Full Name:Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar
Profession:Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Age:62 years old (in 2021)
Date of Birth:16 August 1958
Birthplace:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Mahesh Manjrekar is one of the great assets of showbiz which includes a great writer, producer, director, and actor. He is one man army, holding all these qualities. Mahesh Manjrekar is a four-in-one celebrity.
He is an amazing Indian Actor and he is also known for his remarkable acting in Marathi films and plays too. His date of birth is 16 August 1958 and the birthplace is Mumbai. He completed his school education from a school in Mumbai. In college life, he made his mindset to perform a theater. After his graduation, he was even more attracted to the acting field. His passion and eagerness for acting led him to the film industry where he won the all-over success winning the hearts of many.
He has married two times. His first wife was Deepa Mehta who was his first love met in college days. The couple was unfortunately parted away after some years. They have a daughter named Ashwami and a son named Satya. Afterward, he got married to one of the Marathi actress Medha Manjrekar and they have a daughter named Saiee and a step-daughter named Gauri who was Medha’s first husband’s daughter.
Mahesh Manjrekar started his journey in the Film industry in the year 1984. It was the first Marathi play “Aflatoon” which he successfully played through. A high-budget movie “Aai” in the year 1995 was much appreciated directed by Mahesh.
From here the directing attentiveness enhanced more and after getting positive feedback from the public he started directing the movies as Vaastav in 1999, which was a hit film starred by Sanjay Dutt.
He also worked with great stars like Amitabh Bachan, Sanjay Dutt and many more. Kaante in 2002 is the best example of his outstanding performance. He also played a role in his directed movies as Deha in 2007 and Telugu film Okkadunnadu in 2007.
In 2008 he attained a large number of fans by playing the role of gangster Javed in an Indian film Slumdog Millionaire. This movie was a tour de force and achieved eight Oscar awards in total which was a triumph for the team.
He is also joined the MNS in 2014. This depicts his interest in the political profession as well as in the showbiz. He also got some controversies throughout his acting career. He also faced public criticism in his Marathi Film for being biased. In 2002 Mahesh told investigators authorities that he had talked to the underworld from a hotel in Nashik. Later, however, he was disrespectful in court and scorned to speak to anyone.
He is eminent and famous among the best actors and directors for several years. He is comprehensive and has done them all in a very suitable way because he had a vast interest in acting since his childhood. He has swayed all through his career and has won eight Oscar awards for one of his films too.
Mahesh Manjrekar Education
School: Don Bosco High School, Mumbai
College: University of Mumbai, Mumbai
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Mahesh Manjrekar Career
Profession: Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Debut TV Series/Movie:
- Jeeva Sakha (Marathi, 1992)
Salary: Not Available
Net Worth: Not Available
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Family & Relatives
Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Brother(s): Shailesh Manjrekar
Sister(s): Devyani Manjrekar
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Girlfriend: Deepa Mehta (Ex-wife, costume designer)
Medha Manjrekar (Actress)
Son(s): Satya Manjrekar (Actor)
- Deepa Mehta (Costume designer)
- Medha Manjrekar (Actress)
Mahesh Manjrekar Favorites
Hobbies: Dancing, writing
Favorite Food: Not Available
Favorite Color: Black
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