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Manoj Joshi Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Manoj Joshi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 85 kg
Date of Birth December 14, 1965
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Manoj Joshi is an Indian film and television actor, theatre artist, and comedian who received the Padma Shri (the 4th-highest civilian award of the Republic of India) in 2018. He started his career in Marathi theatre and has since appeared in a number of films and television shows. Some of his television roles include playing Chanakya in the Colors TV historical drama series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, Sanjeev Saklecha in the sitcom Mangalam Dangalam, and Shriyak, Son of Shaktar in the epic historical drama series Chanakya. Moreover, Manoj Joshi’s film credits include Garam Masala, Chup Chup Ke, Phir Hera Pheri, VivahAaghaazDevdasSattaSarfaroshHungamaAan: Men at Work, HulchulDhoomGolmaal: Fun UnlimitedBhagam BhagBhool BhulaiyaaMaan Gaye Mughal-e-AzamMere Baap Pehle AapKhatta MeethaBin Bulaye BaraatiDil Toh Baccha Hai JiReadyCoolie No. 1, Dabangg 2Khiladi 786Hasee Toh PhaseeDolly Ki DoliKis Kisko Pyaar KaroonPrem Ratan Dhan PayoGhayal Once AgainJudwaa 2Sanam Re, Thai Jashe!Pappa Tamne Nahi Samjaay, Hungama 2, Kaashi in Search of Ganga, Loveyatri, PM Narendra ModiMade in China, and Rashmi Rocket.

Born Name

Manoj Joshi

Nick Name

Manoj

Manoj Joshi at Ravindra Bhavan Bhopal in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in 2015
Manoj Joshi at Ravindra Bhavan Bhopal in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in 2015 (Suyash Dwivedi / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Himmatnagar, Gujarat, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Manoj Joshi attended Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy School of Art (Sir J. J. School of Art), one of the oldest art institutions in Mumbai. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Occupation

Actor, Theatre Artist, Comedian

Family

  • Father – Navneet Joshi
  • Siblings – Rajesh Joshi (July 31, 1968 – January 12, 1998) (Younger Brother) (Actor, Theatre Artist, Film Producer)

Build

Large

Manoj Joshi (Left) and Amit Shah in September 2021
Manoj Joshi (Left) and Amit Shah in September 2021 (Manoj Joshi / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Manoj Joshi has dated –

  1. Charu Joshi – He is married to Charu Joshi and they parent 2 children.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Manoj Joshi is of Gujarati descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Has frequently worked with director and producer Priyadarshan

Brand Endorsements

Manoj Joshi has been cast in campaigns for BJP.

Religion

Hinduism

Manoj Joshi as seen while performing the role of 'Chanakya' at Ravindra Bhavan Bhopal in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in 2015
Manoj Joshi as seen while performing the role of ‘Chanakya’ at Ravindra Bhavan Bhopal in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in 2015 (Suyash Dwivedi / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Manoj Joshi Facts

  1. He comes from Adpodara village near Himatnagar in Gujarat.
  2. Between 2004 and 2005, Manoj Joshi played Rasik (Pooja’s father) in the Hindi-language television show Ye Meri Life Hai.
  3. He brought to life the character of Mohan Prakash Rao in the 2006 Hindi-language comedy-drama film Chup Chup Ke, adapted from the Malayalam film Punjabi House (1998).
  4. Manoj Joshi appeared as Damodar Dubey in the 2009 Hindi-language comedy-drama film Billu (previously known as Billu Barber), starring Irrfan Khan, Lara Dutta, and Shah Rukh Khan.
  5. In 2010, he was seen as Trigun Fatak (Sachin’s brother-in-law) in the Hindi-language political satire comedy film Khatta Meetha. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Vellanakalude Nadu (1988) and it stars Akshay Kumar, Trisha, Urvashi Sharma, and Rajpal Yadav.
  6. Alongside Siddharth Nigam, Reem Shaikh, Mohit Raina, Soumya Seth, and others, Manoj Joshi co-starred as Acharya Chanakya in the historical drama television series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat (English: The Great Emperor Ashoka) in 2015.
  7. He portrayed the character of Amit Shah in the 2019 Hindi-language biographical drama film PM Narendra Modi, loosely based on the life of Narendra Modi (the 14th Prime Minister of India).
  8. Manoj Joshi has worked extensively in Gujarati and Hindi theatre.
  9. He has served as the vice president of the Bombay Art Society.

Featured Image by Suyash Dwivedi / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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