Rajwade started his career with acting in various Hindi and Marathi films along with theatre. He then moved to television as a director and writer. He has also worked as an assistant to director Govind Nihalani
Satish Rajwade has studied in the Mithibai College in Vile Parle – (West) .During his college years, he acted in 75, one-act plays in various different languages like in Marathi, Hindi, English and Gujarati. He has many awards including the INT Best Actor in a Comic Role award for a Marathi one-act play “Aambaa”. “Tur Tur” by Kedar Shinde was Satish Rajwade’s first professional play.
While acting in this Play he was spotted by Mahesh Manjrekar and Mohan Wagh and he was offered the role of the deaf man in famous play “All The Best”.
Satish Rajwade (born 9 January 1973) is an Indian Marathi film and television director and writer. He has also acted in few Hindi films and Marathi television series.
After this he played small roles in various Hindi Films like Sanshodhan, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, Nidaan, Vaastav, Josh etc. While this was happening it discovered his like for working behind the camera and Editing. Satish Rajwade worked in the editing studios of B.R.Chopra without any salary for almost a year and he credits his family for supporting him and showing confidence in him through such tough periods.
Going through these tough times he finally realized that he wanted to tell stories in his own way and become a director.
“Mrugjal” was Satish Rajwade’s first film, the story of this movie was narrated to him by Shirish Rajwade when he was in college. Satish Rajwade was so fascinated that he decided that his first film would be based on it. “Mrugjal” went on to bag 23 awards which included the coveted V.Shantaram award for best director as well many other awards for story, screenplay and cinematography – all products of accidental afterthought. This was the first grand proof of Rajwade’s genius.
Later Zee Marathi recognized his talent and offered him his first serial “Duniyadari” which was followed by “Kinara”, “Reshim Gaathi”. He co-directed “Oon Pawus” for which he also won the Ma. Ta. Sanmaan Best Director award. Then “Asambhav” happened. And the rest, as they say, is history. Satish Rajwade also directed many of his other popular directorial ventures include Gaiir (2009), Badam Rani Gulam Chor (2012), Popat (2013), Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai 2 (2015). He has worked in many of his project with actress Mukta Barve.
‘Ti Saddhya Kay Karte’ (2017)is the latest release of Satish Rajwade’s unconventional love story, this time too he has come up with a mature and sensible story of first love. The film beautifully unfolds the three phases of human life i.e Childhood, Teenage and Adulthood. Ti Saddhya Kay Karte is winning heart of millions and doing exceptionally well on Box -Office.