Sadashiv Amrapurkar Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Sadashiv Dattaray Amrapurkar was an Indian star, best recognized for his efficiencies in Marathi and also Hindi films in the duration 1983 to 1999. He obtained the Filmfare Honor for Ideal Performance in a Negative Role in 1991 for Sadak-– the first time the award was instituted.

Bio/Wiki

Real name  Ganesh Kumar Narwode 
Ganesh Kumar Nalawade
Full Name Sadashiv Dattaray Amrapurkar
Nickname Tatya 
Profession(s) Actor, Author
Famous Role Maharani (Film – Sadak, 1991)

Personal Life

Date of Birth 11 May 1950 (Thursday)
Birthplace Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
Date of Death 3 November 2014 (Monday)
Place of Death Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai
Age (at the time of death) 64 Years
Death Cause Pulmonary Fibrosis (a lung infection) 
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
School A.E.S. Navin Marathi Shala, Ahmednagar
College/University  Ahmednagar College
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Educational Qualification(s)  B.A. from Ahmednagar College
M.A. in History from Pune University
 M.A. in Sociology from Pune University
Religion Hinduism
Caste Maharashtrian Brahmin
Address A/201 Panchdhara, Off Yari Road, Versova, Andheri (West), Mumbai 400058
Hobbies Reading, Sketching with pastels, Photography

Controversy In 2013, during Holi, Amrapurkar was severely beaten while he was protesting against the wastage of water in a rain dance in the neighboring society, as Maharashtra was facing a water scarcity crisis

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Relationships & More

Marital Status (at the time of death) Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Sunanda Karmarkar
Marriage Date 12 June 1973 (Tuesday)

Family

Wife/Spouse                Sunanda Karmarkar

Children Daughter- Rima Amarapurkar (Film Director)

            Daughter–                                         Ketaki Amarapurkar Jategaonkar

            Daughter–                                         Dr. Sayali Jahagirdar (eldest)

Career

Debut                                                Film (Bollywood): Ardh Satya (1983)

      Film                                          (Marathi): Aamras (1976)
      TV:                                             Bharat Ek Khoj (1988)

 

Last Films  Dhangarwada (2015)
Mahayoddha Rama – animated (2016)

 

Awards, Honours, Achievements

         Filmfare Awards
• 1984 (Winner): Best Supporting Actor for Ardh Satya (1983)

  • 1988: nominated: Best Villain for Kaal Chakra
  • 1992 (Winner): Best Performance by an Actor in a Negative Role for Sadak (1991)

• 1998 (Nominee): Best Performance by an Actor in a Negative Role for Ishq 1997)

Signature/Autograph               

Works

Selected plays he directed and acted in:

  • Pai, Pai an Pai (one-act play, director, actor)
  • Bandu, Baby ani Burkha (one-act play, director, actor)
  • Jawai Maza Bhala (one-act play, director, actor)
  • Bhatala dili Osri (actor)
  • Kaka Kishacha (actor)
  • Karaila gelo Ek (actor)
  • Brahmacha Bhopla (actor)
  • Kahi Swapna Vikaichi Aahet (actor, director)
  • Yatrik (director, actor)
  • Hawa Andhara Kavadsa (actor, director)
  • Chhinna (director, actor)
  • Chhoo Mantar (actor, director)
  • Vitthala (director)
  • Me Kumar (director)
  • Suryachi Pillay (actor)
  • Hands Up (actor)
  • Kanyadaan (actor, director)
  • Nishpap (director)
  • Lagnachi Bedi (actor)
  • Akasmat (director, actor)
  • Ti Phulrani (actor)
  • Jyacha Tyacha Vithoba (director, actor)

He directed some well-known artists like Shanta Jog, Smita Patil, Shreeram Lagoo, Bhakti Barve, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Neena Kulkarni, and Suhas Joshi.

