- Name : Manndar Cholkar. (aka Mandar Cholkar).
- Date of birth : 15th August.
- Hometown : Mumbai.
Manndar Cholkar is a name in Marathi entertainment industry which doesn’t need any specific introduction. His work speaks for him. Touching someone’s heart without touching the person is something difficult but Manndar knows and does it exactly with his beautiful lyrics. This lyricist has more than 83 films, more than 13 serials (tracks), plays, jingles, music albums and plenty of poems under his belt. Manndar’s song Deva Tujhya Gabharyala from blockbuster Duniyadari is a big time hit and is so close to everyone. He has written so many beautiful songs that it’s impossible to mention them all but to talk about few it would be Mann Mandira from Katyar Kaljat Ghusli, Tu Hi Re Maza Mitwa and Satyam Shivam Sundaram from Mitwa, Mast Malanga from One Way Ticket, Mora Piya from Photocopy, Moraya from Dagadi Chawl, Yaariyan from Classmates and many more to name. His other films include Satrangi, Ticha Baap Tyacha Baap, Porbazaar, Pindadan, Guru, Friends, Kanha, Phuntroo, Bandh Nylonche, Ek Albela, Hrudayantar, Online Binline, etc. He recently wrote Marathi song for Hindi film Rustom. He has also made his place in Bollywood with his Shakti song in the movie Sarkar 3. Not only films but Manndar’s beautiful lyrics have increased the beauty of many serials as well, few as title tracks and few as serial songs like Anjali- Jhep Swapnanchi (title track), Majhe Pati Saubhagyawati (title track), Nahi Kalale Kadhi Jiv Vedavla (Honaar Sunn Me Ya Gharchi), Prem He (Zee Yuva), Sargam, Chahul, etc. He has written for plays too; few of them include Final Decision, Kalat Nakalat, Lagnology, etc.
Manndar Cholkar is a poet who started to write short poetries but soon with the length of poetries depth also started to increase. His poetries are so beautiful and so many that even the numbers won’t suffice. He presents a poetry reciting program with his other friends titled We-Char. Till date they have done more than 70 shows and each time the response is beautiful. Being a sensitive and sensible poet lead Manndar to become one of the most successful and top lyricist in a short period of time. There is no doubt that he has earned it.
Manndar Cholkar is basically from Mumbai. For schooling he went to Shardashram Vidya Mandir, Dadar and later he attended Kirti College, Dadar.