Murali Sharma is an Indian film character actor known for his works predominantly in Bollywood, Telugu cinema, and Television. He is widely known for portraying a cop on screen and is considered one of the finest character artists of his generation across the country. Sharma has starred in over sixty feature films, including Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Malayalam cinema. Sharma gained wide recognition in television with Doordarshan's Paltan in which he plays the lead role of Col. R.S. Sajwan.