He was a born artiste. His active participation in stage drama during the cultural activities for Ganesh festival celebrations in Girgaum , Mumbai, got him interested in acting. He won awards for participation in inter school and inter college drama competitions. And after that he started his acting career with the Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh. In 1983 his first major hit play was Purshottam Berde's ‘Turtur’.That’s how Laxmikant Berde the actor, shot into fame.
Soon, Laxmikant began his movie career with debut through Marathi movie ‘Lek Chalali Sasarla’. After that, there was no stopping for him. He started getting offers to act in Marathi films one after the other. Some of his popular films like ‘Dhum Dhadaka’, Ashi Hi Banwa Banvi’, ‘Balache Baap Brahmachari’ ‘Hamaal De Dhamaal’ ‘and ‘Thartharat’ made good business. Laxmikant got his first break in Hindi film through Sooraj Barjatya's ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ with Salman Khan. ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’, ‘Mere Sapno Ki Rani,’ ‘Arzoo’, ‘Saajan’, ‘Beta’ ‘100 Days’’ and ‘Anari’are some of his films with memorable roles.
Laxmikant Berde had a perfect timing for comedy and with his peculiar style of talking to self, made him popular among marathi film lovers. His pairing with Ashok Saraf was most popular in all those films of 80s and 90s. Throughout his life, he lived as an actor like a real Vidushak, who was born to entertain the people.
In the last years of his life, Laxmikant floated his own production house, Abhinay Arts, named after his son. His untimely demise at the age of 50 , came on 16 December 2004 due to a kidney ailment. He is survived by his wife Priya and two children. Today his wife conducts stage shows under the name of his foundation with the name of ‘Stars of India’ which is a combination of singing and dancing performances by new talents