Vijayendra Ghatge

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Vijayendra Ghatge
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Website www.vijayendra.in

Vijayendra Ghatge is an actor in the Hindi film industry and on Indian TV. He is known for his role of Lala Brijbhaan in the TV serial Buniyaad that originally aired on DD National in 1986. Among other serials and several films, he is also known for his roles in Chitchor (1976), Prem Rog (1982) and more recently Devdas (2002) and Jhankaar Beats (2003).

Ghatge is a member of the royal family of Kagal and is closely related to other Maratha royal families, including those of Indore and Kolhapur.[1] His mother, Sita Raje Ghatge, is the daughter of Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore (reigned 1903–1926) by his American-born wife Nancy Miller (who was formally adopted by the Maharaja's aunt and took the name Sharmishtha Devi Holkar upon marrying the Maharaja).[2] Educated in the Daly College, Indore, he was the Head Prefect & Sword of Honour holder (Flight Sergeant Airwing NCC). After doing B.Com Honours (Management) from Sydenham College of Commerce, Bombay he passed out of the acting course from the FTII, Pune.

Career[edit]

Ghatge started his film career with a supporting role in Rajshri Productions' 1976 Hindi film Chitchor. Directed by Basu Chatterjee, the film was a box office "Superhit".[3] Thereafter, he did various supporting roles in films like Kasme Vaade (1978), Prem Rog (1982) and Razia Sultan (1983). In the mid-1980s, Ghatge began appearing in television serials. His character role of Lala Brijbhaan, played in the 1986–87 classic serial Buniyaad made him a household name.[4]

In 2002 Ghatge appeared in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed Devdas in the role of Bhuvan Choudhary, the aging husband of the heroine, Paro, played by Aishwarya Rai.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Chitchor Sunil Kishan
1977 Agar... If Vijay Sohni
1978 Anpadh Mukesh
1978 Kasme Vaade Kundan Ghanshyamdas
1978 Tere Pyar Mein
1979 Sunayana Dr. Indrajeet
1979 Shaayad
1980 Nazrana Pyar Ka Kishore
1980 Aakhri Insaaf
1980 Guest House Suraj
1981 Dhanwan
1981 Hum Se Badkar Kaun Balu/DSP Vijay
1981 Jyoti Niranjan Pratap Singh
1982 Prem Rog Kunwar Narendra Pratap Singh
1982 Satte Pe Satta Shekhar
1982 Jeeo Aur Jeene Do
1982 Maut Ka Saya
1982 "Waqt Waqt Ki Baat"
1983 Razia Sultan Amil Altunia
1984 Ram Ki Ganga Arun 'Suraj' Verma
1984 Ram Tera Desh Prem Kumar Saxena
1984 Waqt Ki Pukar Raja
1984 Divorce Ajay Oswal/Shyam
1984 Hanste Khelte
1985 Meraa Ghar Mere Bachche Dr. Shrikant Bhargav
1985 Pournami Raavil 3D Malayalam 3D film
1985 Mehak
1985 Kali Basti Inspector Raghuvanshi
1985 Singhasan Battisi Raja Vikramaditya TV Serial
1986 Sheesha Advocate Ashok Kumar TV series
1986 Locket Vijay
1986 Trikon Ka Chauta Kon
1986 Dahleez Ahmed Ali
1986 Katha Sagar TV series
1987 Buniyaad Lala Brijbhan TV series
1987 Muqaddar Ka Faisla Police Inspector Shekhar
1988 Mohabbat Ke Dushman Shamsher
1988 Veerana Sameer Pratap
1988 Shahenshah Mohammed Salim
1988 Vikram Aur Betaal Gunkar TV series
Ep: "The Unsuccessful Penance of Gunkar"
1988 Yateem Senior Police Officer
1989 Batwara Devan
1989 Tridev Ramesh Tejani
1989 Souten Ki Beti Advocate Narendra
1989 Ajeeb Itefaq Aparna's boyfriend
1989 Guru Inspector Shiv Shankar Shrivastav
1989 Naqab Nawab Sajhat Ali Khan
1990 Bandh Darwaza Thakur Pratap Singh
1990 Lekin... Raja Param Singh
1991 Indrajeet Inspector Sudhir
1991 Aakhri Cheekh
1991 Sanam Bewafa Sajjan Thakur
1991 Ek Doctor Ki Maut Dr. Arijit
1992 Apradhi Man outside the orphanage
1992 Bekhudi Radhika's Father
1992 Khel Ravi
1992 Missione d'amore Mansingh TV series
1993 Damini - Lightning Inspector Kadam
1993 Kshatriya Raja Davendra Pratap Singh
1993 Anth Advocate Vikas Saxena
1994 Vaade Iraade Principal Tripathi
1994 Junoon[6]
1994 Beta Ho To Aisa Forest Officer Anand
1995 Guddu Rehman
1996 Rajkumar
1997 Aakhri Sanghursh Arjun
1998 Kareeb Diwan Virendranath
1999 Love You Hamesha
2000 Siyani TV movie
2002 Jeena Sirf Merre Liye Pooja's dad
2002 Deewangee Ashwin Mehta
2002 Devdas Bhuvan Choudhry
2002 SAI BABA
2002 Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum Mr. Shrivastav
2003 Jhankaar Beats Mr. Kapoor
2003 Tujhe Meri Kasam
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Singhania
2004 Garv: Pride and Honour Chief Minister
2005 Chand Sa Roshan Chehra
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Mr. Bhalla
2007 Marigold Rajput
2008 Karma: Crime. Passion. Reincarnation Ranvir Singh
2010 Life Express Tanvi's boss
2011 Aazaan Home Minister

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indore: Palace Intrigue". India Today. 15 Sep 1997. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012. 
  2. ^ "Supreme Court Judgement". 24 Apr 2008. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012. 
  3. ^ "Box office 1976". Boxofficeindia.com. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Buniyaad folks, 18 years later". Rediff.com. Feb 2006. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012. 
  5. ^ Arti R (11 Jul 2002). "What does it take to be Ash's husband?". Rediff.com. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.rediff.com/movies/2006/feb/02sld8.htm

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