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5 Girish Kulkarni Movies To Prepare Fans For His Witty Character In Sunflower!

ZEE5 Web Desk

May 19, 2021

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Girish Kulkarni’s character Chetan Tambe in Sunflower has a “fun side” to it. And while we eagerly wait for the show’s release, here are five movies where the actor left us charmed with his impeccable performances.

There are times when you just want to tune into your screens, have a good laugh, and be entertained. However, often the regular and typical comedy shows become predictable and thus boring! And that’s where the dark comedy genre comes to play. Saying so, ZEE5 is all set to entertain the audience with its upcoming dark-comedy cum crime-thriller show Sunflower. Directed by Vikas Bahl, the show promises to be a blend of comical and twisted drama. Also, Sunflower has some ‘never-seen-before’ characters at its heart. And actor Girish Kulkarni’s cop character Chetan Tambe is one of them.

In an exclusive interview with ZEE5, the actor shed a light on his “hatke” character. He even revealed how he had almost rejected the role but Vikas Bahl convinced him to take it up. Talking about his character, Girish had shared, “He is a mischievous human being, infamous for his amorous affairs. However, he’s also a dutiful and responsible cop.” Well, this seems to be the perfect witty character for a show like Sunflower and this has got the fans highly excited. Considering this, we thought of giving you an insight into Girish’s notable filmography. These films of the actor will give you a peek into his charming on-screen personas.

Watch the blockbuster Marathi movie Har Har Mahadev online on ZEE5.

So, here are 5 Girish Kulkarni movies to prepare you for his witty character in Sunflower web series.


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Girish Kulkarni garnered rave reviews for his epic performance in the film Ugly. Also, the actor became quite popular among the masses. It was probably the first time that the audience saw an apt and real portrayal of a cop. Girish played Jadhav, a flawed police officer with a comical undertone. From catching the Bambaiya accent to living up to his flawed persona, the actor did justice to this witty character.

If you are excited for Sunflower, you should definitely watch Girish’s portrayal in Ugly, especially the disturbing interrogation scene.

Faster Fene

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In the action-drama Faster Fene, Girish Kulkarni played the role of a Mafia leader Appa. While his character gave a tough fight to the protagonist Banesh Fene, Appa’s witty comebacks are still fresh within the minds of the viewers. Though he played a devilish role, Girish managed to add a unique charm to this character. And thus, fans were able to root for this villainous persona.

Jaundya Na Balasaheb

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Jaundya Na Balasaheb is an interesting political satire that scores high on interesting characters and a well-written storyline. Girish plays the titular role of Balasaheb, who enjoys the perks of being the son of an influential politician. His life turns upside down when his father asks him to join politics. This leads to some chaotic yet hilarious situations where Balasaheb struggles to find a way.

Another notable performance by Kulkarni you should not miss out watching.


A still from Vihir
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The 2009 Marathi film Vihir is a gem from parallel cinema which essays the story of children dealing with death and its grief. Girish Kulkarni plays the role of Bhavasha, the favourite Mama (uncle) of the children. From his philosophical views to his numerous escapades, the actor steals the show despite having a less screen time. The film Vihir is another interesting film you can catch on ZEE5.


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The 2015 Marathi film Highway drives on a singular setting with numerous characters. The film essays the story of different characters and captures the nuances of their journey through an expressway. Written by Girish Kulkarni himself, the actor features alongside an ensemble cast that includes Huma Qureshi, Tisca Chopra, Nagraj Manjule, and few others.

Another must-watch film from Kulkarni’s interesting filmography. And also, the upcoming show Sunflower will be a new add-on to it.

Sunflower will be premiering on ZEE5 from June 11.

Meanwhile, stay tuned to ZEE5 for more interesting content and stories.

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