Selected TV series

  • Raj Se Swaraj (1989) Lokmanya Tilak
  • Bharat Ek Khoj (1990) (Shyam Benegal’s work based on the discovery of India) Mahatma Phule
  • Kulavadhu (2009)
  • Shobha Somnath Ki (2012)
    Playback singer
  • Hou De Jarasa Ushir (2013)
  • Agnikaal (1990)

          Books written by him

       1. Kimayaagaar (play based on the life of Helen Keller)

       2. Abhinayache Saha Paath

Selected filmography

         

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Ardh Satya Rama Shetty Won Filmfare Award For Best Supporting Actor
1984 Jawaani Joe
Maan Maryada Bhawani Singh
Purana Mandir Durjan,Watchman
1985 Sanjhi
Aghaat V P Sarnaik
Nasoor RaoSaheb Mohite
Teri Meherbaniyan Sardari
Aar Paar (1985 film)
1986 Aakhree Raasta Minister Chaturvedi
Muddat Bharati Father
1987 Mohre Badrinath Chawla(Badri0/Vasu Mudaliyar
Hukumat Mangal Singh,Deenbandhu Dinanath (DBDN)
Majaal Driver Shyamu
Kaal Chakra Police Inspector Waman Rao
1988 Khatron Ke Khiladi Balbir
Zulm Ko Jala Doonga Police Inspector Mangesh Gandhi
Paap Ko Jalaa Kar Raakh Kar Doonga Swami Parmanand
Maar Dhaad Babulal/Dr. D’Cruz
1989 Nache Nagin Gali Gali
Dana Paani Kutti
Sachché Ká Bol-Bálá Police Inspector Nadkarni
Kasam Suhaag Ki Inspector Sharma
Eeshwar Tolaram
Kahan Hai Kanoon Dharmatma
Asmaan Se Ooncha
Aakhri Baazi Shaakal
Elaan-E-Jung Durjan,Kaalia Naag
Gola Barood Davar
Desh Ke Dushman Rakka/Rakesh Verma
Lashkar (film) Inspector More
Apna Desh Paraye Log
1990 Naaka Bandi Kaalia
Taqdeer Ka Tamasha Sheshnaag
Dushman (1990 film) Kaalicharan
Veeru Dada Gul Anand
Doodh Ka Karz Bhairav Singh
Agneekaal Gulabchand Jhakotia
Awaragardi Shakti Raj
Kaafila (1990 film) Minister Thakur
1991 Baat Hai Pyaar Ki Gautam
Swayam
Begunaah Rajan Dada
Farishtay Raja Jaichand
Dushman Devta Raja
Izzat (1991 film) Thakur
Inspector Dhanush Nageshswar Chaudhary/Rao
Hafta Bandh Firangi Paisewala
Shiv Ram Baburao Bheja
Indrajeet DSP ShyamSunder
Rupaye Dus Karod Lawyer Jamuna Das
Swarg Jaisaa Ghar Sharmaji
Sadak Maharani Won Filmfare Award For Best Negative Role
1992 Basanti Tangewali
Jai Kaali Mukadam Summba
Police Officer Badri Prasad
Kisme Kitna hai Dum Thakur
Police Aur Mujrim Dharampal
Sone Ki Lanka Kamal Rai
Jeena Marna Tere Sang MLA Dayanand Khurana
Anaam Inspector Angre
Yeh Raat Phir Na Aayegi Thakur Jaswantkumar
Khule-Aam Champaklal
1993 Bomb Blast MLA Sada Khare
Aakanksha Politician Nahar Singh
Aaj Kie Aurat Home Minister Anna Patil
Aankhen Inspector Pyaremohan
Hasti Builder Narang
Andha Intequam Police Inspector Shiva
Meherbaan Chaurangilal
Khoon Ka Sindoor Munna Kasai
Aag Ka Toofan
Hum Hain Kamaal Ke Police Inspector Godbole
Kohra Jakarto/CBI Office Neelkanth Sahai
Rani Aur Maharani Police Constable Dildar Singh
Baarish (1993 film)
Tadipaar Maharani Dream Sequence Special Appearance in beginning of film
1994 Do Fantoosh Shetty
