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Mahesh Manjrekar

Mahesh Manjrekar also known as Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar, is an Indian director, actor, writer, and producer. He is the host of the Marathi Reality show Bigg Boss Marathi. He is credited for the direction of critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astiva (2000), and Viruddh, Family Comes First (2005). Mahesh won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films, including some of his productions. Mahesh gained first acclaim for his acting performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later he played negative roles in the Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007). His film Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat starring Akshay Kumar received a huge response.

Biography

NameMahesh Manjrekar
Real NameMahesh Manjrekar
NicknameMahesh
ProfessionActor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Date of Birth16 August 1958
Age (as of 2022)64
Zodiac signLeo
FamilyFather: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDeepa Mehta (Costume Designer)
Medha Manjrekar (Actress)
WifeFirst Wife: Deepa Mehta (Ex-Wife)
Second Wife: Medha Manjrekar
Brother: Shailesh Manjrekar
Sister: Devyani Manjrekar
ChildrenSon: Satya manjrekar (Actor)
Daughter: Ashwami Manjrekar (Actress, Film Producer, Chef), Saiee Majrekar (Actress), Gauri Ingawale (Actress)
ReligionHindu
Educational QualificationGraduate
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Mumbai
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai
HobbiesListening to music, Driving, Watching TV
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian

Social Media Profiles

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Mahesh Manjrekar INSTAGRAM

Interesting Facts

  • He made his directional debut in the movie ‘Vaastav: The Reality’, which gave him high success. He has acted in various movies portraying mainly as the antagonist.
  • He has been showcasing his skills ever since he launched out as a producer and also as an actor in Marathi theatre.
  • Manjrekar made his acting debut in the Marathi Play called Aflatoon which was released in the year 1984. He is highly praised for his performance in the play.
  • His Instagram account has more than 168K followers (as of December 2022).

Movies

YearFilmsRoleLanguage
1999Vaastav: The RealityAs himself in SongHindi
2001Ehsaas: The FeelingMichaelHindi
2002KaanteRaja "Balli" YadavHindi
2003Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na JayeMunna Bhai HatelaHindi
2004PlanSultanHindi
2004RunGanpat ChowdhuryHindi
2004MusafirLukkaHindi
2005It Was Raining That NightBrij BhushanEnglish
2006ZindaJoy FernandesHindi
2006Jawani Diwani: A Youthful JoyrideChappu BhaiHindi
2007Dus KahaniyaanMaheshHindi
2007OkkadunnaduSona BhaiTelugu
2005Padmashree Laloo Prasad YadavAdvocate Prasad Pritam PradyumanHindi
2007DehaMadhavHindi
2008Meerabai Not OutManoj Anant AchrekarHindi
2008Slumdog MillionaireDon JavedEnglish
2008HomamDaddyTelugu
2009Me Shivajiraje Bhosale BoltoyChhatrapati Shivaji MaharajMarathi
2009WantedSenior Inspector Daulat R. TalpadeHindi
200999AGM (Aatmaram Gyanshekhar Machve)Hindi
2009Fruit and NutKhandar ZalaHindi
2010AdhursDon Baba, the main villainTelugu
2010Teen PattiDagdu SethHindi
2010DabanggHaria (Rajo's father)Hindi
2010Don SeenuMukesh Duggal / Duggal SaabTelugu
2011ReadyRam Kapoor (Prem's father)Hindi
2011Fakta Ladh MhanaBababhaiMarathi
2011BodyguardRanjan MhatreHindi
2012Tukkaa FittHindi
2012OMG: Oh My God!Lawyer SardesaiHindi
2012Jai Jai Maharashtra MazaMarathi
2013HimmatwalaSher SinghHindi
2013Shootout at WadalaInspector BhindeHindi
2013Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai DobaraLocal gangster RawaHindi
2013ArrambamMahadev RaneTamil
2013RajjoBegamHindi
2014Jai HoAuto-Rickshaw DriverHindi
2014RegePradeep SharmaMarathi
2014Singham ReturnsChief Minister Vikram AdhikariHindi
2014Ardhangini by Abhishek MukherjeeBengali
2015Bajirao MastaniShahuji Raje BhosaleHindi
2015AkhilDivya's fatherTelugu
2016VrundavanBhumi's fatherMarathi
2016Guntur TalkiesJakieTelugu
2016Badsha - The DonShyam VhaiBengali
2017FU: Friendship UnlimitedChilly's fatherMarathi
2017VelaikkaranMadhav KurupTamil
2018SanjuHimselfHindi
2018Take Care Good NightInspector PawarMarathi
2019Mard Ko Dard Nahi HotaAjobaHindi
2019Vinaya Vidheya RamaChief Minister of BiharTelugu
2019Total DhamaalChinnappa SwamyHindi
2019SaahoPrinceHindi, Telugu
2019Mulshi PatternShirpyaMarathi
2019Dabangg 3HariyaHindi
201966 SadashivMarathi
2020KesariVastad MehmanMarathi
2020Taxi No. 24Hindi
2021The White TigerThe StorkEnglish
Hindi
2021The PowerKaalidas Haridas ThakurHindi
2021BossBaba KhanBhojpuri
2021Antim: The Final TruthSatyavan "Satya" VichareHindi
2022Sarkaru Vaari PaataFinance ministerTelugu
2022De Dhakka 2Babbar LahoriMarathi
2022Katha Kanchiki Manam IntikiTelugu

