|Full Name||Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer|
|Famous Role||Raj Yadav/Baali in Bollywood film Kaante (2002)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||16 August 1958|
|Age (as in 2017)||59 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Don Bosco High School, Mumbai|
|College||University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Debut||Film: Jeeva Sakha (Marathi, 1992), Meri Ishq Ki Kahani (Bollywood, 2001), Slumdog Millionaire (Hollywood, 2008)
Directorial: Aai (Marathi, 1995), Vaastav: The Reality (Bollywood, 1999)
Production: Aai (Marathi, 1995), Pran Jaaye Par Shaan Na Jaaye (Bollywood, 2003)
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 1 (2006)
|Family||Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Sister- Devyani Manjrekar
Brother- Shailesh Manjrekar
|Controversies||• In the year 2002, he told the police that he had spoken to the underworld from a hotel in Nashik in the company of actor Sanjay Dutt, filmmakers Sanjay Gupta and Harish Sughand. However, he later turned hostile in court and denied speaking to anyone.|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Deepa Mehta (Costume designer)
Medha Manjrekar (Actress)
|Wife||Deepa Mehta (Ex-wife, costume designer)
Medha Manjrekar (Actress)
|Children||Daughters: Ashwami Manjrekar (Film producer),
Saiee Manjrekar (Actress), Gauri Ingawale (step-daughter, Actress)
Son: Satya Manjrekar (Actor)
- Does Mahesh Manjrekar smoke?: Not Known
- Does Mahesh Manjrekar drink alcohol?: Yes
- He started his acting career in 1992 with the role of “Inspector Jamdade” in the Marathi film- Jeeva Sakha.
- In 2006, he participated in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ Season 1 and became the second runner-up.
- He was also a part of the Hollywood Oscar-winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (2008).
- Aside from acting, he also wrote and directed various popular films like ‘Aai’ (Marathi, 1995), ‘Vaastav: The Reality’ (Bollywood, 1999), ‘Nidaan’ (Bollywood, 2000), ‘Astitva’ (Marathi/Hindi, 2000), etc.
- He is a playback singer as well and has lent his voice to several songs from films like ‘Kaante’ (2002), ‘City of Gold- Mumbai 1982: Ek Ankahee Kahani’ (2010), etc.
- In the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, he was an MNS candidate from Mumbai North West; however, he lost to Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena.
- In 2018, he hosted the first season of ‘Bigg Boss Marathi.’