Murali Sharma is an Indian actor best known for playing character actors and comic roles in Bollywood, Telugu, and Indian TV series.
Just like Akshay Kumar, he is popular in the industry for playing cop characters in movies. In his long acting career, he featured in more than 60 movies.
Here, check out some interesting facts about this 48 years old Marathi actor Murali Sharma who is considered one of the finest character artists of this generation across the country.
1. Murali Sharma mainly worked in the Bollywood and Telugu film industry but his acting skills are appreciated in other film industries as well that include Tamil, Marathi, and Malayalam.
2. Murali Sharma rose to fame after playing the lead character of Col. R. S. Sajwan in the TV series Paltan that used to air on Doordarshan.
3. Later, Murali Sharma featured in many Daily Soap serials that include Siddanth, Guns and Roses, Mahayagya, Laagi Tujhse Lagan, Viraasat, Rishtey, Humne Lee Hai Sapath, Rangeela Ratan Sisodia, and Zindagi Teri Meri Kahani.
4. Murali Sharma is a native of Mumbai. He was born into a Telugu speaking family.
He did his graduation and enrolled in acting classes at the Roshan Taneja Acting School.
5. Murali married the actress Ashwini Kalsekar in 2009 and lived a happily married life in Hyderabad.
Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress famous for her work in Bollywood and Marathi TV industry.
She is best known for her works in the films of Rohit Shetty, Sriram Raghavan, and Ram Gopal Varma.
6. Murali is a fluent speaker of 5 different Indian languages that include Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, and Marathi. Moreover, he is an avid reader and influences everyone to read books.
7. Murali Sharma made his Bollywood debut with the movie Dil Vil Pyaar Vyar.
However, he got some recognition after playing the character of Captain Khan in the 2004 blockbuster movie ‘Main Hoon Na’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Suniel Shetty.
8. He left a long-lasting impression on Bollywood movie-goers with his comic timings in the movies like Dhol, Dhamaal, and Black Friday.
Even though he has a few scenes in the movies, he impressed everyone with his performances.
9. While he wasn’t getting any major roles in Bollywood movies, he featured in the Telugu movie Athidi in 2007. The movie was loved by fans and critics.
10. In the movie Athidi, he played the double role of Kaisar and Ajay Shastri.
He received Nandi Awards for the best villains for his performance in the movie.
The next year, he featured in another Telugu movie Kantri which also received positive feedback from the audience.
11. For the next two years from 2008-2010, he featured in many Bollywood movies playing a character and cameo roles. Some of his best movies include Golmaal Returns, Sunday, and Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na.
12. From 2011, he continued to switch between Bollywood mainstream and regional cinemas.
He played supporting roles in movies like Singham, Oosaravelli alongwith Jr. NTR and Dhoni in the Telugu film industry respectively.
13. In 2012, Murali Sharma made his debut in the Malayalam film industry as well with the superhit movie Karma Yodha.
The next year he was approached to be part of the Tamil and Marathi film industries as well that he joined and delivered some amazing performances.
14. In the year 2015, he got meaty roles in movies like Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, and Gopala Gopala.
He also featured in movies like ABCD 2, Badlapur, and the famous Tamil movie Paayum Puli.
15. Little you know that there are a few movies in which Murali played the lead role. These movies include Duvvada Jagannadham which was released in 2017.
16. Murli Sharma has been part of the famous TV series Ghar Jamai that aired on Zee TV. He was in the show for a single episode.
You can watch Episode 30 of the show to find Murli Sharma’s performance.
17. His two big movies are announced that are in the production process yet. First is a Telugu movie Most Eligible Bachelor starring Akhil Akkineni and Pooja Hedge in the lead role while the second one is a romantic drama Radhe Shyam starring Prabhas and Pooja Hedge as lead pair.
18. Murli Sharma has made a name for himself in the Indian film industry. The actor is only 48 years old now.
We wish to see more from the actor in the upcoming years. Probably makers would come up with more exciting projects for him so that Murli got a chance to play different characters in front of cameras.