Hrishikesh Joshi is an Indian film, television, and theatre actor. He has mostly worked in Marathi films and TV serials.
Hrishikesh Joshi was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. He did his schooling from New High School, Kolhapur. In 1997, he did his post-graduation from the National School of Drama, Delhi. Facebook
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Wife
He is married and blessed with a boy, Shardul Joshi.
He started his career as a theatre artist and has performed in more than 50 theatre plays in Hindi, Marathi, and Sanskrit. He has performed in more than 400 shows for the commercial play Mukkampost Bombilwadi. He has acted in more than 150 shows for the commercial play Sangeet Lagnakallol and performed in more than 150 shows for the Marathi play, Love Story.
In 1987, he debuted in the Hindi film, ‘Sutradhar.’ He has worked in various National Award-winning films, including ‘Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’ (2010), ‘Harishchandrachi Factory’ (2010), ‘Deool’ (2011), ‘Vishnupant Damle: The Unsung Hero Of Talkies’ (2012), ‘Aajcha Divas Majha’ (2014), and ‘Yellow’ (2014).
He has also acted in a few Marathi TV serials, like ‘Ghadlay Bighadlay’ (1999), ‘Shi. Gangadhar Tipare’ (2001), and ‘Spandan’ (2017). He is a columnist too and writes for the famous Marathi newspaper, Loksatta.
In 2018, he debuted as a director with the Marathi film, ‘Home Sweet Home.’ He has appeared in a few Hindi web-series including, ‘Breathe’ (2018), ‘Hundred’ (2020), and ‘Breathe: Into the Shadows’ (2020).
Awards & Honours
1999: Best actor award from Maharashtra State Govt. Commercial Play State Competition for ‘Shobhayatra’
2006: Best actor award from Maharashtra State Govt. Commercial Play State Competition for ‘Love story’
2007: Best actor award from Maharashtra State Govt. Commercial Play State Competition for ‘Ye Bhau Doka Nako Khau’
- He has represented India in the Sri Lankan Theatre Festival and performed in the Sanskrit play ‘Abhigyan Shakuntalam’ in Columbo and Candy in 2013.
- His hobbies include playing cricket and reading books.
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
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