Vijay Patkar is an Indian theater, Television, Marathi and Hindi film actor. He is most recognized for his comedy roles in super hit Hindi movies like Tezaab, Apna Sapna Money Money, Golmal-3, Teesmar Khan,
Daddy Cool, All the Best and Singham. Born on 29th May 1963, Patkar was brought up in Mumbai.
He went to Union High School and Siddharth College. After completing his education, he joined Bank of India. He has been elected as the President of ‘Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal’.
His first act was in his college play called ‘Majhi Paheli Chori’ (My First Theft). Vijay Patkar got his first breakthrough when director N Chandra gave him the role of Anil Kapoor’s friend in the movie named Tezaab. The movie was a huge success. Mr. Patkar has done a lot of his works in theater, Marathi films, and TV advertisements. He is greatly influenced by
Charlie Chaplin, which clearly reflects on his Television commercials and other acts.
He has owned IIFA award for best model in a TV commercial for his act in the Cello Tape advertisement. He also has own Marathi Natya Parishad Award for his role in ‘Halka Fulka Natak’. As of today, Vijay Patkar has produced three and directed seven films. His directed movies include ‘Laavu Ka Laath’, ‘Ek Unad Diwas’ and ‘