Ravindra Mankani was a name to reckon with during 80s and 90s. As an actor par excellence, he had won several awards for best actor through Marathi dramas and films. Besides Marathi, he had also performed in few Hindi films and was part of almost 12 popular Hindi serials. His sharp looks and perfect body language enabled him to grab attention of the audience even in a short scene. Over the years, Ravindra has kept himself busy with his work, maintaining a low profile in the industry but his creative work couldn’t go unnoticed.
Ravindra was attracted to stage since his school days in Pune, when he won several awards in debating, elocution and acting. Besides studying his Engineering, he also performed on stage for the inter-collegiate drama competitions. He won the best acting prize during the years 1978 and 1979 consecutively, besides winning the Purshottam Karandak for his college in 1979.
Being a Civil Engineer by profession with post graduate diploma in Management, he went on to successfully complete a 2.5 crore project for Maharashtra Housing Atrea and Development Board in the year 1984. His attachment to stage inspired him to study more about film making areas such as camera, direction and lights. So, he started his own company Rohan’s Eye which now deals in Audio & Video productions. Ravindra has himself directed many corporate films, ad films & product promotion films till date. His company is already into commercial production of audio & video cassettes.