Real Name: Sharman Joshi
Birthday: 28 April, 1979
Birthcity: Mumbai, India
Height: 1.82 m
Spouse: Prerna Chopra
First film: Godmother
Joshi belongs to a Gujarati family of actors and performing artists. His father, Arvind Joshi is a veteran of Gujarati theatre, while his aunt Sarita Joshi (Bhosle), sister and cousins acted in Marathi and Gujarati theatre. His sister, Mansi Joshi has appeared in many televisual series and is married to actor, Rohit Roy. Joshi is married to Prerana Chopra, daughter of actor Prem Chopra. The couple has a daughter, Khyana, born in October 2005, and twin boys, Vaaryan and Vihaan, born in July 2009.
He had appeared in role of a deaf character in Gujarati version of popular play, All the Best, which did over 550 shows in three years.
He made his film debut in the 1999 art film, Godmother.
This was followed by Style (2001), produced by N Chandra. Style was followed with a sequel called Xcuse Me (2003), and other comedies like Shaadi No. 1 (2005).
In 2006 he starred in Rang De Basanti. Later that year he starred in the comedy film Golmaal. In 2007 he appeared in the films Life in a Metro, Dhol and Raqeeb. The following year saw him as the character Shyam in Hello, the film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's novel One Night @ the Call Center. Joshi also played the male lead in the film Sorry Bhai! in 2008 and one of the three characters in the 2009 film, 3 Idiots, which was based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone.
In year 2009 he also hosted a game show at Real T.V. called PokerFace: Dil Sachcha Chehra Jhootha, which was based on a British game show called PokerFace. He is noted for his free & naturalistic style of acting. His performances are praised as being uninhibited & extremely heartfelt.
|War Chhod Na Yaar (2013)||Captain Rajveer Singh Rana Of Indian Army|
|Allah Ke Banday (2010)||Vijay Kamble|
|3 Idiots (2009)||Raju|
|Dhol (2007)||Pankaj aka Pakkaya|
|Life In A Metro (2007)||Rahul|
|Rang De Basanti (2006)||Sukhi|
|Xcuse Me (2003)||Bantu|
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