1920: Evil Returns Amar/Evil Spirit, Jaidev's Childhood Friend- Extended Cameo Hindi
2012 Chinu Raj Marathi
2013 Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Khanji Sanera- Leela's Brother- Extended Cameo Hindi
2014 Lai Bhaari Sangram, Mauli's First Cousin Marathi
2015 Hero Dheeraj Mathur, Radha's Brother Hindi
2015 A Paying Ghost Guest Appearance Marathi
2016 Sangharsh Yatra Gopinath Munde Marathi
2016 Mohenjo Daro Surjan Hindi
2016 Rocky Handsome ACP Dilip Sangodkar Hindi
2016 Sardaar Gabbar Singh Raja Bhairava Singh Telugu
2016 Iradaa Paddy Sharma Hindi
2016 Rakshas (Confirmed) Marathi


Denotes shows that have not yet been broadcast
Year Show Role Channel
2004 Aakrosh (unknown) Doordarshan
2004 CID Rocky Sony Entertainment Television India
2005-08 Saat Phere - Saloni Ka Safar Nahar Singh/Amritanand Zee TV
2005-07 Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka Rudra Raizada Zee TV
2006 Nach Baliye 2 Contestant along with "Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar" STAR One
2007 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 Presenter Zee TV
2007 Rock-N-Roll Family Presenter Zee TV
2008 Uttaran Satya Veer Singh Colors TV
2009 Pati Patni Aur Woh Presenter Imagine TV
2009 Bairi Piya Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria /Ranveer Colors (TV channel)
2010 Sarvggun Sampanna Abhay Imagine TV
2011-13 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Dr. Ashutosh Mathur Sony Entertainment Television India
2010-2012 Comedy Circus Mahasangram Himself Sony Entertainment Television India
2010- 2013 Shaitaan - A Criminal Mind Presenter Colors (TV channel)
2015- 2016 Agent Raghav - Crime Branch Agent Raghav Sinha &TV
2017-Present Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai Rishabh Star Plus
2017 Sher E Punjab - Maharaja Ranjit Singh Banda Singh Bahadur (cameo)[6] Life OK

Dubbing roles[edit]

Film Title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year release Dub Year release Notes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Unknown Unknown Hindi English 2014 2014
Avinash Unknown Unknown Telugu English 2015 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy (film) Lee Pace Ronan the Accuser Hindi English 2014 2014 Released as Brahmand Ke Boss (ब्रह्मांड के रक्षक) for the title of the Hindi dubbed version and he was credited in the Hindi dub credits for the DVD release.
Baahubali: The Beginning Prabhas Shiv Hindi Telugu 2015 2015 [7]
Mad Max: Fury Road Tom Hardy Max Rockatansky Hindi English 2015 2015
Exodus: Gods and Kings Joel Edgerton Ramesses II Hindi English 2014 2014
X-Men: Apocalypse Oscar Isaac En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse Hindi English 2016 2016
Moana Dwayne Johnson Maui Hindi English 2016 2016
XXX: Return of Xander Cage Vin Diesel Xander Cage Hindi English 2017 2017


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