Ajit Abhyankar is a social activist by profession and an actor by passion.
He works as a visiting faculty at Symbiosis College of Liberal Arts, Pune and teaching courses in Political Process and Marxism. He has authored several books and columns on socio-economic political issues. He is also the spokesperson for CPIM, India and represents them on TV channel debates and opinion pieces.
He served as Lecturer in Commerce in senior wing of BMCC, Pune from 1981-1997. He resigned the service 1997 to be a full time activist for the working class.
He gave a memorable performance as the benevolent boss in Mangesh Joshi’s critically acclaimed ‘Lathe Joshi’. Karkhanisanchi Waari is his second film.