Sharad Kelkar was born on 7 October 1976 is an Indian actor, who appears in mainly Hindi films and Marathi films and also in television serials. He is also a former physical trainer. He started his career as a gym instructor followed by modeling then he made his first television debut with Aakrosh, which was aired on Doordarshan back in 2004. That was the first time he met his wife, Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar
Sharad has performed in television series and Indian cinema including Marathi, Tollywood, Kolywood and Bollywood. He has won a number of awards for his character. Sharad Kelkar lost his father at a very young age. Since then his mother and elder sister became his strengths. Sharad hails from the city of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh from Marathi family. He did MBA in Marketing from Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior. After completing education, Sharad started teaching physical education. When he got a chance to come to Mumbai on a seven-day visit, for the first time, he got to know about Grasim Mr India 2002 almost on the last day. On an impulse, he participated in the ramp show. At that time he had a part-time job with Airtel, besides working as a gym instructor at Jiwaji Club in Gwalior. Sharad started modelling within one month and has done about 25 ramp shows.