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Happy Birthday Dr Amol Kolhe! A Look At The Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji Actor’s Fascinating Career Graph

Kedar Koli

September 18, 2020

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On the actor’s 40th birthday, we take you through his journey from being a doctor to an actor and eventually becoming an influential figure in politics.

When one speaks of Amol Kolhe, we instantly picture Chhatrapati Sambhaji before our eyes. The Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji actor gave it all for his role which went down in history as one of the most accurate interpretations of the Maratha warrior king Sambhaji. Amol picked up the nuances of Sambhaji’s traits and took the show to the peaks of popularity with his acting prowess. Before he ventured into acting, did you know that the actor was a doctor by profession? On his 40th birthday, let’s take a look at the actor’s fascinating career graph.

Watch Amol play the fearless Sambhaji in an episode of Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji here.

A qualified doctor

The actor who hails from Pune has become a household name thanks to his memorable performances in Marathi plays and TV shows. But not many are aware that before becoming a full-time actor, Amol was a qualified medical professional. The actor has an MBBS degree to his name from a renowned college in Mumbai. Interestingly, his wife Ashwini Kolhe is also a practising doctor and a professor of pathology who was recently in news for being a frontline warrior in the fight against COVID-19.

An entertaining performer

Amol was first noticed as a performer in the historic play Janata Raja which garnered him a massive fan following across Maharashtra. After the success of this play, he was offered numerous other historical shows and plays. Amol had even experimented with the role of Sambhaji in his play Sambhuraje before he was cast in Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji. Now you know why his role was so on-point! To take a break from the rut of playing historical roles, Amol tried venturing in the film industry. He was seen in films like On Duty 24 Tass and Aaghat which gave us a glimpse of the actor’s versatility. The actor also played supporting roles in Zee Marathi’s Uncha Mazha Zhoka before he settled down in his most iconic role of Sambhaji in Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji.

An influential politician

The actor left no stone unturned during his career. Amol recently entered the arena of politics and made it big in this field of work as well. He put his oratory skills to use and became a crowd puller, earning himself a seat on the Lok Sabha. The actor contested the elections by representing a leading political party from Maharashtra and ended up on the winning side. He’s currently a Member of the Parliament from the constituency of Shirur. Is there anything that this actor can’t do? We don’t think so!

Celebrate Amol’s birthday by rewatching all the episodes of his show Swarajyarakshak Sambhaji exclusively on ZEE5.

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