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Makarand Deshpande Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 6, 2019

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Short Biography

Makarand Deshpande was born on 06-03-1966 in Dahanu, Palghar in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor, Theatre Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright & Dramatist who is well-known for his work in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu & Malayalam film industries.

Makarand Deshpande Complete Bio & Career

Makrand was a well-known character actor of Bollywood films and was best known for his roles in the films like Makdee, Jungle, Swades, Sarfarosh, Darna Zaroori Hain and Guzarish among others. He has an unorthodox style and was well-known for his unconventional hairstyles and outfits. He mostly appeared with very brief roles in Bollywood films but people still recognize him because of his distinct and unfamiliar hairstyle. Besides acting, he is also a noted scriptwriter and director of Marathi and Hindi language films.
In addition to that, he is one of the most loved theatre artists. In all, he has penned down 12 short plays and 35 full lengths play and also owns a theatre named Ansh. He first came to limelight by working in the Doordarshan noted serial Circus alongside Shahrukh Khan in late 1980s. His appearance in Swades song Yu Hi Chala Chal Rahi needs a special mention.
His association with noted Ram Gopal Varma was well-known. He has worked in his films like Jungle, Satya, Darna Zaroori Hain and Company among others.
In addition to Marathi and Hindi, he has also acted in Malayalam and Telugu language films. He off late won a South Indian International Movie Awards for his portrayal of negative role in the films like No 66 Madura Bus and Dandupalya. His performance in Dandupalya and it's a sequel not just earned him awards but also made him one of the most sought-after artist. He in his career, which has crossed over 2 decades earned a lot of respect for himself not just in Bollywood but in various regional film industries as well.  

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Makarand Deshpande Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was formerly engaged to actress Sonali Kulkarni. He is married to writer Nivedita Pohankar.

Life's Important Dates Of Makarand Deshpande

Body Measurements

Chest Size 35
Biceps Size 11
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Dahanu, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School BPM High School, Mumbai
College Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics (NM College), Mumbai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut As an Actor - Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
As a director - Danav (2003)
Best Movies Satya (1998), Darna Zaroori Hai (2006), Dandupalya (2012), Two Countries (2015) and Dandupalya 2 (2017) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mercedes SUV and Mahindra Bolero


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar , Kapil Dev
Favorite Sport Kho Kho and Cricket
Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Favorite Actor Anil Kapoor , Jackie Shroff
Favorite Singer Sonu Nigam , Udit Narayan Jha
Favorite Place Lucknow, Jaipur
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Chicken Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Makarand Deshpande

  • He is best known for playing Negative roles.
  • He along with Sanjana Kapoor started Prithvi Theatre.
  • He along with actress Urmila Matondkar judged the reality show titled 'Marathi Paul Padate Pudhe'.
  • He has worked in around 50 short and 40 full length plays.

Makarand Deshpande Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

56 years, 11months, 3 days old age Makarand Deshpande will turn 57 on 06 March, 2023. Only 24 days, 17 hours,26 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Makarand Deshpande has celebrated the total number of 57 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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