Mohan Agashe

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Mohan Agashe
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Agashe in 2008
Born
Mohan Mahadeo Agashe

(1947-07-23) 23 July 1947 (age 73)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • psychiatrist

Mohan Agashe (born 23 July 1947) [2] is an Indian psychiatrist and actor. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1996 in theatre. [3]

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Early life

Agashe was born in Bhor, Maharashtra. He studied in B. J. Medical College, Pune for his MBBS and MD degree in Psychiatry. He later became a professor, before becoming an actor. [4]

Career

Medicine

Agashe served as a professor of Psychiatry at the B. J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital in Pune. [5] Apart from his medical career, he also worked in the fields of clinical psychology and psychopharmacology. Agashe was also instrumental in establishing the Maharashtra Institute of Mental Health in 1991, a state level training and research institute in Mental Health Sciences, located in Pune, India. [6] Agashe headed the five-year study on the trauma of the 1993 Latur earthquake, initiated by the Indian Council of Medical Research. [7]

Agashe started his early career by opting to work in a government Hospital at Pune. He also chaired the organising committee meetings for the Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society held at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. In 1998, Agashe's project to improve mental health education and service led to the formation of a new policy on mental education by the Government of Maharashtra. He has also served as an Advisor to the Government of Maharashtra on Mental Health Education and Service. Agashe is presently Principal Investigator for an Indo–US joint project on Cultural Disorders of Fatigue and Weaknesses.[ citation needed ]

Acting

Agashe started out as a theatre artist through Sai Paranjape's children's play. [8] His love of acting made him take time out of his busy schedule to work in plays. He started his career in acting by working in the theatre. From April 1997 to April 2002, he was the Director General of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. [2] He was part of a play called Zara Samjhun Ghya, which he presented for IMA's awareness drive to strength doctor-patient relationship in Pune. [9] In 2018, he was also part of a Harry Potter spoof video by Bharatiya Digital Party, where he portrayed Bumbledore. [10] He was also part of a short film #PuranaPyaar, by Gorilla Shorts. [11]

Filmography

Films

YearTitleLanguageRoleNotes
1975 Samna MarathiMaruti Kamble [12]
Nishant Prasad (Zamindar's brother) [13]
1976 Manthan Deshmukh
1977Smothered Voices
Bhumika
Jait Re Jait Nagya (Bhagat)
1978 Hungama Bombay Ishtyle
1980 Sinhasan Budhajirao
Aakrosh Bhonsle, President of the City Council
The Sea Wolves Brothel Keeper
1981 Sadgati The Brahmin
1982 Gandhi Tyeb Mohammed's friend
1984 Mashaal Keshav
Paar Hari Singh
1985Mahananda
1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log Custom Office Sudarshan Kumar
MusafirP. A. Pillai
Kissa Kathmandu Ka HindiJatayu
1987Uprant
Susman President of Handloom Cooperative Society
Maha YatraVed Maharaj
1988 The Perfect Murder A.C.P. Samant
Rihaee Roopji
1989 Bye Bye Blues HindiRug Merchant
1991Suryodaya
Mississippi Masala EnglishKanti Napkin
1992 Dil Aashna Hai Hindi/Urdu Prem (pimp)
Ek Hota Vidushak MarathiHimmatrao Inamdar
1994 Patang Hindi
1995MohiniDr. Mohan Agashe / Anand
Target HindiVindhyachal Singh
Angrakshak Khare
Trimurti HindiKooka Singh
1996Vrindavan Film StudiosHindiHiralal
Katha Don GanpatraonchiMarathiGanpatrao Moray-Patil
Feluda 30BengaliMaganlal Meghraj
1997 Gudia HindiBraganza
Mrityudand HindiAbhay Singh
1998 Zor HindiSwami Satyavadhi
Train to Pakistan HindiBritish Official
Bombay Blue
1999 Hu Tu Tu HindiSawantrao Gadre
Golapi Mukto RahasyaBengaliMaganlal Meghraj
Jato Kando Kathmandu TeBengaliMaganlal Meghraj
Katt Katt Kad Kaddu
2000 Seducing Maarya HindiVijay Chatterjee
Gaja Gamini HindiKalidasa
2001Meri Ishq Ki Kahani
Aks HindiPrime Minister
A Pocket Full of DreamsOm
2002 Agni Varsha Raibhya
2003 Gangaajal HindiDIG Verma
Paap HindiKaya's Father
2004 Devrai MarathiPsychologist
Ab Tak Chappan HindiEx-Commissioner Pradhan
Dance Like a ManAmritlal Parekh
Asambhav HindiPresident Veer Pratap Singh
2005 James HindiDCP Vijay Singh Rawat
Kay Dyache Bola MarathiJudge Justice Prabhune
Apaharan HindiProf. Raghuvansh Shastri
20061st BiteGuru
Rang De Basanti HindiIndian Defence Minister Shashtri
Shevri
2008 Valu MarathiSarapanch
2009Gulmohar
AgnidivyaDadu Bhat
Rita Shanks
VihirAjoba
Nishaani Daava Angthaa
2010Samudra
2011Phhir
Deool MarathiAamdar Saheb
2012Gola Berij
Masala
Maximum
BharatiyMarathiSirpanch Sirdeshmukh
Jism 2 Hindi
The King & the Commissioner Malayalam Indian Prime Minister
2013Janmantar
Gadya Aapla Gaon Bara
Jolly LLB Hindi Senior Dewan
Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta
2014 Akalpith Justice Gore
Mohan Rakesh's Adhe AdhureSinghania / Juneja / Mahendranath
Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real Hero Baba Amte
2015 Astu - So Be ItAppa - Dr.Chakrapani Shastri
Ab Tak Chhappan 2 Hindi Ex Commissioner Pradhan
Mahesh Dattani's Hasmukh Saab ki WasihatHasmukh Mehta
Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar Marathi Appa Bhatawdekar
Welcome Zindagi Marathi
Deool Band Marathi Dr. Vyas
The Bright Day Old Man
Monel MayaMarathiBramhanikar Gaonkar
2016 Manithan Tamil Ram Dewan
Lost and Found MarathiShrirang Uncle
2017 Yeh Hai India HindiPrime Minister
KasavMarathi
2021 Toofaan Hindi

Television

YearShowChannelRoleNotes
1986-1987 Kissa Kathmandu Ka DD Bangla JatayuOriginally on DD National
2009-2010Agnihotra Star Pravah Appa
2011 Guntata Hriday He Zee Marathi
2012 Eka Lagnachi Teesri Goshta Zee Marathi Advocate Deshmukh
2017 Rudram Zee Yuva [14]
2019Ti Phulrani Sony Marathi Jagadish Mahapatre [15]
Hutatma ZEE5 Web Series [16]

Plays

Short films

YearTitleRoleLanguageNotes
2018Purana PyaarDev Pratap SinghHindiFinalist for Filmfare Short Film Awards [17]

Awards and nominations

YearAwardResultNotes
1990 Padma Shri Won [18]
1996 Filmfare Best Villain Award NominatedFor Trimurti (film)
1996 Sahitya Akademi Award Wonfor theatre(Acting- Marathi) [3]
2002 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany Won [19]
2004 Goethe Medal Won [19] [20]
2017Thespo Lifetime Achievement AwardWon [21]
2018Vishnudas Bhave PuraskarWon [22]
2018Pride of Planet awardWon [23]
2019Lotu Patil Theatre AwardWon [24]

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