Achyut Potdar is India’s dexterous and finest actor in the TV industry. Right now he is 81 and still serving film industry and TV productions. He was born on August 22nd, 1934 in the famous city Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. He hails from a Marathi Brahmin family. He did his studies from Indore, all his schooling, graduation and post graduation is done from Indore only. He is a university medal holder in major economics of the 1961 batch. He was also a professor at Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh.
Later, he joined the Indian Army and at the age of 33 in 1967, he retired from the Indian Army after achieving the post of captain. He worked with Indian Oil as well for more than 20 years, started there at the post of executive and later managing their cultural events and at the age of 58 he retired from Indian Oil too.
He started his film career in 1978 and took up his profession very immensely and never asked for the roles of his own choice, little effect of army background and corporate sector. He did more than 26 plays, 40 ads, 90 serials and 120 movies.
He is a special choice of the famous director
Vidhu Vinod Chopra
and he made more than 5 films with him. Some of his major successful films are 3 IDIOTS, DABANGG 2 and FERRARI KI SAWAARI.
Not only these 3 films, but people know him from a very long time because he played fantastic roles in many old movies. Some of the greatest hits by Mr. Achyut are Aakrosh, Raju Ban Gaya Gentlemen, Shatranj, Damini and many more. After a great contribution to the TV Industry he didn’t stop working, even now he is performing in TV Serials like
Amita Ka Amit
, which broadcasted on SONY Channel and Pradhanmantri on ABP News.