Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar (born 16 August 1958) is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is credited with directing the critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005). He has won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films, including some of his own productions. He was first seen in Door darshan Marathi series named Kshitij in which he played a leprosy patient. He first gained acclaim as an actor for his performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later played negative roles in the Tamil film Arrambam (2013), Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007) and as the gangster Javed in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). He played Shivaji in Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy. He also played the negative role of Harpeez Dongara in the Aakhri Chunauti series of episodes in C.I.D.. Manjrekar was acclaimed for the negative role as inspector D.R. Talpade in the movie Wanted.He was a MNS candidate from Mumbai North West in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections but lost to Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena.
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The film, set in the 1980s and 90s, chronicles the transformation of Bombay to Mumbai. The story is a cat and mouse game between a deadly don, Amartya Rao, who doesn’t think twice before killing, and ...
The Big Bull
The story of the biggest hustle in the stock market was inspired by events from the late '80s and early '90s.
The White Tiger
An ambitious Indian driver uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and become a top driver. The New York Times bestselling novel is the basis for an epic journey.
A new Indian movie is about to be released.
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Pawan & Pooja
In the new web series, Pawan & Pooja, there is a different side of emotion that is familiar to all of us.
10 Movies · 1 TV show
Vinaya Vidheya Rama
One of the five orphans in Visakhapatnam has been adopted by a doctor who makes sure they have a roof to live under. In a time of crisis, Ram is a handful for the baddie to handle because he protects ...
Bhai - Vyakti Ki Valli 2 Uttarardha
Second part of the biopic of a Marathi comedian, India's first stand-up comedian P. L. Deshpande.
Bhai - Vyakti ki Valli
Biopic of Marathi comedian, India's first stand-up comedian P. L. Deshpande.
66 Sadashiv is an emotional yet humorous story of Prabhakar Shrikhande, a typical Punekar who starts an institute to spread the awareness about mastering the techniques of a new art form and is trying...
Sarva Line Vyasta Aahet
Sameer's parents want him to get married, but he is awkward around girls and lacks the confidence to approach them. Sameer's childhood friend Babya, who has been a playboy all his life, decides to hel...
The Man Who Feels No Pain
Leveraging his ability to withstand pain, a young man trains to follow in the footsteps of his martial arts hero.
A photographer's life is turned upside down. He wants to put things in order.
Con-artists Guddu and Johnny, a bickering couple Avinash and Bindu who are on a verge of divorce, a fireman Lallan and his side-kick siblings Adi and Manav and a cunning police commissioner set out on...
Balli Singh is a criminal who has disrupted other people's lives with his antics.
A battle for power ensues as warring gangters try to gain possession of a "black box" that can make them richer than they already are, and an undercover cop intervenes with the help of his sharp intel...
A thriller set in Benares, Jaipur, Mumbai and Delhi, Setters is about a racket profiteering from academic scams. The film follows a cat-and-mouse game between two good friends: one a cop, and the othe...
3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Tc Gn: Take Care Good Night
A Metro Family decides to fight a Cyber Criminal threatening their stability and pride.
Two teen cricket prodigies struggle against their domineering father and a system stacked against them to realize their own ambitions and identities.
Some of the raging issues of our times are addressed in Mulshi Pattern, a stark portrayal of the hardships faced by farmers. The film shows how the system can turn a farmer into a criminal and a socia...
Me Shivaji Park
The reality show where a number of contestants live in a purpose-built house and are isolated from the rest of the world is available in the Marathi language. Each week, housemates nominate two of the...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Appa, a veteran theatre actor who has primarily worked in adaptions of Shakespeare's plays, falls upon hard times in his old age.
The Kapil Sharma Show
When he interacts with celebrity guests, the audience is kept laughing with his wit, humour and assorted skits.
Badsha - the Don
The story is all about an ambitious boy named Badshah who dreams of becoming a don. He gains access to the crime of city's don and uses his own cleverness to play of the top two - Tangrar Tony and Jya...
