Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar Bio :

Born: 24 November 1944
Age : 74 years
Birthplace : Bombay Presidency
Spouse: Sandhya Gokhale (m. 2001), Chitra Palekar (m. 1969–2001)
Children: Shyamalee Palekar, Shalmalee Palekar
TV shows: Ek Nayi Ummeed – Roshni

This famous figure AMOL PALEKAR was born on 24th of November In 1944. Introducing this famous figure, AMOL PALEKAR is a noted INDAIN actor ,director and producer of both HINDI and MARATHI movies.

Mr KAMALAKAR PALEKAR was his father who worked in the general post office and Mr SUHASINI PALEKAR was his mother who was working in a private company. He was raised with his three sister named NEELON, REKHA AND UNNATI. Then after he married SANDHYA GOKHLE after his divorce from 1st wife. He has improved the shape of the Marathi cine industry as director and producer. People loved to work with this special person as he was kind hearted and his behaviour was very humble to all catagories of people.


He himself started his career by studying fine arts at the college named SIR JJ SCHOOL OF ARTS, Mumbai, and then pursued his artistic career as a painter. Being a painter he participated in many shows and competition. Then he did many of his act in the AVANT grade theatre in INDIA. AMOL PALEKAR was active in HINDI and Marathi movies since 1967. He has acted as a lead role in many of the HINDI and Marathi movies. AMOL PALEKAR gave his first performance in1971 in the movie “SHANTATA” court “CHALU AHE” which was directed by SATYADEV DUBEY. Then after he acted as a cast role as an actor in the movie which was directed by BASU CHATTERJEE in “RAJNIGANDHA” and after that it was a low budget hit movie. This acting skill led him to many other roles like “middle class” comedies and basically alternative. This movies was mostly directed by Chatterjee ar HRISHIKESH MUKHERJEE” and then after he acted in many movies like “GOLMAAL” “NARAM GARAM”, and then after he won the FILMFARE best actor for GOL MAAL”. So after he married to a sixteen-year-old SRIDEVI in the movie “SOLVA SAAWAN”. His another achievement was to act as a intellectually disabled man a character played by kamala hasan in the TAMIL MOVIE.

After that he played a role of RAVI in the Malayalam movie OLANGAL. Then he directed the Marathi movies such as” THODA SA ROOMANI HO JAYE” AND “PAHELI” . Among these two movies, the 1 st movie “THODA SA ROOMANI HO JAYE “ has become a part of management studies as it was related to the part of human behaviour. PEHELI was indias official entry for best foreign film at the 2006 OSCARS.


As a director he has got many awards and directed many movies in his career. Some of them are

“AAKREIT(Unimaginable in Marathi) in 1981,”ANKAHEE” (Unspoken) in 1985, “THODASA RUMANI HO JAYE” IN1990, “BANGARWADI” in1995 , “DAAYARA” (THE SQUARE CIRCLE) in 1996, “KAIREE (raw mango in 2001. He got the award for 78th academy awards for the best foreign language film for the movie “PEHELI” in the year 2005. Then after he won the national film award for best feature film in English “QUEST” in the year 2006 . AT last he won the (MAHARASTRA STATE FILM AWARD) for the

movie “DHOOSAR” in the year 2011. He got the best actor award in 1977 and in 1980 for the movie “CHOTI SI BAAT” AND “ GOL MAAL” respectively. Then after again he got the award in 1981 for the movie “AKRIET”. These are the noticeable creation of Amol PALEKAR.


1969Bajiraocha Beta
1971Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe
1975Jeevana JyotiSanjay
1976Chhoti Si BaatArun Pradeep
1977BhumikaKeshav Dalvi
1977Agar… IfAnil Aggarwal
1977Taxi TaxieDev/Hero
1977Tuch Maazi Raani
1977Kanneshwara RamaChenneera
1978Safed JhootAmol ‘Ramu’ Palekar
1979Baaton Baaton MeinTony Braganza
1979Gol MaalRam Prasad Sharma/
Lakshman Prasad Sharma (Lucky)Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1979Do Ladke Dono KadkeHari
1979Meri Biwi Ki ShaadiBhagwant Kumar Bartendu “Bhagu”
1979Solva Sawan
1979Bin Baap Ka Beta
1979Mother 1979 film
1979Jeena YahanDinesh
1980AanchalKishan Lal
1980Apne ParayeChandranath
1981Naram GaramRam Eshwar Prasad
1981AkrietMukutrao Shinde
1981Agni PareekshaAlok Choudhary / Ramesh Khanna
1981Chehre Pe ChehraPeter
1981Plot No. 5
1982Jeevan DhaaraAnand Bhatnagar
1982OlangalRavi Chattan
1982Shriman ShrimatiMadhu Gupta
1983Rang BirangiAjay Sharma
1983Pyaasi Aankhen
1983Chena Achena
1984Aadmi Aur AuratTapan Sinha
1984Sringara Masa
1984Mr. XAmar
1985KhamoshAmol Palekar
1985JhoothiInspector Kamal Nath
1985Ankahee (1985 film)Devkinandan Chaturvedi ‘Nandu’
1986Baat Ban JayeYeshwant Rao Bhonsle
1994Teesra Kaun?C. K. Kadam
2001AksThe Defence Minister
2009SamaantarKeshav Vaze

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