Amol Palekar Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography
By Itishree Pattanaik
Jul 3, 2018
INTRODUCTION AND BIO:
Indian Actor, Director, Producer
Date of Birth
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Arts, Mumbai
Diploma Course Fine Arts
HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:
168cm / 1.68m / 5`6``
65 KG / 143 lbs
Salt and Pepper
Marathi-Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe(1971)
Most popularly Paired With
Chhoti Si Baat
Popular Characters Played by
Arun-Chhoti Si Baat
SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:
Neelam, Rekha and Unnati
Charity and associations
2, Cozy Nook, 866 Bhandarkar Road, Pune, India
Cars and bikes
Favourite food and cuisine
Favourite holiday destination
Married-Sandhya Gokhale (Lawyer)
Daughter- Shyamalee Palekar (a Professor at the University of Western Australia),
INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:
He smokes as well as drinks too when he turned 18, he used to smoke and drink beer with his father.
He had cleared the SSC exams.
His daughter Shyamalee Palekar had openly disclosed herself as a homosexual.
He has been active in Marathi and Hindi theatre as an actor, director and producer since 1967.
He did odd jobs, learned to type writer and even taught others how to type to pay his way through college.
At first, he married Chitra palekar, who was a writer.
As a child, he was trained to make beds, sweep the floor and assist in the kitchen.
5 FAMOUS QUOTES:
I really don’t understand why you put labels to actors.
I was known as a reluctant actor as I used to refuse nine out of 10.
I have heard enough horror stories but I have accepted this show on my own terms and conditions. If they deviate, I will quit.
When we talk of Indian cinema why do we only talk about mainstream Bollywood cinema? Why don’t we ever talk of parallel cinema, why don’t we ever talk of regional cinema?
When I chose to do theatre, I didn’t do mainstream commercial theatre; I did experimental theatre.
MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:
Kaam karna ho ... toh waqt ka mooh nahin dekhna chahiye - Gol maal
Lambe kapde pehenna bahut hanikarak fashion hai - Gol maal
Kaun kambakht kehta hai ki Hitler mar gaya? - Gol maal
Rahul Rawail, a jury member of the film federation of India, had accused chairman Amol Palekar of manipulating the process of electing an Indian film for the Oscars.
A huge commotion was created near Law College (Pune) when actor Amol Palekar’s BMW crashed into a Swift car. He got into an argument with the other car’s driver while the onlookers tried to sort the issue. The accident occurred when the two cars were waiting for the signal to go green. At last, the issue was taken to the police.