Bandh Nylon Che
Impostor grandparents prove to be far more fun than real ones.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Peshwa Bajirao married to Kashibai, falls in love with Mastani, a warrior princess in distress. They struggle to make their love triumph amid opposition from his conservative family.
Agent Raghav, a sharp and intelligent detective, is an expert in reading people’s mind, a gift which he inherited from his father who was a psychiatrist. While Raghav works for the crime branch and so...
A cruel business official attacks a tribal village for a stone which the people think is special and a guy who thinks he is related to the stone comes to their aid.
A college teen named Rege slowly becomes engulfed in the criminal underworld when he crosses the path of a mysterious small-time gangster named "M Bhai".
Jai is fighting injustice and corruption. A circle of people helping each other is formed after he helps one person.
Reliance Entertainment produced and directed Singham Returns. The actor reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co- producing the project, while the actress plays the female lead.
A young interior designer goes to his native place.The absence of a hospital there shocks him. He them embarks on a quest to get basic medical facilities to his village.The residents of Mashem in Goa ...
When a corrupt judicial system lets a drunken driver off scott-free, four gym friends become vigilantes to avenge the death of their trainer.
Kokanastha is a remake of a Hindi film. The story focuses on Ramchandra Gokhale and his wife's fight for justice for their dead son Rohan, who was killed by the son of the Home Minister.
The film's plot is set in the backdrop of 26/11 serial blasts in Mumbai, and revolves around Ashok Kumar (Ajith), who is on a mission to expose a scam regarding faulty bullet proof jackets that are pr...
Aajcha Divas Majha
The movie is an entertaining and a cinematic journey of a morally-stricken Chief Minister who works efficiently and actively to help a beleaguered elderly singer who is yet to receive the government a...
Shootout at Wadala
The first encounter by the Mumbai Police took place in 1982.
When a temple priest commits suicide after being disrespected by his landlord, his son returns to his native village on a mission of vengeance.
The journey of a girl. Rajjo and Chandu fall in love at the dying Kothas of Mumbai.
A father wants his son to be a graduate of a business school so that he can become an attacking keeper-batsman.
At a young age, she loses her husband and faces a lot of hardship. Her brother-in-law is the only one who supports her.
OMG: Oh My God!
After his shop is destroyed by an earthquake, a shopkeeper takes God to court.
A man is teaming up with his family to make sure his girlfriend's two warring uncles don't inherit her wealth.
The man is fond of Mr Rana and his daughter. While he was a bodyguard, he fell in love with a girl.
Fakta Ladh Mhana
The film begins with the sad state of affairs in a village, where a politician and his brother make the lives of poor farmers miserable by forcing them to sell their lands after the SEZ comes into for...
Ami Subhash Bolchi
The movie is based on the current socio-political conditions in the country and how Netaji Subhash Bose would have reacted to all these if he were here today. It looks at the life and principles of a ...
A boy named Seenu wants to become a don. He likes to be called 'Don Seenu'. He wants to become the World's No: 1 Don. He gained access to the cream of the city's dons, and used his cleverness to play ...
A troubled relationship with his younger half-brother forced him to become a corrupt but fearless cop whose life changes when he locks horns with a corrupt political leader.
Two identical twin brothers are separated at birth. One of them is Chari, who is raised by a brahmin family and shares a large comic space with his guru. Narasimha is an undercover agent. Their paths ...
Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho
Shikshanacha Aaicha Gho is a 2010 Indian Marathi film starring Sachin Khedekar, Bharat Jadhav, and Siddharth Jadhav. The film was released in January 2010. The film "Chalo Paltai" was a remake of the ...
A professor is using a three-card game to prove his thesis. It was a huge mistake for him to involve some of his students in his research.
City of Gold
Today, there is hardly anyone who hasn't visited the swanky shopping malls, nightclubs, lounge bars, clubs and other such lifestyle destinations that sprung up across the centre of Mumbai. However, ve...
Maradona Rebello grew up playing a girl in popular Hindi films on the orders of his mother. This results in a confused gender identity for the young boy who tries to build his film career again when h...
Zor Lagaa Ke... Haiya!
