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Kashinath Ghanekar Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 14, 2022

Short Biography

Kashinath Ghanekar was born on 14-09-1930 in India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Theatre Actor & Dentist who was well-known in Marathi Cinema addressed as 1st Superstar of Marathi Theatre Industry.

Other Name: Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar, 1st Superstar of Marathi Cinema
Other Professions: Theatre Actor Dentist
Appearance: Marathi Bollywood

Kashinath Ghanekar Complete Bio & Career

Dr Ghanekar was a Dental Surgeon by profession. However, his contributions to the Marathi theatre and the film industry were 'exceptional'. He was arguably one of the biggest stars of Marathi theatre and in his illustrious career has scaled highest of highs in Marathi theatre and film industry.
He began his career with the Marathi film Laxmi Aali Ghara in the year 1952. After his next film Dharm Patni in 1953, he got engaged in theatre. He came back seven years later with the Marathi film titled Pathlaag and never looked back after that. For two decades in a row, he rules the Marathi film industry. His films such as Daadi Maa, Ekati, and Deo Manus among others earned him a lot of accolades. He was last seen in Marathi film Chandra hota sakshila in the year 1978.
In addition to films, he was active intheatre for 2 decades and acted in some of the most famous Marathi plays such as Garambicha Bapu, Anandi Gopal, Laxmi Aali Ghara, and Guntata Hruday He among various others. He believed in quality and not in quantiy and thus worked in less but only in quality films. In 2018, his biographical Marathi film  Ani... Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar was released.

Kashinath Ghanekar Popular Videos

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Kashinath Ghanekar died on 02-03-1986 in Amravati in the state of Maharashtra, India. He died at the age of 55 due to a heart attack.

DEATHDAY 2 March,1986 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Amravati, Maharashtra

Kashinath Ghanekar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was married to Kanchan Ghanekar (daughter of Bollywood actress Sulochana Latkar) from 1983 till his death in 1986. He had a daughter named Rashmi Ghanekar with her. Before married to Kanchan, he was married to a gynaecologist Irawati M. Bhide.

Life's Important Dates Of Kashinath Ghanekar

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chiplun
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing Sports
Marital Status Married
Debut Marathi - Laxmi Aali Ghara (1952)
Hindi - Abhilasha (1968)
Best Movies Pathlaag (1960), Ekati (1968), Deo Manus (1970), Manla Tar Dev (1970), and Ajab Tuze Sarkar (1971) among others
Best Friends N/A
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Singer Mohammed Rafi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kashinath Ghanekar

  • He is well-known for his role of Sambhaji which he played in the play "Raigadhala Jevha Jaag Yete".
  • His most popular plays in which he acted was Ashroonchi Zhali Phule, Ithe Oshalala Mrutyu, Anandi Gopal,Garambicha Bapu, Sundar Mi Honar, and, Shitu, Tujhe Aahe Tujpashi.
  • He was married to the daughter of the legendary Marathi cinema Actress Sulochana Latkar.
  • He was also a Dental Surgeon by profession.
  • Thane Municipal Corporation built a Theater on the name of Dr Kashinath Ghanekar Natyagruha Near Ghodbunder Road, Vasant Vihar, Thane West Mumbai.

Kashinath Ghanekar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Kashinath Ghanekar was 55 years 5 months & 18 days old age.