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Years active  1968–Present
Spouse  Nivedita Joshi Saraf
Role  Actor

Name  Ashok Saraf
Website  ashoksaraf.in
Children  Aniket Saraf
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Born  4 June 1947 (age 68) (1947-06-04) Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Nominations  Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
Movies  Dhum Dhadaka, Bin Kamacha Navra, My Husband Is a Milliona, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Ek Daav Bhutacha
Similar People  Laxmikant Berde, Nivedita Joshi Saraf, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Mahesh Kothare, Ranjana Deshmukh

Muktacharcha With Marathi Actor Ashok Saraf 06th Oct 2018


Ashok Saraf (born 4 June 1947) is an Indian film and stage actor and comedian. He has appeared in many Marathi movies and stage plays in lead roles and in Hindi movies and TV serials in supporting roles. He is affectionately known as 'MAMA' in entire Marathi film industry means closer human being. Most of Marathi actors & actress called him as Samrat ashoka of marathi film industry.

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In the 1980s and 90s, Saraf was considered as one of the two Marathi comedy superstars along with actor Laxmikant Berde.

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His brand of comedy has been emulated by many actors and serves as a benchmark for new upcoming comedy actors in Marathi cinema.

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Saraf started his career in Marathi cinema since the late 1960s. In the 1970s, he was frequently seen in supporting comic roles in Marathi movies with leading actors like Dada Kondke, Nilu Phule, Ravindra Mahajani, Avinash Masurekar, Raja Gosavi and others. His pairing with actress Ranjana Deshmukh became very popular with Marathi movie fans.

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But from the early 1980s, Saraf started getting cast as the leading hero in Marathi films. The combination of Ashok Saraf, Laxmikant Berde, Sachin Pilgaonkar and Mahesh Kothare created the 'comedy films wave' in Marathi cinema from 1985 that lasted for more than a decade.

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His superhit Marathi films as the lead hero include 'Ek Daav Bhutacha', 'Dhoom Dhadaka', 'Gammat Jammat', 'Ashi hi Banava Banavi' and 'Vazir'

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Saraf has also starred in television serials like Yeh Choti Badi Baatein and Hum Paanch (as Anand Mathur).

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In Bollywood, he is best remembered for the comic "Munshiji" in Rakesh Roshan's 1995 action thriller Karan Arjun, in Yes Boss as Shah Rukh Khan's colleague and in Singham as head constable.

In the Marathi film industry, he is popularly known as Mama (maternal uncle).

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Talk time with ashok saraf and nivedita joshi saraf


Early life

Ashok Saraf basically from Belgaum was born in Mumbai. He spent his childhood at Chikhalwadi in south Mumbai. He completed his schooling from DGT Vidyalay Mumbai.

Career

Ashok Saraf has been working in the film and television industry since the year 1969. He has acted in more than 250 Marathi films out of which 100 were commercial success. He has mostly acted in comedy films. He has played many roles in Marathi Cinema, Marathi Plays, Hindi Cinema, Marathi Television Serials and Hindi Television serials He started his career with the Marathi movie 'Janaki' in 1969. He then acted in the movies like 'Donhi Gharacha Pahuna', 'Jawal Ye Laju Nako', 'Tumacha Amacha Jamala', Chimanrao Gundyabhau', 'Deed Shahane', 'Haldikunku', 'Duniya Kari Salam' and more during the 1970s–1980s. He continued to work with Marathi films with Laxmikant Berde, Sachin and Mahesh Kothare. The Marathi movie moved in the different term of comedy during that phase.'Ashi Hi Banava Banavi' , 'Aayatya gharat gharoba' and 'Dhum dhadaka' are some of the very popular Marathi movies.

Saraf has also acted in various Marathi plays and Hindi serials. He then developed his own production house 'Aniket Telefilms' which is handled by his wife Nivedita Saraf.

Saraf survived a major car accident in the year 2012 on the Mumbai Pune Expressway near Talegaon.

Marathi film career

Ashok Saraf had a great pair with Laxmikant Berde, another great comedian from Marathi cinema who has also acted in many Hindi films. Saraf, Sachin Pilgaonkar and Laxmikant Berde together they played many Marathi films and most films were super hits. Both Laxmikant and Ashok were known to be good friends of actor-director Sachin Pilgaonkar and actor-producer-director Mahesh Kothare. He tasted major success in 1988's Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi, as lead role and the two reigning superstars of Marathi cinema, Sachin Pilgaonkar and Laxmikant Berde. The movie was a runaway hit.

