Meet Kamlesh Sawant, Who Stole The Show As Ruthless Officer Gaitonde In Drishyam 2

Kamlesh Sawant Drishyam 2

One of the most awaited sequels, Drishyam 2, is out on the big screens. The film, which stars Ajay Devgn, Tabu, and Akshaye Khanna, is receiving a lot of praise. However, it is not just because of the main leads’ roles but also other supporting characters’ roles. Yes, we are hinting towards none other than the ruthless officer Laxmikant Gaitonde. This powerful and brutal role of cop Gaitonde is performed by talented actor Kamlesh Sawant.

With once again a nerve-wracking performance, Kamlesh Sawant wooed the audience. Furthermore, it goes without saying that people are loving the film a lot more because of his gripping performance. If you are curious to know more about this talented actor, then read on.


Kamlesh Sawant In Drishyam 2

Kamlesh Sawant Drishyam
Still From Trailer

The first part of Drishyam was as thrilling. There, we were able to establish how officer Gaitonde has his issues with Vijay (played by Ajay Devgn). Consequently, it is safe to say that their rivalry was enjoyed by everyone. In its sequel, the rivalry got a lot bitter and interesting. Both Ajay Devgn as well as Kamlesh Sawant did an outstanding job. Furthermore, the latter’s impeccable performance and one-liners glued everyone to the screen.

Here are the famous dialogues by Gaitonde that fans cannot get enough of are,

“Har kuttey ka din aata hai. Mei kutta to nahi hu par aaj din mera hai.”

“Sahi tha lekin mujhe mila kya? Bhagwan bhi beimaan logo ka saath deta hai.”

“Main Apni Biwi Ka Birthday Bhool Sakata Hoon. Per 2-3 October ko Kya Hua Yeh Nahi Bhool Sakta.”

The sequel has just been released. However, fans are galvanized to the extent that they are demanding its third part. Check out how they all have been reacting to the impactful dialogues of Gaitonde on social media.


Know More About This Talented Actor

Kamlesh Sawant Gaitonde Drishyam
Still From Trailer

48-year-old Kamlesh Sawant hails from Mumbai. Belonging to Maharashtra, he has mostly given his contribution to the Marathi film industry. However, it did not stop him from sharing his talent with Bollywood. From Bhoothnath Returns to Force, there are plenty of Hindi films in which he has showcased his knack. Furthermore, what is worth noting is that he has mostly portrayed the role of cops in all the Hindi films.

In a recent interview, the actor shared his experience after the release of Drishyam 2. He told his role impacted people to the extent that they are willing to beat him. However, at the same time, they appreciate his acting skills. To portray a negative role is not as easy as it may seem, and Kamlesh Sawant did an amazing job.

He also shared how he has received many abusive and hateful messages for his brutal and ruthless character. How fans are utterly hating officer Gaitonde, who hits the Salgaonkar family. However, he takes it all in a positive way. For him, if people are hating him for portraying a negative role, then it means he has done the job rightly.

On the flip side, if we talk about his family, he is married to Sapna Kamlesh Sawant. They both have a daughter whom he loves very dearly.

Have you watched Drishyam 2? What are your thoughts about his acting in the film? Do tell us via the comments below. 

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