An actor, writer, director, producer and an individual with visionary excellence in portraying every character defined for the essence of a film, Mahesh Manjrekar is an Indian film personality who has carved a niche amongst the best the industry has seen.
From directing films like Vaastav, Astitva and Viruddh, he has acted in several Hindi and Marathi films, some being his own home production. Vaastav, has been regarded as one of his bench mark directorial projects where the best potential of actor Sanjay Dutt too was creatively showcased.
With critical appreciation for his performance in the 2002 movie Kaante, the next step in was his success which gave way to ventures such as Nidaan, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta, Shikshanacha aichya gho, Fakta Ladh Mhana and many more super hits.
The most coveted Marathi International Cinema and Theatre Awards (MICTA) today stand as one of the prestigious awards conferred upon the best performers and personalities of the glamour industry. An entity of Mr Mahesh Manjrekar actor, producer, director and writer and owner of Ashwami Films and Mr Abhijeet Patil, Chairman of Raja Rani Travels the Mifta awards have raised the bar in presenting the Marathi industry on the global front. Mifta is the only award ceremony that is hosted at a new foreign destination every year and is attended by the who's who of the Marathi industry. The travel, accommodation and day tours for the celebrities during the ceremony are planned by the team Mifta.
Experimental singing further also gave him the chance to voice his own songs much of which made waves in the youngsters across the country.
As a versatile actor, Mahesh Manjrekar has been showcasing his flair since 1984 with his beginning being with the Marathi play Aflatoon, which paved way for him as an award winning producer with more plays like Dhyanimani, Doctor Tumhisuddha, Gidhade, Akashmaat, All the Best and Asecha Amhi Sare.
His award winning Marathi film Aai presented him as a multitalented film-maker and simultaneously rewarding him with the most coveted award of the industry, a Filmfare for the best director and the Screen Videocon award in the same year.
Mahesh Manjrekar has proved his versatility through every film and play he is associated with. With more than a hundred character oriented roles, films and stories he continues to be a favourite of the audiences worldwide.