Ajinkya Deo is a very popular and talented actor and has inherited the acting skills from his father Mr. Ramesh Deo. He has also worked in Hindi movies and television serials. He gave many hits like ‘Sarja’, ‘Maherchi Saadi’, ‘Ek Krantiveer: Vasudev Balwant Phadke’ and many more.
Early Life & Background
Ajinkya Deo was born on 3rd May, 1963 in Mumbai. He is the son of the well- known veteran actors, Ramesh Deo and Seema Deo. His elder brother, Abhinay Deo, is a well-known Bollywood director.
First assignment/ First major break
Ajinkya began his career from the Marathi movie ‘Ardhangi’, however, he became a known face when he acted in the Marathi film ‘Sarja’.
Journey in the industry
Ajinkya began his career in the mid-80s with a Marathi film ‘Ardhangi’ in 1985. After his debut film, he was later seen in ‘Vahinichi Maya’ in 1985, which was followed by ‘Shabbas Sunbai’ in 1986. His Marathi film ‘Sarjaa’ won the National Film Award for the Best Feature Film in Marathi in 1987. He made his first appearance in the Bollywood industry with the movie ‘Sansaar’ in the year 1987, where he played the character of Shiva Sharma. He played the role of Dr. Prem in the movies ‘Kacchi Kali’ in 1987 and ‘Sone pe Suhaga’ in 1988. In 1990, ‘Pyasi Nigahen’’ was released, where he played the character of Inspector Vijay. Apart from these movies, he has given many hits in late 90’s.
Ajinkya has also acted in a few television shows. He was a part of the horror serial named ‘Zee Horror Show’. Ajinkya has also done an English movie ‘The Peacock Spring’, where he portrayed the role of Captain Vikram Singh. However, the biggest turnout in his career came with ‘Ek Krantiveer: Vasudev Balwant Phadke’, where he played the lead role as the Marathi freedom fighter Vasudev Balwant Phadke. In 2010, he was seen in the Marathi films, such as ‘Ringa Ringa’ and ‘Jeta’. In 2011, he played a role in the movie ‘Dubhang’.
Ajinkya Deo was also the ‘Executive Director’ of Prabhat Entertainment TV channel, which was launched in March 2001. The channel was closed in 2002. Recently, he has also co-produced the TV serial ‘24’, starring Anil Kapoor in the lead role, which was aired on Colours TV.
Name of Movies
Some of the popular movies of Ajinkya Dev
|Vahinichi MayaShabbas Sun Bai
Maza Ghar Maza Sansar
Sone Pe Suhaga(Hindi)
Phool Aur Angaar(Hindi)
Mr Ya Miss(Hindi)
Municipal Asst Commissioner
Vasudev Balwant Phadke
Name of Serials
‘Zee Horror Show’ on Zee TV in 1995 and 1996
‘The Peacock Spring’.
‘24: India Version’ as Abhay / Kartik on Colors