Shri.Sudheer Dalvi is a versatile Indian actor and a great Shirdi Saibaba Devotee. He first came to prominence for portraying the role of Guru Vashishta in Ramanand Sagar's famous TV series Ramayan, but is well known worldwide for his role as “Shirdi Saibaba” in the super hit Hindi Movie “Shirdi Ke Saibaba” directed by Shri.Manoj Kumar Goswami in the year 1977.
He was born on 20th March 1939 at Thane, Maharashtra. His Parents are Late Smt.Induprabha Dalvi and Late Shri.Prabhakar Dalvi.
He completed his Diploma and Bachelor Degree in Architecture and worked for many years as Interior Designer with well known Architects of Mumbai before entering Films & TV Arena. He came to Saibaba fold in the year 1977.
He is happily married to Smt.Suhas and has a Son named Shri.Rohit. At present he is living with his Wife and Son and is leading a peaceful life at his Mumbai Residence.
We have give below some of his accomplishments for the benefit of Sai Devotees:
As an Amateur Theatre Artist he worked with prominent Theatre Groups of Mumbai like Theatre Unit, Indian People’s Theatre Association and many other famous Theatre Groups from the year 1962 to 1969.
As a Professional Theatre Artist he worked with prominent Theatre Groups of Mumbai from the year 1970 to 1979 and successfully portrayed different characters.
He first faced Camera in the year 1972 and started working in Films regularly from 1976 onwards. He did a small role in his first Film “27 Down Kashi Express”.
He has acted in more than 200 Films in 10 Indian Languages like Marathi (38) , Hindi (more than 200), Gujarati (4), Punjabi (2), Avadhi (1), Bengali (3), English(1), Bhojpuri (3), Marwadi & Urdu.
He is well known worldwide for his role as “Shirdi Saibaba” in the super hit Hindi Movie “Shirdi Ke Saibaba” directed by Shri.Manoj Kumar Goswami in the year 1977. His role in the movie was not only widely acclaimed by the Press and applauded by the Audience worldwide but also fetched him the “Best Character Actor” Award.
Prominent Films that he worked are: Shirdi Ke Saibaba, Chirutha, Gehrai, Patitpawan & Guru.
He has worked in more than 50 Television Serials in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and Bhojpuri Languages. His Serials are being telecast on all the prominent Television Channels.
Prominent Television Serials are: “Ramayana” Mega Serial directed by Late Shri.Ramanand Sagar, “Bharat Ek Khoj” directed by Shri.Shyam Benegal, “Mirza Galib” a serial based on the life of well known Urdu Poet based on the book “Discovery of India” by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, “Buniyaad” Mega Serial directed by Shri.Ramesh Sippy, “Chanakya” directed by Shri.Chandraprakash Dwivedi, “Junoon” Mega Serial directed by Shri.Kishan Sethi & Shri.Ramesh Mehta, “Ghutan” directed by Shri.Kishan Sethi, “Shiv Mahapuran” produced by T-Series and directed by Shri.Babubhai Mistry, “Om Namah Shivay” directed by Dheeraj Kumar, “Vishnu Puran” directed by Shri.Ravi Chopra, “Yug” a daily Soap Opera directed by Smt.Soni Agnihotri, “Kyonki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” a famous daily Soap Opera directed by Shri.Santosh Bahal, “Shraddha” directed by Shri.Pavan Sahu & Raviraj.
He has worked in 4 Telefilms
He has worked in many Ad Films for different Products.
He has worked for about 4 to 5 Audio Visuals.
He has rendered Commentaries in Hindi & Marathi Languages for many Documentaries.
Awards / Honours Received:
Awarded by “Film World” Magazine as “Best Character Artist” for portraying the role of “Shirdi Saibaba” in the Movie “Shirdi Ke Saibaba” released in 1977.
We have given below the contact details of Shri.Sudheer Dalvi for the benefit of Sai Devotees.
C-703, Gokul Regency II, Thakur Complex, Kandivali East, Mumbai-400 101, Maharashtra, India.