Laxmikant Berde

Laxmikant Berde (26 October 1954 – 16 December 2004) was an Indian Marathi language film actor who appeared in Marathi and Hindi movies. Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, Berde started his career as an employee in the production company Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh and then played supporting roles in a few Marathi stage plays. In 1983–84, he first became famous with the Marathi play Tur Tur. Apart from Marathi movies, his comedy stage plays like Shantecha Karta Chalu Aahe and Bighadale Swargache Dwaar were also successful. Berde acted in around 185 Bollywood and Marathi films and received four Nominations for Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role.