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Sachin Pilgaonkar
Sachin Pilgaonkar
(Konkani: सचिन पिळगावकर; born 17 August 1957),[1] often known by his first name Sachin, is an Indian film and television actor, director, singer and producer.[1] Starting as a footballer, in the Marathi film, Ha Majha Marg Ekla (1962),[2] he went on to act in around 65 films as a child artist, before switching to adult roles, and giving hits like Geet Gaata Chal (1975),[3][4] Balika Badhu (1976),[5] Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978) and Nadiya Ke Paar (1982)[5] as a lead actor. He has worked in Hindi, Marathi and also in Bhojpuri cinema, and has acted, produced and directed successful comedy shows on Indian television, including Tu Tu Main Main (2000) and Kadvee Khatti Meethi. Besides that, he also directed several hit Marathi films[6][7] starting with Mai Baap (1982), Navri Mile Navryala (1984), Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi
Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi
(1988), Amchyasarkhe Aamich (1990) and Navra Mazha Navsacha (2004).[8]


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Television 2.2 Direction

3 Personal life 4 Autobiography 5 Television serials 6 Awards

6.1 National Film Awards

7 Filmography

7.1 As actor 7.2 As director

8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Sachin Pilagaonkar was born in Mumbai
in a Konkani
Brahmin family from Pilagaon in Goa. His father Sharad Pilgaonkar managed a printing press in Mumbai
but it collapsed from flood and heavy rain and he died shortly thereafter. Career[edit] Sachin Pilgaonkar
Sachin Pilgaonkar
started his film career as a child artist in the Marathi film, Ha Maza Marg Ekla[2] (This is my own singular path) (1962) at the age of four. He won the National Film Award for the same. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
handed him the award. As a child actor, he first appeared in the Dharmendra- Meena Kumari
Meena Kumari
starrer very emotional film Majhli Didi, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and also appeared in prominent films such as Jewel Thief, Chanda Aur Bijli, Brahmachari (Hindi film)
Brahmachari (Hindi film)
and Mela (1971 film). As a child artist, his best buddy was Junior Mehmood, with whom he first did the Shammi Kapoor-starrer Brahmachari as nine-year-old kids, and have done 15 films together as child artists. He switched to playing lead roles for a brief time with Rajshri Productions' Geet Gaata Chal.[4] In this, he paired with Sarika
and the film's unexpected success made them a lead pair for other films. Some of his roles as the lead were Balika Badhu (1976), College Girl and Rajshri Productions' Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se and Nadiya Ke Paar with Sadhana Singh. With Trishul, he switched back to supporting roles and was part of successful movies such as Sholay,[9] Avtar, Sur Sangam and Satte Pe Satta, but as roles dried up he took to direction, making Marathi movies and producing TV serials. He is one of the most well-known Marathi film directors. He directed Subhash Ghai's Prem Deewane, starring Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Pooja Bhatt and Vivek Mushran and then directed Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai, starring Srishti Bahl and Vivek Mushran with Ashok Saraf
Ashok Saraf
in a key role. Sachin's latest movie is as a director for Rajshri's latest Jaana Pehchana, to be released in 2011. The film Jaana Pehchana has been released. It is a true sequel to Sachin's earlier film Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se. Television[edit] Sachin turned to Indian Television in the 1990s, when he directed a superhit Hindi
comedy show, Tu Tu Main Main
Tu Tu Main Main
on Hindi
National channel Star Plus, which starred his wife Supriya and Reema Lagoo. He also directed a show Rin 1 2 3 on Hindi
National channel DD Metro, which used to show parodies on Bollywood movies. He also directed the sitcom, Hadh Kar Di starring Dara Singh, which too initially did well, but later was pulled off. In the meantime, he also anchored Hindi music shows like Chalti Ka Naam Antakshari and various other events and Marathi film award ceremonies. In 2006, he, along with his wife, Supriya, won the Hindi
dance Reality Show Nach Baliye,[10] pocketing Rs. 40 lakh Approx. $100,000 , beating nine other celebrity contestant pairs.[11] In late 2007, he started a new programme on Zee Marathi, known as Eka Peksha Ek, which is based on dance , finding hidden talent in all the areas of the state of Maharashtra
in India. He appeared as a judge of reality comedy talent show, Chhote Miyan (2009) on Colors TV.[12] Direction[edit] Sachin has also been directing Marathi films since the 1980s. He started directing with Mai Baap (1982) which received critical acclaim, but started tasting commercial success only with 1984's Navri Mile Navryala, which also starred his future wife, Supriya. Further movies like Gammat Jammat and Maza Pati Karodpati cemented his place in the Marathi film industry. However, he tasted major success in 1988's Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi, which starred himself and the two reigning superstars of Marathi cinema, Ashok Saraf
Ashok Saraf
and Laxmikant Berde. The movie was a runaway hit, establishing Sachin as a hitmaker. He then changed track to experimental cinema with the next two films, but returned to comedy with Amchyasarkhe Aamhich, which proved to be yet another hit.[8] Sachin assisted many big directors. Sachin also assisted Hrishikesh Mukherjee and got some good lessons about editing from him. Personal life[edit]

