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  • Amol Palekar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

    Updated On : November 24, 2018

    Amol Palekar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

    75 years, 6 months, 4 days old age Amol Palekar will turn 76 on 24 November, 2020. Only 5 months, 26 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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    Amol Palekar has celebrated the total number of 75 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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    Short Biography

    Amol Palekar was born on 24-11-1944 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Director, Film Producer & Television Actor who best known for his work in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali films.

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    Amol Palekar Complete Bio & Career

    Amol Palekar is a well known Indian actor, producer, and director of Marathi and Hindi cinema. He has also worked in films in different languages such as Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, and Malayalam. He attended ‘The Sir JJ School of Arts’ where he learned Fine Arts. He began his career as a painter and had 7 one-man exhibitions. He was also part of many group shows. He was interested and was active in theatre especially Hindi and Marathi theatre. He started in Marathi experimental theatre along with Satyadev Dubey. He began his group ‘Aniket’ in 1972.

    He made his film debut with a film ‘Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe’ which was a Marathi film directed by Satyadev Dubey. He was later seen in ‘Rajnigandha’ directed by Basu Chatterjee. His low-budget film ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ was a hit. He received many comic roles after this movie. Most of these movies were directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee or Basu Chatterjee including Naram Garam and Gol Maal. His role as a common man struggling for a job in Gol Maal received appreciation and praise.

    He was cast against Sridevi in the movie ‘Solva Saawan’.’ Solva Saawan’ was Sridevi’s debut Hindi film. It was inspired by a Tamil movie featuring Kamal Haasan. He was seen in Malayalam film’ Olangal’. He came back to direction with a Marathi movie’ Aakriet’. ‘Paheli’ and ‘Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen’ were few of his movies showcasing his directional skills. The Movie’ Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen’ was included in courses for Human Behavior and also in Management studies. His movie ‘ Paheli’ entered in Oscar 2006. He provided the voice for the animated software tutorial for HIV/AIDS education created by ‘TeachAIDS’ which is a non-profit organization. He stopped acting and focused on direction after 1986. He grabbed 1 Filmfare and 6 State awards for his acting.

    He is known for portraying the women stories, Indian literature stories, and progressive issues. Bangarwadi, Dhyaas Parva, Quest, Dhoosar etc are few of his movies as a director. He has also directed many Television series such as Kachchi Dhoop, Mrignayanee, Ek Nayi Ummeed-Roshni etc. He also worked on TV reality show ‘Kalakarz’. Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat, Tuch Maazi Raani, Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi, Aanchal, Rang Birangi, Mr. X, Baat Ban Jaye, Samaantar are few of his movies as an actor.

    He also worked on many feature films in different languages such as Mother (Bengali), Kalankini (Bengali), Chena Achena (Bengali), Kanneshwara Rama (Kannada), Paper Boats (Kannada & English), and Olangal (Malayalam). He worked in TV movie ‘Aadmi Aur Aurat’. Samantar was his last movie as an actor. He has always maintained that Painting is his first love.

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    Amol Palekar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

    Amol Palekar was born in a lower-middle-class family to Suhasini Palekar (Employee of a private company) and Kamlakar Paleka (Employee at General Post Office). He has 3 sisters namely Rekha, Neelam, and Unnati. He married Chitra and the couple was separated, he then married  Sandhya Gokhale (Writer). He has two daughters named  Shalmale (physician)  and Shyamalee (Actress).

    Life's Important Dates Of Amol Palekar

    Body Measurements

    Skin Colour Wheatish
    Eye Colour Black
    Hair Colour Black

    Personal Info

    Home Town Mumbai
    Nationality Indian
    Religion Hindu
    Address Bhandarkar Road, Pune, Maharashtra
    School N/A
    College Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School Of Arts, Mumbai
    Qualification Diploma in Fine Arts
    Hobbies Writing & Traveling
    Marital Status Married
    Debut Actor - Rajnigandha (1974)
    Director - Aakreit (1981)
    Best Movies Gol Maal (1979)


    Car Collections BMW


    Favorite Sport Hockey & Football

    Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Amol Palekar

    • He worked at the Bank of India before starting his full time acting career.
    • He was selected as a chairman of India's Oscar jury.
    • He is an agnostic atheist.