Amol Palekar

Active - 1974 - 2013  |   Born - Nov 24, 1944 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Romance, Comedy Drama, Adventure

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  • Worked as a painter and in a bank, as well as in theatre, before working in cinema.
  • Won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for Gol Maal (1980).
  • For his film Anahat (2003) his wife Sandya Gokhale wrote the screenplay.
  • Received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English for Quest (2006).
  • Worked with the nonprofit organisation TeachAIDS.