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Wife: Gauri Prashant Damle
Hometown: Mumbai
Age: 62 Years

Prashant Damle

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)• Actor
• Producer
• Comedian
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTheatre: 'Tur Tur'
Film: Pudhcha Paau (1986) as Ramu
Poster of 1986 Marathi film 'Pudhcha Paaul'
TV: Bhikaji Rao Crorepati (1990) on DD Sahyadri
Prashant Damle in a still from the 1990 Marathi TV show 'Bhikaji Rao Crorepati'
Web Series: Eka Kaleche Mani (2023) on Jio Cinema
Poster of the 2023 Marathi web series 'Eka Kaleche Mani'
Awards & Achievements Awards

1993: Best Actor Award for the Marathi stage play ‘Gela Madhav Kunikade’ by the Natya Nirmata Sangh
1993: Best Actor Award for the stage play ‘Gela Madhav Kunikade’ at the Natydarpan Awards
1993: Best Actor Award for the stage play ‘Gela Madhav Kunikade’ at the Maharashtra State Awards
1993: Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award for the Marathi film ‘Sawat Majhi Ladki’ at the Maharashtra State Awards
1995: Best Singer/Actor for the play ‘Lekure Udand Jhali’ by Kalnirnay and Akhil Bhartiya Natya Parishad
1995: Best Actor Award for the play ‘Lekure Udand Jhali’ by Maharashtra State Award
1995: Best Actor Award for the play ‘Lekure Udand Jhali’ at the Critics Awards
1996: Record Breaker Actor Award by Prabhat Channel
1996: Best Actor Award for the Marathi play ‘Priyatama’
1999: Best Actor Award for the Marathi play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’ by Natya Nirmata Sangh
1999: ALFA Gaurav Puraskar for Best Actor for the play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’
1999: Best Actor Award for the play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’ by Akhil Bhartiya Natya Parishad
1999: Best Actor Award for the play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’ by Maharashtra State Award
2003: Kalaranjan Puraskar for Best Actor for the play ‘Amhi Doghe Raja Rani’
2003: Best Actor Award for the play ‘Amhi Doghe Raja Rani’ at the Maharashtra State Awards
2008: Best Actor Award for the play ‘Olakh Na Palakh’ at the Maharashtra State Awards
2010: Best Actor Award for the Marathi theatre play ‘Bahurupi’ at the Maharashtra State Awards
2016: Best Actor Award for the Marathi film ‘Bho Bho’ at the Zee Talkies Comedy Awards
Prashant Damle receiving Best Actor Award at the Zee Talkies Comedy Awards
2016: Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
2019: Lokmat Maharashtrian Of The Year Award for Best Actor for the theatre play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’
2020: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Prashant Damle receiving Sangeet Natak Akademi Award by President of India Droupadi Murmu

Achievements

1995: Limca Record for performing four shows of three different plays in one day on 24 December 1995
1995: Limca Record for performing 452 shows in 365 days (from 1 January 1995 to 31 December 1995)
1996: Limca Record for performing 469 shows in 365 Days (from 1 January 1996 to 31 December 1996)
2001: Limca Record for performing five shows of three different plays in one day on 18 January 2001
2013: Limca Record for staging the 10700th show of his play ‘Gela Madhav Konikade’
2013: Guinness World Record for staging the 10700th show of his play ‘Gela Madhav Konikade’
2022: Feliciated for reaching the record mark of 12500 drama shows at Shanmukhananda Auditorium in Mumbai
Prashant Damle felicitated in 2022
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 April 1961 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)62 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signAries
SignaturePrashant Damle's signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolRaja Shivaji Vidyalaya, Mumbai
College/UniversityUniversity of Mumbai
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseGauri Prashant Damle
Prashant Damle with Gauri Prashant Damle
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter(s)- 2
• Chandana Damle Joshi
• Kankana Damle Dsouza
Prashant Damle with his wife and daughters
ParentsNames Not Known
Prashant Damle with his mother

Prashant Damle

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prashant Damle

  • Prashant Damle is an Indian actor, producer, and comedian, who predominantly works in the Marathi theatre, film, and TV industries. He is famous for his acting in the Marathi theatrical productions.
  • At the age of 17, he began his acting career.
  • During his school and college days, he actively took part in stage performances. One notable opportunity came during his college years when he was offered a role in a Marathi play called “Tur Tur.” He gained attention after acting in the play and started receiving offers to work in commercial Marathi theatre.
  • After his theatrical debut, he appeared as a college student in a comedy play titled ‘Moruchi Mavshi,’ a Hindi adaptation of the English play ‘Charley’s Aunt’ by Brandon Thomas.

