Mohan Joshi

Mohan Joshi is an Indian film, television and theater actor. He has worked in Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri films.

Mohan Joshi
Mohan Joshi
Born (1953-07-12) 12 July 1953
Died18/12/2019
Alma materBrihan Maharashtra College of Commerce
OccupationIndian Film Actor, Television and Theater actor
Spouse(s)Jyoti Joshi

Early life

Joshi was born in Bangalore, Karnataka. He was educated and made his acting début in Pune, Maharashtra. For better career prospects, he later moved to Mumbai.

Career

Joshi started his career in theatre in Pune. He was noticed through the play Kuryat Sada Tingalam. Along with Anand Abhyankar and Suhasini Deshpande, the show was performed more than 1000 times.[1]

Joshi later on got various roles in Hindi and Marathi films. His 1993 comedy film Sawat Majhi Ladki was quite successful. Joshi played the lead role of a doctor husband of actress Neena Kulkarni and who is engaged in an extra-marital affair with his junior doctor played by Varsha Usgaonkar. For his work in Tu Tithe Mee (1998), Joshi's work was appreciated. Produced by Smita Talwalkar and directed by Sanjay Surkar, the film was adjudged as the Best Feature Film in Marathi at the 46th National Film Awards. In their official citation, the jury noted Joshi's and his co-star Suhas Joshi's works by quoting "Beautiful performance by Mohan Joshi and Suhas Joshi are the highlights of the film."[2] He won his only National Film Awards till now for 1999 Marathi film Gharabaher as a Special Mention (Feature Film) "for his wonderfully controlled performance of a corrupt politician." at 47th National Film Awards.[3] In 2009, he played the lead role of Gadge Maharaj, a social reformer and saint from Maharashtra, in the film Debu.[4]

Joshi also played various character and side roles in Hindi films and is known for his portrayal of negative roles. For the role of Tirpat Singh in the Hindi film Mrityudand (1997), Joshi received the Screen Award for Best Villain.[5] His villainous role of Sadhu Yadav in the 2003 Hindi film Gangaajal directed by Prakash Jha was appreciated. This socio-political film was based on the Bhagalpur blindings that happened in 1980.[6] He has also worked in Bhojpuri films.[7]

Joshi stepped in the Hindi television industry through the show Jamuniya in 2010 that aired on Imagine TV.[8]

Joshi was president of the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Natya Parishad from 2003 to 2011 and then reelected in 2013 to at present. .[9]

Personal life

He married to Ms.Jyoti. .[10]

