Pallavi Joshi (born 4 April 1969) is an Indian film and television actress. She is a recipient of Special Jury Award at the National Film Awards.
|Born||4 April 1969 50) (age|
|Occupation||Actor, model, producer|
Pallavi started performing on stage at an early age. She acted in films like Badla and Aadmi Sadak Ka as a child artiste. She played a blind child who reforms a notorious gangster in Dada (1979).
In the 1980s and early 1990s she acted in art films like Rukmavati Ki Haveli, Suraj ka Satvan Ghoda, Trishagni (1988), Vanchit, Bhujangayyana Dashavathara (1991) and Rihaee. She also played supporting character roles as a sister or the heroine's friend in commercial big budget films including Saudagar, Panaah, Tehelka and Mujrim. She was nominated for 'Best Supporting Actress' at the Filmfare Awards for her role as a handicapped girl in Andha Yudh (1988). She also won a Special Jury Award at the 41st National Film Awards for Woh Chokri (1992). She is also the recipient of the Excellence In Cinema Award at the 7th Global Film Festival, Noida.
She subsequently hosted a televised singing competition Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L'il Champs on Zee Marathi. She appeared as Kasturba Gandhi in Shyam Benegal's The Making of the Mahatma, (1995).
Her TV appearances include Mr Yogi, Bharat Ek Khoj, Justajoo, Alpviram, Mriganayani, Talash and Imtihaan and her most famous Doordarshan serial has been Aarohan, a youth serial based on the navy. Justajoo was a weekly serial on Zee TV in 2002, which also starred Harsh Chhaya and Arpita Pandey. She acted with Madhavan in a thriller titled Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum, which was stopped abruptly.
She has also played a lead role in Rita, a Marathi film directed by Renuka Shahane. She is also a producer of Marathi serials and has produced serials including Asambhav and Anubandh on Zee Marathi.
She has played the central character Shantha in the critically acclaimed Malayalam movie Ilayum Mullum, directed by K. P. Sasi in 1994 and a pivotal role in the Kannada film Bhujangayyana Dashavathara (1991) enacted and directed by Lokesh.
She appeared as an anchor for Zee Antakshari and Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L'il Champs. She also did some episodes of Rishtey, aired on Zee TV during 1999 and 2001.
Pallavi Joshi was nominated as a member of Film and Television Institute of India society, but she refused to take up the position in view of the students' protest against appointment of actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as the chief of the institute's governing council.
She is married to Indian film maker Vivek Agnihotri and has two children. She is the sister of child actor Master Alankar (Joshi).
- 2019 The Tashkent Files as Aiysha Ali Shah
- 2017 Grahan as Rama
- 2017 Peshwa Bajirao as Tarabai
- 2016 Buddha in a Traffic Jam
- 2015-16 Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai (TV series)
- 2013 Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta
- 2009 Rita as Rita
- 2004 Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko (TV series)
- 2002 Justajoo (TV series)
- 1999 Chocolate (TV Movie)
- 1998 Alpviram as Amrita
- 1996 Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum (TV Series)
- 1996 The Making of the Mahatma as Kasturba Gandhi
- 1995 Imtihaan (TV show)
- 1994 Woh Chokri (TV movie) as Afsara / Dulari / Tunni
- 1994 Ilayum Mullum as Santha
- 1994 Insaniyat as Munni
- 1993 Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda as Lily
- 1993 Meri Pyari Nimmo
- 1993 Aarohan (The Ascent) (TV series)
- 1992 Talaash (TV show)
- 1992 Tahalka as Julie
- 1992 Priya
- 1992 Panaah as Mamta
- 1992 Mangni
- 1991 Rukmavati Ki Haveli
- 1991 Jhoothi Shaan as Kaveri
- 1991 Saudagar as Amla
- 1991 Bhujangayyana Dashavathara|Kannada
- 1991 Mrignayanee (TV series)
- 1990 Kroadh as Salma A. Khan
- 1990 Vanchit
- 1989 Mr. Yogi (TV series) as Bride
- 1989 Mujrim as Sunanda Bose
- 1989 Daata as Shanti
- 1989 Guru Dakshina
- 1988 Trishagni as Iti
- 1988 Andha Yudh
- 1988 Rihaee (Special appearance)
- 1988 Agent 777
- 1988 Subah Hone Tak
- 1987 Andha Yudh as Saroj
- 1985 Susman as Chinna
- 1987 Theertham as Sreedevi
- 1986 Insaaf Ki Awaaz
- 1986 Amrit as Sunita Srivastav
- 1985 Dikri Chhali sasariye (Gujarati)
- 1985 Vanchit
- 1984 Hum Bachhey Hindustan Ke (Child Artiste)
- 1981 Khoon Ki Takkar (Child Artiste)
- 1980 Allakh Na Otle (Gujarati)
- 1980 Mohabbat
- 1979 Parakh
- 1979 Dada as Munni (Child Artiste)
- 1978 Chhota Baap
- 1978 Madi Na Jaaya (Gujarati)
- 1977 Aadmi Sadak Ka as Pinki (Child Artists)
- 1977 Chor Ki Dadhi Main Tinka
- 1977 Dost Asaava Tar Asa (Marathi)
- 1977 Ankh Ka Tara
- 1977 Dream Girl as Pallavi (Child Artiste)
- 1977 Daku Aur Mahatma
- 1977 Maa Dikri (Gujarati)
- 1976 Khamma Mara Veera (Gujarati)
- 1976 Rakshabandhan
- 1976 Badla (Marathi)
- 1973 Naag Mere Sathi
- Sandhi Anatakshari (Anchor) on Zee TV
- Pallavi Joshi at IAmBuddha.net
- "41st National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
- "41st National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
- "Never say die". Tribune India. Retrieved 9 June 2002.
- "Woman on the prowl". The Times Of India. Retrieved 3 February 2002.
- "Man uninterrupted". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
- Archived 17 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
- "Language, no bar for Pallavi Joshi". Times of India. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
- "FTII row: Pallavi Joshi quits in solidarity with students". The Hindu. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.