Sharman Joshi is a well known theater artist and Bollywood actor, who has been appreciated for his multi lingual ventures in Hindi, English, Gujarati and Marathi. He is a versatile actor, who can handle all kinds of roles like comedy, emotional as well as romance, with equal ease.
Net Worth: $ 15 million (Estimated)
Income Sources: Sharman Joshi has earned his money from theater, movie as well as television. Though he has not been seen in lead roles in many of his films, he is considered as one of the top choices for supporting roles in the Hindi film industry today.
Born: 28th April, 1979 (44 years old)
Marital Status: Married to Prerna Joshi (daughter of prem chopra) and has three children, Khyana Joshi, Varryan Joshi and Vihaan Joshi.
Height/Weight: 6 feet, 68 kg
Sharman Joshi was born in Mumbai and got acting as a legacy from his father, Arvind Joshi, who is a leading Gujarati theater artist. His family comprises a number of actors, with aunt, Sarita Joshi and sister, Mansi Joshi being well known television personalities. Mansi is married to Rohit Roy, another popular television star. Another Bollywood connection of this actor comes from his marriage. Sharman is married to Prerna Chopra, whose father, Prem Chopra, is an acclaimed actor of the yesteryears. Their daughter, Khyana was born in 2005 and twin sons, Varryan and Vihaan were born in 2009.
Sharman Joshi started his career as a theater artist, playing a deaf character in the Gujarati version of the play called “All the Best” for three years in a row. On the popular platform, he appeared in the television show called “Gubbare” in 1999, and the same year saw his film debut with a parallel cinema film “Godmother”. His first commercial venture was “Style”, which came in 2001 and was an outstanding comedy by N Chandra. The success of this comedy flick made the makers bring its sequel called “Xcuse Me” in 2003, which was followed by another comedy film called “Shaadi No 1” in 2005. After brilliant performances in the comedy genre, Sharman established himself as a serious actor in the 2006 film “Rang de Basanti”, in which he supported ace actor Aamir Khan. He proved his mettle further with movies like “Life… in a Metro”, “Raqeeb”, “Hello”, “Dhol”, “Golmaal Fun Unlimited” and “Sorry Bhai”. His outstanding performance in “3 Idiots”, one of the biggest grosser in the industry till date, fetched him a great deal of acclaim as well as the Popular Award for Best Actor in Supporting Rile in IIFA 2010. He has also been nominated for the same category in Filmfare and Screen Weekly Awards during his remarkable career. Another feather in the cap of this actor is that he has received the life membership of International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy of Film and Television. Besides his career in films and theater, Sharman Joshi has also hosted a television show called “Poker Face Dil Sachcha Chehra Jhootha” , which was telecast on Real TV in 2009.
In recent years, Joshi has continued to act in films, television shows and web series. He has also directed and produced a few films. In addition to his acting career, Joshi is also a social activist. He is involved in several charitable organizations and he has spoken out on a number of social issues, including education, poverty, and environmental protection.