Sachin with wife Supriya Pilgaonkar
Supriya Pilgaonkar
in 2010

He is married to actress Supriya Pilgaonkar[13] (née Sabnis), whom he first directed for his debut Marathi film, Navri mile navryala (1984) and subsequently became successful pair in Marathi cinema. The couple has a daughter, Shriya Pilgaonkar
Shriya Pilgaonkar
who was born on 25 April 1989. Autobiography[edit] Sachin wrote his autobiography during the completion of 50 years of his film career named Hach Maza Marg हाच माझा मार्ग [14][15] Television serials[edit]

Year Title[16] Role Channel Remark

2014 Supriya-Sachin Show Jodi Tujhe Majhi Host Star Pravah

Awards[edit] National Film Awards[edit]

1962 - National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Ha Majha Marg Ekla[5] 1972 - National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Ajab Tuje Sarkar[5] 1978 - Filmfare award 2016 - Filmfare Marathi award for best actor for the film Katyar Kaljat Ghusli

Filmography[edit] As actor[edit]

Year Movie Role Language Remark

2018 Hichki Actor
(Naina's estranged father)[17] Hindi

2017 Qaidi Band Actor Hindi

2015 Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (film) Actor Marathi

2014 Sanngto Aika Actor Marathi

2013 Ekulti Ek Actor Marathi

2011 Jaana Pehchana Actor Hindi Sequel for "Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se"

2011 Sharyat Actor Marathi

2011 Teecha Bap tyacha Bap Actor Marathi

2008 Aamhi Satpute Actor Marathi

2004 Navra Maza Navsacha Actor Marathi

1996 Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai Actor Hindi

1991 Aayatya Gharat Gharoba Actor Marathi Inspired by the Hindi
movie Dil Daulat Duniya, starring Rajesh Khanna & Sadhana

1990 Amchyasarkhe Aamich Actor Marathi

1990 Eka Peksha Ek Actor Marathi

1989 Abhi To Main Jawan Hoon Actor Hindi Amar

1989 Atmavishwas Actor Marathi

1989 Bhutacha Bhau Actor Marathi Inspired by Hindi
1984 Movie - Gazab

1988 Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi Actor Marathi Inspired by Hindi
1966 Movie - Biwi Aur Makaan

1988 Mazha Pati Karodpati Actor Marathi

1988 Ghar Ek Mandir Actor
(Sanjay Kumar) Hindi

1987 Gammat Jammat Actor Marathi

1987 Maa Beti Khetan Hindi

1985 Ghar Dwaar Actor
(As an Orphan) Hindi

1984 Navri Mile Navryala[18] Actor Marathi

1983 Avtaar Actor
(name was Sewak)[5] Hindi As Sewak

1982 Satte Pe Satta Actor
(name was Sunny)[5] Hindi As Sunny

1982 Nadiya Ke Paar Actor Hindi
(Bhojpuri/Awadhi) As Chandan

1981 Sweety Actor Hindi

1980 Judaai Actor Hindi Ravikant S. 'Ravi' Verma

1979 Ashta Vinayak Actor Marathi Hugely successful Marathi film with Vandana Pandit, Dr. Vasantrao Deshpande, directed by Sharad Pilgaonkar[19]

