Dinesh Phadnis is a television actor from India. He plays the role of Fredericks in C.I.D, which is the longest running TV series in India. Apart from working as an Inspector in this TV series, he has also written some of the episodes of C.I.D. He was also there in the Bollywood movie sarfarosh. He has also written for a Marathi film recently. He lives in Shantivan Borivali East.