Pushkaraj Chirputkar is a Marathi actor who gained popularity for his role as the simple-minded Ashu in Zee Marathi Serial Dil Dosti Duniyaadari. He was born in Pune, shifted to Mumbai for his acting. For his education, he has graduated in 2008 from the Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering in Pune. Pushkaraj worked primarily in theatre before D3 happened. He was introduced to theatre acting in the third year of his studies. Pushkaraj has acted in a few theatre plays before finding widespread popularity with the Sanjay Jadhav produced ‘Dil Dosti Duniyadari.