Manoj Joshi (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography, Family & More



Manoj Joshi

Real NameManoj Joshi
ProfessionActor, Comedian
Famous ForPhir Hera Pheri
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 40 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 September 1965
Age (as in 2017) 51 Years
BirthplaceAdapodara, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownAdapodara, Gujarat, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts
DebutFilm: Sarfarosh (1999)
TV: Kehta Hai Dil (2000)
Caste Brahmin ( Gujarati)
Food HabitVegetarian
Political InclinationBhartiya Janta Party
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesListening to Music and Watching TV
AwardsIndian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Kehta Hai Dil (2003)

ITA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat (2016)
National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Dashakriya (2017)
padma Shree award for Best Acting (2018)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpousePreeti Joshi
ChildrenSon- Dharmaj Joshi
Daughter- Not Known
ParentsFather- Navneet Joshi
Mother- Not known
SiblingsBrother- Rajesh Joshi (died in 1998)
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodKhaman Dhokla. Kadhi, Sukhandi
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressJacqueline Fernandez
Favourite FilmBollywood-Border
Hollywood- The Silence of the Lambs
Favourite SingerLata Mangeshkar
Favourite TV ShowsIndian:
Favourite ColourPink
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMercedes-Benz GL-Class, Range Rover, BMW X6

Assets/PropertiesA Palestine house in Mumbai with several luxury cars
Money Factor
Salary₹Not known
Net Worth ( Approx)₹65.4 Crore


Some Lesser Known Facts About Manoj Joshi

  • Does Manoj Joshi smoke?: No
  • Does Manoj Joshi drink alcohol?: No
  • A report of Marathi Natya Sangeet reads that his father was a famous Keertankar of the Naradeeya Parampara.
  • Manoj has acquired the knowledge of Sanskrit from Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Mumbai and after that, he completed a professional course in Publication design.
  • Joshi is also good in the art of painting and has worked for several magazines as a layout artist.
  • At the start of his acting career, he has learned the nuances of theatre from famous artists like Satyadeb Dubey, Vijay Mehta and Shafi Inamdar.
  • He is mainly known for his performance as an actor and has taken an active part in films both in India and abroad.
  • As a professional actor, his first appearance on the stage was in the year 1986 with Kranti Madhiya’s Gujarati play  ” Tak Dhina  Dhin” directed by Kiran Merchant.
  • His first  Marathi play as a professional actor was Vivek Lagoo’s Sarvasvi Tuzich in 1995.
  • He got a leading role in Hindi play ” Chanakya” that was released in 1996. This play is popular even today. Still from Hindi serial Chanakya
  • Some of his most renowned Gujarati plays include Doctor Tame Pan, Gandhi Virudh Gandhi, Suryavanshi, Manoo Ne Massee, Sagpan Na Saudager, Kalapi. Main Mile Kya Melo, Rangilo.
  • He has translated Vijay Tendulkar’s Ghasiram Kotwal into Gujarati.
  • Manoj has also played various roles in many television serial and films.
  • In his debuted film Sarfarose his brother Rajesh Joshi played the role of Bala Thakur.
  • He is considered to be an extremely infused actor on the stage, although this side of his character is yet to be exposed.
  • The TV serial Chanakya reflects the images of the society when politics was absolutely clean and for the society.
  • He acquired the fascination for this famous serial from his Sanskrit teacher.
  • It was written by one of his college friends, Mihir Bhuta and they participated in this play together in 1990.
  • They had its first show in Hindi in 1996, but also did not get the much positive response.
  • Manoj played the role of Chanakya in chakravartin Ashoka Samrat. 
  • His other films include Hangama, Dhoom, Bhagam Bhag, Phir Hera Pheri, Chup Chupke, Bhool Bhulaiyaa and Billu Barbar.
  • Joshi has mainly worked in Bollywood movies.
  • His father was known for bridging the gap between the Gujarati and Marathi kirtan tradition.
  • Navneet Joshi is also reputed for his contribution to the establishment of Kirtan Mahavidyalaya in Pune.

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