Madan Deodhar

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Madan Deodhar
Born January 25, 1994[no citations needed here]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007 - present

Madan Deodhar is a child actor prominently featuring in Marathi films.


Second from left in a white kurta, Deodhar is seen with his co-actors of the film Balak Palak.

Deodhar was seen in the Hindi film Mahek (2007), directed by Kranti Kanade which was about a school-age girl named Mahek who is confused on what to do in life until she get the right inspiration. The film won Best Feature Film Award at Arpa International Film Festival.[1] He later on in 2009 went on to play the lead role in the Marathi film Vihir. Deodhar portrayed the character of a school going swimmer boy Sameer who is very close to his cousin Nachiket (played by Alok Rajwade). Nachiket dies by drowning in a well and shocked Sameer sets on a journey to find meaning to life. The film received multiple awards and Deodhar's performance was also appreciated. Film's review in IBN Live called Deodhar and Rajwade's work as "outstanding" and credits them for the film's success.[2] In 2010, he played the childhood role of actor Sharman Joshi in the Hindi film Allah Ke Banday.[3] In 2012, he also appeared in a Bhojpuri film He about a slum boy who gets a chance to work in films.[4] At the time of filming of He, he was the first year's student of Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce at Pune.[5] In 2013, the Marathi film Balak Palak had him play one of the lead roles.[6] He also featured in a commercial of Idea Cellular's 'No Ullu Banaoing' campaign in 2014.


Year Title Role Language Notes
2007 Mahek Amit Hindi
2009 Vihir Sameer Marathi
2010 Idol [no citations needed here] Marathi Short film
2010 Allah Ke Banday Vijay Hindi
2012 He Hari Bhojpuri
2013 Balak-Palak Bhagya Marathi


  1. "India’s ‘Mahek’ wins best Feature Film Award". Press Information Bureau. 8 November 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. Mhamunkar, Abhijit (9 April 2010). "'Vihir' is brilliant cinema". IBN Live. Retrieved 28 February 2014. "The film however works largely because of the outstanding performances by both the boys - Alok and Madan." 
  3. Komal Nahta (26 November 2010). "‘Allah Ke Banday’ Review By Komal Nahta". Koimoi. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  4. "‘He’ was an experimental film: Mangesh Joshi". Pune: Sakal. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. Kaura, Neha (9 November 2011). "Gajab hui gawa! Marathi director’s Bhojpuri flick at IFFI". Pune Mirror. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  6. Salgaonkar, Shakti (5 January 2013). "Film review: 'Balak Palak (Marathi)—a must watch for parents". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 

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