|Sarita Joshi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||October 17, 1941|
Sarita Joshi is a veteran Indian stage, television, and film actress who is known for her work in the Gujarati theatre, Marathi theatre, and Marathi cinema. One of her most-recognizable works was as Godavari Labhshankar Thakkar a.k.a. Baa in Baa Bahoo Aur Baby.
Sarita Devi, Indumati, Baa, Santu, Godavariben Thakkar, Bakulaben Raja, Hansa Lalita, Aruna
Pune, Bombay Presidency, British India
- Father – Rajkumar Khatau Bhimrao Bhosle (Barrister)
- Mother – Kamlabai Rane
- Siblings – Padmarani (Sister) (Actress)
- Others – Rasik Dave (Son-In-Law) (Actor), Sharman Joshi (Nephew) (Actor, Television Presenter), Manasi Joshi Roy (Niece) (Film and Television Actress)
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Sarita has been married to –
- Rajkumar Khatau – Previously, Sarita was married to a man named Rajkumar Khatau.
- Pravin Joshi – After the end of her first marriage, Sarita tied the knot with director and playwright Pravin Joshi. The couple has two daughters named Ketki Dave (b. June 23, 1960) (actress) and Purbi Joshi (b. August 19, 1974) (actress).
Race / Ethnicity
- Wide smile
Sarita Joshi Facts
- She was raised in a middle-class Marathi family in Vadodara.
- Growing up, Sarita was exposed to professional theatre in Marathi and Gujarat. By the age of 7, she had become a part of the New Laxmikant Company of Baroda.
- Sarita got her first lead role at the age of 16.
- She worked as a theatre actress at Khatau Alfred Theatrical Company and Indian National Theatre, Bombay until 1982.
- Sarita made her debut TV show appearance in Trimurti as Shadilal’s Wife No.2 in 1974. Prior to that, in 1967, she was cast as Amba in Parivar.
- Joshi has appeared in more than 150 theatre plays over the years.
- Sarita was presented with a Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for “Acting” in Gujarati by the Sangeet Natak Akademi in 1988. This is India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama.
- She was awarded a “Padma Shri” by the Government of India for her contribution to arts in 2020.
- Her mother Kamlabai was from Goa.
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