Milind Shinde is originally from Ahmednagar. He loved acting right since his school days. Before seriously thinking about acting, he also considered preparing for the UPSC exams for some time.Later, he completed his education in acting and direction from Delhi’s National School of Drama and Pune’s Film Institute. Kannaru Hegadthi, a Kannada film directed by Girish Karnad was his first break, after graduating from National School of Drama. Directed by Vaman Kendre, Hi Fulrani was his first marathi natak as an actor. He played the role of Dagdoba Salunke in this one. This was followed by a great role of Advocate Garud in the movie Not Only Mrs Raut. Following the success of this film, he received a lot of offers and acted in a number of good films. He was also a part of the National Award winning film Babu Band Bajaa. He also has played key roles in Zee Marathi serials like Tu Tithe Me, Vadalvaat, Agnihotra and over 20+ other serials. Nach Tujha Lagin Haay was his first movie as director. He also acted in this movie. A big fan of Amitabh Bachchan, he also adores Rajkumar Santoshi as a director. His hobbies include reading and his favorite foods are Dal Tadka and Mutton Biryani.