Ramesh Bhatkar

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ramesh bhatkar

 

Brief Intro

Ramesh Bhatkar is a popular Marathi actor, who has worked in films, serials and theatre as well. He is well known for her roles in the serials like ‘Commander’ and ‘Damini’. He has worked in Marathi as well as in Hindi movies.

 

Early Life & Background

Ramesh was born in 1949 in the Bhandari family. His father Snehal Bhatkar was the illustrious music director-composer and a singer. During his college days, he was a swimming champion and use to play Kho-Kho from the Vijay Club, Dadar.

 

First assignment/ First major break

Ramesh debuted in Marathi movie ‘Chandoba Chandoba Bhaglaas Ka’ in 1977, however, he became popular among Marathi audiences after the movies like ‘Ashta Vinayak’ and ‘Maherchi Sadi’. He became popular among other masses after doing a Hindi show ‘Hello Inspector’ for Doordarshan.

 

Journey in the industry

Ramesh made his debut with the movie ‘Chandoba Chandoba Bhaglaas ka’ in 1977. He then bagged role in ‘Ashta Vinayak’ in 1979, starring Sachin Pilgaonkar in the lead role. Later, he acted in the movies like ‘Duniya Kari Salam’, ‘Maaherchi Manasa’, ‘Vahinichi Maya’, ‘Aapli Maanasa’, ‘Aai Pahije’, ‘Bharat Aala Parat’, ‘Aai Tuza Ashirwad’ and more. He also played an important character in the popular Marathi movie ‘Maherchi Sadi’ in 1991. He has also acted in Hindi movies like ‘Bombay War’, ‘Badmaash’, ‘Hafta Vasuli’, ‘Bedardi’, ‘Malik Ek’ and so on. He has acted in nearly 90 Marathi and Hindi films.

Apart from movies, he is also a well established television actor. He was popular for the role of inspector in the Hindi serials like ‘Hello Inspector’ in 1990 and ‘Commander’ in 1992. He played a lead in the popular Marathi serial ‘Damini’ opposite Prateeksha Lonkar. He was also well known for portraying cid officer in the Marathi serial ‘Teesra Dola’ in 1998. He also acted in the shows like ‘Haddapaar’, ‘Bandini’, ‘Yugandhara’ and more. He has acted in more than 30 series till date. He is currently seen in Zee Marathi’s popular serial ‘Tu Tithe Me’, where he portrays the role of Manjiri’s father.

He has also worked in various Marathi stage shows. His play ‘Ashroonchi Zaali Phule’ which was released in 1975, performed for about 28 years in Marathi industry. He has worked in nearly 50 plays which includes ‘Ooghadale swargache Daar’, ‘Denaryaache Haath Hazaar’, ‘Shadyantra’, ‘Kevha Tari Pahate’, ‘Akher Tu Yeshilach’, ‘Rahu Ketu’, ‘Mukta’, ‘The Boss- Sutradhar’, ‘Kinara’ and many more.

 

Names of films

Movie Role Year
Chandoba Chandoba Bhaglas Ka

Ashtavinayak

Duniya Kari Salaam

Yeh Kahani Nahi

Vahinichi Maya

Prem Karuya Khullam Khulla

Aai Pahije

Rangat Sangat

Bombay War

Lapwa Chhapwi

Bandhan

Maherchi Sadi

Sawat Majhi Ladki

Bedardi

Badmaash

Hafta Vasuli

Meri Ishq Ki Kahani

Ashi Gyaneshwari

Censor

Jaidev

Shodh

Aai Tuza Aashirwad

Bharat Aala Parat

Malik Ek

We Are On! Houn Jau Dya

Aapli Manasa

Hey Khel Nashibache

Gruhlaxmi

 

 

Swanand

 

Yogesh

 

Mohan Deshmukh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inspector Bhatkar

 

 

 

Arvind Kulkarni

 

 

Mandar Sarnaik

 

 

Nanasaheb Chandorkar

1977

1978

1979

1984

1985

1987

1988

1988

1990

1990

1991

1991

1993

1993

1998

1998

2001

2001

2001

2001

2003

2004

2007

2010

2012

Names of serials

‘Damini’ on DD Sahyadri

‘Vikram Aur Betaal’ on DD National

‘Commander’ on Zee TV

‘Hello Inspector’ on Doordarshan

‘Teesra Dola’ on DD2

‘Haddapaar’

‘Bandini’

‘Yugandhara’

‘Tu Tithe Me’ as Manjiri’s father on Zee Marathi

 

Names of Dramas

Ashroonchi Zaali Phule in 1975

Ooghadale Swargache Daar in 1982

Denaryaache Haath Hazaar in 1980

Shadyantra in 1991

Kevha Tari Pahate

Akher Tu Yeshilach

Rahu Ketu

Mukta

The Boss- Sutradhar

Kinara

Gholat Ghol

Yayati

Premachya Gavaa Jaave