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Name: Amol Palekar  
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Date of Birth: 24th November 1944
Place of Birth: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Amol Palekar (born 24 November 1944) is a well known actor of the '70s and later director of notable Indian movies.

Amol Palekar was born in Bombay, where he attended the J J School of Art. He started with the Marathi experimental stage with Satyadev Dubey and later started his own group 'Aniket' set up in 1972. He introduced theatre of the absurd in Maharashtra and a street theatre-inspired practice of performing plays in the round.

In 1974 he was cast as an actor by Basu Chatterjee in Rajanigandha, which lead to many parts in middle-class comedies. He became a director with the Marathi film Aakriet.


As an Actor

  • Baaton Baaton Mein
  • Golmaal
  • Rajnigandha
  • Rangbirangi
  • Naram Garam
  • Chhoti Si Baat
  • Meri Biwi Ke Shaadi

As a Director

  • Ankahi (Unspoken) - 1984
  • Daayraa (The Square Circle)
  • Annahat (Forever)
  • Bangarwadi
  • Paheli (Riddle) - 2005

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