Hindi film career

Ashok Saraf is such a versatile actor that he also played an important roles in the Bollywood. Some of the roles which are remembered are from the films Singham, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Gupt, Koyla, Yes Boss and Karan Arjun. His performance in films against powerful comedy actors like Govinda, Johny Lever & Kader Khan was appraised.

Hindi television serials

Ashok Saraf has also starred in television serials like Yeh Choti Badi Baatein and Hum Paanch (as Anand Mathur) which tasted a major success.

Marathi play career

He has played number of roles in Marathi Play in his career. Some of the important plays includes Hamidabaichi Kothi, Anidhikrut, Manomilan, He Ram Cardiogram, Darling Darling, Sarkha Chatit Dukhtay, Laginghai.

Awards

  1. 1977 - first Filmfare award for Ram Ram Gangaram. In total 5 Filmfare awards
  2. Maharashtra government award for this movie Pandu Havaldar
  3. Screen award for movie Sawai Havaldar,
  4. Bhojpuri film award for Maika Bitua
  5. 10 State government awards for Marathi Films
  6. Best Comedian in "Maharashtracha Favorite Kon?"
  7. Due to his extra ordinary performance in marathi film, He is affectionately known as Amitabh Bacchan of Marathi movie

Personal life

He is married to actress Nivedita Joshi-Saraf. They Have one son.

Ashok Saraf and Marathi film actress Ranjana had an affair and had done number of films together. Their affair which later broke up after Ranjana's tragic accident.

