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Amol Palekar’s Personal Life, Age, Height, wife, Career, Award and other information

Amol palekar is a famous Indian actor, director and producer of Hindi and Marathi cinema. He is known for his better performance. He works in hindi, Marathi, Bengali, telugu and kannada films. He has worked in many films like Bajiraocha Beta, Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe, Jeevana Jyoti, Bhumika, Gol Maal, Naram Garam, Rang Birangi, Khamosh and Samaantar.

Personal life:-

Amol palekar was born on 24 november 1944 in mumbai, Maharashtra. His father’s name was Kamlakar Palekar, he was worked in General Post Office. His mother’s name was  Suhasini Palekar, she was Work In Private Company. Amol has three sisters named Rekha, Neelam And Unnati. He did his studies from mumbai. Then, he took a bachelor degree from Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School Of Arts , Mumbai.

If you talk about Amol’s love life then he married  Chitra Palekar. But they got divorced. Then, He married Sandhya Gokhale. He has two daughters named Shyamalee Palekar(Professor) And Sahima (Lawyer).


He started his artistic career as a painter. As a painter, he had seven one-man exhibitions and he participated in several group events. He has been active in Avant Garde Theater in India. He has been active in Marathi and Hindi theater since 1967 as an actor, director and producer. As an actor, he was the most prominent for a decade since 1970. He will get one Filmfare and Six State Prizes as Best Actor. He was very much appreciated by his performance in regional language films in Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam and Kannada. As a director, he is known for his sensitive portrayal of women, selection of classic stories from Indian literature, and progressive issues. He has directed several television serials on the national network .

In films:- he started his film career with the Marathi film ” Shantata : Court Chalu Aahe”. After that, he has acted in many films such as Rajnigandha, Jeevana Jyoti, Bhumika, Kanneshwara Rama, Baaton Baaton Mein, Gol Maal, Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi, Mother 1979 film, Aanchal, Apne Paraye, Naram Garam, Chehre Pe Chehra, Jeevan Dhaara, Shriman Shrimati, Pyaasi Aankhen, Aadmi Aur Aurat, Ankahee, Teesra Kaun? and Samaantar.

In TV:- he has directed many TV serial like Kachchi Dhoop, Naqab, Mrignayanee, Paoolkhuna, AA Bail Mujhe Maar and Ek Nayi Ummeed-Roshni .


He has won awards for his brilliant performance like National Film Awards, Filmfare Award and Filmfare Marathi Awards.


NameAmol Palekar
ProfessionActor, Producer And Director
DebutIn Marathi Film- Shantata : Court Chalu Aahe (1971)

In Bollywood- Rajnigandha (1974)

As A Director- Aakreit (1981)

In Tv :- Kachchi Dhoop (1987)

Age74 Years (As Of February 2019)
HeightIn Feet Inches 5’7
Hair ColorSalt And Paper
Eye ColorBlack
Date Of Birth24 November 1944
Birth PaalceMumbai, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolNot Known
CollageSir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School Of Arts , Mumbai
Education QualificationDiploma Course Fine Arts
Father NameKamlakar Palekar (Employee Of General Post Office)
Mother NameSuhasini Palekar (Work In Private Company)
Sister NameRekha, Neelam And Unnati
Brother NameNone
Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameChitra Palekar (Ex-Wife), Sandhya Palekar (Lawyer)
Children’s NameDaughter- Shyamalee Palekar(Professor) And Sahima (Lawyer)
HobbiesWriting, Reading And Travelling
Favorite ActorManoj Kumar And Rajesh Khanna
Favorite ActressNutan And Zeenat Aman
Favorite FoodIndian Food
Favorite ColorBlack And White
Favorite DestinationNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

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