Earning Rs 2,500 as a gym instructor to doing ramp walk and becoming an actor: Story of Sharad Kelkar

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Akshay Kumar’s movie Laxmii is creating a high buzz on social media and people are praising the work by the entire team of the movie. The movie got mixed reactions but in terms of acting and giving 100% performance, this movie is a winner. Apart from Akshay Kumar, actor Sharad Kelkar also got huge praise for his remarkable performance in the movie. On this note, let’s have a look at the talented actor Sharad Kelkar’s wonderful journey so far.

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Sharad Kelkar is working in entertainment industry for more than two decades now and he has become a popular face in both Bollywood and TV industry. But do you know that becoming an actor was not his primary goal? Yes, you read that right. At a very young age, his father left the world, and Sharad was raised by his mother. To support the family, he opened a small gym in his city and started earning Rs 2,500 as a gym instructor.

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Sharad was in Mumbai and he got an opportunity to walk the ramp for a fashion brand. Without wasting any time, he said yes to that job, and very soon, he rose to popularity and also became Grasim Mr. India finalist. He started hosting many TV reality shows like Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 and Rock-N-Roll Family. This was just the beginning of his career and he was doing really well.

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Sharad started his acting career after quitting modeling with the show Aakrosh which used to air on Doordarshan. From that show, there was no looking back for this star. He then did many popular shows like Uttaran, Agent Raghav, Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar and many more.

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Coming to Bollywood, Sharad has acted in more than 15 movies and the audience always loved his performance. Some of the movies are Laxmii, Bhoomi, Tanhaji, Ram Leela and Housefull 4.

Published by Ishan Soni on 19 Nov 2020

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