Milind Gawali

Profession: Producer , Actor, Director, Main Lead, Supporting Actor
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  • Also Know as :- Milind Gawali
  • Profession:- Producer , Actor, Director, Main Lead, Supporting Actor
  • Gender :- male
  • Birthdate:- 16 Jun 1966
  • Birth Place:- Mumbai
  • Status:- Married
  • Debut Year:- 1984
  • Active Years:- Till Today

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  • Height :- 170
  • Weight:- 75
  • Eye Color :- Black
  • Hair Color :- Black
  • Hair Length :- Short
  • Chest :- 44
  • Waist :- 32
  • Shirt Collar Size :- 42

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Milind Gawali proved his acting prowess in Aamhi Ka Tisre Milind Gawali got a life time opportunity to display is acting prowess in the Marathi film Aamhi Ka Tisre (2012). In this film he played a transgender, who fights for his right. In fact the film is a biopic on the life of living celebrity and eminent transgender Laxmi Tripathi, who has attained celebrity status and is an educated transgender who has been fighting for the rights of the community. To get into the skin of the character Milind met many transgender and spend many days understanding their body language, talking style, their accent, dress code and most important their inner emotions. He also spent many weeks with Laxmi Tripathi. The film brought out the hard fact that Laxmi Tripathi’s parent did not throw her into Kinner community but instead gave her normal upbringing. They educated her with best education. Thus the films question the mindset of society who brings up handicap children with utmost love but when a transgender child is born, they do not bring-up and dump into Kinner community. Milind Gawali portrayed the transgender with such panache that he won many awards including Vishesh Lakshavedi Kalakar by Zee Talkies and Vishesh Lakshavedi Kalakar by Sankruti Kala Darpan. The role has immortalized Milind Gawali in the annals of Indian cinema.

Milind Gawali was passionate about acting since childhood Milind Gawali has been passionate about acting since childhood. Being cute looking and having a natural flair for acting he was selected for the film Hum Bachhey Hindustan Ke. Later he had the prestige of working under the direction of film director Govind Saraiya, who directed Bollywood’s hit film Saraswatichandra (1968) staring Nutan in lead role. Govind Saraiya was making a Waqt Se Pehle and young Milind Gawali acted as child actor. Though Milind Gawali was doing films but he kept studying simultaneously. He did his primary from Fatima High School (Vidhya Vihar, Mumbai) and secondary schooling from Shardashram High school, (Dadar, Mumbai). Since Milind was also engaged in doing Advertisement films, Modeling, Dubbing etc hence he could attend college regularly. This is the reason he changed three colleges First year (Ambedkar College for Commerce), Second year (Kirti College, Prabhadevi) and third year college (Lala Lajpat Rai college of Commerce at Worli). After graduation in Commerce he completed his Post Graduation i.e. M.Com from The University of Mumbai. Milind Gawali believes education is important as it widens thinking power and inculcates discipline and ethics.

Milind Gawali has brought up his daughter more like a son Milind Gawali married Deepa Gawali. They have a daughter, Mithila. When the world aspires for a son, the couple prayed for a daughter. Almighty heard their prayer and they were blessed by a daughter. They brought-up Mithila like a son. When she insisted to learn kick boxing, she was permitted. She is an excellent horse rider and can drive superbly. She is doing a course in Mass Media and aspires to follow the footsteps of her father.

Milind Gawali made his Bollywood debut with the film Vartmaan Milind Gawali made his debut in Bollywood with the film Vartmaan (1995), The film had many stalwarts from Bollywood like Kader Khan, A.K. Hangal, Sayeed Jaffrey, Paresh Rawal etc. His second film was with Bollywood legendary filmmaker B.R. Ishara, who brought revolution in Hindi films in 70’s by introducing sex in films like Chetna (1970), Charitra (1971), Zaroorat (1973), Prem Shastra (1974) etc. Milind Gawali acted as a hero in Ishara’s Hindi film Anumati, but alas both Vartmaan and Anumati failed to click at box office. Milind Gawali was rescued by TV After failure in Bollywood Milind Gawali did not lose heart but he changed tracks and sought a career in TV. Fortunately he was signed by TV director Sanjeev Bhatacharya, who making Campus for Zee TV. The serial was a huge hit. It opened floodgates in TV industry and Milind did many popular TV serials like Bollywood legendary filmmaker Vijay Anand’s (who made films like Guide and Johny Mera Naam) crime thriller Tehkikaat on Doordarshan; Balaji Telefilm's Bandhan, Itihas, Kahani Terrii Merrii, famous horror show Aahat and popular detective show C.I.D. directed By B.P. Singh. Milind Gawali soon became a name to reckon in Marathi cinema After the huge success on TV, Milind was noticed by Marathi film’s most celebrated filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar. He offered him Aai (1995). This was followed by Nilambari, Soon Ladki Sasarchi and V.K.Naik’s He Khel Nashibache, which fetched him statewide reorganization as he was nominated for the prestigious Best Actor Award by Maharashtra State. After this he never looked back and became popular as king of rural based Marathi film. His films like ‘Maratha Battalion‘, ‘Devki‘ and ‘Vitthal Vitthal‘ turned out to be hit. Later, he performed in about 40 rural based films, becoming a popular hero in Western Maharashtra. He did more than 100 films like Aar Aar Aaba Aata Tari Thamba (2008) and Chingi (2009) a family drama by Israni Productions, produced by Anita Israni and directed by Raaj Israni. Milind Gawali went on to act in the films Most Wanted (2010), Aai Tujha Aashirwad (2010), Eka Varchad Ek (2012), Aandolan Ek Suruvat Ek Shevat (2014), Than Than Gopal (2015), Laal Ishq (2016) etc

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