Bollywood and Hindi soaps are much talked about entertainment in India, but shifting interest from Hindi cinema and television shows, there is one bigger industry heading in regional market i.e. Marathi entertainment industry. The Marathi industry brings you some real time soaps right from family drama, mythological, comedy, reality shows and many more.
Marathi soap serials in recent time has seen a boom in TRP. This industry has given many gem actors in the world of acting like Umesh Kamat, Spruha Joshi, Mrunmayee Deshpande and many other upcoming actors. One such name which has attracted not thousands but millions on television is Lord Khandoba fame Devadatta G. Nage.
Devadatta Nage, who was aspiring to become an actor from his childhood, never thought that this day would come true! He is known for one of the finest physique in industry. He started doing workouts at the age of 16 years. He used to actively participate in theater, fashion show etc. He completed his studies in B.Sc. Chemistry and worked as MR in a leading Pharma companies. After his successful career in the pharma industry, Devadatta Nage wanted to try his luck in acting and hence wanted to venture into the entertainment industry.
He started his journey with first baby step of giving auditions; he was denied a role in ‘Mruntunjay Karna’ as he was a non-theater actor. He got his first role in the year 2011, as Duryodhan. His first renowned role had grey shades in Devyani serial, where he played Samrat Vikhe Patil. Later his lead role in Jai Malhar brought him all fame. Fame which he received was not only because of his role and acting but also for his personality and physical appearance. Till date Jai Malhar has highest TRP rating for any soap serial in Marathi industry. This show was also dubbed and released in southern states.
- Role of Tanaji Malusare – Veer Shivaji (Hindi)
- Lagi Tujhse Lagan – Hindi
- Bhaiyyarao Vikhe Patil – Devyani
- Khandoba – Jai Malhar
Exploring own skills and being VERSATILE
Devadatta has one of the best physique in Marathi entertainment industry. It is observed that Marathi industry never saw any body builders in race. Devadatta is pioneer of bringing freakishness about body building and fitness. He has toned and muscular body which is made up of core workout and disciplined regime. He follows tripod rule of diet, workout and rest. He is passionate about his body building and he has received many compliments from brighter side of industry.
He has obsession for color RED, he is dipped in red by the core. As red color symbolizes passion and love, similar to his inner core. Right from toothbrush to his latest Triumph ride, one and all you will find in red. He proudly calls his collection as Redventure.
Here are glimpses of his red-venture –
He is a versatile person with many hobbies which he pursues with excellence despite his busy schedule. His major interest lies in below activities:
- Guitar playing
- Horse riding
- Reading (encyclopedic books)
Social devotion – Supporting good cause for betterment of society
He supports and comes ahead for various initiatives like Anti-alcoholic Campaign, Road safety awareness, Police support initiative, etc. He is also brand ambassador for anti tobacco campaign. Here are few moments captured during his social work initiatives:
As it is said that anyone can be a hero, but it takes talent to be an actor. With strong physique, bold voice and expressive face as USP, Devadatta is unstoppable. Apart from being just a celebrity, Devadatta is ensuring that he becomes inspiration to all.