Prasad Oak is an Indian actor, director, writer, singer, anchor, poet and film producer. He is best known for directing the Marathi drama film ‘Kacha Limbu’ (2017).
Prasad Oak was born on Monday, 17 February 1975.age 47 years; by 2022) His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He did his schooling at Bhave High School, Pune. Later, he attended the Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Prasad Oak belongs to a Maharashtrian Hindu family.
parents and siblings
According to Prasad Oak, he lost his father during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not much information is available about Prasad Oak’s siblings.
wife and children
On 7 January 1997, Prasad Oak married Manjari Oak, who is an entrepreneur. The couple has two sons named Sarthak Oak and Mayank Oak.
Prasad Oak follows Hinduism.
as a theater artist
Early in his career, he worked as an assistant director for the Marathi drama Premachi Gosht. He has acted in several Marathi plays including Adhantar, Nandi, Magna Talyakathi, Ranagan, Abhas and Altan Paltan.
as an actor
Prasad Oak’s acting journey started in 2009 with the television series Shree Adhikari Brother’s TV serial Bandini. Thereafter, Prasad Oak starred in various Hindi and Marathi television shows including Diya Aur Baati Hum (2011), Damini, Char Divas Sasuche (2011), Phoolpakharu (2017), and Crime Patrol.
In 2005, Prasad Oak made his debut in the Hindi film Zeher. Thereafter, she acted in various Marathi and Hindi films including Kalyug (2005), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), To Aani Mee Ek Runanubandh (2016), Ek Dao Dhobi Pachad (2009), Picasso (2019), Balkadu (2015) did. and Dharamveer (2022). He has acted in more than 39 films.
as a director
In 2009, Prasad Oak directed the Marathi film He Ke Ne Ke. Subsequently, in 2017, a drama film titled Kachha Limbu was directed by Prasad Oak, for which he was awarded the Filmfare Award and National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi and was acclaimed by critics. After this Prasad Oak worked as a director in the films Hirkani (2019) and Chandramukhi (2022). In an interview, he talked about his experience as a director and said,
The future of Marathi cinema is promising. Every director is making films they are good at and pushing their personal limits to experiment and try new things. All in all, the industry is sure to grow in the years to come. ,
Oak has sung in films like Doghat Tisra…Ata Sagal Visra (2008) and Joshi’s Kamble (2008).
- 2018: Filmfare Award for Best Actor and Best Film for Marathi film ‘Kacha Limbu’.
- 2018: National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi for the film Kachha Limbu.
Facts / Trivia
- In his spare time, Prasad enjoys watching movies and reading books.
- In an interview, Prasad Oak announced that he would take a break from his acting position. he said,
I did not come to Mumbai to become an actor. I came to the city to become a director. I never wanted to be an actor, I always wanted to be a director. And that dream of directing has lagged behind. I came to Mumbai in 1996 and directed my first film in 2009 (with Hey Ke Ne Ke). My next (direction) Kachha Limbu was in 2017. Now I want to direct more films.
- She is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog named Kajal at home.
- Prasad smokes oak cigarettes.
- According to Prasad Oak, the Marathi film Chandramukhi directed by him in 2022 proved to be his best directorial venture. he said,
I would always tell my little ones – you should have started directing long ago. It was my dream to make my directorial debut with Chandramukhi, it took me 15 years to hand over the remake rights of my novel to Vishwas Patil. He knew me as an actor but he was not sure of my directing abilities. He was in doubt. After Hirkani (also directed a film Oak), he gave me the rights in December 2019. Chandramukhi has been my passion for 18 years and my biggest ‘dream come true’.
- Prasad Oak has appeared in more than 80 television serials and 39 films in his acting career.