Sharad Talwalkar an extremely talented and versatile actor ruled the
Marathi Film Industry and Theatre for many years. He had performed in more
than 180 Marathi films.
had a passion for acting from his childhood, he acted in plays in Bhave
High School where he studied. When he reached college, he along with acting
started directing plays. Keshavrao
Date was impressed by young Talwalkar's talent, and hence in 1938 Keshavrao
him for Natya Vikas Company.
Sharad Talwalkar had made his film debut in Datta Dharmadhikari's 'Akher Zamla'
in 1952 with Raja Gosavi (it was his debut too), Talwalkar played a comic
role in that movie. This movie was a hit and the duo Raja Gosavi and
Sharad Talwalkar emerged as a comic pair, and there after acted together
in many movies. In his early days Sharad Talwarkar worked mainly in Mumbai,
Pune & Kolhapur. 'Lakhachi Gosta' and 'Pedgaonche Shahane' were films
in his early days. Avaghachi Sansar was his first colour film. The most
interesting amongst these is his career as a theater actor. He has acted
in around 45 plays. Ekach Pyala, Gharo Ghari Heech Bomb, Lagnachi Bedi are
some of his prominent plays.
He had received several awards for
his roles in
films like Ekti, Mumbaicha Javai, Javai Vikat Ghene Aahe, Rangalya Ratri
Dhadaka, Lek Chalali Sasarla and Tu Tithe Me were some of his latest films.