Children build a tree-house to spy on a beggar.
Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy
Representing thousands of Marathi's, Dinkar Maruti Bhosle, feels he is lost in Aamchi Mumbai and voices his concern about being overlooked and victimized over other communities. Ultimately he curses h...
Fruit & Nut
Eccentric, badly in debt, Mumbai Municipal employee, Jolly Maker, is infatuated with Monica Gokhale, a member of the Mumbai Heritage Society. He gets his chance to prove his worth when he hears that s...
The two unlucky delinquents were trying to collect a debt for their boss.
radhe is a mobster. He is employed by Gani Bhai, the Mafioso. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he bargained for.
Meerabai Not Out
Meera Achrekar, a mathematics teacher at Vishwaprem Vidyalaya, has been happy and single for quite a while now. The great love of her life has been, and will always remain, cricket and Anil Kumble. Th...
The impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? is suspected of cheating after he wins the contest.
Gauthami is a real estate agent. She gets paid commission when she deals with buyers and sellers. She arranged a deal for the sale of a guest house in Mumbai. There is three months to register. The so...
An anthology of ten short films dealing with diverse subjects such as infidelity, companionship, lust and a spectrum of human emotions.
Sandhya's mom wanted her to complete her graduation from Commerce before she got married. The first man to enter Sandhya's life was her husband, who married her before she could finish her education. ...
The film is about a man who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released, and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
A man and a woman are in love. His marriage becomes a nightmare due to the constant fights between his wife and mother.
Jawani Diwani: A Youthful Joyride
A struggling singer tries to get the attention of a young wealthy girl in order to succeed.
Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!
As the only employed member of a large family, Aditya Singh works hard to provide for his siblings, his grandmother and a plethora of nieces and nephews. His family's future becomes murky when he is k...
Viruddh... Family Comes First
An ordinary 60 plus couple - Vidhyadhar Patwardhan and his wife are forced to search for their faith in human values and society after the death of their only son Amar. In the process they undergo the...
Drishti, a psychic tarot card reader, is involved in the disappearance and possible murder of a woman.
Four friends attempt to pay off their gambling debt by kidnapping an organized crime figure.
This action movie is filled with romance and adventure. As Abhisek fights for his life against the forces of crime and injustice, he meets Bhoomika, who captures his heart.
In 2004, a Hindi film called Musafir was directed and produced by Sanjay Gupta and starred a number of actors. There were some sexy scenes in the film. The take-off on Oliver Stone's 1997 film, U Turn...
Pran Jaaye Par Shaan Na Jaaye
Aman Joshi is working on a research project. The chawl dwellers are in Bombay City. He rents a small tenement and talks to the people living there. He gets involved in their lives and even gets attrac...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai
A peek into the lives of many Bollywood faces and Indian celebrities with interviews of their families and friends.
Kill, threaten, kidnap, murder, steal. Meet the masters. In a world where loyalties are easily abandoned and loyalties are bought, six perfect strangers come together to pull off the perfect crime. Th...
Hathyar is a narrative which probes into the household of Raghunath, a dreaded gangster. His bereaved son Rohit has to face a lot of flak from the outside world, repeatedly reminding him of the stigma...
A small town in rural India gets to witness a confrontation between two fathers - one a rich, powerful, influential, and cruel Zamindar Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh - who wants the man who filed a polic...
Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai
Gangaram alias Ganga has been raised by his foster parents who reside in the village thus he gets accustom to village life. 24 years later his birth parents multi-millionaire Avinash and his wife Radh...
The film is about adultery. An ambitious male chauvinist and his loving wife are happily married but the guy is not able to give time to the family as he want to make it big in life The husband's work...
Kurukshetra is a story of war between evil and truth. The D.S.P Prithvi Raj Singh(Sanjay Dutt) is an honest and brave police officer.All dishonest police officers , rogues, criminals and corrupt polit...
In Dhangao village Jeeva and Sakha are inseparable brothers living with their widowed mother when Sakha gets a job as police inspector he is posted at other place hence brothers get separated.Jeeva is...
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