Mohan Joshi

4 September 1945 | Virgo

Actor

Mohan Joshi

Mohan Joshi is an Indian film and theatre actor. He has acted in a variety of Hindi, Marathi and Kannada movies, winning acclaim for his roles in Marathi features, Tu Tithe Mee and Gharbaher. Both the movies won National Awards in different categories in successive years. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Villain for Mrityudand and was also commended for his role in Gangaajal.

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Filmography

7 June 2015Vaastav
Babbanrao Kadam (Home Minister)

14 May 2010Kushti
Kripashankar

3 October 2003Baghban
Khuber Desai, Hotel Owner

26 September 2003Zameen
Senior Army Officer

21 May 1999Rajaji
Pratap Singh

4 September 1998Gunda
Pote

24 April 1998Salaakhen
Advocate Ashok Pradhan

3 April 1998Aakrosh
Colonel / Chavan

30 January 1998Vinashak
ACP Amar Agnihotri

23 January 1998Miss 420
Diwan Kapoor (DK)

28 October 1997Ishq
Kajol's Uncle

17 October 1997Loha
Lukka

18 July 1997Daava
Dhaman Chamunda

30 May 1997Insaaf
Police Commissioner

13 December 1996Khilona
Ballu Dalha

23 August 1996Jeet
Pitamber

2 August 1996Krishna
Bhujang Rao 'Bhau'

24 May 1996Mafia
DCP Bapat

5 January 1996Himmat
Brij Mohan 'B.M.'

20 December 1995Haqeeqat
Bhavani Singh

4 August 1995Hulchul
Shobraj's Friend

14 July 1995Takkar
Raja Thakur

1 June 1995Gaddaar
Mr. Gujral (Sunny's dad)

10 June 1994Anth
ACP Kulkarni

21 January 1994Elaan
Baba Khan

Biography

Mohan Joshi is an Indian film and theatre actor. He has acted in a variety of Hindi, Marathi and Kannada movies, winning acclaim for his roles in Marathi features, Tu Tithe Mee and Gharbaher. Both the movies won National Awards in different categories in successive years. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Villain for Mrityudand and was also commended for his role in Gangaajal. Career Mohan Joshi earned his acting chops as a stage actor. He gained recognition initially as part of Kuryat Sada Tingalam, a popular play that was performed over 1000 times. Mohan Joshi’s first recognisable film performance was in comic Marathi feature, Sawat Majhi Ladki in 1993, in which he played an philandering doctor. His next big performance was also in Marathi cinema, in Tu Tithee Mee in 1998. The role was mentioned in the official citation accompanying the National Award for Best Marathi film. The winning streak extended to 1999, when Mohan Joshi won a Special Mention at the National Award for his film Gharbaher. Mohan Joshi’s first Hindi film role came in Bhookamp in 1993. But he truly made his mark in Mrityudand in 1998, in which he played the evil Tirpat Singh and won a Filmfare Award for it. He followed that up with roles in Major Saab and Vastav. In the new millenium, Mohan Joshi virtually switched over to Bollywood completely. He was seen in mass entertainers like Beti No.1 and Baghban. But he hit the spot as Sadhu Yadav in Prakash Jha’s Gangaajal, which established him as one of the leading villains in the industry. Later, he switched back to Marathi films, simultaneously making his TV debut with roles on Agnihotra and Jamuniya on Imagine TV. Soon though, Mohan Joshi became regular on Dhoon Legi Manzil Humein on Star One. He was also seen in the Marathi serial, Eka Lagnachi Dusri Goshta. Personal Life Mohan Joshi was born in Bangalore in May 1945. He did his intial school in Pune. Mohan Joshi used to also be the president of the Akhil Bharatiya Natya Parishad, but later resigned. His wife is Jyoti, whom he married when she was only 19 and he 21.

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