|Makarand Deshpande Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 1966|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Makarand Deshpande is an Indian actor, director, writer, and producer who has worked in the Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil cinema as well as Indian Theatre. He is best known for his work in Jungle, Sarfarosh, Swades, Makdee, Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap, and Darna Zaroori Hai.
Dahanu, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
According to sources, Makarand attended BPM High School, Khar. After that, he went on to study at Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal‘s Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics.
Actor, Director, Writer, Producer
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Makarand has dated –
- Sanjana Kapoor – Makarand was once engaged to actress Sanjana Kapoor who is the daughter of actress Shashi Kapoor.
- Sonali Kulkarni – Actress and writer Sonali Kulkarni and Makarand were engaged in the past.
- Nivedita Pohankar (2016-Present) – Makarand tied the knot with a woman named Nivedita Pohankar in 2016.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt & Pepper
- His thick wavy hairstyle and mustache
Makarand Deshpande Facts
- He was raised in Maharashtra.
- In 1993, Makarand formed the Ansh Theatre Group alongside actor Kay Kay Menon.
- The first appearance that Makarand made was in Prithvi Theatre with the assistance of theatre personality Sanjana Kapoor. As of late May 2022, Makarand had appeared in more than 50 short plays and 40 full-length plays, which include Sir Sir Sirla, Joke, Maa In Transit, Krishna Kidding, and Shakepearcha Mhatara.
- In 2022, he was announced as part of the cast of Liger, directed by Puri Jagannadh, which included the likes of Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Panday, Ramya Krishnan, Ronit Roy.
- The earliest post that Makarand uploaded to his Instagram account was on June 25, 2017.
- Over the years, Makarand has directed various films such as Shahrukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu (2010) and Sona Spa (2013) to name a few.
- His film and television credits include Circus, Sailaab, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Jackpot, Fukrey Returns, Hawaa Hawaai, and Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap, Romantic, RRR, Abhinetri, and Ponniyin Selvan.
- He was chosen to be a judge on the Marathi reality television series Paul Padate Pudhe along with actress and politician Urmila Matondkar.
Featured Image By Makarand Deshpande / Instagram