Vijayendra Ghatge

Vijayendra Ghatge is an actor in the Hindi film industry and on Indian TV. He is known for his role of Lala Brijbhaan in the TV serial Buniyaad that originally aired on DD National in 1986. Among other serials and several films, he is also known for his roles in Chitchor (1976), Prem Rog (1982) and more recently Devdas (2002) and Jhankaar Beats (2003).

Ghatge is a member of the royal family of Kagal and is closely related to other Maratha royal families, including those of Indore and Kolhapur.[1] His mother, Sita Raje Ghatge, is the daughter of Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore (reigned 1903–1926) by his American-born wife Nancy Miller (who was formally adopted by the Maharaja's aunt and took the name Sharmishtha Devi Holkar upon marrying the Maharaja).[2] Educated in the Daly College, Indore, he was the Head Prefect & Sword of Honour holder (Flight Sergeant Airwing NCC). After doing B.Com Honours (Management) from Sydenham College of Commerce, Bombay he passed out of the acting course from the FTII, Pune.

Vijayendra Ghatge
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Websitewww.vijayendra.in

Career

Ghatge started his film career with a supporting role in Rajshri Productions' 1976 Hindi film Chitchor. Directed by Basu Chatterjee, the film was a box office "Superhit".[3] Thereafter, he did various supporting roles in films like Kasme Vaade (1978), Prem Rog (1982) and Razia Sultan (1983). In the mid-1980s, Ghatge began appearing in television serials. His character role of Lala Brijbhaan, played in the 1986–87 classic serial Buniyaad made him a household name.[4]

In 2002 Ghatge appeared in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed Devdas in the role of Bhuvan Choudhary, the aging husband of the heroine, Paro, played by Aishwarya Rai.[5]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Chitchor Sunil Kishan
1977 Agar... If Vijay Sohni
1978 Anpadh Mukesh
1978 Kasme Vaade Kundan Ghanshyamdas
1978 Tere Pyar Mein
1979 Sunayana Dr. Indrajeet
1979 Shaayad
1980 Nazrana Pyar Ka Kishore
1980 Aakhri Insaaf
1980 Guest House Suraj
1981 Dhanwan
1981 Paanch Qaidi
1981 Hum Se Badkar Kaun Ballu/DSP Vijay
1981 Jyoti Niranjan Pratap Singh
1982 Prem Rog Kunwar Narendra Pratap Singh
1982 Satte Pe Satta Shekhar
1982 Jeeo Aur Jeene Do
1982 Maut Ka Saya
1982 "Waqt Waqt Ki Baat"
1983 Razia Sultan Amil Altunia
1984 Ram Ki Ganga Arun 'Suraj' Verma
1984 Ram Tera Desh Prem Kumar Saxena
1984 Waqt Ki Pukar Raja
1984 Divorce Ajay Oswal/Shyam
1984 Hanste Khelte
1985 Meraa Ghar Mere Bachche Dr. Shrikant Bhargav
1985 Pournami Raavil 3D Malayalam 3D film
1985 Mehak
1985 Kali Basti Inspector Raghuvanshi
1985 Singhasan Battisi Raja Vikramaditya TV Serial
1986 Sheesha Advocate Ashok Kumar TV series
1986 Locket Vijay
1986 Trikon Ka Chauta Kon
1986 Dahleez Ahmed Ali
1986 Katha Sagar TV series
1987 Buniyaad Lala Brijbhan TV series
1987 Muqaddar Ka Faisla Police Inspector Shekhar
1988 Mohabbat Ke Dushman Shamsher
1988 Veerana Sameer Pratap
1988 Shahenshah Mohammed Salim
1988 Vikram Aur Betaal Gunkar TV series
Ep: "The Unsuccessful Penance of Gunkar"
1988 Yateem Senior Police Officer
1989 Batwara Devan
1989 Tridev Ramesh Tejani
1989 Souten Ki Beti Advocate Narendra
1989 Ajeeb Itefaq Aparna's boyfriend
1989 Guru Inspector Shiv Shankar Shrivastav
1989 Naqab Nawab Sajhat Ali Khan
1990 Bandh Darwaza Thakur Pratap Singh
1990 Lekin... Raja Param Singh
1991 Indrajeet Inspector Sudhir
1991 Aakhri Cheekh
1991 Sanam Bewafa Sajjan Thakur
1991 Ek Doctor Ki Maut Dr. Arijit
1992 Apradhi Man outside the orphanage
1992 Bekhudi Radhika's Father
1992 Khel Ravi
1992 Missione d'amore Mansingh TV series
1993 Damini - Lightning Inspector Kadam
1993 Kshatriya Raja Davendra Pratap Singh
1993 Anth Advocate Vikas Saxena
1994 Vaade Iraade Principal Tripathi
1994 Junoon[6]
1994 Beta Ho To Aisa Forest Officer Anand
1995 Guddu Rehman
1996 Rajkumar
1997 Aakhri Sanghursh Arjun
1998 Kareeb Diwan Virendranath
1999 Love You Hamesha
2000 Siyani TV movie
2001 Shirdi Sai Baba (2001)
2002 Jeena Sirf Merre Liye Pooja's dad
2002 Deewangee Ashwin Mehta
2002 Devdas Bhuvan Choudhry
2002 Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum Mr. Shrivastav
2003 Jhankaar Beats Mr. Kapoor
2003 Tujhe Meri Kasam
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Singhania
2004 Garv: Pride and Honour Chief Minister
2005 Chand Sa Roshan Chehra
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Mr. Bhalla
2007 Marigold Rajput
2008 Karma: Crime. Passion. Reincarnation Ranvir Singh
2010 Life Express Tanvi's boss
2011 Aazaan Home Minister

