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Vijay Patkar (actor) age, career, movies, family, and more



Vijay Patkar is a well-known Indian Television, theatre, and Indian actor. Vijay is also mainly recognised for his comic roles in megahit Hindi movies such as Apna Sapna Money Money, Tezaab, Teesmar Khan, Golmal-3, All the Best, Daddy Cool and Singham. 

About Vijay

Born29 May 1963
Age (as of 2022)59 years
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharastra
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer
DebutFilm: (As An Actor) Tezaab (1988)
(As a Director And Producer) Lau Ka Laath (2012)
Famous forHis comic roles
Heightin centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weightin kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 145 lbs
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Early life, family and education of Vijay Patkar

Vijay Patkar was born on 29th May 1963. His birthplace is Mumbai, Maharastra, India. He also has a brother named Dayal Patkar. Afterwards, he moved ahead to join Siddharth College Union High School. Vijay then joined the Bank of India after completing his studies. During his college days, Vijay was appointed Vice President of ‘Akhil Bharatiya Chitrapat Marathi Mahamandal’. Also, his first performance was in his college drama ‘Majhi Paheli Chori’. 


Vijay also got his first success once director N Chandra provided him with the role of Anil Kapoor’s friend in the movie titled Tezaab. The film was also a big hit at the Indian box office. Vijay has also done loads of his works in Marathi movies, commercial ads, and theatre plays. Patkar is also highly prejudiced by Charlie Chaplin, replicating his TV commercials and other shows.

He was also honoured with the IIFA award for the best model in a television commercial for his act in Cello Tape commercial ad. Vijay has also received Marathi Natya Parishad Award for his remarkable starring role in ‘Halka Fulka Natak’. Recently, he has directed seven movies. His movies also include Ek Unad Diwas, Riwayat and Laavu Ka Laath.

Some interesting facts about Vijay Patkar

  • Vijay used to act in college dramas. Also, his first play was ‘Majhi Pehli Chori’.
  • After Vijay completed his studies, he joined the Bank of India through Artiste’s quota.
  • Moreover, he got his first role in the movie Tezaab.
  •  Patkar then continued working in theatre, Marathi movies, and television advertisements.
  • Also, he is mainly known for his work in Marathi movies. He has acted in over 30 Marathi films.
  • Apart from acting, Vijay has also directed a few numbers of Marathi movies. The first film directed by him was Chashme Bhaddar (2006). 
  • In 2012, Patkar also directed a movie, Riwayat, on female foeticide in India.
  • Vijay Patkar is also known for his comic roles in films like Tezaab, Apna Sapna Money Money, Golmaal 3, Tees Maar Khan, Daddy Cool, All the Best: Fun Begins and Singham.

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