Vaibhav Mangle is an Indian television, film and theatre actor. He was born in Devrukh, Ratnagiri in a Marathi Digambar Jain family. He pursued a degree in B.Sc. from the Ratnagiri University. He aspired to be a professor but turned to the art of acting instead. He started his career from drama and comic roles. He came to Mumbai in 2001 to begin his journey as an actor. Since then he has made appearances in some of the television series, stage shows, and movies. He has performed in skits on
Fu Bai Fu
which is a Marathi reality comedy TV Show aired on Zee Marathi. He, along with Anand Ingle has also portrayed the leading role in the comedy show Shejaari Shejaari Pakke Sheejari which was telecasted on Zee Marathi too. He played the character named Brijal Pathak also known as Birju. His latest roles on television include Kulkarni Sarkar in the daily soap
telecasted on Sony Entertainment Television, and playing multiple characters of a male who disguised as a woman in TV series Maze Pati Saubhagyawati. Apart from television, he has been seen in multiple Marathi films.
He started his career in the world of Marathi cinema in 2004. The list of movies he was a part of include Navra Maza Navsacha (2004) a Marathi film starring
, Shikshanacha Aicha Gho (2010) a movie directed by Sanjay Manjrekar featuring
, Harishchandrachi factory (2010) a film about the life of Dadasaheb Phalke where he played the role of Gajabhau, City of Gold (2010) portraying Doctor Saheb, Shahanpan Dega Deva (2011) a movie directed by
, Fakta Ladh Mhana playing the part of Sawkar Kulkarni (2011), Kutumb (2011) a movie about the story of a poor family working hard to earn money for the ailing mother’s treatment , Shala playing the role of Ponkshe Kaka (2012), Kaksparsh (2012), Pipani (2012),
(2013), Chaandi (2013), Timepass (2014) depicting the part of Prajakta’s father Shakal, Postcard (2014), Sanggto Aika (2014), Timepass 2 (2015) also playing Prajakta’s father Madhavrao Lele, and Love Betting (2017).
Some of his prominent characters are Shakaaland Madhavrao Lele in Timepass 1 & 2. In addition to this, he has been a part of various Drama and stage shows which include
Vyakti Ani Valli
, Karun Gele Gaav, Vada Chirebandi, Vasuchi Saasu, Ek Daav Bhatacha, and Mukkam Post Bombilwadi. He is a prominent comic actor in Marathi films and TV series as his most notable roles are the comic characters played by him. He has also depicted numerous negative parts and has been critically acclaimed for them. He became a name in every household through Ghadlay Bighadlay.