Filmography

  1. Aandhali Koshimbir (Marathi) (2014) .... Bapu Sadavarte
  2. Singham (Hindi) (2011) .... Head Constable Savalkar
  3. Dhoom 2 Dhamaal (2011)... Eknathrao Patil (Shiva)
  4. Kunasathi Kunitari (2011) ....
  5. Pakda Pakdi (2011) ....
  6. Familywala (Hindi) (2010) (Stuck/On Hold)
  7. Sarkhe Chhatit Dukthtaye (New Marathi Play) (2010) ....
  8. Ideachi Kalpana (2010) ....
  9. Most Wanted (2010)
  10. Tata Birla Ani Laila (2010)... Birla
  11. Aika Dajiba (2010) ....
  12. Master Eke Master (2009) ....
  13. Nishani Daava Angatha(2009) ....
  14. Hastil Tyache Daat Distil (2009) ....
  15. Balirajache Rajya Yeu De (2009) ....
  16. Gosht Lagnanantarchi (2009) ....
  17. Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad (2008)
  18. Adala Badali (2008) .... Chandu
  19. Aaba Zindabad (2008)
  20. Baba Lagin (2008)
  21. Anolkhi Hey Ghar Maze (2008) .... Mr.Deshmukh
  22. Aamhi Satpute (2008) .... Mamanji
  23. Saade Maade Teen (2008) .... Ratan
  24. Sakkha Bhau Pakka Vairi (2008)
  25. Chalu Navra Bholi Bayko (2008)
  26. Ek Unad Divas (2007)
  27. Sakhi (2007)
  28. Mi Nahi Ho Tyatla (2007)
  29. Karaayla Gelo Ek (2007)
  30. Lapun Chapun (2007)
  31. Pahili Sher Dusri Savvasher Navara Pavsher (2006)
  32. Devaa Shapath Khota Saangen Khara Saangnaar Naahi (2006)
  33. Shubhmangal Savadhan (2006)
  34. Kalubaichya Navane Changbhal (2006)
  35. Akhand Saubhagywati (2006)
  36. Soon Laadki Saasarachi (2005)
  37. Saval Majhya Premacha (2005)
  38. Aai No. 1 (2005)
  39. Qatal E Aam (2005)
  40. Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum (2004) ....
  41. Navra Maza Navsacha (2004) ....
  42. Sanshay Kallol (2004) ....
  43. Fukat Chambu Baburao (2004)
  44. Saglikade Bombabomb (2003)
  45. Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa (2002) .... Mr. Patel
  46. Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein (2002) .... Govind
  47. Ittefaq (2001) .... Shambhu Shikari
  48. Inteqam (2001) .... Murli (Watchman)
  49. Jodi No.1 (2001) .... Ashok Rai
  50. Aashiq (2001) .... Constable
  51. Afsana Dilwalon Ka (2001) .... Pyarebhai
  52. Bhajiwali Sakhu Havaldar Bhiku(2000)
  53. Joru Ka Ghulam (2000) .... P.K. Girpade
  54. Beti No. 1 (2000) .... Ram Bhatnagar
  55. Bhakti Heech Khari Shakti (2000)
  56. Saubhagyadan (2000) ....
  57. Khoobsurat (1999) .... Mahesh Chaudhary (Gambler)
  58. Bhasma (1999) .... Masanjogi
  59. Bandhan (1998) .... Chillu
  60. Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998) .... Tadkalal
  61. Koi Kisi Se Kum Nahin (1997) ....
  62. Yes Boss (1997) .... Johnny
  63. Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997) .... Havaldar Pandu
  64. Judge Mujrim (1997) .... PA Natwar
  65. Koyla (1997) .... Vedji
  66. Kunku (1997)
  67. Bal Bramhachari (1996) .... Pyare Mohan
  68. Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai (1996) .... Dr. Avinash
  69. Army (1996) .... Pascal
  70. Gehra Raaz (1996)
  71. Maaya Mamata (1996)
  72. Guddu (1995) .... Baliya
  73. Aazmayish (1995) .... Roshanlal
  74. Jamla Ho Jamla (1995)
  75. Karan Arjun (1995) .... Munshiji
  76. Topi Var Topi (1995)
  77. Dhamal Jodi (1995)
  78. Painjan (1995)
  79. Sukhi Sansarachi 12 Sutre (1995)
  80. Nazar Ke Samne (1994) .... Mamu
  81. Sangdil Sanam (1994) .... Bhalchander a.k.a. Sangdil Sanam: The Heartless Lover (USA: DVD box title)
  82. Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1994) .... Dhaniram
  83. Karan (1994)
  84. Vazir (1994)
  85. Sasar Maaher (1994)
  86. Dil Hai Betaab (1993) .... Vikram's employee
  87. Aaplee Maanse (1993)
  88. Jaagruti (1993) .... Sevalal
  89. Lapandav (1993).....Abheejit Samarth
  90. Wajva Re Wajva (1993)....uttam Tople
  91. Tu Sukhakarta (1993)
  92. Premankur (1993)
  93. Wat Pahate Punvechi (1993)
  94. Sarphira (1992)
  95. Meera Ka Mohan (1992)
  96. I Love You (1992)
  97. Naseebwaala (1992) .... Gangaram Lalwani
  98. Prem Deewane (1992) .... Shomu
  99. Shubh Mangal Savdhan (1992)
  100. Aikaav Te Nawalach (1992)
  101. Than Than Gopala (1992)
  102. Dhar Pakad (1992)
  103. Zhunj Tujhi Majhi (1992)
  104. Benaam Badsha (1991) .... Vinay Chandra Rathod a.k.a. VCR
  105. Aayatya Gharat Gharoba (1991) ....(fake)Gopal Kirthikar a.k.a. Gopukaka
  106. Aflatoon (1991) .... Bajarang Rav
  107. Chaukat Raja (1991) Gana
  108. Godi Gulabi (1991)
  109. Jasa Baap Tashi Poore (1991) .... Raja
  110. Mumbai Te Mauritius (1991) .... Prem Ladku a.k.a. Bombay to Mauritius (International: English title)
