Shankar Sachdev is one of the most recognized faces on the Indian television. Over the years, he has been seen playing many roles and characters marvelously. Shankar Sachdev started his career as early as in the year 1988. His first appearance on the Indian television was with a show called Bharat Ek Khoj.
The show used to air on the DD National channel. The show focused on various historical aspects of India. Shankar Sachdev played many miscellaneous roles in a few of the episodes. His next prominent role was in the movie Ghatak: Lethal. The movie featured
Sunny Deol in the lead. Shankar played a supporting role in the movie.
The movie Ghatak was released in the year 1996. He appeared next in a movie called Godmother. This movie was a Hindi biography based on the life of Santokben Jadeja.
The movie featured many big names like
Sharman Joshi, and
Milind Gunaji. Shankar played the role of Bachu Bhai in the movie. The movie was released in the year 1999.
The movie was also nominated for
National Film Awards in various categories and won six of them. Shankar also appeared in the movie Apaharan which was a crime thriller written by
Prakash Jha. The movie had stars like Ajay Devgn,
Nana Patekar, and
Bipasha Basu. Shankar played the role of Brijkishore. The movie was released in the year 2005. He had also played a role in the movie Chingaari in the year 2006. His next prominent performance was in the beloved movie Taare Zameen par.
In this movie, Shankar played the role of one of the teachers, Mr. Tiwari. The movie was released in the year 2005. The movie received high critical acclaim and was awarded with the Indian National Film Award for a few categories. Shankar also played a guest role in the movie, 3 Idiots.
Mumbai Mast Kallander was the next film project that Shankar undertook.
The movie was released in the year 2011. He played the role of a police inspector. In the most recent times, he played a role in the movie
Bhoothnath Returns. In this movie, Shankar played the role of the character Shirke. The movie was a comedy film and was released in the year 2014.