Pathreela Raasta Ramakant Waghmare
Insaniyat Deshpande
Janam Se Pehle Judge Vishwanath Mahajan
Chauraha Kalinath/Badrinath
Mohra Police Commisioner Kamdev Kulkarni
Janta Ki Adalat Minister Ranjit Khurana
Aag Bholaram
Teesra Kaun Police Inspector Aditya Talwar
1995 Faisla Main Karungi Inspector Shinde
Duniyaa Jhukti Hai Judge/Underworld Don Ranjeet
The Don (1995 film) Minister Parshuram
God and Gun Satya Singh
Bewafa Sanam John
Sabse Bada Khiladi Amar Singh Choudhary
Coolie No. 1 Shaadiram Gharjode
Oh Darling Yeh Hai India Bidder
Yaraana Beggar Mungerilal Special appearance
Sanam Harjai Advocate KK Verma
1996 Hasina Aur Nagina Thakur Bhanupratap
Aurat Aurat Aurat Bijlee
Nirbhay
Jung Chakradhari Choudhary
Angaara Police Inspector
Return of Jewel Thief Jukaso
Chhote Sarkar Dr khanna
Ajay Lala
1997 Police Station Thakur Shamsher Singh
Gupt: The Hidden Truth Police Inspector Neelkanth
Do Ankhen Barah Hath Viswanath Dayaram
Ek Phool Teen Kante Kidnapper Bevda
Hasina Aur Nagina Bhanupratap
Ishq Ranjit Rai
Kaun Rokega Mujhe
1998 Do Numbri Hatela Hitler
2001: Do Hazaar Ek Minister Ramaswamy
Aunty No. 1 Gopi Elder Brother
Mere Do Anmol Ratan Mahesh
Mafia Raaj Laturkar
1999 Jai Hind Sindhia
Kachche Dhaage CBI Officer Jadeja
Jaanam Samjha Karo Daniel
Trishakti Police Inspector Dayal
Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United Dharampal
2000 Bulandi Gora Father
Daku Ramkali Bajrang
Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya Mr Chopra
Hum To Mohabbat Karega Inspector Shinde
Aakhir Kaun Thi Woh? V P Sinha
Yeh Raat Police commisioner
2001 Officer Lobo
Hum Ho Gaye Aapke Manager
Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya Mr Chopra
Kasam (2001 film) Kala Daku
Jaan Pe Khelenge Hum Police Inspector Bajrang Bihari
Rupa Rani Ramkali Zamindar Rasikalal Rasia
Dal:The Gang Gajrak Daruwala
2002 Mawali No.1 Muthuswamy It is the Film of 2002 but delayed and released in 2004 due to certain reason
Yeh Mohabbat Hai Police Inspector
Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge Chief Minister
Rishtey Advocate Katre
2003 Chori Chori – Chacha
Basti Kanta
Tada (film) Bittal rao
Parwana Police Inspector Hardev Singh Haryanvi
Raja Bhaiya Chaubey
2004 A.K.47 (2004 film) ACP Yograj Saxena
Taarzan: The Wonder Car Anthony D’Çosta
Ek Se Badhkar Ek Police Inspector Inamdar
2005 Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen Supremo Trikaaal/ Anna
Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai Iswarchand Mangatram Gore (I.M.Gore)
2006 Aatma Advocate Khurana
Siyaasat The Politics Netaji
2007 Dosh (film) Vijay Mehta/Kiran Bhatnagar
2008 Tulsi Annoying Foster Father
Mr. Black Mr. White K.G
Rafoo Chakkar: Fun on the Run Dilkhush
2010 Bachao:Inside Bhoot Hai…
Khuda Kasam Public Prosceutor
2012 Sompa Tulu Movie (Manglorean Language)
2013 Bombay Talkies Spirit of Sadashiv Amrapurkar

