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.
|1990||Chanakya||Shriyak, Son of Shaktar||Hindi|
|1999–2002||Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka||Abhay Purshottam Nanavati||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|
padma shree award 2018 on 69th republic day
Action, Comedy, Drama