Purbi Joshi

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Purbi Joshi
Purbi Joshi.jpg
Purbi Joshi in 2010
Native name पूर्बी जोशी  (Marathi)
Born Purbi Joshi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Purbi
Occupation Actress, Voice actress, Television Presenter
Years active 1995 – Present
Known for Hosting Comedy Circus
Home town Mumbai, India
Spouse(s) Valentino Fehlmann
Parent(s) Pravin Joshi (Father)
Sarita Joshi (Mother)
Relatives Ketaki Dave (Sister)
Riddhi Dave (Niece)
Sharman Joshi (Cousin)

Purbi Joshi is an Indian television actress and voice-dubbing actress who speaks Hindi.[1]

Biography[edit]

Purbi Joshi is an Indian actress, comedian, performer and anchor of popular Indian television shows.She is the daughter of National Award-winning theatre, television and film actress Sarita Joshi[2] and sister of Ketki Joshi (Ketki Dave, after marriage). In 1995, Purbi got her first break in the television show Faasle.

Television career[edit]

Purbi started her career as a model in commercials for brands like Happy Dent chewing gum, Nirma Washing Powder and Thompson Television. In 2008, she participated in Mr. & Miss TV, a celebrity talent competition which she won and was declared "Miss TV". She is most well known for her association with the award-winning Comedy Circus. Purbi hosted several seasons of Comedy Circus and performed as an integral member of the principal cast. Purbi was also a part of MTV India's first spoof film of the popular Bollywood franchise Dhoom in the television movie, Ghoom.

Bollywood career[edit]

She was also part of an ensemble cast in the critically acclaimed independent film Dasvidaniya released in 2008.She made her major movie debut role in 2011 as the lead actress in Damadamm! on the big screen opposite Himesh Reshammiya,also lending her voice to the song, "Umrao Jaan" in the movie.

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Film Role
2008 Dasvidaniya Garima
2010 sky ki umeed
2011 Damadamm! Shikha

Television shows[edit]

Serial/Program Role Channel Notes
Dishayen Nikita & Neha DD National Television debut (Season 1)
Mr. & Ms. TV Herself Sony TV Reality Show
Hamari Devrani Daksha Deepak Patel Star Plus minor role
The Great Indian Comedy Show Star One
Comedy Circus Kaante Ki Takkar Host Sony TV
Comedy Circus - Chinchpokli To China Host Sony TV
Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe Participant Sony TV
Comedy Circus - Maha Sangram Host Sony TV
Kahani Comedy Circus Ki Participant Sony TV Episodes 25 to 30

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All in the family". India Today. 13 February 2008. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Short Biography ( Purbi Joshi )". dishayen.com. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 

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