Manoj Joshi (born 1965) is an India film and television actor. Joshi began his career in Marathi theatre, also putting up performances in Gujarati and Hindi theatre. He has also acted in over 60 films since 1998, many of his roles being comedic.

His earliest well known serials include Chanakya, Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka, Rau (Marathi), Sangdil, Kabhi Souten Kabhi Saheli, Khichdi (Occasional), Mura Raska Mai La (Marathi). This was followed by film roles in Sarfarosh (SI Bajju) alongside his brother who played the well known Bala Thakur in the film. Joshi’s break came as a comedian in the priyadarshan flick Hungama which was followed by Hulchul, Dhoom, Bhagam Bhag, Phir Hera Pheri, Chup Chup Ke, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and Billo Barber. Manoj Joshi is also in the Star Plus series Gulaal

 

Films Done By Manoj Joshi

  • 1999 Sarfarosh Sub-Inspector Bajju Hindi
  • 2000 Aaghaaz as assistant of Danny Mendoza, Johnny’s younger brother
  • 2001 Jaaneman Jaaneman Belji Bhai
  • 2001 Chandni Bar Chandrakant Bhau
  • 2002 Devdas Dwijdas Mukherjee
  • 2003 Satta Uddhav Pawar
  • 2003 Hungama Sub-Inspector Waghmare
  • 2003 Jogger’s Park Tariq Ahmed Hindi/English
  • 2004 Aan: Men at Work Manik Rao Hindi
  • 2004 Dhoom ACP Shekhar Kamal
  • 2004 Jaago Advocate Satya Prakash Satwani
  • 2004 Hulchul Lawyer
  • 2005 Page 3 Bosco
  • 2005 Shikhar Amrit Patil
  • 2005 Kyon Ki P.K. Narayan (A Security Guard)
  • 2005 Garam Masala Nageshwar
  • 2006 Phir Hera Pheri Kachara Seth
  • 2006 Chup Chup Ke Pooja’s father
  • 2006 Golmaal: Fun Unlimited Harichandra Ramchandra Mirchindani “Harami”
  • 2006 Vivah Bhagat Ji (Matchmaker of Prem and Poonam)
  • 2006 Bhagam Bhag Manubhai Gandhi
  • 2006 Humko Deewana Kar Gaye Rasikbhai Galgalia
  • 2007 Traffic Signal Sailash Jha
  • 2007 Guru Ghanshyam Bhai
  • 2007 Bhool Bhulaiyaa Badrinath Chaturvedi
  • 2008 Mere Baap Pehle Aap Chirag Rane
  • 2008 Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam Police Inspector Patil
  • 2009 Billu Damodar Dubey
  • 2008 Khallballi KK
  • 2009 De Dana Dan Brij Mohan Oberoi
  • 2010 Maniben.com Bhadresh Bhai
  • 2010 Kushti
  • 2010 Khatta Meetha Trigun Fatak
  • 2011 Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji Waiter
  • 2011 Bin Bulaye Baraati Loha Singh
  • 2011 Ready Bharat Kapoor
  • 2011 Fakt Ladh Mhana Marathi
  • 2011 The Opportunist The Opportunist Hindi
  • 2012 Khiladi 786 Champaklal Hindi
  • 2012 Dabangg 2 Shopkeeper Hindi
  • 2012 Gola Berij Story teller Marathi
  • 2012 Bharatiya Prime Minister Marathi
  • 2013 Chaloo Chief Minister Hindi
  • 2013 Policegiri Javeed Shiekh Hindi
  • 2013 Wake Up India Hindi
  • 2013 Narbachi Wadi Double Role Marathi
  • 2014 Mr Joe B. Carvalho Commissioner Pandey Hindi
  • 2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Devesh Solanki Hindi
  • 2014 Bey Yaar Y. B. Gandhi Gujarati
  • 2014 Spark Hindi
  • 2015 Dolly Ki Doli Duby Ji Hindi
  • 2015 I Love New Year Randhir’s friend Hindi
  • 2015 Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon Deepika’s father Hindi
  • 2015 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Mr. Bhandari/Advocate of Pritampur Estate Hindi
  • 2016 Sanam Re Akash’s Boss Hindi
  • 2016 Thai Jashe! Chandrakantbhai Joshi Gujarati
  • 2016 Ghayal Once Again Minister Hindi
  • 2017 Pappa Tamne Nahi Samjaay Hasmukhlal Mehta Gujarati
  • 2017 Judwaa 2 Alex’s Mama Hindi
  • 2017 Tamburo Kirit Bhai Gujarati
  • 2017 Dashakriya Marathi National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • 2018 Odiyan Mootha Manickan (Muthappan) Malayalam
  • 2018 Loveyatri Nattu Kaka Hindi
  • 2018 Fera Feri Hera Feri Hasmukhlal Jobanputra Gujarati
  • 2018 Kaashi in Search of Ganga Kaashi’s Lawyer Hindi
  • 2018 Natsamrat Gujarati
  • 2018 I.M.A. Gujju Ramesh Shah Gujarati
  • 2019 Ram Ki Janmbhoomi Pandit Sadanand Shashtri Hindi
  • 2019 Waah Zindagi Jagat Shah Hindi
  • 2019 PM Narendra Modi Amit Shah Hindi
  • 2019 Made in China Vhinde Bhai Hindi
  • 2019 Chasni – Mithash Zindagi Ni Gujarati

 

Television serials Done By Manoj Joshi

  • 1989 Rau Bajirao Peshwa Marathi Historical
  • 1990 Chanakya Shriyak, Son of Shaktar Hindi
  • 1998 Woh Amit Hindi
  • 1998 X Zone Hindi
  • 1999 Aabhaalmaya Sharad Joshi Marathi
  • 1999–2002 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka Abhay Purshottam Nanavati Hindi
  • 2000 Your Honour
  • 2001 Jaaneman Jaaneman Hindi
  • 2002 Khichdi Hindi
  • 2002 Kehta Hai Dil Mayor Sahab Hindi Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
  • 2004–2005 Yeh Meri Life Hai Rasik Mehta Hindi
  • 2006 Kasamh Se Nishikant Dixit (Cameo) (Dead) Hindi
  • 2010-2011 Zindagi Ka Har Rang…Gulaal Motabha Hindi
  • 2015 Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat Chanakya Hindi ITA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • 2015–2016 Honar Sun Me Hya Gharchi Ramakant Gokhale Marathi
  • 2018–present Mangalam Dangalam Sanjeev Saklecha Hindi
  • 2020 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Advocate Shaktimaan Jhaveri Hindi

 

Awards Received By Manoj Joshi

  • Padma Shree Award on 69th Republic Day, 2018
  • National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor 2017 · Dashakriya
  • Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role 2003 · Kehta Hai Dil
  • ITA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2016 · Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre – Acting 2016
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