Today the amazing Indian film and television actor, director, singer, producer, Sachin Pilgaonkar, celebrates his birthday!
Pilgaonkar, known throughout the film industry as Sachin, was born in
Mumbai in a Maharashtrian family, though his ancestors are from Goa. His
father, Sharad, ran a printing press in Mumbai, but due to floods and
heavy rain it got destroyed and he died soon after. Sachin is married to
Supriya Pilgaonkar, an actress, and they have a daughter, Shriya. The
couple is highly respected and loved, especially in the Marathi film
Sachin started his career as a child actor in Ha Majha Marg Ekla (1962),
a Marathi film and then went on to act as a child artiste in about 65
films. He then switched to adult roles and gave many hits, including Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Balika Badhu (1976), Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978), and Nadiya Ke Paar (1982).
Sachin has worked in Hindi, Marathi, and Bhojpuri movies. He has also
acted in, produced, and directed the Indian TV shows Tu Tu Main Main and Kadvee Khatti Meethi,
both starring Reema Lagoo, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Mahesh Thakur, and
Kuldeep Pawar among other actors. Sachin has also directed Marathi films
since the 1980s. He has also assisted in directing, especially for Sholay and then many other Hrishikesh Mukherjee movies.
Sachin won the 1962 National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Ha Majha Marg Ekla (1962) and the 1972 National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Ajab Tuje Sarkar (1972).
He participated with his wife in Season 1 of the dancing reality show Nach Baliye and won.
On his birthday, here is presenting a small list of popular songs from his movies:
- "Shyam Teri Bansi Pukare" - Geet Gaata Chal
- "Bade Ache Lagte Hain" - Balika Badhu
- "Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se" - Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se
- "Sanchi Kahe Tore Aawan Se Hamre" - Nadiya Ke Paar
- "Pyar Hamein Kis Mod Pe" - Satte Pe Satta
this BollyCurry writer and all the rest, a very happy birthday to this
multi-faceted person and all the success for his future projects!
Writer: Shreya S.
Editor(s): Gunia K.
Graphics: Virina R.
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