References

  1. ^ "Indore: Palace Intrigue". India Today. 15 Sep 1997. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012.
  2. ^ "Supreme Court Judgement". 24 Apr 2008. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012.
  3. ^ "Box office 1976". Boxofficeindia.com. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012.
  4. ^ "The Buniyaad folks, 18 years later". Rediff.com. Feb 2006. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012.
  5. ^ Arti R (11 Jul 2002). "What does it take to be Ash's husband?". Rediff.com. Retrieved 24 Feb 2012.
  6. ^ http://www.rediff.com/movies/2006/feb/02sld8.htm

External links

Aakhri Insaaf

Aakhri Insaaf is a 1980 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Kalidas, starring Ashok Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Rameshwari, Zarina Wahab, Vijayendra Ghatge and Pradeep Kumar

It clashed with Amitabh-Shashi Kapoor starrer Do aur Do Paanch at the box office.

Aankhon Ke Saamne

Aankhon Ke Saamne is a 1981 Bollywood film directed by D.S.Azad for producer B.S.Suri, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Vijayendra Ghatge. The release of the film took place in 1992 under the name Rajoo Dada.

Anth

Anth: A Dream for a Better Tomorrow is a 1994 Indian action film directed by Sanjay Khanna, produced by Ashok Honda and starred Sunil Shetty and Somy Ali in pivotal roles. Paresh Rawal, Deepak Shirke, Mohan Joshi, Makrand Deshpande, Alok Nath and Vijayendra Ghatge also featured in the film.

Bekhudi

Bekhudi is a 1992 Bollywood film starring Kajol, Kamal Sadanah, Ajay Mankotia, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. The film marked the debut of Kajol. It was also meant to be the debut of Saif Ali Khan, but after completing the first shooting schedule of the film, he was considered to be unprofessional by director Rahul Rawail and was replaced by yet another debutant Kamal Sadanah. Incidentally it was while filming Bekhudi that Khan met actress Amrita Singh, whom he married in October 1991. Bekhudi was produced by Maharukh Jokhi and Rita Rawail, and its music was composed by Nadeem-Shravan.

Dhanwan (1981 film)

Dhanwan is a 1981 Hindi film starring Rajesh Khanna in the lead role, paired opposite Reena Roy and produced by Sohanlal Kanwar.

The supporting cast includes Aruna Irani, Rakesh Roshan, Shakti Kapoor, Om Prakash and Vijayendra Ghatge. Rakesh Roshan was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor at the Filmfare Awards, the only one for the film. Reena Roy plays the role of a defiant widow who reforms the egotistical Rajesh Khanna in the film.

