Achyut Potdar

Achyut Potdar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

22 / August / 1934


90 Years



Achyut Potdar is an Indian actor who has given his contribution to above 125 Bollywood films. Apart from this, he has been part of more than 100 television serials, commercials advertisements, and plays. Achyut had even given his contribution to the Indian army as an executive. During his job, he participated in many theatrical shows and plays. It was the beginning of him to enter the industry.

Achyut Potdar Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Achyut Potdar (born 22 August 1934) is an Indian actor who has worked in over 125 Bollywood films. In addition to the film, Potdar has appeared in 95 serials, 26 plays, and 45 ads.

Birth & Early Life

Achyut Potdar was born on 22 August 1934 in a Marathi Brahmin family in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. He spent his childhood in Indore and post-graduation in economics as a major subject with the first position and has got a gold medal in the University. His father’s name is Ashok Anand and his mother is Anju Anand. He did his school at DAV public school and St. Kabir High School, Chandigarh.


Potdar spent his childhood in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, and post-graduated in 1961 with a major in economics with first position thus earning himself a university medal.

Personal Life

He is married to Rajneet Monga who was his girlfriend in his early days of life. She is working in a corporation firm. They have completed their lovely golden Jubilee together. We don’t know their kid.


Achyut after completion of his studies, worked as a professor at Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, and later joined the Indian army from which he retired as a captain in 1967. He later joined Indian Oil as an executive and retired from it at the age of 56 in 1992. He indulged in cultural activities during his job in the Indian oil and hosted many events. Not too late, he entered the industry at the age of 44 after serving the nation as an army man and as an executive.

Achyut took acting as a hobby and never asked for roles in the films so he never for his acting career. Achyut debuted in Aakrosh in 1980. He was part of many famous films like 3 Idiots, Dabangg 2, and Ferrari Ki Saari. He played the role of Jayaprakash Narayan on the television show Pradhanmantri.

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Movies Years
Hausla 2019
Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami 2014
R… Rajkumar as Pandit 2013
Dabangg 2 as Debi Prasad 2012
Ferrari Ki Sawaari 2012
3 Idiots as lecturers who taught machines 2009
Ek Tho Chance 2009
Karzzzz 2008
Bhoothnath 2008
Lage Raho Munna Bhai 2006
Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera 2006
Pehchaan: The Face of Truth 2005
Parineeta as Gurucharan, Vidya Balan’s Father 2005
Vaada 2005
Ek Se Badhkar Ek as Advocate Nadkarni 2004
Dev 2004
Police Force: An Inside Story 2004
Qayamat: City Under Threat 2003
Yeh Dil 2003
Dhund: The Fog 2003
Rishtey 2002
Dil Hai Tumhaara 2002
Bharat Bhagya Vidhata 2002
Hum Ho Gaye Aapke 2001
Grahan 2001
Farz 2001
Aaghaaz 2000
Khauff 2000
Dahek – A Burning Passion 1999
Hum Saath-Saath Hain 1999
Gair 1999
Vaastav: The Reality 1999
Daag: The Fire 1999
Aa Ab Laut Chalen 1999
Nyaydaata 1999
Keemat – They Are Back 1998
Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger 1998
Yugpurush 1998
Barsaat Ki Raat 1998
Ishq 1997
Udaan 1997
Insaaf 1997
Auzaar 1997
Yeshwant 1997
Shapath 1997
Sanam 1997
Mrityudand 1997
Shastra 1996
Bal Bramhachari 1996
Agni Sakshi 1996
Vijeta 1996
Rangeela as Mr. Joshi (Mili’s father) 1995
Bollywood Dreams 1995
Gundaraj 1995
Andolan 1995
Suraksha 1995
Droh Kaal 1994
Yeh Dillagi as Kajol’s father 1994
Dilwale 1994
Elaan 1994
Shatranj 1993
Damini – Lightning 1993
Hasti 1993
Geetanjali 1993
Anth 1993
Aashiq Awara 1993
Angaar 1992
Chamatkar 1992
Humlaa 1992
Current 1992
Vansh 1992
Maarg 1992
Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman 1992
Shikari: The Hunter 1991
Prahaar: The Final Attack 1991
Narasimha 1991
Disha 1990
Parinda 1989
Tezaab 1988
Rihaee 1988
Mera Dharam 1986
Nasoor 1985
Aghaat 1985
Giddh 1984
Ardh Satya 1983
Vijeta 1982
Sazaye Maut 1981
Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai 1980
Aakrosh 1980
Bharat Ek Khoj (Doordarshan)
Pradhanmantri (ABP News)
Shubh Mangal Savadhan (Sahara One)
Aandolan (Aaj Tak)
Amita Ka Amit
All The Best (Doordarshan)
Mrs. Tendulkar (SAB TV)
Pradhan Mantri (Zee TV)
Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo (Zee TV)
Aahat Season 1 (1995-2001) (Sony TV)
Wagle Ki Duniya
Majha Hoshil Na (Zee Marathi)
Yeh Duniya Ghazab Ki


On Sunday, 16 August 2015, Sanand a cultural group in Indore felicitated Mr. Achyut Potdar with Lifetime Achievement Award for his glorious career, marking several decades, in Bollywood and his remarkable contribution to the field of Artists.

Net Worth

In the below section, we have focused on net worth and salary. We also add the controversies in this section. The Net worth of Achyut Potdar is $10.5 Million.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color White
Height In CM 166 CM
Height In Meter 1.66 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Actor
Siblings Not Yet Update
Spous Rajneet Monga
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Virgo


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