While Bollywood is currently facing a shortage of real content, many copied contents also shined like real ones. One of the most recent examples of this is the second part of the Drishyam franchise.

Even though Ajay Devgn‘s Drishyam had a slow start at the box office, it appears that the movie is receiving a significant amount of favorable reviews. Not only Hindi-speaking people, but people from many other areas also praised the film’s making. However, what most intrigues the audience is its cast.


In the brilliantly written film Drishyam, a family man uses his intellect as a weapon to save his family from the consequences lead by an accidental crime. While the main cast made an intensely fulfilling climax, the supporting cast stole the show with Officer Gaitonde becoming one of the most talked about personalities.

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Kamlesh Sawant aka Laxmikant Gaitonde is winning praises in Drishyam 2

For his part in the Ajay Devgn and Tabu-starring film, actor Kamlesh Sawant is receiving plaudits for playing a nasty character. In Drishyam 2, he once again captivated the audience with his terrifying portrayal of the vicious officer Laxmikant Gaitonde.

He was definitely having problems with Vijay (played by Ajay Devgn) in the first part. However, their bond has grown much more strained in the second. And actor Kamlesh Sawant did a great job portraying this role with sincerity. His one-liners have become popular templates for memers on social media.

His one-liners are heavily used by millennials

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

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

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

Actor Kamlesh Sawant has gained a lot of admirers on social media


How is actor Kamlesh Sawant in real life?

Kamlesh Sawant is a native of Mumbai. He was born on June 12, 1974. He is currently 48 years old.

Being a native of Maharashtra, he has mostly contributed to the Marathi cinema industry. Nevertheless, he also shares his talent with Bollywood on various occasions.


There are several Hindi movies where he has displayed his talent, from Bhoothnath Returns to Force. In addition, it’s important to note that he frequently played police officers in Hindi movies.

He is married to Sapna Kamlesh Sawant. They have a daughter together.

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How was his experience as officer Laxmikant Gaitonde?

The actor recently discussed his experiences following the Drishyam 2 release. He claimed that because of his job, people are prepared to beat him. They recognize his acting talent, nevertheless, at the same time. Although it may not seem simple, Kamlesh Sawant did a fantastic job of portraying a negative character.

He also mentioned how he frequently receives hostile and abusive texts due to his violent and merciless personality. As the Salgaonkar family was viciously attacked by officer Gaitonde, he is greatly despised by fans. But he views everything positively. For him, it is a sign that he has done his job well if people dislike him for playing a nasty character.


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