Poonam Joshi is formerly an Indian TV actress, known for roles in TV shows such as Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar, Kahiin to Hoga, and Bhabhi. She is now a chef and an entrepreneur.
Poonam Joshi was born on Thursday, 23 October 1980 (age 41 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Poonam graduated in History from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra. Poonam is a trained Kathak dancer.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
Poonam’s father’s name is Hemant Joshi and her mother’s name is Niyati Joshi. Poonam Joshi has a sister, named Gulki Joshi, who is an Indian TV actress.
Poonam’s father Hemant Joshi has two brothers, actors Arvind Joshi and Pravin Joshi. Poonam is the cousin of actor Sharman Joshi and actress Mansi Joshi Roy, children of Arvind Joshi. She is also cousin to actresses Purbi Joshi and Ketki Dave, children of Pravin Joshi.
Poonam Joshi is a follower of Buddhism.
Poonam Joshi made her acting debut in the TV series Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2001) where she played the role of the lead’s best friend, Jyoti. In 2003, she appeared in the thriller anthology ‘Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat.’ From episode 48 to episode 73, she appeared as Pragati.
In the same show (Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat), from episode 191 to episode 206, she appeared as a girl named Piya, who is Sunita’s best friend; later revealed to be her own younger sister.
Poonam called quits on her character of Mehak Sinha, the lead protagonist’s sister, from the TV show ‘Kahiin To Hoga’ in 2006 after working on it from the beginning.
In 2005, Poonam simultaneously worked in the Hindi TV show romantic drama series ‘Kkavyanjali’ as Bindiya and in the popular TV show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ as an evil sister-in-law named Chhavi Agarwal.
Poonam continued her acting career and landed a negative role, Sanjana, in the TV series ‘Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki’ (2006 TV series) that aired on channel Sahara One.
In 2007, Poonam appeared as the sister-in-law of the female lead, Rishika Thakral, in the TV show ‘bhabhi.’ Poonam then made a cameo appearance as Dr. Nishi in the series ‘Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar’ in the year 2007. Poonam was featured in the Hindi show ‘Mata Ki Chowki as Monica in 2009. In the television series ‘Kashi – Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora’ she played the role of Lakshmi.
- Poonam Joshi won the Star Parivaar Awards for Favourite Behen in 2005 for her role in the TV show ‘Kahiin To Hoga.’
- Poonam left the television industry and became a chef. She now runs her own business in Pune called ‘Gozo Ice creams’ where she makes homemade and all-natural gourmet ice creams.
- Poonam Joshi’s favourite actors are Shahrukh Khan, Shabbir Ahluwalia, and Kiran Karmarkar.