Kishore Kadam

  • Actor

Nov 09, 1967  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Also Known as: Saumitra, Kishor Kadam

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A veteran Indian actor and writer, Kishor Kadam is noted for his works in Marathi and Hindi cinema. The multiple award-winning actor made his debut on the silver screen with the Hindi feature film Antarnaad in 19991, which was directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Shyam Benegal. Continuing his collaboration with Shyam Benegal, he subsequently worked in other parallel films like Mammo (1994) before eventually rising to fame with a stellar performance in Samar (1999), an Urdu feature film. The film won the National Film Award for Best Film in 1999 and Kishor for his outstanding performance in the lead won wide critical appreciation.

Following the huge success of Samar, Kishor starred in films like Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar (2000), Black Friday (2004) and Ek Chalis Ki Last Local (2007), all of which fared well at the box office. Post-2007, Kishor Kadam worked mostly in Marathi films. Some of his popular film credits include Natrang (2010), Balak Palak (2013), Fandry (2014), Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017), which marked his debut in Tamil cinema and Wagherya (2018), a Marathi comedy satire directed by Sameer Asha Patil. His 2019 releases include Chhatrapati Shasan and Adham.

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