Ramesh Deo (born 30 January 1926) is an Indian film and television actor who has worked in more than 285 Hindi films, 190 Marathi films and 30 Marathi dramas with over 200 showings in his long career. He has also produced feature films, television serials and over 250 ad films. He has also directed a number of films, documentaries and television serials. He has received many state and national awards for his work.
His ancestors shifted to Kolhapur as his great grandfather and grandfather were both engineers. They had built the Jodhpur Palace. They were called by Chatrapati Shahu Maharaja to build the city of Kolhapur. His grandfather came down to become the chief engineer to Shahu Maharaj, and his father was his legal advisor.
His debut came in the form of a cameo in the 1951 Marathi film Paatlaachi Por. Ramesh Deo started his film career in the Marathi movie Andhala Magto Ek Dola (1956) directed by Raja Paranjape. He started off as villain. His first Hindi film was Rajshree Production’s Aarti (1962). In his long career, he has provided able support to stars like Amitabh Bachchan (Anand), Rajesh Khanna (Aap Ki Kasam), Shatrughan Sinha (Mere Apne) and many more.
In January 2013, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th Pune International Film Festival (PIFF). he worked in Nivdung,a marathi serial in year 2006
Comedy, Crime, Drama