Hanste Khelte (1984 film)

Hanste Khelte is a 1984 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Dayanand, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Rakesh Roshan, Zarina Wahab, Raza Murad and Vijayendra Ghatge.

Hum Se Badkar Kaun

Hum Se Badkar Kaun is a 1981 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Deepak Bahry, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Vijayendra Ghatge, Ranjeeta, Amjad Khan, Danny Denzongpa, Kajal Kiran and Ranjeet.

Jeena Sirf Merre Liye

Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (English: Live Only For Me) is a 2002 Indian Hindi romantic film starring Tusshar Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles. It is directed by Talat Jani and produced by Vashu Bhagnani. The film was an official remake of the Telugu hit Manasantha Nuvve.

Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum

Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum is a Bollywood, Hindi movie released in 2002. The movie stars Mamta Kulkarni, Charuhas Shidore, Anjan Srivastav and Vijayendra Ghatge. The movie is directed by Roop Dutta Naik.

Karma (2008 film)

Karma: Crime. Passion. Reincarnation is a psychological thriller, filmed in India, that touches upon reincarnation. The film was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and it went on to win various awards including Best Picture at the Marbella Film Festival in Spain.

Khel (film)

Khel (English: Game) is a 1992 Hindi film. This romantic comedy was directed by actor and film-maker Rakesh Roshan. Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Sonu Walia, Anupam Kher and Mala Sinha form its main cast. Khel is one of the almost dozen films that Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit have done together.

List of Bollywood films of 1985

A list of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1985

Top grossing movies

1)Ram Teri Ganga Maili

2)Pyar Jhukta Nahi

3)Mard

4)Meri Jung

5)Arjun

6)Ghulami

7)Geraftar

8)Sagar

9) Tawaif

10)Aitbar

Pournami Raavil 3D

Pournami Raavil is a 1985 Indian Malayalam 3D film, directed by A. Vincent and produced by S Kumar. The film stars Viji, Vijayendra Ghatge, Anuradha and Janardanan in lead roles. The film had musical score by Shankar Ganesh.

Rajoo Dada

Rajoo Dada is a 1992 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by D S Azad, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Vijayendra Ghatge, Kajal Kiran and Neeta Metha. Even though the film was censored in 1990, it had a theatrical release only in 1992.

Shaayad

Shaayad is a 1979 Bollywood film starring Neeta Mehta as Sudha, Vijayendra Ghatge as Dr Rakesh, Om Puri as Nandlal and Naseeruddin Shah as Saroj Kumar 'Saroj' in the main roles.The supporting cast includes Bharat Kapoor (as Aatish Indori), Purnima Jairam (as Dr Rita), Nitin Sethi (as Dr Nitin Mathur), Farida Jalal (as Sister Mazy, Nurse), Atam Prakash, Rahul Sengar, Raakesh Trivedi, Romesh Joshi, Murlidhar Gupta, Shivkant Pande, Ashok Awasthi and baby Manisha Munshi (as Aastha, Sudha's daughter). Special appearances are by Nadira as Sudha's mother, Iftekhar as Prosecution lawyer, Achyut Potdar as Judge and Simi Garewal as Defence attorney.

The music is composed by Manas Mukherjee and the songs have been written by Vitthalbhai Patel, Nida Fazli and late Dushyant Kumar Tyagi. The six songs in the film have been sung by Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Nitin Mukesh, Preeti Sagar, Sudhakar Athale and baby Sagarika Mukherjee (daughter of music director Manas Mukherjee).

Sharara

Sharara is a 1984 Hindi-language Indian film directed by Rajendra Singh Babu, starring Raaj Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Mithun Chakraborty, Hema Malini, Shakti Kapoor, Ranjeet, Kader Khan and Vijayendra Ghatge. It is a film adaptation of Irving Wallace's 1980 novel The Second Lady.

Sheesha (1986 film)

Sheesha is a 1986 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Basu Chatterjee, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Moon Moon Sen, Vijayendra Ghatge, and Mallika Sarabhai.

Tere Pyar Mein (1979 film)

Tere Pyar Mein is a 1979 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Subhash Sharma, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Sarika, Vijayendra Ghatge, Paintal, Nadira, Madan Puri and Iftekhar.

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