Makarand Deshpande

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Makarand Deshpande
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Makarand Deshpande at Zee Marathi TV serial 'Kesari' launch
Born (1958-07-03) 3 July 1958 (age 63)

Makarand Deshpande (born 3 July 1958) is an Indian film actor, writer, and director in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam cinema, and Indian Theatre. He is often seen in supporting and pivotal roles in various films like Jungle, Sarfarosh, Swades, Makdee, Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap and Darna Zaroori Hai where he often plays drunkard, wayfarer, and comic roles. He has directed over 5 films.[1]

His contribution to the theatre industry includes over 50 short plays and 40 full-length plays, including Sir Sir Sirla, Joke, Maa In Transit, Krishna Kidding and Shakepearcha Mhatara. His recent play, Patni, with Niladri Kumar has been a hit across the country. His journey in theatre started in the year 1990 at Prithvi Theatre with support from Sanjana Kapoor. He started Ansh Theatre Group in the year 1993, along with Kay Kay Menon, who remains one of the pillars of the group.

Television[edit | edit source]

Web Series[edit | edit source]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Director[edit | edit source]

Actor[edit | edit source]

Marathi[edit | edit source]

Malayalam[edit | edit source]

Telugu[edit | edit source]

Kannada[edit | edit source]

Hindi[edit | edit source]

Tamil[edit | edit source]

Jury[edit | edit source]

Makarand was jury on Marathi Reality T.V. show Marathi Paul Padate Pudhe along with Urmila Matondkar.

Awards[edit | edit source]

South Indian International Movie Awards

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "SRK not my pal: Makrand". Times of India. 17 November 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  2. "'छत्रपती शासन' चित्रपट लवकरच प्रेक्षकांच्या भेटीला, पोस्टर झाले लॉन्च". divyamarathi (in Marathi). 5 February 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. "शिवाजी महाराजांच्या विचारांची जाणीव करून देणारा 'छत्रपती शासन'". Loksatta (in Marathi). 28 February 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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