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.


Year Film Character/role
1969 Bajiraocha Beta
1971 Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe
1974 Rajnigandha Sanjay
1975 Jeevana Jyoti Sanjay
1976 Chhoti Si Baat Arun Pradeep
1976 Chitchor Vinod
1977 Gharonda Sudip
1977 Bhumika Keshav Dalvi
1977 Agar… If Anil Aggarwal
1977 Taxi Taxie Dev/Hero
1977 Tuch Maazi Raani
1977 Kanneshwara Rama Chenneera
1978 Damaad
1978 Safed Jhoot Amol ‘Ramu’ Palekar
1979 Baaton Baaton Mein Tony Braganza
1979 Gol Maal Ram Prasad Sharma/
Lakshman Prasad Sharma (Lucky) Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1979 Do Ladke Dono Kadke Hari
1979 Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi Bhagwant Kumar Bartendu “Bhagu”
1979 Solva Sawan
1979 Bin Baap Ka Beta
1979 Mother 1979 film
1979 Jeena Yahan Dinesh
1980 Aanchal Kishan Lal
1980 Apne Paraye Chandranath
1981 Naram Garam Ram Eshwar Prasad
1981 Sameera
1981 Akriet Mukutrao Shinde
1981 Kalankini
1981 Agni Pareeksha Alok Choudhary / Ramesh Khanna
1981 Chehre Pe Chehra Peter
1981 Plot No. 5
1982 Jeevan Dhaara Anand Bhatnagar
1982 Olangal Ravi Chattan
1982 Ramnagari
1982 Spandan
1982 Shriman Shrimati Madhu Gupta
1983 Rang Birangi Ajay Sharma
1983 Ashray
1983 Pyaasi Aankhen
1983 Chena Achena
1984 Tarang Rahul
1984 Aadmi Aur Aurat Tapan Sinha
1984 Prarthana
1984 Sringara Masa
1984 Mr. X Amar
1985 Khamosh Amol Palekar
1985 Jhoothi Inspector Kamal Nath
1985 Ankahee (1985 film) Devkinandan Chaturvedi ‘Nandu’
1985 Abasheshe
1986 Baat Ban Jaye Yeshwant Rao Bhonsle
1994 Teesra Kaun? C. K. Kadam
2001 Aks The Defence Minister
2009 Samaantar Keshav Vaze

source : Wikipedia

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