- He took part in Grasim Mr.India contest 2002 and was the finalist.
- Before acting, he was a professional physical instructor in a spa.
- He hosted a couple of shows like Pati Patni Aur Woh (TV series) and Rock-N-Roll Family apart from acting.
- He met his wife Keerti on the sets of TV serial “Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka”.
- He had the stammering problem in the past, and has almost overcome it.
- He was hosted the show Pati Patni Aur Woh on Imagine TV in 2009.
After completing his studies, Sharad began to teach physical education. When he was lucky enough to come to Mumbai for a seven-day visit, for the first time, he got to know Grasim Mr India 2002 almost the last day. With a whim, he participated in the show ramp. At that time, he worked part-time at Airtel, as well as working as a gym instructor at Gwalior's Jiwaji Club. Sharad started modeling in a month and did about 25 ramp shows.
Sharad Kelkar was a finalist Grasim Mr. India. In 2004, he made his television debut with the show Aakrosh which aired on "Doordarshan".
In 2007, Sharad hosted the Rock-N-Roll family with Mauli Dave, a former competitor of the 2007 Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge. Then he appeared as Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria in Bairi Piya which earned him critical acclaim for his performance. Sharad was also part of the movie Marathi Chinu where he played the hero of the female protagonist who plays the title role of Chinu.
In 2010, he participated in the reality television comedy series, Comedy Circus Mahasangram paired with Bharti Singh and Paresh Ganatra. In 2012, he replaced Mohnish Behl as Dr. Ashutosh in the Kuch Toh Log Kahenge series, which aired on Sony Entertainment Television India. His wife Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar is also a television actress who appeared in Saat Phere as Chandni / Devika in a negative role. Together, in 2006, the couple also appeared on the dance reality show Nach Baliye 2.
Since September 2015, Sharad is seen as the agent Raghav in his new detective and police thriller "Agent Raghav - Crime Branch" which is broadcast on & tv. He describes his role as follows: "Here is a sweet and dapper guy, with an IQ who can make the smartest and smartest of criminals work, he can do very rare things - read people's minds and use reasoning I did not play such a character, I never played a criminal series like that, and the premise of the show was unique and I could not let it go. " He appeared in Rocky Handsome which came out on March 25, 2016. In 2017, he was seen in the Indian television show Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai as Rishabh Singh Shekhari.