Marathi Films

Year Title Role Notes
1979 22 June 1897 Bal Gangadhar Tilak
1985 Khichdi Raghuvir Jagdale
1988 Aai Pahije Malhari
1991 Z.P Sadanand Waghmare
1993 Janmathep Parshuram Jadhav/Daku Parsha
1995 Painjan Shahir Pilajirao Khanjire Dholki Mastero in Tamasha Folk
1996 Doghi Uncle
2000 Khatarnak Advocate Raja Waghmare
2002 Vaastupurush Vadil
2004 Savarkhed Ek Gaav Sampatrao More
Zunj Ekaki Sadabhau
2005 Kunku Zaala Vairi Tatyasaheb, Minister
2007 Tahaan Minister
2008 Ara Ara Aaba Aata Tari Thamba Aaba
Sakka Bhau Pakka Vairi Mama
Kadachit
2009 Gaav Tasa Changala Sarpanch Popatrao
2012 Hou De Jarasa Ushir Fakir Baba

Some Lesser Known Realities Regarding Sadashiv Amrapurkar

Did Sadashiv Amrapurkar drink alcohol?: No 

Did Sadashiv Amrapurkar smoke?: No

  • Sadashiv Amrapurkar was a flexible Indian actor best understood for playing lawless duties.
  • Sadashiv was always right into acting as well as did numerous plays in school and college.
  • Sadashiv in his young days was likewise educated as a singer, but he was told that his extremely nasal baritone would certainly avoid him from being an effective singer. That made him quit singing and also concentrate on theatre.

  • Sadashiv Amrapurkar had actually played first-rate cricket in the Ranji Prize. He was a superb batsman and also a leg spinner, however when he joined a one-act play competition in his college, he located his calling, and also it turned his direction from cricket to acting as well as directing plays.
  • At the age of 21, he started doing theater and did more than 50 plays (acting and directing) as well as minor roles in Marathi films till 1979. Producer Govind Nihalani identified Sadashiv throughout a Marathi play labelled ‘Hands Up’ in 1981, and also soon, he used him the function of Rama Shetty (the adverse lead) in his motion picture ‘Ardh Satya.‘ The movie turned out to be a hit, and also Sadashiv got important acclaim for his performance in the movie.

  • The 1987 Bollywood film ‘Hukumat‘ assisted Sadashiv amass appeal as a bad guy in Hindi cinema. The motion picture was a hit (did even more business at package workplace than Mr. India), as well as Dharmendra also thought about Amrapurkar to be his lucky mascot. After Hukumat, they went on to do several movies with each other.

  • Sadashiv won the Filmfare award for Best Actor in an unfavorable role (1992) for his function of ‘Maharani’ in the motion picture ‘Sadak.’ It was the initial year that a Filmfare was given in this classification, as well as Amrapurkar was the first recipient of this award.

  • He was the favored villain of the 1980s, but around the mid-90s, he started doing comic roles in motion pictures like ‘Ishq (1997 ),’ ‘Hum Saath Hain (1999 ),’ ‘Coolie No 1 (1999 ),’ ‘Aunty No 1 (1998 ),’ and many more.
  • The actor did more than 300 films in Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, and Haryanvi.
    Sadashiv when stated that he signed the movie ‘Elaan-E-Jung’ even if it provided him a chance to ride a horse which he had actually never experienced in his life; nevertheless, he dropped from the horse on the initial day of the shoot and was later seen driving a jeep in the whole film.

  • Even after ending up being a successful Bollywood actor, he never stopped doing theater. In an interview, when he was asked to choose in between movies and also theatre, he opted theatre as well as said that theatre was his breath. Once, he shared a tale from his young days when his dad, who was not satisfied with his child’s interest for acting, locked him in your house to stop him from acting in a play, however later on, after seeing his interest for acting, his dad allowed him seek his desire
  • Sadashiv was a benefactor and also social lobbyist. He helped the betterment of rural young people. He was related to several social companies like Samajik Krutadnyata Nidhi,
  • Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti, Snehalaya, Lokshahi Prabodhan Vyaspeeth, Ahmednagar Aitihasik Vastu Sangrahalaya, as well as numerous others.
  • The silver screen missed Amrapurkar for a long time until he showed up in Dibakar Banerjee’s film ‘Bombay Talkies’ in 2012 in which he did a cameo. The movie was made to commemorate the centenary year of Indian cinema. When inquired about his hiatus from Bollywood, he claimed,

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