Sharat Saxena is a qualified engineer but his desire to become an actor brought him to Mumbai. So, in 1972, he landed in Mumbai with a dream of becoming an actor. He didn’t find it tough because of his built; hence he was easily getting the supporting role offers. Benaam was his first release in the year 1974, though his role was brief.
He appeared in small roles throughout 70s in films like Agent Vinod, Dil Dewana, Kaala Pathar and others.In 1980s; he has starred in some of the most successful films of Bollywood such as Mr India, Boxer, Tridev, Agneepath and Ghayal. In 90s too he enjoyed same success with films like Soldier, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Ek Hi Raasta, Ghulam and many more. He has been a part of hindi film industry since four decades now.
Additionally, he is one of the most renowned actors of the Indian TV Industry. His performances have made him as one of the finest supporting actors in Bollywood. He is happily married to his wife Shobha and has two children, Vishal and Veera.