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28 April 1979 |
|Occupation||Film actor, television presenter|
|Relatives||Mansi Joshi Roy (Sister)
Rohit Roy (Brother-in-law)
Prem Chopra (Father-in-law)
Uma Chopra (Mother-in-law)
Sharman Joshi (Gujarati: શરમન જોશી, Hindi: शर्मन जोशी) (born 28 April 1979) is an Indian film and theatre actor. He has worked on various stage productions in English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati languages. However, he is mostly known for his work in Hindi films. He made his acting debut in Godmother (1999). He made his debut as a co-lead actor in the Hindi film Style (2001), this was followed by supporting roles in hit films like, Rang De Basanti (2006), Golmaal (2006), Life in a... Metro (2007) and 3 Idiots (2009), his next film in a leading role was Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012).
Joshi belongs to a Marathi family of actors and performing artists. His father, Arvind Joshi is a veteran of Gujarati theatre, while his aunt Sarita Joshi (Bhosle), sister and cousins acted in Marathi and Gujarati theatre. His sister, Mansi Joshi has appeared in many televisual series and is married to actor, Rohit Roy. Joshi is married to Prerana Chopra, daughter of actor Prem Chopra. The couple has a daughter, Khyana, born in October 2005, and twin boys, Vaaryan and Vihaan, born in July 2009.
He has appeared in role of a deaf character in Gujarati version of popular play, All the Best, which did over 550 shows in three years.
In 2006 he starred in Rang De Basanti. Later that year he starred in the comedy film Golmaal. In 2007 he appeared in the films Life in a Metro, Dhol and Raqeeb. The following year saw him as the character Shyam in Hello, the film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's novel One Night @ the Call Center. Joshi also played the male lead in the film Sorry Bhai! in 2008 and one of the three characters in the 2009 film, 3 Idiots, which was based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone.
In year 2009 he also hosted a game show at Real T.V. called PokerFace: Dil Sachcha Chehra Jhootha, which was based on a British game show called PokerFace. He has been honored with the life membership of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television.
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|2001||Urf Professor (Video)||Raju/Raj Saxena|
|2003||Kahan Ho Tum||Rakesh Kumar|
|2005||Shaadi No. 1||Aryan Kapoor|
|2006||Rang De Basanti||Sukhi / Rajguru|
|2006||Golmaal||Laxman||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role|
|2007||Life in a... Metro||Rahul|
|2007||Dhol||Pankaj a.k.a. Pakkiya|
|2008||Sorry Bhai!||Siddharth Mathur|
|2009||3 Idiots||Raju Rastogi||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Won—IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award
|2010||Toh Baat Pakki!||Rahul Saxena|
|2010||Allah Ke Banday||Vijay Kamble|
|2012||Ferrari Ki Sawaari||Rusy|
|2013||War Chod Na Yaar||Captain Raj of Indian Army|
|2014||Gang of Ghosts||Raju Writer|
|2014||Hello 2||Shyam (Sam)|
|2009||3 Idiots||(Performer:- "Give me some sunshine, give me some rain")|
|1995||Standing Boy: Maharaja Ranjit Singh|
|2009||PokerFace: Dil Sachcha Chehra Jhootha|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Filmfare Award||Filmfare Best Comedian Award||Golmaal||Nominated|
|2010||Filmfare Award||Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||3 Idiots||Nominated|
|2010||IIFA Award||IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award||3 Idiots||Won|
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