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Sharman Joshi

Actor Sharman Joshi made his film debut in the year 1999, with the film ‘Godmother’, directed by Vinay Shukla. He was noticed in his very first attempt and received rave reviews for playing the troubled son of the protagonist, played by Shabana Azmi.

If Godmother belonged to the so called art cinema, Sharman’s next role was a surprise. He starred in a film called ‘Style’ made by N Chandra. The film was a comedy and was a surprise commercial hit. This low budget project starring newcomers was set in a college and followed the antics of a couple of students. Sharman’s comic timing and performance was lauded and was considered the main reason for the success of the otherwise mediocre movie. The success of Style was followed by a sequel called Excuse Me, borrowing its name from the hit song of the first film. Other comedies followed like Shaadi No. 1.

But it was the year 2006, with filmmaker Rakesh Mehra’s critically acclaimed Rang De Basanti, that Sharman experienced his first real success, both critical and commercial. It brought him favorable reviews, both for his comic and emotional segments in the movie, and is considered to be his breakthrough role. Later that year, he starred in yet another comedy, Golmaal, which was a moderate success at the box office. In 2007, he appeared in the critically acclaimed multi starrer, Life in a Metro, which was a success at the box office. This was followed by another multi starrer, a comedy again, called Dhol, which did moderately well at the box office. His next much awaited release is director Onir’s next opposite Chitrangada Singh.


Films Done By Sharman Joshi

  • 1999 Godmother Karsan National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi
  • 2001 Lajja Prakash
  • 2001 Style Bantu
  • 2003 Urf Professor (Video) Raju/Raj Saxena
  • 2003 Kahan Ho Tum Rakesh Kumar
  • 2003 Xcuse Me Bantu
  • 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 Raqeeb Siddharth Verma
  • 2007 Dhol Pankaj a.k.a. Pakkiya
  • 2008 Hello Shyam (Sam)
  • 2003 Sorry Bhai! Siddharth Mathur
  • 2009 3 Idiots Raju Rastogi Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor Won—IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • 2010 Toh Baat Pakki! Rahul Saxena
  • 2012 Allah Ke Banday Vijay Kamble
  • 2012 Ferrari Ki Sawaari Rusy
  • 2012  3 Bachelors Amit
  • 2013 War Chod Na Yaar Captain Raj of Indian Army
  • 2014 Gang of Ghosts Raju Writer
  • 2014 Super Nani Mann
  • 2015 Hate Story 3 Aditya Deewan
  • 2016 1920 London Jai Singh Gujjar (exorcist)
  • 2016 Wajah Tum Ho ACP Kabir Deshmukh
  • 2018 3 Storeys Shankar Varma
  • 2018 Kaashi in Search of Ganga Kaashi
  • 2019 The Least of These Manav Banerjee
  • 2019 Mission Mangal Parmeshwar Joshi
  • 2020 Babloo Bachelor Babloo
  • 2020 Tom, Dick and Harry 2 Dick
  • 2020 Fauji Calling
  • 2020 Mumbai Saga Inspector Veerendra Yadav


Television Done By Sharman Joshi

  • 1995 Standing Boy: Maharaja Ranjit Singh
  • 1999 Gubbare
  • 2009 PokerFace: Dil Sachcha Chehra Jhootha
  • 2019- Baarish Web series on ALT Balaji
  • 2020 Pawan and Pooja Web series on MX Player


Awards and nominations  Received By Sharman Joshi

  • 2007 Filmfare Award Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role Golmaal Nominated
  • 2010 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor 3 Idiots Nominated
  • 2010 IIFA Award IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor Won