  111. Yaara Dildara (1991)
  112. Anapekshit (1991)
  113. Balidaan (1991)
  114. Thamb Thamb Jau Nako Lamb(1990)
  115. Ina Mina Dika (1990) .... Mina
  116. Shejari Shejari (1990) .... Keshav Kulkarni
  117. Chor Pe Mor (1990)
  118. Amchya Sarkhe Aamhich (1990)Abhay/kailas
  119. Dhamal Bablya Ganpyachi (1990)
  120. Tuzhi Mazhi Jamli Jodi (1990) a.k.a. We Are Life Partners
  121. Eka Peksha Ek (1990)
  122. Ghanchakkar (1990)
  123. Ejaa Beeja Teeja (1990)
  124. Pheka Pheki (1989)
  125. Baapre Baap (1990)
  126. Tiyya (1990)
  127. Dharla Tar Chavatay (1989)
  128. Savla Maroti (1989)
  129. Bade Ghar Ki Beti (1989) .... Kasturi
  130. Atmavishwas (1989) .... Vijay Jhende
  131. Balache Baap Brahmachari (1989) .... Vilas T V Wale
  132. Bhutacha Bhau (1989)
  133. Maalmasala (1989)
  134. Ek Gadi Baki Anadi (1989)
  135. Kalat Nakalat (1989)
  136. Nawara Bayako (1989)
  137. Garibon Ka Daata (1989)
  138. Madhu Chandrachi Ratra (1989)
  139. Aaghat (1989)
  140. Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (1988) .... Lallu Ram
  141. Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi (1988) .... Dhananjay Mane
  142. Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani (1988) .... Bhagwan Singh
  143. Changu Mangu (1988) .... Changu/Ayappa
  144. Maza Pati Karodpati (1988) .... Dinkar Luktuke a.k.a. My Husband Is a Millionaire (International: English title)
  145. Saglikade Bombabomb (1988)
  146. Disata Tas Nasata (1988)
  147. Mamla Poricha(1988)
  148. Pandharichi Vari (1988)
  149. Shiv Shakti (1988)
  150. Pratighaat (1987) .... Crooked Lawyer a.k.a. The Revenge
  151. Anandi Anand (1987)
  152. Chhakke Panje (1987) .... Ashok
  153. Gammat Jammat (1987) .... Phalgun
  154. Prem Karuya Khullam Khulla (1987) .... Bajarang
  155. Premasathi Vattel Te (1987)
  156. Muddat (1986) .... Narayan a.k.a. Ages
  157. Gadbad Ghotala (1986) .... Hemant 'Hemu' Dhole a.k.a. Everything in Chaos
  158. Maa Beti (1986)
  159. Tuzya Vachun Karmena (1986)
  160. Khara Warasdar (1986)
  161. Dhoom Dhadaka (1985) .... Ashok Gupchup
  162. Ghar Dwaar (1985) .... Bahadur
  163. Gaon Tasa Changla Pan Veshila Tangla(1985)
  164. Khichadi (1985)
  165. Ghar Dwaar(Hindi Movie) (1985)
  166. Sagge Soyare (1985)
  167. Phulwari (1984) .... Rickshaw driver
  168. Abodh (1984) .... Hanuman (Shankar's friend)
  169. Ek Daav Bhutacha (1984) .... Mavala Bhut khandoji farjand
  170. Sasu varchadh Jawai (1984)
  171. BinKamacha Navara (1984)..... Tukaram/Tukya
  172. Gosht Dhamal Namyachi (1984)....namdev/namya
  173. Hech Mazha Maher (1984)..... Kammana
  174. Navari Mile Navryala (1984) .... Baalasaheb inamdar a.k.a. The Boy Gets a Bride (International: English title)
  175. Bahuroopi(1984)....Bahurupi
  176. Chawhata (1984)
  177. Kulswamini Ambabai (1984)
  178. Zakhmi Waghin (1984)
  179. Gulchaadi (1984)
  180. Jugalbandi (1984)
  181. Savvasher (1984)
  182. Thakas Mahathak (1984)
  183. Baiko Asavi Ashi (1983)
  184. Gupchup Gupchup (1983)....prof dhond
  185. Raghu Maina (1983)
  186. Kashala Udyachi Baat (1983)
  187. Galli Te Dilli(1982)
  188. Don Baika Fajiti Aika (1982)
  189. Maibaap (1982)
  190. Savitrichi Sun (1982)
  191. Ek Dav Bhatacha (1982)
  192. Aapalech Daat Aapalech Oth (1982)
  193. Bhannat Bhanu (1982)
  194. Daivat (1982)
  195. Gondhalat Gondhal (1981) .... Madan
  196. Sundara Satarkar (1981)
  197. Are Sansar Sansar (1981)
  198. Govinda Aala Re Aala (1981)
  199. Nagin (1981)
  200. Mosmabi Narangi (1981)
  201. Choravar Mor (1980)
  202. Phatakadi (1980)
  203. Sulavarchi Poli (1980)
  204. Hich Khari Daulat (1980)
  205. Sawaj (1980)
  206. Saubhagwan (1980)
  207. Sharan Tula Bhagwanta (1980)
  208. Duniya Kari Salam (1979) .... Shivanand
  209. Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi (1979) .... Advocate Venkat Vyas
  210. Paijecha Vida (1979)
  211. Chimanrao Gundyabhau (1979)
  212. Haldikunku (1979)
  213. Bailaveda (1979)
  214. Deed Shahane (1979)
  215. Sasurvashin (1978career)
  216. Damaad (1978)
  217. Gyanabachi Mekh (1979)
  218. Sushila (1978)
  219. Ram Ram Gangaram(1977).....Mhamdu Khatik
  220. Nawara Maja Bramhmachari (1977)
  221. Jawal Ye Laju Nako (1976)
  222. Tumacha Amacha Jamala (1976)
  223. Pandu Hawaldar (1975)
  224. Varat (1975)
  225. Pandoba Poragi Phasali (1975)
  226. Aalay Tufan Darayala (1973)
  227. Donhi Gharcha Pahuna (1971)
  228. Janaki (1969)

References

Ashok Saraf Wikipedia


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