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Actor

Gender

Male

Date of Birth

1965-09-03

Location

Gujarat, India

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Manoj Joshi

Biography

Manoj N. Joshi (born 3 September 1965) is an Indian actor known for working in film, stage television. He has also acted in over 70 films since 1998, many of his roles being comedy. He is the recipient of several awards including a National Film Award.

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 acted in TV series including Chanakya, Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka,  Rau (Marathi), Sangdil, Kabhi Souten Kabhi Saheli, 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 played the role of Chanakya in Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat.

In 2018, Joshi was awarded with the Padma Shri. He is the vice-president of the Bombay Art Society.

Actor
2012

Khiladi 786 as Champaklal

2010

Khatta Meetha as Trigun Fatak

2009

De Dana Dan as Brijmohan Oberoi

2006

Phir Hera Pheri as Kachra Seth

2004

Dhoom as Shekhar