Addinath Kothare (born May 13, 1984) is an Indian Award winning actor, producer, and director. His directorial debut film ‘Paani’ won the National Award for ‘Best Feature Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation’ at the 66th National Film Awards and has also won him the ‘Best Actor’ award at the New York Indian Film Festival. He made his acting debut as a child actor in the 1994 hit film ‘Majha Chakula’ which garnered him several accolades, including the Maharashtra State Award for ‘Best Child Actor’. Addinath’s next movie ‘Ved Lagi Jeeva’ was directed by his father Mahesh Kothare in the year 2010 which earned him a nomination in the Best Actor category at ‘Zee Gaurav Film Awards’. Later he tasted success with films like ‘Zapatlela 2’ (2013) and ‘Avtarachi Gosht’ (2014) which were highly appreciated at the box office. Avtarachi Gosht won many awards at the 51st Maharashtra State Marathi Film Award, Zee Gaurav Film Award (2014) and Sahyadri Cine Film Awards 2014. As a film-producer, Addinath has produced the movie ‘Zhapatlela 2’ (2013) the 1st ever Marathi True 3D film which also saw him in as the lead role in the film. On the television forefront Addinath Kothare is a successful television producer as well and has produced several TV shows under his own production company ‘Kothare Vision Private Limited’. Some of their super successful shows include ‘Jai Malhar’ (Zee Marathi), ‘Ganpati Bappa Maurya’ (Colors Marathi), ‘VithuMauli’ (Star Pravah), ‘Ek Hoti Rajkanya’ (Sony Marathi) and many more.
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