Mahesh Manjrekar

16 August 1958 | Leo

Actor

Director

Writer

Producer

Mahesh Manjrekar

Mahesh Manjrekar

Mahesh Manjrekar is a distinguished Indian actor and filmmaker. He has won a National Film award for his direction.

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Filmography

24 January 2014Jai Ho
Babban

15 November 2013Rajjo
Begum

4 November 2011Loot
Lala Taufiq Ahmed Bhatti

3 June 2011Ready
Ram Kapoor

2 April 2010Pankh
Brahmanand

18 September 2009Wanted
Inspector Talpade

28 August 2009Toss

15 May 200999
AGM

12 January 2006Zinda
Joy Fernandes

20 December 2002Kaante
Raj 'Bali' Yadav

Biography

Mahesh Manjrekar is a distinguished Indian actor and filmmaker. He has won a National Film award for his direction.

Career -

Mahesh Manjrekar made his acting debut in Vaastav (1999) which he also directed, and is often counted as one of the greatest gangster movies of Bollywood. Having mostly played the roles of a villain, Manjrekar’s breakthrough came in Kaante (2003) for which he won an IIFA award for Best Performance in a Comic Role. Since then, he has worked in successful films like Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Wanted (2009), Dabangg (2010), Rajjo (2013), and Singham Returns (2014).

Manjrekar is a noted director in the Marathi Film Industry. His films, often biopics or real-life tragedies, have enjoyed immense commercial and critical success. He won a National Film award for his directorial Marathi film debut Astitva (2000). He occasionally produces films and also works in television.

He is known to be very interested in politics and often contests elections through his Maharashtra Navnirman Sena candidature.

Personal Life -

Mahesh Manjrekar was born in Mumbai.

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