Film Credits

YearTitleDirectorProducerWriter
1999Vaastav: The RealityYesNoNo
2000AstitvaYesNoYes
2000KurukshetraYesNoYes
2000NidaanYesNoYes
2000Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta HaiYesNoYes
2001Ehsaas: The FeelingYesNoYes
2001Tera Mera Saath RahenYesNoYes
2002HathyarYesNoYes
2002PitaahYesNoYes
2003Pyaar Kiya Nahin JaathaYesNoYes
2003Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na JayeNoYesNo
2004RakhtYesNoYes
2005It Was Raining That NightYesYesYes
2005Viruddh... Family Comes FirstYesNoYes
2005Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!YesNoYes
2006Matichya ChuliNoNoYes
2009Me Shivajiraje Bhosale BoltoyNoNoYes
2010Shikshanachya Aaicha GhoYesNoYes
2010City of GoldYesNoYes
2011Ami Shubhash BolchiYesNoYes
2011Fakt Ladh MhanaYesYesYes
2012KaksparshYesNoNo
2012ShalaNoYesNo
2016NatsamratYesNoYes
2017FU: Friendship UnlimitedYesYesYes
2018Me Shivaji ParkYesYesYes
2018ShikariNoYesYes
2019Bhai: Vyakti Ki ValliYesYesNo
2021The PowerYesNoNo
2021Antim: The Final TruthYesNoNo
2022Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Nay KonchaYesNoNo
2023SwatantraVeer SavarkarNoNoYes
2023Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale SaatYesYesYes

Television

YearShowRole
2006Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 1Contestant
2009Monica MogreCriminal in Case File No. 1
2009Specials @ 10Director of Har Kadam Par Shaque
2009Arre Deewano Mujhe PehchanoHimself (contestant)
2010Maharashtracha Superstar 1Himself (Judge)
2010C.I.D.HD (Harpeez Dongra)
2015Agent Raghav - Crime BranchDilip Chauhan
2018Bigg Boss Marathi 1Host
2018Selection DaySir Tommy
2019Bigg Boss Marathi 2Host
2019TVF CheesecakeMirza
20201962: The War in the HillsDirector
2021Bigg Boss Marathi 3Host
2022Bigg Boss Marathi 4Host

Web Series

  • 2019 – Kaale Dhande
  • 2020 – Forbidden Love

Awards and Nominations

  • 2000 – National Film Award Best Feature Film in Marathi for Astitva – Won
  • 2000 – Filmfare Award Best Director for Vaastav: The Realty – Nominated
  • 2000 – Filmfare Award Best Scene of the Year for Vaastav: The Reality – Won
  • 2003 – Filmfare Award Best Comedian for Kaante – Nominated
  • 2000 – IIFA Award Best director for Vaastav: The Reality – Nominated
  • 2003 – IIFA Award Best Comedian for Kaante – Won
  • 2001 – Screen Award Best Story for Astitva – Won
  • 2001 – Screen Award Best Screenplay for Astitva – Nominated
  • 2001 – Screen Award Special Jury Award for Astitva – Won
  • 1994 – Filmfare Marathi Award Best Director for Aai – Won
  • 2016 – Filmfare Marathi Award Best Director for Natsamrat – Nominated
  • 2016 – Filmfare Marathi Award Best Director (Critics) for Natsamrat – Won
  • 2016 – ZEE Cine Award Best Marathi Film for Natsamrat – Won
  • 2010 – ZEE Gaurav Puraskar Best Story for Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy – Won
  • 2010 – ZEE Gaurav Puraskar Best Screenplay for Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy – Won
  • 2012 – ZEE Gaurav Puraskar Best Director for Kaksparsh – Nominated
  • 2016 – ZEE Gaurav Puraskar Best Director for Natsamrat – Won
  • 2012 – Maharashtra State Film Award Best Director for Kaksparsh – Won
  • 2012 – Pune International Film Festival Best Marathi Feature Film for Kaksparsh – Won
  • 2012 – Marathi International Cinema & Theatre Award Best Director For Kaksparsh – Won
  • 2010 – Maharashtracha Favourite Kon Best Film for Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy – Won
  • 2011 – Maharashtracha Favourite Kon Best Director for Lalbaug Parel – Won
  • 2012 – Maharashtracha Favourite Kon Best Film for Kaksparsh – Won
  • 2012 – Maharashtracha Favourite Kon Best Director for Kaksparsh – Won
  • 2016 – Maharashtracha Favourite Kon Best Director for Natsamrat – Nominated
  • 2012 – Sanskruti Kaladarpan Best Director for Kaksparsh – Nominated
  • 2016 – Sanskruti Kaladarpan Best Director for Natsamrat – Nominated
  • 2019 – Colors Marathi Award Best Host for Bigg Boss Marathi 1 – Won
  • 2021 – Colors Marathi Award Best Host for Bigg Boss Marathi 1 – Nominated
  • 2022 – Colors Marathi Award Best Host for Bigg Boss Marathi 1 – Won
  • 2019 – Sakal Premier Award for Best Film for Panghrun – Won
  • 2019 – Sakal Premier Award for Best Director for Panghrun – Won

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