Satish Alekar – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Satish Alekar
Nickname Alekar
Gender Male
Age 74 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth January 30, 1949
Full Name Satish Vasant Alekar
Profession Playwright, Actor, Director
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Delhi, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Slim
Height 5 Feet 9 Inches (1.70 m)
Weight 77 kg (155 lbs)
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Black
Shoe Size 11 US

Satish Vasant Alekar, popularly known as Satish Alekar who is a Marathi Playwright. Not only this, but he is such a great actor, and also has worked as a theatre director. He hails from Delhi, India, and grew up in Pune where he got his education and later, did BS from Fergusson College. Then, he did a Master’s in Biochemistry from the University of Pune. He has made himself the best and successful theatre director and has worked on several projects. He is also known for his membership of Theatre Academy of Pune.


One of the most influential men, Satish Alekar took the start of his career with first stage performance when he performed as an actor in college events. It was the first play written and directed by himself. The play “Jhulta Pool” was directed in the year 1969. Later, he frequently worked on many plays as a director and also wrote various plays. Fortunately, his dramas started to be popularized by reputed playwrights which led him to success and much recognition.

He also taught at the theatre and directed many plays, one-act plays in Marathi. While some of his most popular plays have been translated and produced in many languages, like; Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Gujarati, and others. Some of his Marathi plays are Micki Aani Memsaheb, Mahanirvan, Mahapoor, Ek Zulta Pool, Bus stop, and others are worth sharing.

Later, Satish Alekar’s dramas have been added in the National Anthologies which was published in the year 2000 to 2001 by the National School of Drama and the most famous Sahitya Akademi. He got many fellowships in the honor of his uncountable achievements.


Satish Alekar won the hearts of millions and also honored with various awards and recognitions including Late Ram Ganesh Gadkari Award by the State of Maharashtra for his most liked play named “Mahanivan”.


Satish Alekar Education

College: Fergusson College
Savitribai Phule Pune University

Satish Alekar Career

Profession: Playwright, Actor, Director

Net Worth: USD $55 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Anita Alekar (m. 1976–2007)

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