Name: Sharman Joshi
Birthdate: 28th of April, 1979
Marital Status: Sharman Joshi is married to Prem Chopra’s daughter, Prerana Chopra. They have a daughter called Khyana and twin boys, Vihaan and Vaaryan. Khyana was born in the month of October in the year 2005 while both Vihaan and Vaaryan were born in July, 2009.
1) In the year 2007, Sharman Joshi got nominated for the prestigious Filmfare Best Comedian Award for his performance in ‘Golmaal’.
2) Three years later in 2010, he got nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for ‘3 Idiots’.
3) In 2010, he won the IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award for ‘3 Idiots’.
Biography: Sharman Joshi, the Indian actor was born on the 28th of April in the year 1979 at Mumbai, India. He belongs to a family enriched with the art of acting. Arvind Joshi, his father is an experienced personality in the Gujarati theatre. Mansi Joshi, his sister has also made her appearance in various televisual series. She is married to the actor, Ronit Roy. He had been involved in numerous stage productions in Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi and English languages.
Sharman Joshi had appeared in ‘All the Best’, which is a Gujarati version of a popular play. He played a deaf role in this play and this play did about 550 shows in a period of three years.In the year 1999, Sharman Joshi made his acting debut in Vinay Shukla’s ‘Godmother’ starring Shabana Azmi, Nirmal Pandey and Milind Gunaji. He followed this up with N. Chandra’s ‘Style’ (2001) starring Sharman Joshi himself along with Shilpi Mudgal, Riya Sen and Sahil Khan. Next up he did a sequel to ‘Style’ called ‘Xcuse Me’ (2003) starring Sahil Khan, Jaya Seal and Sonali Joshi. Two years later he appeared in David Dhawan’s ‘Shaadi No. 1’ starring Sanjay Dutt, Aarti Chhabra, Riya Sen, Sophia Chaudhary, Ayesha Takia, Soha Ali Khan, Esha Deol, Zayed Khan and Fardeen Khan.Next year in 2006, he acted in Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra’s drama flick ‘Rang De Basanti’ starring Alice Patten, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Waheeda Rehman, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth Narayan and Aamir Khan. This film was released on the 26th of January, 2006 and it was nominated at the 2006 BAFTA Awards for the Best Foreign Language Film category. Next up he starred in Rohit Shetty’s comedy flick ‘Golmaal’ starring Rimi Sen, Paresh Rawal, Tusshar Kapoor, Ajay Devgan and Arshad Warsi. In 2007 he acted in ‘Raqeeb’, ‘Dhol’ and ‘Life In A Metro’. He had also appeared in 2008 film ‘Hello’ directed by Atul Agnihotri. Another film which he did that very year was ‘Sorry Bhai!’ directed by Oni. ‘Hello’ is a film adaptation of the famous novel of writer Chetan Bhagat called ‘One Night @ The Call Center’. Next year he appeared in another film adaption of Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘Five Point Someone’. This film was ‘3 Idiots’ directed by Rajkumar Hirani and starring Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, R. Madhavan, Kareena Kapoor, Mona Singh, Omi Vaidya, Boman Irani and Parikshit Sahni. In 2012 he acted in Rajesh Mapuskar’s Hindi sports comedy, ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ starring Ritvik Sahore and Boman Irani. The same year he also appeared on screen in the Ajai Sinha directed Hindi romantic comedy ‘3 Bachelors’ starring Himani Shivpuri, Riya Sen, Raima Sen, Manoj Pahwa, Manish Nagpal and Negar Khan.
One of his latest films is ‘War Chhod Na Yaar’ directed by Faraz Haider. This is India’s very first war comedy flick starring Dalip Tahil, Mukul Dev, Sanjai Mishra, Jaaved Jaaferi and Soha Ali Khan. This film was released on the 11th of October 2013 and in the film Sharman Joshi plays the role of Captain Rajveer Singh Rana belonging to the Indian Army.
In 2009 Sharman Joshi hosted ‘PokerFace: Dil Sachcha Chehra Jhootha’ a game show on Real TV. This particular show was based on ‘PokerFace’ another famous British game show.
Apart from films, Sharman Joshi has also been involved with numerous advertising campaigns such as Perk, Nokia, Airtel, 7 Up and Kara Skin Wipes.
Some of his upcoming projects include ‘Gang of Ghosts’, ‘Super Nani’ and ‘3 Days 4 Nights in Bihar’.
Sharman Joshi has received the honour of the being the lifetime member of the International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television.
His filmography includes ‘Godmother’ (1999), ‘Lajja’ (2001), ‘Style’ (2001), ‘Kahan Ho Tum’ (2003), ‘Xcuse Me’ (2003), ‘Shaadi No. 1’ (2005), ‘Rang De Basanti’ (2006), ‘Golmaal’ (2006), ‘Life In a Metro’ (2007), ‘Raqeeb’ (2007), ‘Dhol’ (2007), ‘Hello’ (2008), ‘Sorry Bhai!’ (2008), ‘3 Idiots’ (2009), ‘ Toh Baat Pakki!’ (2010), ‘Allah Ke Bande’ (2010), ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ (2012), ‘3 Bachelors’ (2012) and ‘War Chod Na Yaar’ (2013).