Born/Date of Birthday: 4 April 1969
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation: Actor, model, producer
Spouse: Vivek Agnihotri (m. 1997)
Siblings: Alankar Joshi, Padmashree Joshi
Parents: Sushma Joshi, Madhusudan Joshi
Pallavi Joshi (born 4 April 1969) is an Indian film and television actress. She is a recipient of Special Jury Award and Best Supporting Actress at the National Film Awards.
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 had 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 also had won a Best Supporting Actress at the 67th National Film Awards for her performance in The Tashkent Files.
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).
2022 The Kashmir Files as Radhika Menon
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
1996 Aarohan (The Ascent) (TV series)
1995 Imtihaan (TV show)
1994 Woh Chokri (TV movie) as Afsara / Dulari / Tunni
1994 Ilayum Mullum as Santha - Malayalam
1994 Insaniyat as Munni
1993 Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda as Lily
1993 Meri Pyari Nimmo
1992 Talaash (TV show)
1992 Tahalka as Julie
1992 Panaah as Mamta
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
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 Saxena/Srivastav
1985 Dikri Chhali sasariye (Gujarati)
1984 Hum Bachhey Hindustan Ke (Child Artiste)
1981 Khoon Ki Takkar (Child Artiste)
1980 Allakh Na Otle (Gujarati)
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 Badla (Marathi)
1973 Naag Mere Sathi
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