Indian actor. He is popular on television and has acted in several Marathi movies. He is mainly known for his comedy and intelligent roles in Marathi cinema. He has also played a cameo for one episode in the Hindi serial Tu Tu Main Main and as an Umpire along with co-stars - Bharat Jadhav and Arun kadam. He credits Nana Patekar for his access in the film industry. Makarand started his career using his unique proficiency in the Marathwada accent of Marathi language, and it is one of his specialties. Makarand came to fame after having worked in Saatchya Aat Gharat and Kaydyacha Bola.