1979 Paaradh Actor Marathi with Nutan, Sarika, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo

1979 Gopaal Krishna Actor Hindi

1979 Aur Kaun Actor Hindi

1978 Trishul Actor
(name was Ravi)[5] Hindi As Ravi

1978 College Girl Actor Hindi

1978 Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se Arun Pratap Mathur Hindi

1976 Balika Badhu As Amal Hindi as amal

1975 Geet Gaata Chal[4]


1975 Sholay Supporting Actor(Ahmed)[5][9] Hindi

1973 Birbal My Brother Lead role English

1971 Krishna Leela Child artist / Lead role Hindi Portrayed Lord Krishna

1968 Bramhachari Child Artist Hindi

1967 Jewel Thief as Shishu Singh Hindi

1967 Majhli Didi


1965 Dak Ghar as Amal Hindi adaptation of Rabindra Nath Tagore's play

1962 Ha Maaza Marg Eekla[2] Child Artist Marathi

As director[edit]

Ekulti Ek (2013) Launched his daughter Shriya Pilgaonkar Ideachi Kalpana
Ideachi Kalpana
(2010) Ekadantha (2007) - Kannada Movie (starring Ramesh Aravind and Vishnuvardhan which was a remake of his Marathi movie Navra Maza Navsacha) Aamhi Saatpute (2008) Navra Maza Navsacha (2004) Kunku
(1994) Aayatya Gharat Gharoba (1991) Eka Peksha Ek (1990) Amchyasarkhe Aamich (1990) Atmavishwas (1989) Bhutacha Bhau (1989) Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi
Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi
(1988) Mazha Pati Karodpati (1988) Gammat Jammat (1987) Navri Mile Navryala (1984) Savvasher (1984) Mai Baap (1982) Adventure of Alladin

Sachin has directed Subhash Ghai's film Prem Deewane.[citation needed] References[edit]

^ a b Sanjit Narwekar (1994). Directory of Indian film-makers and films. Flicks Books. Retrieved 29 December 2012.  ^ a b c The People's Raj. 1964. p. 74. Retrieved 29 December 2012.  ^ Osian's (Firm); Neville Tuli (2002). A historical mela: the ABC of India : the art, book & cinema. Osian's. ISBN 978-1-890206-49-9. Retrieved 30 December 2012.  ^ a b c Nilu N. Gavankar (July 2011). The Desai Trio and The Movie Industry of India. AuthorHouse. pp. 198–. ISBN 978-1-4634-1941-7. Retrieved 29 December 2012.  ^ a b c d e f g h "Shortlived stardom". The Tribune. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 22 June 2012.  ^ "Staying in step: For actor Sachin and wife Supriya Pilgaonkar, true romance lies in all the little things they share". The Telegraph. 24 December 2005. Retrieved 1 April 2010.  ^ "A new innings". The Hindu. 30 October 2006. Retrieved 1 April 2010.  ^ a b "Midas Touch!". Screen. 18 April 2008. Retrieved 1 April 2010.  ^ a b Anupama Chopra (1 December 2000). Sholay: The Making of a Classic. Penguin Books India. ISBN 978-0-14-029970-0. Retrieved 29 December 2012.  ^ India
Today. Thomson Living Media India
Limited. 2006. Retrieved 29 December 2012.  ^ Limca Book of Records. Bisleri Beverages Limited. 2006. Retrieved 30 December 2012.  ^ "Three new weekend shows on Colors". The Times of India. 22 June 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2010.  ^ "Staying in step: For actor Sachin and wife Supriya Pilgaonkar". The Telegraph. 24 December 2005.  ^ सचिन पिळगावकर लिहितोय आत्मचरित्र ^ हाच माझा मार्ग ^ Cite error: The named reference site was invoked but never defined (see the help page). ^ "'Hichki' review: The emotionally-packed film will stay with you long after you watch it". The Economic Times. 23 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.  ^ Daniel Krasa (December 2007). Lehrbuch des Marathi. Buske Verlag. pp. 203–. ISBN 978-3-87548-434-2. Retrieved 29 December 2012.  ^ The Times of India
Directory and Year Book Including Who's who. 1983. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 

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