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Sayaji Shinde Biography

Birth Name:
Sayaji Shinde
Birth Place:
Vele-Kamthi, Satara, Maharashtra, India
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was born in a farmer's family
  • Was born in Vele Kamati, a small town 12 Km from Satara, where electricity had reached as late as 1981
  • Worked as a watchman during 1974 for Maharashtra Government's Irrigation Department at just Rs
  • 165/- per month
  • Completed B
  • A
  • in Marathi from Lal Bahadur Shastri collage at Satara, while working as night watchman in irrigation department to give financial support to his families
  • Moved to Mumbai and joined acting academy "Avishkar" by Arvind & Sulbha Deshpande
  • Began his acting career in 1978 with Marathi theatre plays
  • Played the monumental role of Tamil Nadu's renowned poet and writer, Subramanya Bharathi, in the film Bharati (2000)
  • Has acted in Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films