Adipurush starring Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan, Devdatta Nage, Sunny Singh and Sonal Chauhan is releasing in the theatres on 16th June 2023. The film has kept everyone excited and people are eagerly waiting to see the modern adaptation of Ramayana on the big screen. Adipurush’s Hanuman role is among the most talked about topics on the internet. Devdatta Nage, a Marathi actor is playing the role of Hanuman in Adipurush. In fact, Devdatta Nage’s name in the movie will be Bajrang instead of Hanuman. Bajrang is another name for Lord Hanuman and the Adipurush makers have decided to use that. Here we have covered everything you need to know about Adipurush’s Hanuman- Devdatta Nage.
Who is Devdatta Nage, the actor who plays Hanuman in Adipurush?
Devdatta Nage is an Indian actor who rose to prominence for his portrayal of Lord Khandoba in the Zee Marathi series Jai Malhar. His role of Lord Khandoba persuaded the makers of Adipurush to sign him for the role of Hanuman in Adipurush.
Everything about personal life of Devdatta Nage
Devdatta Nage was born on 5th February 1981. He is currently 41 years old. The actor hails from Alibag of Raigad district, Maharashtra, India. He currently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India with his wife Kanchan Nage.
Devdatta Nage Career- Journey from Lord Khandoba in Jai Malhar to Lord Hanuman in Adipurush
Devdatta Nage entered the television industry with his debut in the serial “Veer Shivaji” on Colors TV, where he portrayed the character of Tanaji Malusare. He also appeared in Colors TV’s “Laagi Tujhse Lagan.”
He gained significant recognition for his role as Samratrao Vikhe Patil in the popular Star Pravah serial “Devyani.” However, his most notable role came in Zee Marathi’s hit series “Jai Malhar,” where he portrayed Lord Khandoba. Additionally, he has been part of other Marathi serials like “Mrutyunjay Karnachi Amargatha,” “Kalay Tasmay Namah,” and “Bajirao Mastani.” He has also performed in the commercial play “Ek Mau Char Bhau.”
In 2014, Devdatta Nage made his debut in the Marathi film industry with the movie “Sangharsh.” He also appeared in Bollywood films such as “Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara” in 2013 and “Satyameva Jayate” in 2018. In 2020, he played the role of Suryaji Malusare in the Bollywood film “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior”
After a two-year hiatus, he is making a comeback to the small screen with the serial “Dr. Don,” which is currently being aired on Zee Yuva channel.
Devdatta Nage was signed to play the role of Hanuman in Adipurush in 2021 by the director, Om Raut.