Chimanrao Gundyabhau ready for a replay soon

Iconic TV show ‘Chimanrao Gundyabhau It's all set to return to the small screen after 23 years. The popular TV show based on the book ‘ Chimanrao and Gundyabhau ’written by C.V Joshi It is scheduled for a replay starting April 6 (Monday).

On the show, veteran actor Dilip Prabhavalkar played Chimanrao whereas Gundyabhau played by Bal Karve. The chemistry of the two in the show was well appreciated. The serial also featured Laxmikant Berde .


The satirical TV show revolved around the friendship between Gundyabhau and Chimanrao. The two never agreed on each other’s thoughts yet they were best friends. While the two entertained with their dialogues, Chimanrao’s wife character Kaveri also got popular later.

Each episode of the show had new stories.


Dilip Prabhavalkar debuted on Marathi television with the serial. He later went on to star in television shows like Turtur and Shriyut Gangadhar Tipre. I've also played various characters in Hasva Fasvi , to Marathi play. On the other hand, Bal Karve hogged the limelight after playing Gundyabhau in the series. Karve was a part of the original play Suryachi Pille which was directed by Damu Kenkre in 1978 with Madhav Vatve , Dilip Prabhavalkar, Mohan Gokhale, Sadashiv Amrapurkar and Shanta Jog.

Chimanrao Gundyabhau ’airs at 10 pm on weekdays.