Shivaji Satam

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Shivaji Satam
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Shivaji Satam at Dadasaheb Ambedkar Awards
Born (1950-04-21) 21 April 1950 (age 70)
OccupationActor
Years active1980–present
Known forACP Pradyuman (C.I.D.)
Spouse(s)Aruna Satam

Shivaji Satam (born 21 April 1950) is an Indian television and film actor. He is best known for his role as ACP Pradyuman on the popular TV series C.I.D. on SET India.[1] A former bank official and Inspection Officer, he has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi films. He has appeared in films including Vaastav, Ghulam-E-Mustafa, Yeshwant, China Gate, Taxi No. 9211, Nayak, Jis Desh Me Ganga Reheta Hai, Sooryavansham, Hu Tu Tu. In Marathi, he has got recognition through movies like Uttarayan.

Shivaji has been nominated for Best Actors award for Star Screen Award for Ghulam-E-Mustafa.[citation needed]

Early life and career[edit]

Shivaji Satam graduated in Physics and then did a Diploma in Business Administration. He then got a job as a bank cashier in the Central Bank of India. Shivaji is quite fond of theatre, a vocation he pursued while working at the bank. His acting talent is first recognized when he participated in the inter-bank stage competition. Bal Dhuri, the veteran Marathi theatre actor is instrumental in giving a break to Shivaji Satam in the musical drama Sangeet Varad.

Later career[edit]

Shivaji made his screen debut in 1980 in the popular TV series Rishte-Naate. In 1988, he appeared in the series Famous Trials of India. He played a role in the successful Marathi show Ek Shunya Shunya. He then appeared in numerous serials and films and became noted for appearing in the Hindi films Vaastav, Kurukshetra and 100 Days.

Despite acting in so many movies, Shivaji became widely popular for playing ACP Pradyuman in C.I.D.. He has been appearing in C.I.D. since 1998. He has won the best actor award for his role of ACP Pradyuman in the Gold Awards 2012. In late 2013, he planned on working full-time in movies. Due to public demand, he is back as ACP Pradyuman in C.I.D. His most famous dialogues in C.I.D. are "Kuch To Gadbad Hai" (Something is fishy) and "Daya, Darwaza Tod Do" (Daya, break the door).

Filmography[edit]

No Year Film Language Role
1 1988 Pestonjee Hindi Doctor
2 1991 100 Days Hindi Police Inspector
3 1995 English August English Govind Sathe
4 1997 Yeshwant Hindi Police Inspector
5 1997 Ghulam-E-Mustafa Hindi Dayanand Dixit
6 1998 Vinashak – Destroyer Hindi Police Inspector Harinaam
7 1998 Yugpurush Hindi Paresh Kumar
8 1998 China Gate Hindi Gopinath
9 1998 Wajood Hindi Police Commissioner of Mumbai
10 1999 Hu Tu Tu Hindi Amol Barve
11 1999 Daag: The Fire Hindi Municipal Commissioner Satyaprakash
12 1999 Sooryavansham Hindi Radha's father
13 1999 Vaastav Hindi Namdev
14 2000 Split Wide Open English Shiv – Leela's father
15 2000 Pukar Hindi Col. Rana
16 2000 Baaghi Hindi Prof Vidyashankar Pandey
17 2000 Nidaan[2] Hindi Aniruddha Nadkarni
18 2000 Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain Hindi Ganga's father
19 2000 Kurukshetra Hindi Sambhaji Yadav
20 2001 Jodi No. 1 Hindi Host of India's Most Wanted
21 2001 Ehsaas: The Feeling Hindi
22 2001 Nayak: The Real Hero Hindi Manjali's father
23 2002 Ek Hoti Vadi Marathi Doctor
24 2002 Pitaah Hindi Station Master
25 2002 Hathyar Hindi Namdev
26 2002 Filhaal... Hindi Dr Surve
27 2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Hindi Pandhari (Sheela's Father)
28 2003 Sssshhh... Hindi Commissioner Kamath
29 2004 Bardaasht Hindi Commissioner
30 2004 Garv: Pride and Honour Hindi Commissioner Yeshwant Deshpande
31 2005 Uttarayan Marathi Raghuveer Rajadhyaksh or Raghu
32 2005 Viruddh Hindi Bharucha
33 2006 Taxi No. 9211 Hindi Arjun Bajaj
34 2008 De Dhakka Marathi Suryabhan Jadhav
35 2010 Haapus Marathi Anna Gurav
36 2015 Karbonn Hindi
37 2018 Mi Shivaji Park Marathi Dr. Rustom Mistry
38 2019 Wedding Cha Shinema Marathi Prakash's Father

Television[edit]

No Year Show Language Role
1 1980 Rishte-Naate Hindi
2 1988 Famous Trials of India Hindi
3 1988 Ek Shunya Shunya Marathi Inspector Shrikant Patkar
4 1997 Aahat Hindi Episode 70/71-Hunter, Episode106/107-Shakti
5 1998 to 2018 C.I.D. Hindi ACP Pradyuman
6 2014 Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Hindi ACP Pradyuman (special episode with C.I.D)

Awards and nominations[edit]

  1. 2002 - Indian Telly Awards - Best Actor in a lead Role for CID as A.C.P. Pradyuman [3]
  2. 2002 - Maharashtra State Film Awards - Best Actor - for the film Ek Hoti Vadi [4]
  3. Maharashtra State Film Awards - Best Actor - for the play Dhyani Mani [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dibyajyoti Chaudhuri, "Shivaji Satam, Dayanand Shetty in a new Avatar", TV, The Times of India, 15 August 2011.
  2. ^ Suggu, Kanchana (1 August 2000). "Art for heart's sake". Rediff.com. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ "The Bajaj Boxer Indian Telly Awards 2002 Winners of the Popular categories". Indian Television Dot Com. 1 November 2002. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  4. ^ a b Dr. Vijayakar, Rajiv (May 2002). "Shivaji Satam: Awards boost your ego!". Rediff.com. Retrieved 19 March 2013.

External links[edit]

  1. Shivaji Satam at IMDb
  2. http://www.nokiajeenaisikanaam.indiatimes.com/shivaji.html
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20110102060724/http://www.tellychakkar.com/y2k6/apr/20apr/news_satam.php
  4. http://www.deccanherald.com/content/269222/policing-our-tv-screens.html