Manoj Joshi

Actor, Comedian

Personal Info

  • Born : 3 September 1965
  • Place : Adpodra Village, Himmatnagar, Gujarat, India
  • Occupation : Actor, Comedian
  • Education : Bachelor of Arts
  • Siblings : Rajesh Joshi

Biography

Manoj Joshi (actor)

Manoj Joshi is an Indian film and television actor of Gujarati origin. After graduating from Sir J.J. School of Arts, he began his career in Marathi theatre, also putting up performances in Gujarati and Hindi theatre. He has also acted in over 60 films since 1998, many of his roles being comedy.

He acted in TV series including Chanakya, Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka, Rau (Marathi), Sangdil, Kabhi Souten Kabhi Saheli, Khichdi, Mura Raska Mai La (Marathi). He debuted in Sarfarosh (SI Bajju) alongside his brother who played Bala Thakur in the film. His other works include the film Hungama followed by Hulchul, Dhoom, Bhagam Bhag, Phir Hera Pheri, Chup Chup Ke, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and Billo Barber. He has also portrayed Chanakya in Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat.

In 2018, Joshi was awarded with the Padma Shri.

Television serials

Year Title Role Language
1990 Chanakya Shriyak, Son of Shaktar Hindi
1998 Woh Amit Hindi
1999 Aabhaalmaya Sharad Joshi Marathi
1999–2002 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka Abhay Purshottam Nanavati Hindi
2000 Your Honour
2001 Jaaneman Jaaneman Hindi
2002 Khichdi Hindi
2002 Kehta Hai Dil Mayor Sahab Hindi
2004–2005 Yeh Meri Life Hai Rasik Mehta Hindi
2006 Kasamh Se Nishikant Dixit (Cameo) Hindi
2015 Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat Chanakya Hindi
2015–2016 Honar Sun Me Hya Gharchi Ramakant Gokhale Marathi

Personal life

His father was Navneet Joshi, and his younger brother Rajesh Joshi was an actor too. Rajesh died in 1998. Manoj Joshi hails from Adpodara village near Himatnagar in north Gujarat.

Awards

padma shree award 2018 on 69th republic day

National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor 2017 · Dashakriya

Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role 2003 · Kehta Hai Dil

ITA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2016 · Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat

Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre – Acting 2016

Filmography

Trailers & Videos

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Rafta Rafta (Hulchul) Song

Actor, Comedian

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