Abhijeet Khandkekar, Tejashri Pradhan: 6 TV Stars Who Have Also Left Their Mark In Films

Here are some of the leading Marathi TV stars that have been successful in their film ventures as well.

1. Abhijeet Khandkekar

Abhijeet Khandkekar - Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda
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In the recent times, the film industry has been welcoming talent from television with an open heart. Several of the top Marathi stars have been approached to do films. These actors dared to take the plunge and tried their luck in films. Given their acting prowess, the TV stars successfully managed to leave a mark in the film industry as well. Let’s look at some actors from Zee Marathi who made it big in films. We begin the list with the very talented Abhijeet Khandkekar aka Mazhya Navryachi Bayko‘s Gurunath.

Watch an episode of Abhijeet’s show Mazhya Navryachi Bayko here.

Abhijeet Khandkekar is a popular face in the television industry today. The actor is currently enjoying his stint in Zee Marathi’s Mazhya Navryachi Bayko. His stellar performance is one of the key highlights of the popular family drama. Abhijeet started out on television as an actor and host. He grabbed attention when he participated in the talent show Maharashtracha Superstar. After being successful on many TV shows, the actor finally landed up with his debut film Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda in 2003. The handsome hunk received praise for his role in this Avdhoot Gupte directorial. You can watch the film here.

2. Tejashri Pradhan

Tejashri Pradhan- Ti Saddhya Kay Karte
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Tejashree Pradhan is yet another prominent TV actress who’s now seen in the family drama Agga Bai Sasubai. She plays the role of Shubhra which is already being helmed as one of the best known progressive roles on TV. Like Abhijeet, the actress has made it big in the film industry with several hits including Zenda and Hajiri. She has also featured in Ti Saddhya Kay Karte, opposite Ankush Chaudhari. Her stunning chemistry with Ankush became the most talked about aspect of the film. You can watch it here.

3. Bhau Kadam

Bhau Kadam- Nashibvaan
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Bhau Kadam is the most celebrated actor in the ensemble of comedians in Chala Hawa Yeu Dya. His hilarious punchlines and dialogue delivery have strengthened his image as a comic actor. Apart from CHYD, the actor had also participated in the comedy reality show on TV, Fu Bai Fu. Following this, he was approached for films like Timepass, Zala Bobhata, Looose Control, and many others. But it was Nashibvaan which provided him with the big break as a lead actor in films. Bhau’s performance as a BMC sweeper earned him widespread acclaim for the film. Catch Nashibvaan here.

4. Kushal Badrike

Kushal Badrike - Looose Control
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Bhau’s co-star from Chala Hawa Yeu Dya, Kushal Badrike has also left his mark in the film industry. The actor has been on a roll in the comedy show and is known for his power-packed roles in comic sketches. Considering Kushal’s potential, he has been offered several films, including the recent Looose Control, where the actor managed to give a jaw-dropping performance yet again. You can watch the film here.

5. Amol Kolhe

Amol Kolhe- On Duty 24 Tass
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We know Amol Kolhe for his flawless performance in the show Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji based on the life of the brave Maratha king Sambhaji Maharaj. The show ended its run a couple of months ago but the actor is still basking in its glory. Did you know that Amol has featured in a film titled On Duty 24 Tass? He was seen in the role of an honourable Punjabi police officer that had him on the receiving end of the audiences’ praises. You can watch Amol’s film here.

6. Abhidnya Bhave

Abhidnya Bhave - Altun Paltun
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Abhidnya Bhave is known for her vampish roles of Myra and Monica in Tula Pahate Re and Khulata Kali Khulena respectively. She brought the negative shades of the characters quite effectively on screen. Abhidnya recently landed up doing a horror comedy film Altun Paltun along with Ashok Saraf and Bhau Kadam. It is a highly entertaining drama and the actress has done as fine a job as expected. Watch the film here.

Which of the above-mentioned actors do you like the most? Let us know in the comment section.

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