Selected filmography

Films

YearTitleRoleLanguage
1983Ek Dav BhutachaMarathi
1993Sarech SajjanMarathi

1994. Elaan. Baba khan

1988NashibvanMarathi
1988Ek Gadi Baki AnadiMarathi
1991BalidaanSadanand 'Master' KulkarniMarathi
1992Hach Sunbaicha BhauMarathi
1992JiwalagaaMarathi
1993Sawat Majhi LadkiMarathi
1993BhookampDaya PatilHindi
1993Aaplee MaanseMarathi
1993AnthACP KulkarniHindi
1993JaagrutiOm Prakash SharmaHindi
1995GaddaarMr.GujralHindi
1995Hum DonoShreechandHindi
1995GundarajRaajbahadur alias Baba SahebHindi
1996ShastraMarathi
1996Himmat (1996 film)Tabu's Father Brij MohanHindi
1996Bhishma (1996 film)Rana SahebHindi
1996KrishnaBhujang Rao
1997YeshwantSalim ShaikhHindi
1997MrityudandTirpat SinghHindi
1997IshqKajol's UncleHindi
1998AakroshColonel/ChavanHindi
1998Do numbriSharmaHindi
1998Major SaabParshuram BihariHindi
1998Purani KabarHindi
1998Tu Tithe MeeMarathi
1998SalaakhenAdvocate Ashok PradhanHindi
1998Vinashak – DestroyerA.C.P. AmarHindi
1998GundaPoteHindi
1999GharabaherAnnasahebMarathi
1999VaastavBabbanrao Kadam (Home Minister)Hindi
1999Haseena Maan JaayegiPrem NathHindi
1999MunnibaiHindi
1999Rajaji (film)Pratap SinghHindi
1999Hogi Pyaar Ki JeetThakur Gajendra SinghHindi
1999Daag: The FirePurshotam JalanHindi
2000Beti No. 1Raghuveer YadavHindi
2000Daaku DilrubaHindi
2000BichhooKiran's dadHindi
2000KunwaraHindi
2000Daku Kali BhawaniHindi
2000Daku Ganga JamunaHindi
2000Daku RamkaliHindi
2000Apradhi Koun (2000)Principal DhawanHindi
2001Rupa Rani RamkaliHindi
2003Khanjar: The KnifeKumarHindi
2003BaghbanKhuber Desai, Hotel OwnerHindi
2003ZameenSenior Army OfficerHindi
2003GangaajalSadhu YadavHindi
2003Not Only Mrs. RautAdvocate Dada Vishnu DandavateMarathi
2004Garv: Pride and HonourAdvocate KulkarniHindi
2006Yanda Kartavya AaheManager PhatakMarathi
2007Janam Janam Ke SaathBhojpuri
2009DebuGadge MaharajMarathi
2009Be Dune Saade CharAnant KitturkarMarathi
2009AgnidivyaAnandrao DesaiMarathi
2012Mokla ShwaasMarathi
2012Dum Asel TarMarathi
2012Yedyanchi JatraMarathi
2014Love U Crazy GirlHindi
2015Deool BandSwami SamarthMarathi
2015Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar Marathi
2015Black HomeHindi
2015ShasanMarathi
2015Phera (post-production)Marathi
2015The Justice and the Bastards (announced)Hindi
2017Yeh Hai IndiaMinisterHindi
2017HameerJashwantGujarati
2017TabadalaBhojpuri
2018Mulshi Pattern SakhaMarathi[11]

Television

YearTitleRoleLanguageChannel
Abhi To Mein Jawan HuSony
2009AgnihotraChintamani AgnihotriMarathiStar Pravah
2010JamuniyaHindiImagine TV
2010-2011Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein[12]Nityanand TiwariHindiSTAR One
2010BhairobaMarathiSaam TV
2012Eka Lagnachi Dusri GoshtaShripad KaleMarathiZee Marathi
2012–2014Gunda Purush DevMahendra Deshmukh (Anna)MarathiETV Marathi
2013–2014Eka Laganachi Tisari GostDattaram BhauMarathiZee Marathi
03-August-2015Chala Hawa Yeu DyaGuestMarathiZee Marathi
28-March-2016Kahe Diya PardesMadhusudhan SawantMarathiZee Marathi

Theatre

  • Aasu Ani Hasu
  • Gadvach Lagna
  • God Gulabi
  • Goshta Janmantarichi
  • Kalam 302
  • Karti Kaljat Ghusali
  • Kuryat Sada Tingalam
  • Mi Revati Deshpande
  • Nath Ha Maajha
  • Nati Goti
  • Purush
  • Sangeet Mrichakatik
  • Sukhant
  • Tarun Turk Mhatare Ark
  • Double cross
  • Aaranyak

Awards

National Film Awards

See also

References

  1. Paranjpe, Shailendra (25 December 2012). "Anand Abhyankar was an ever-smiling man". DNA. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  2. "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  3. "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012.
  4. Gumaste, Sukirt D. (7 September 2009). "A common desire". Pune: DNA. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  5. "Mritydand -- The Death Sentence (1997)". Rediff.com. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  6. Joshi, Namrata (8 September 2003). "Gangaajal". Outlook India. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  7. Mathur, Barkha (14 November 2008). "'I enjoy working in Bhojpuri films'". Times of India. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  8. "Small is Big? Ask Mohan Joshi!". Times of India. 21 March 2010. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  9. "Mohan Joshi quits as president of Marathi theatre". Mid Day. Mumbai. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  10. Kalewar, Sulakshana (25 September 2005). "Behind the scenes". The Economic Times. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  11. Maheshwri, Neha (18 March 2011). "Mohan Joshi replaced!". Times of India. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
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