Born: 17 August
Occupation: Actor, Director
Sachin Pilgaonkar is a very well known name in Marathi cinema who has made his presence felt by wonderful dancing and acting skills as well as directional skills for Marathi movie as well as for small screen serials. Sachin made his debut at age of 4 in a Marathi movie “Ha Maaza Marg Ekla”. He won the National Award for the same. Sachin is being remembered for his sweet chocolate boy image in “Nadiya Ke Paar”and “Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se” of Rajashri Production. His roles in “Satte pe Satta.” and “Sholay” in the company of Amitabh Bachchan are still in the memory audience. Some of his other popular movies are “Jewel Thief”, “Bharmachari” as a child artiste and as a young hero “Geet Gata chal” ,’Balika Badhu’ ‘Akhiyon Ke Jharokon se’ etc . His pairing with Sarika was well received.
Sachin started began his directional skills with Marathi movies and created good movies like ‘Bhutacha Bhau’, ‘Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi’, ‘Mazha Pati Karodpati’ , ‘Gammat Jammat’, ‘Navri Mile Navryala’ and others. He later moved to Indian television with his comedy serials “Tu Tu Main Main”.”Hudd Kar di”.
Sachin recently made a comeback when he won along with his wife, Supriya, the popular “Nach Baliye” dance show in 2006. then he started the similar concept of dance show in Marathi called “Eka Peksha Ek” which is running successfully on Zee Marathi.