Sachiin J Joshi
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Sachiin Joshi- actor and entrepreneur
8 July 1984 |
Pune, Maharashtra, India
|Spouse(s)||Urvashi Sharma (m. 2012)|
|Parents||Jagdish Mohanlal Joshi (father)
He made his Hindi film debut with Aazan in 2011, which he also co-produced. He was introduced as Sachin before Aazaan in some Telugu movies which were not as successful. His films include Ninu Chudaka Nenundalenu for which Ilayaraja scored the music. His first film in Telugu was Mounamelanoyi, a musical hit movie.
Apart from being an actor, he is a prolific entrepreneur as well. He is the vice-chairman of JMJ Group. JMJ Group is the parent company for self-proclaimed hotels, construction companies, mineral water, tissues, gym and spa as well as energy drinks.
Early Life and Background
 At age 12, his father, Jagdish Mohanlal Joshi, struggled to earn a living by formulating recipes for beetlenut preparations. Gifted with the art of blending food essences, this talent would soon catapult him to recognition.
Expanding into the world of tobacco and other food related industries he used his experience to blend for companies in the edible food sections and gradually found his calling amidst the Pan masala companies. He soon became the key controller of formulas and subsequently became partner with the famed Manikchand Panmasala in the late 1980s.
Eventually in 1996, after a split with [[Manikchand Group]], Jagdish Joshi went independent and in addition to winning awards from various European companies for his unique blends, he started franchising his blends to individuals all over the country making them millionaires overnight. That’s when he got the title King of Gutka (Gutka is panmasala containing tobacco) This master blender of essences (perfumes) founded the JMJ group in 1998 and soon began diversifying into flexible packaging, construction, bottled water, essential oils and perfumes.
In 2004, his son 22-year old Sachiin Joshi took over the reigns of the company and thus began the most rapid expansion phase in the history of the JMJ group. As son continued to make father proud by exponentially growing the business, he diversified further and added energy drinks, health, fitness and entertainment related industries to the parent group.
After proving his talent in the business world, he stepped into the glamorous world of films. He appeared in a few Telugu films. He appeared in a film called Ninu Chudaka Nenundalenu, the music for which was scored by famous music composer Ilayaraja. In 2011, Sachiin debuted and co-produced Aazaan, a critically and technically acclaimed film - directed by Prashant Chadha, which released in India in October 2011. The actor who played an army officer in this film was also the co-producer. The film received mixed responses from audiences and critics alike. He will soon produce films in Telugu, Tamil and Bengali.
Sachiin is all set to entertain Telugu film lovers with the remake of Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor starrer blockbuster film Aashiqui 2. Sachiin Joshi will reprise the role played by Aditya Roy Kapur in the Hindi version. He will be collaborating with Ganesh Bandla, renowned Telugu producer and his dear friend, on this project.
He is an actor, businessman, crazy sports enthusiast, extreme adventurer- the words his friends use to best describe him. His own philosophy of life is the good old “Live Life Kingsize” and “Follow your heart”. A dreamer and an achiever, Sachiin has a multi-faceted personality that fuels itself from continuously re-inventing itself. He is passionate about music and someday hope to get into music composing and creating his own soundtracks.
He married actress-model Urvashi Sharma in February 2012 in a lavish wedding held at JW Marriott Hotel in Mumbai. Their daughter, Samaira, was born on January 20, 2014. Since 2014 has started on a great note for Sachiin, he was so overwhelmed with happiness that he decided to gift his beloved mother a swanky dark blue Audi Q7 on her birthday. For him, this is only a small way of showing his love for his mother who has been with Sachiin in sickness and in health. Sachiin likes spending time with her daughters, Pari and Samaira. He considers parenting as a boon to a mankind. "Reliving my childhood by making sand castles with my daughter Pari, here in Goa", says Sachiin.
The actor has sparkled on the cricket field in the earlier editions of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) investing in Telugu Warriors. He was a part of Mumbai Heroes  team takes pride in branching out independently calling the shots as the owner of TW that has South stars like Venkatesh and Akhil as key players amongst others. He unveiled the new brand logo and a newly designed uniform of his team. Talking about the acquisition, Joshi said, "It is like home coming for me. I made my debut in the South film industry. When I got the opportunity to buy a major stake in Telugu Warriors, I grabbed it. As a businessman, I wanted to invest wisely and observed that TW, the past three seasons, had performed lucratively and thus opted for it.". Telugu Warriors lost their first match against Kerala Strikers on 26th Jan, 2014 but are practicing hard to buck up for the next.
Joshi is the Vice Chairman on the JMJ Group of Companies. JMJ deals in the hotels, construction, mineral water, gym and spa, tissues as well as energy drinks. In 2012, Sachiin, branched out on his own and started Viking Ventures, a fiercely independent young organisation and continued to expand into energy drinks, water, finance, entertainment, tours and travels and a variety of other heads that spearheads a five year growth plan.
Sunny Leone is the brand ambassador of Sachiin’s Viiking Ventures’ XXX Energy Drink. And now Sachiin has roped in model-actors Archana Vijaya and Sonali Sehgal. The launch was on December 23, 2009 at Grand Hyatt. It was a much talked about event. It was an exciting moment that captured the 3 XXXs i.e "Xperience" "Xtreme" "Xcitement"  
Sachiin Joshi bagged the award for the Most Promising Debut for the film Aazan and he expressed his gratitude towards his Father and the whole team of Aazaan. . Also, Shahrukh Khan unveiled the Sachiin's Aazaan, the action thriller, made a prominent debut at the The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards IIFA in Toronto, Canada. The showcase of the film and the introduction of Sachiin Joshi were done by none other than Shah Rukh Khan at IIFA. Sachiin walked the Green Carpet at the IIFA Awards ceremony with friends from the film industry and later at the award function was introduced to the film fraternity, media – international and national by Shah Rukh Khan.
|2002||Mounamelanoyi||Bobby||Telugu||It was his debut Telugu Film.|
|2002||Ninu Chudaka Nenundalenu||Ganesh||Telugu|
|2011||Aazaan||Aazaan Khan||Hindi||His own production house JMJ Group.|
|2013||Mumbai Mirror||Abhijeet Patil||Hindi||He combines with Prakash Raj for the Antagonist.|
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- Sachiin J Joshi at the Internet Movie Database
- Official website
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