Pune, India – In a heartwarming and unique turn of events, renowned Marathi film director Altaf Dadasaheb Shaikh added another feather to his cap by achieving a spot in the prestigious “London Book of World Records.” What makes this achievement even more special is the humble and unconventional way in which he received the award—by the hands of a local postman.
Altaf Shaikh, known for his exceptional work in films like Veda B.F, Betuka, Come on Vishnu, and W, has left an indelible mark with his groundbreaking Marathi Qawwali “Hey Maze Durvesh Baba” sung by Altaf Raja in the 2018 film Veda B.F. The Qawwali not only set records in the High Range World Book of Records and Bravo International World Book of Records but also earned the film a National Award and various state-level accolades.
Altaf Shaikh’s latest recognition in the London Book of World Records marks his fifth such achievement, making him an international sensation. In a heartening display of humility and appreciation for everyday heroes, Altaf chose to accept the award from the hands of a local postman who had delivered the parcel. The postman, unaware of the surprise awaiting him, was moved by Altaf’s gesture and shared a moment of emotional connection.
Altaf Shaikh, who is known for his commitment to social causes and promoting harmony through his films, emphasized the importance of acknowledging the hard work of every individual in society, including the postman who delivers parcels tirelessly.
In addition to his recent recognition, Altaf Dadasaheb Shaikh has also completed a biopic on the life of Abasaheb Deshmukh, an 11-time MLA and two times cabinet mantri Ganpatrao Deshmukh biopic. The film, titled “Karmaveer Abasaheb,” is set for release in 2024.
About Altaf Dadasaheb Shaikh:
Born on February 10, 1983, in Nandeshwar, Solapur, Maharashtra, India, Altaf Dadasaheb Shaikh is a multifaceted artist known for his roles as a Director, Writer, Screenplay writer, Dialogue writer, and Lyricist. He made his debut with the film Veda B.F and has since received numerous awards, including the National Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi for Veda B.F in 2019.
Altaf’s notable achievements include four Book of World Records, including the recent London World Book of Record, as well as the High Range World Book of Records, Bravo International World Book of Records, and more. He has also received accolades such as the Zee Gurukul Award and a nomination at the Thailand Festival.
The filmography of Altaf Dadasaheb Shaikh includes impactful films like Veda B F box office collection 115045790 21 days super hit movie , Come on Vishnu, Dharavi Katta, Betuka, Breakdown, and the upcoming release, Karmayogi Aabasaheb.