Kamlesh Sawant is an Indian actor known for playing the role of a cop in Hindi and Marathi films. He gained recognition for playing the role of a police inspector, Laxmikant Gaitonde, in the 2015 Hindi film Drishyam.
Kamlesh Tukaram Sawant was born on Wednesday, 12 June 1974 (Age 48 years; by 2022) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Kamlesh completed his schooling at Chhatrapati Shivaji Vidyalaya, Mumbai. He did his graduation from Bhavan College, Mumbai.
Height (Approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (Approx.): 80 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Colour: Black
parents and siblings
Kamlesh’s father, Tukaram Sawant, was a former sports secretary, and served as a clerk in the Indian Railways. He has 3 elder sisters and one elder brother.
wife and kids
Kamlesh is married to Sapna Sawant. Together, they have a daughter, Swara Sawant.
Kamlesh belongs to Maratha caste.
In 2004, Kamlesh made his acting debut in the Hindi film Khakee, in which he played the role of a police constable, Kamlesh Sawant, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar.
In 2007, she made her Marathi debut with the film Ek Krantiveer: Vasudev Balwant Phadke.
In 2011, Kamlesh played the role of Kamlesh Sawant, a police inspector, in the Hindi film Force starring John Abraham.
In 2015, he appeared as Kale in the Marathi film Dagdi Chawal. In the same year, Kamlesh rose to prominence in the Hindi film industry for playing the role of a police inspector, Laxmikant Gaitonde, in the film Drishyam starring Ajay Devgn and Tabu.
Later, he appeared in some films as Shaheed Bhai Kotwal (2020) as Gomaji Patil (Marathi), Arnab Deshpande in Sooryavanshi (2021) and Laxmikant Gaitonde (Hindi) in Drishyam 2 (2022), and Faas (2022) . Baliram (Marathi).
In 2002, Kamlesh played the role of Rastogi in the Hindi TV series CID
Kamlesh was awarded the Best Actor in a Comedy Genre for the Marathi film Jhalla Bobhata at the Maharashtra State Film Awards in 2017.
Facts / Trivia
- In an interview, Kamlesh revealed that after the release of the Hindi film Drishyam in 2015, he received offensive phone calls and abusive text messages from random people for playing the role of a ruthless police inspector, Laxmikant Gaitonde.
- Kamlesh revealed in an interview that his father Tukaram Sawant wanted him to pursue a career in bodybuilding.
- On the occasion of World Post Day, on 12 October 2021, Kamlesh was honored with a postage stamp bearing his picture by the Mumbai East Postal Department for his contribution to the film industry.
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