Amey Wagh is an Indian actor, comedian, and theatre artist, who has worked in Marathi and Hindi cinema. He has appeared in several famous web series including Sacred Games 2 (2019), Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side (2020), and Asur 2: The Rise of the Dark Side (2023).
Amey Wagh was born on Friday, 13 November 1987 (age 35 years; as of 2022) in Pune, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. Amey grew up in a joint family in Pune. According to him, there were more than sixty-five people in his family. Amey took a keen interest in acting and theatres since his early school days.
After completing his schooling at Crescent High School in Pune, he enrolled at the Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce in Pune, where he pursued graduation in the field of commerce. Amey Wagh – Facebook During his college days, Amey participated in and won numerous theatrical competitions like the Purushottam Karandak.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Sachin Tendulkar belongs to a Hindu Marathi family.
Parents & Siblings
His father is a businessman. His mother, Suvarna Wagh, was a dancer and actor. He has a younger sister named Smita Wagh.
Wife & Children
His wife’s name is Sajiri Deshpande. He got married to her on 2 July 2017.
Before getting married to Sajiri in 2017, Amey dated her for thirteen years.
Amey Wagh made his debut in the Marathi film industry with the film Kavadse in which he appeared as a child actor.
He appeared as Sanjay Kamble in the 2008 film Joshi Ki Kamble. In the same year, he was seen in Aaicha Gondhal. In 2013, he played the role of a character named Raghu in Popat. He appeared as Banesh Fene (Banya) in the 2017 film Faster Fene. In the same year, he bagged the role of Alok in Muramba for which he received a Filmfare Award. He made a guest appearance in the 2018 film Ashleel Udyog Mitra Mandal. In 2021, he was seen in Karkhanisanchi Waari: Ashes on a road trip. In 2022, he appeared in numerous films including Zombivali, Me Vasantrao, and Ananya.
He bagged the role of Jaggu in the 2023 film Jaggu Ani Juliet.
Marathi TV Shows
In 2015, he landed the role of a character named Kaivalya Karkhanis in Dil Dosti Duniyadari. He hosted the Zee Marathi Awards 2015 – Utsav Natyancha Aplya Maitricha. In 2016, he hosted a talk show titled Casting Couch with Amey & Nipun. He was seen in Dil Dosti Dobara, a sequel of Dil Dosti Duniyadari, as Sahil Pradhan in 2017. He hosted Super Dancer Maharashtra in 2018. In 2021, he made a guest appearance on the reality TV show Bigg Boss Marathi 3.
Reportedly, in 2009, Amey Wagh auditioned for the role of Chatur in the film 3 Idiots; however, he did not get selected for the role. Wagh made his Bollywood debut in 2012 with the film Aiyyaa in which he appeared as Nana.
He landed the role of an ATC Junior Official in the 2018 comedy stoner film High Jack. In 2022, he was seen in Govinda Naam Mera in which he played the role of Kaustubh Godbole.
Hindi TV Web Series
In 2017, he bagged the role of Bajirao Ghadigoankar in the TV show Boygiri. In August 2019, Amey Wagh shared the screen with Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Sacred Games 2; he played the role of a character named Kushal. In 2020, he landed the role of Pampu in Brochara. In 2020, he bagged the role of Rasool Sheikh/Shubh in Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side. He acted in the Ekta Kapoor-produced series Cartel in 2021. He landed the role of Arun Deshmukh in the 2023 series The Great Indian Murder. In June 2023, he was seen in Asur 2: The Rise of the Dark Side.
Amey Wagh started his acting career as a theatre artist. He later joined a theatrical group named Natak Company and appeared in several Marathi and English plays including Amar Photo Studio (in the dual role of an old Photographer and V. Shantaram), Bombed as Yogi, Cycle as a sixty-year-old man, Dalan, Geli Ekvees Warsha, The Government Inspector, Katyar Kaljat Ghusali, Natasamrat (old), and Never Mind.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- In April 2023, he received the Tarun Tejankit Award from Loksatta.
- In 2019, he won the Most Stylist Actor Award by Lokmat.
- In 2018, Amey Wagh received the Maharashtracha Favourite Style Icon and the Maharashtracha Favourite Actor Awards by Maharashtracha Favourite Kon (MFK).
- In the same year, Amey Wagh won the Filmfare Awards Marathi under the Best Actor category for the film Muramba.
- In 2015, he received the Vinod Doshi fellowship in performing arts for his notable achievements in the field of acting.
- Mercedes-Benz A-Class
- Ford EcoSport
- Food: Bharleli Vangi (stuffed brinjal) cooked by his mother
- Photographer: Tejas Nerurkar
- Actress: Sai Tamhankar
- Amey Wagh is a hodophile (one who likes to travel a lot) and has visited many countries including Italy, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom.
- He passionately follows his hobby of writing.
- The Times of India has mentioned Amey Wagh four times consecutively, i.e., from 2017 to 2020, in its Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra list.
- In 2022, Amey Wagh played for the team Shivneri Lions in Punit Balan Cricket League (PBCL). His team went on to win the tournament.