Mohan Joshi

Indian Film Actor, Television and Theater Actor

Personal Info

  • Born : 4 September 1945
  • Place : Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
  • Occupation : Indian Film Actor, Television and Theater Actor
  • Spouse(s) : Jyoti Joshi
  • Alma Mater : Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce


Mohan Joshi

Mohan Joshi is an Indian film, television and theater actor. He has worked in Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Kannada films.

Early life

Joshi was born in Bangalore, Karnataka in Konkani Goan family by origin. He was educated and made his acting début in Pune, Maharashtra. For better career prospects, he later moved to Mumbai.


Joshi started his career in theatre in Pune. He was noticed through the play Kuryat Sada Tingalam. Along with Anand Abhyankar and Suhasini Deshpande, the show was performed more than 1000 times.

Joshi later on got various roles in Hindi and Marathi films. His 1993 comedy film Sawat Majhi Ladki was quite successful. Joshi played the lead role of a doctor husband of actress Neena Kulkarni and who is engaged in an extra-marital affair with his junior doctor played by Varsha Usgaonkar. For his work in Tu Tithe Mee (1998), Joshi’s work was appreciated. Produced by Smita Talwalkar and directed by Sanjay Surkar, the film was adjudged as the Best Feature Film in Marathi at the 46th National Film Awards. In their official citation, the jury noted Joshi’s and his co-star Suhas Joshi‘s works by quoting “Beautiful performance by Mohan Joshi and Suhas Joshi are the highlights of the film.” He won his only National Film Awards till now for 1999 Marathi film Gharabaher as a Special Mention (Feature Film) “for his wonderfully controlled performance of a corrupt politician.” at 47th National Film Awards. In 2009, he played the lead role of Gadge Maharaj, a social reformer and saint from Maharashtra, in the film Debu.

Joshi also played various character and side roles in Hindi films and is known for his portrayal of negative roles. For the role of Tirpat Singh in the Hindi film Mrityudand (1997), Joshi received the Screen Award for Best Villain. His villainous role of Sadhu Yadav in the 2003 Hindi film Gangaajal directed by Prakash Jha was appreciated. This socio-political film was based on the Bhagalpur blindings that happened in 1980. He has also worked in Bhojpuri films.

Joshi stepped in the Hindi television industry through the show Jamuniya in 2010 that aired on Imagine TV.

Joshi was president of the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Natya Parishad from 2003 to 2011 and then reelected in 2013 to at present. .

Personal life

He married to Ms.Jyoti. .


Year Title Role Language Channel
Abhi To Mein Jawan Hu Sony
2009 Agnihotra Chintamani Agnihotri Marathi Star Pravah
2010 Jamuniya Hindi Imagine TV
2010-2011 Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein Nityanand Tiwari Hindi STAR One
2010 Bhairoba Marathi Saam TV
2012 Eka Lagnachi Dusri Goshta Shripad Kale Marathi Zee Marathi
2012–2014 Gunda Purush Dev Mahendra Deshmukh (Anna) Marathi ETV Marathi
2013–2014 Eka Laganachi Tisari Gost Dattaram Bhau Marathi Zee Marathi
03-August-2015 Chala Hawa Yeu Dya Guest Marathi Zee Marathi
28-March-2016 Kahe Diya Pardes Madhusudhan Sawant Marathi Zee Marathi


  • Aasu Ani Hasu
  • Gadvach Lagna
  • God Gulabi
  • Goshta Janmantarichi
  • Kalam 302
  • Karti Kaljat Ghusali
  • Kuryat Sada Tingalam
  • Mi Revati Deshpande
  • Nath Ha Maajha
  • Nati Goti
  • Purush
  • Sangeet Mrichakatik
  • Sukhant
  • Tarun Turk Mhatare Ark


National Film Awards


Trailers & Videos


Kajol's Superhit Song-Pehli Dafa-Hulchul 1995 Hindi Movie Song

Indian Film Actor, Television and Theater Actor

Gangaajal Movie Trailer