Kshitij Patwardhan Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Kshitij Patwardhan is an Indian screenwriter, lyricist, playwright and publisher. He is known for his work in Marathi cinema.

Wiki/Biography

Kshitij Patwardhan was born on Friday, 11 January 1985 (age 38 years; as in 2023) in Pune, Maharashtra. Their zodiac sign is Capricorn. Kshitij completed his schooling from Bharat Marathi Vidyalaya and Abhinav Marathi Vidyalaya, Pune. Kshitij holds Bachelor of Computer Science and Master of Communication and Journalism degrees.

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 8″

Weight (Approx): 75 kg

Hair Color: Black

Eye colour: dark brown

Family

parents and siblings

There is not much information about his parents and siblings.

Kshitij's mother

Kshitij has shared a picture of his mother on the occasion of her birthday.

wife and children

He is married to Pallavi Patwardhan. There is not much information about wife and children.

Kshitij with his wife Pallavi

Kshitij with his wife Pallavi

livelihood

film writing

He wrote his first film ‘Aaghat’ (2010) in Marathi language with Sameer Vidwans. He has also written romantic comedies like ‘Time Please’ (2013), ‘Lagan Pahave Karun’ (2013), and ‘Timepass 2’ (2015). Kshitij wrote the first Marathi teen detective film titled ‘Faster Fan’ in 2017.

Kshitij's first Marathi teen detective film 'Faster Feeney' (2017)

Kshitij’s first Marathi teen detective film ‘Faster Feeney’ (2017)

His film ‘YZ’ (2015) was highly appreciated by the critics. In 2020, Kshitij wrote the script of the film ‘Dhurala’ which revolves around the story of Gram Panchayat elections in a small village in Maharashtra.

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lyricist

Kshitij has written lyrics for many songs including ‘Rubab Pahije’ from the film ‘Half Ticket’, ‘Man Shevantich Phool’ from the film ‘Baapjanma’, ‘Mohini’ from the film ‘Double Seat’, ‘Awaaz Vadhav DJ’. ‘Dhaaga Dhaaga’ from the film ‘Poshtar Girl’ and ‘Dhaaga Dhaaga’ from the film ‘Daagdi’. He wrote the song ‘Fisal Ja Tu’ for the Bollywood film ‘Haseen Dilruba’ in 2021.

song of the horizon

Song ‘Fisal Ja Tu’ from ‘Haseena Dilruba’ (2021) Lyrics by Kshitij Patwardhan

advertising writing

Kshitij started his career by writing jingles for various advertisements. He has worked as a copywriter and consultant for top companies like Star Sports, John Deere Tractors, Lokmat, Sakal, Saraswat Bank etc. He has written campaigns for famous Marathi brands. He made commercials for Pro Kabaddi League in 2015 and 2017.

theater work

Nava Gaadi Nava Rajya (2022) and Don Special (2015) are two of his phenomenal dramas. These plays have completed more than 700 shows and received more than fifty awards.

publications

Kshitij published the illustrated Marathi novel ‘Daria’ in 2017 with his brother Vikram Patwardhan.

Kshitij's novel

Kshitij’s novel – “Daria”

web writing

Kshitij Patwardhan has written songs for two popular web shows ‘Ek Thi Begum’ (2020) and ‘Once a Year’ (2019). He created the famous YouTube series ‘Wagh Cha Swag’ presented by Marathi actor Amey Wagh.

Awards, Honors, Achievements

  • In 2011, Kshitij was named Best Playwright by the Marathi International Film and Theater Awards.
  • In 2015 he received the Zee Award for Best Theater Director.
  • In 2018, Kshitij received the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for his film ‘Faster Fan’.
    Kshitij Patwardhan with the Filmfare Award

    Kshitij Patwardhan with the Filmfare Award

  • In 2019, he was awarded the Gross Premiere Award for Best Song.
  • In 2021, he was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist.
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Favorite

  • Food: Gulkhan Ban Maska with filter coffee

Facts/General Knowledge

  • While studying in school, he participated in various interschool writing competitions and won many awards.
  • Kshitij Patwardhan’s first Hindi film as a writer is ‘Happy Teachers Day’ (2021). In an interview he said,

    This is my first writing role in Hindi and I am grateful and grateful for it. This came about through mutual friends. Mikhil, Parinda Joshi and Anu Singh Choudhary together created a writers room and completely reinvented the theme, story, script and dialogues. It has been a great basis for my writing in Hindi.”

  • While working with Setu Advertising in Pune, she earned the ‘United Nations Population Fund’ and ‘Laadli National Award for Creative Excellence for Social Change’ for copywriting a print advertisement about stopping gender selection. He earned this award again for a Hindi song written by him.
  • He has a YouTube channel named ‘Writer First’ which is dedicated to writers, lyricists and poets.
    Kshitij Patwardhan's YouTube channel, 'Writer First'

    Kshitij Patwardhan’s YouTube channel, ‘Writer First’

  • Kshitij loves to sit under a huge tree with a cup of coffee and a conversation with someone.

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