Amol Palekar is an Indian actor, director and producer. Palekar is famous for his image of the ‘middle-class everyman’ who struggles to get a job (Gol-Maal), his own flat (Gharonda), a girlfriend/wife (Baaton Baaton Mein), appreciation from his boss, etc. In 1982 Palekar played the role of ‘Ravi Chettan’ in the acclaimed Malayalam movie Olangal. For his performance in the 1979 film Gol Maal, he won the Filmfare Best Actor Award. He was born to Kamlakar and Suhasini Palekar in a lower-middle-class family in Bombay, Maharashtra, India on November 24, 1944. He grew up with his three sisters, Neelam, Rekha and Unnati.
Amol Palekar Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 November 1944
Birth Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Birth Name: Amol Palekar
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer
Religion: Agnostic atheism
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Amol Palekar Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 145.5 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 66 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Amol Palekar Family Details:
Father: Kamlakar Palekar (Worked in the General Post Office)
Mother: Suhasini Palekar (Worked in a private company)
Spouse: Chitra Palekar (m. ?–2013), Sandhya Gokhale
Children: Shalmalee Palekar (Daughter), Shyamalee Palekar (Daughter)
Siblings: Rekha (Sister), Neelam (Sister), Unnati (Sister)
Amol Palekar Education:
Sir JJ School of Arts, Mumbai
Film Background (Filmography)
Film Career: He is an actor as well as a director also.
Debut Film: Baaton Baaton Mein
Famous Movies: As Director – Paheli, As an Actor – Chitchor, Meri Biwi Ki Saadi, Chhoti Si Baat, Naram Garam, Rangbiranga, Rajnigandha, Gol maal
Film Awards: Best Movie Awards for Akriet
Amol Palekar Facts:
*He turned to directing with the Marathi film Aakriet.
*He started his own group, Aniket, in 1972.
*He worked at the Bank of India before he took up acting.
*He won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for Gol Maal.
*Visit his official website: www.amolpalekar.com