Milind Gunaji

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Milind Gunaji
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Gunaji at an event in 2012
Born (1961-07-23) 23 July 1961 (age 60)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India (present-day Mumbai)
Occupation
Years active1993–present
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) [1]
Spouse(s)Rani Gunaji
Website Official Website

Milind Gunaji (born 23 July 1961) is an Indian actor, model, television presenter, writer and author, most known for his roles in Marathi and Hindi cinema. [2] [3] He made his first film appearance in 1993's Papeeha and has since performed in over 250 films and acted as the host of the Zee Marathi channel travel show Bhatkanti. [4] Gunaji has served as the Government of Maharashtra's brand ambassador for forest and wildlife. Currently he is the brand ambassador for Hill Station Mahabaleshwar.

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In 2009 he was named the brand ambassador for the Novel Institute Group's NIBR College of Hotel Management. [5] [6] Milind did Everest , which aired on Star Plus November 2014. He has also made a brief appearance in South Indian cinema playing important roles in two movies Aalavandhan (Tamil) and Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (Telugu).

Career

Milind Gunaji was born on 23 July 1961 in Bombay (present-day Mumbai), Maharashtra. Gunaji initially began acting in the 1993 film Papeeha and first gained widespread notice in the 1996's Fareb in the role of inspector Inder Kumar Saxena. [7] The role gained him a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Performance in a Negative Role.

He has served as a travel writer, brand ambassador of Intiamatkat Tours - Specialized in Europe and India tours! and writing a weekly column for the Marathi paper Lokprabha. In 1998 he published Majhi Mulukhgiri, a compilation of his Lokprabha columns. [8] [9] Gunaji has modeled, stating that it "satisfies my ego and gives good monetary returns." [10]

Filmography

List of films and roles
YearTitleRoleLanguageNotesRef.
1993 Papeeha Kabir Sagar Hindi
1994 Droh Kaal Shiv Hindi
1996 Fareb Inspector Inder Kumar Saxena Hindi
1997 Koi Kisise Kum Nahin Ajay Hindi
1997 Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya Dilawar Khan Hindi
1997 Do Rahain Rajjappa Hindi
1997 Virasat Bali Thakur Hindi
1998 Sarkarnama Kumar Deshmukh Marathi
1998 Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa Saroj Pal Hindi
1998 Zor Iqbal Khan Hindi
1999 Zulmi Nihal Hindi
1999 Trishakti Commando Bajrang Hindi
1999 Godmother Veeram Hindi
2000 Jodidar Manohar Deshmukh Marathi
2000 Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain Milind Hindi
2001 Aalavandhan Col. Santosh Kumar Tamil
2001 Abhay Col. Santosh Kumar Hindi
2002 Ansh: The Deadly Part Babu Bakshi Hindi
Devdas Kalibabu Hindi
Mulaqaat Akhtar Khan Hindi
2003 LOC Kargil Major Rajan Adhumac Hindi
2004 Aan: Men at Work Ajit Pradhan Hindi
2004 Dev Mangal Rao Hindi
2004 Asambhav Ansari Hindi
2005 Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story Hindi
2005 Balu Telugu
2005 Fareb Advocate Milind Mehta Hindi
2006 Manthan: Ek Amrut Pyala Avinash Deshpande Marathi
2006 Jigyaasa Subhash Desai Hindi
2006 Phir Hera Pheri Nanjibhai Hindi
2006 Come December Dr. Suresh Shah Hindi
2008 Black & White Hamid Hindi
2009 Yeh Mera India Ashfaq Hindi
2009 Lagli Paij Magician Abraham Marathi
2010Ek Shodh [11] Hindi
2010 To the London Calling Rajvansh Hindi
2010 Khatta Meeta Suhas Vichare Hindi
2011 Karthik Kannada
2011 Singularity Shiv English
2011 Om Allah Saibaba Hindi
2012 Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum Chakravarthy Telugu
2012 Sambha [10] Hindi
2013 Lek Ladki Marathi
2013 Rab Ton Sohna Ishq Punjabi
2013 Psycho Hindi
2013 Kamasutra 3D Hindi
2014 Than Than Gopal Marathi
2014 M3 - Midsummer Midnight Mumbai Police Commissioner Hindi
2015 Karbonn Hindi
2015 Saankal Apoorva Singh Bhati Hindi
2015 Mudrank: The Stamp Hindi
2016 Kaul Manacha Dr. Ratnakar Narlikar,Scientist Marathi
2016 Prem Kahani - EK Lapleli Goshta Marathi
2017 The Ghazi Attack RAW Agent Girish KumarHindi
Telugu
2017 Babuji Ek Ticket Bambai Hindi
2017 Gautamiputra Satakarni Telugu
2017 Oxygen Chandra Prakash Telugu
2017 Okkadu Migiladu Education Minister Telugu
2018 Race 3 Ranchod Singh Hindi
2019 The Warrior Queen of Jhansi Gangadhar Rao English
2019 Panipat Dattaji Rao Scindia Hindi
2020 Goshta Eka Paithanichi Marathi
2021 The Battle of Bhima Koregaon (film) Hindi

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Awards and nominations

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