    Poster of the theatre play 'Moruchi Mavshi'

    Poster of the theatre play ‘Moruchi Mavshi’

  • When he was a struggling theatre actor, he received an opportunity to play the lead role in the comedy-drama play called ‘Bramhachari,’ which was offered to him by Sudhir Bhat, the founder of Suyog Productions.
  • Some of the notable Marathi theatrical productions and stage plays in which he has appeared are ‘Gela Madhav Kunikade’ (1993), ‘Lekure Udand Jhali’ (1995), ‘Priyatama’ (1996), ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’ (1999), ‘Amhi Doghe Raja Rani’ (2003), and ‘Olakh Na Palakh’ (2008).
  • In 1989, he appeared in the Marathi film ‘Atmavishwas’ as Abhay Mangalkar.
  • He played the role of Dinesh Kirtikar, an assistant anaesthetist, who is known for his great sense of humour, in the 1993 Marathi comedy-drama film ‘Savat Mazi Ladki.’
  • In 2012, he established ‘Theatre School of Performing Arts’ in Pune.

  • He is the founder of the ‘Prashanth Fan Foundation,’ a foundation dedicated to social welfare initiatives. As part of his philanthropic efforts, he donated Rs 1 lakh to the Maharashtra government to support their water program.
  • In May 2013, he experienced a mild heart attack while rehearsing for the Marathi play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta.’ He was immediately taken to Andheri Hospital for medical treatment. Following an angiography, it was discovered that he had four blockages in the arteries supplying blood to his heart. He underwent a surgical procedure later to clear the blockages. [1]Loksatta
  • In 2014, he worked in Sony SAB’s Hindi comedy TV series titled ‘Chandrakant Chiplunkar Seedi Bambawala’ in which he played the role of the protagonist named Chandrakant Chiplunkar, a fire brigade employee.

  • In 2018, he played the role of Shekhar Pradhan, Gautam’s father, in the popular Marathi romantic drama film ‘Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 3.’

  • He has acted in many Marathi films including Ek Ratra Mantarleli (1989), Aayatya Gharat Gharoba (1991), Char Divas Sasuche (1993), Chal Gammat Karu (1994), and Gola Berij (2012).
  • He has also acted in around 40 Marathi feature films.
  • Some of the Marathi TV shows in which he appeared include ‘Ek Rupayachi Paij,’ ‘Be Dune Paach,’ and ‘Kay Pahilas Majhyat.’
  • He has also made an appearance in many reality TV shows such as ‘Aamhi Saare Khavayye’ (2007), ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ Season 11 (2012), ‘Singing Star’ (2020), and ‘Kitchen Kallakar’ (2021).

    Prashant Damle in a still from Sony Marathi's reality TV show 'Singing Star'

    Prashant Damle in a still from Sony Marathi’s reality TV show ‘Singing Star’

  • In 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic in India, he extended financial support to his theatre crew members. He provided Rs 10,000 to each crew member to help them during the challenging times caused by the pandemic. [2]The Times of India
  • On 6 November 2022, he achieved a significant milestone in his theatre career with his performance in ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’ as it marked his 12,500th show, setting a remarkable record in the industry.

    Prashant Damle and Kavita Lad during the theatre play 'Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta'

    Prashant Damle and Kavita Lad during the theatre play ‘Eka Lagnachi Pudhchi Goshta’

  • Prashant Damle is regarded as one of the legendary and most experienced actors in the Marathi theatre industry.
  • He is a food lover and likes to eat spicy food including Pav Bhaji and Vada pav.
  • He serves as the brand ambassador for various organizations, including Disha Direct, Shamrao Vithal Co-operative Bank Ltd., and the Retired Army Association.

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