Pallavi Joshi Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, & More

Pallavi Joshi is an Indian actress, writer, and film producer who mainly works in Hindi movies and television shows. She has been a part of the Hindi film industry for a long time. Throughout her career in both films and TV, Joshi has received several awards, including three National Film Awards, and even earned a nomination for the Filmfare Awards.

One of her notable performances was in the movie Andha Yudh, where Pallavi received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Filmfare Awards in 1988. Her exceptional acting in this film left a lasting impression on the audience. Moreover, she was honored with the Special Jury Prize at the National Film Awards. Following this recognition, Pallavi Joshi continued to showcase her talent in various television serials and films. Pallavi is widely recognized for her contributions to TV serials like Bharat Ek Khoj, Mr Yogi, Justajoo, Alpaviram, as well as films such as Woh Chokri. Her versatility and skill have made her a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

Pallavi Joshi Biography

Pallavi Joshi also took on supporting roles in big-budget films, with Saudagar being one notable example. Additionally, she is married to the well-known director Vivek Agnihotri. In 2022, Pallavi gained attention for her role in the movie Kashmir Files, where she portrayed the negative character of Professor Radhika Menon.

Joshi’s career diversified as she ventured into television, earning acclaim and popularity for her roles in esteemed Doordarshan shows such as Talaash (1992), Aarohan (1996-1997), Alpviram (1998), and Justujoo (2002-2004). In recent times, she has primarily collaborated with her husband, director Vivek Agnihotri. Notably, they worked together on films like The Tashkent Files (2019) and The Kashmir Files (2022), both of which she co-produced. Her performances in these films earned her two National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress.

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Personal Information

Real Name Pallavi Joshi
Nickname AKA Pallavi
DOB (Date of Birth) 4 April 1969 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 55 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra India
Religion Hinduism


School High School
College/ University Hansraj College
Education Qualifications Graduation in Digital Media

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 3”
Meter 1.60 m
Centimeters 160 cm
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 34-30-36

Family Information

Father Name Madhusudan Joshi
Mother Name Late Sushma Joshi (Singer)
Siblings Brother- Alankar Joshi (Actor)
Marital Status Married
Husband Vivek Agnihotri (Director)
Children Son- 1
Daughter- 1


Boyfriend N/A


Profession Actor, Model, Producer
Net Worth $5 Million


Color Green and Blue
Food Karaikudi Curry
Drink Chaach from Haryana
Actor/Actress Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Shahrukh Khan, Smita Patil
Songs Satranga (From “ANIMAL”) Arijit Singh, Shreyas Puranik, Siddharth-Garima.
Movies Veer-Zaara
Hobbies Reading, YouTubing, Travelling
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Pallavi Joshi Young Age Picture
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Pallavi Joshi With her Husband Picture
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Pallavi Joshi With her Children Picture
Pallavi Joshi With her Mother Picture
Pallavi Joshi With her Mother Picture
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Pallavi Joshi With her Brother Picture
Pallavi Joshi With her boyfriend Picture
Pallavi Joshi With her boyfriend Picture


Pallavi Joshi’s father is named Madhusudan Joshi, and her mother, Late Sushma Joshi, sadly, is no longer with us. She also has a brother named Alankar Joshi. Alankar Joshi, who gained recognition as a child actor in the 80s and 90s, established his own identity in Bollywood during that time. As for Pallavi’s own family, she has children, but their names have not been disclosed to the public. Pallavi Joshi is married to Vivek Agnihotri, who is her husband.


Pallavi Joshi was born on 4th April 1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. As of 2024, she is 55 years old.


Pallavi Joshi received her education from Hansraj College and Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya. She completed her graduation in Digital Media.

Height and Weight

She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and has a weight of 65 kg.

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Pallavi Joshi is married to Indian filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri, and together, they have two children. The story of their relationship was shaped by fate. Despite not initially knowing each other, the connection between Vivek Agnihotri and Pallavi Joshi was established through mutual friends. Additionally, Pallavi is the sister of child actor Master Alankar (Joshi).


Pallavi Joshi embarked on her stage career at a young age, making her debut as a child artist in movies like Badla and Aadmi Sadak Ka. In the film Dada (1979), she took on the challenging role of a blind child who transforms a notorious gangster. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, she appeared in art films such as Rukmavati Ki Haveli, Suraj ka Satvan Ghoda, Trishagni (1988), Vanchit, Bhujangayyana Dashavathara (1991), and Rihaee. Pallavi also played supporting character roles, portraying the heroine’s sister or friend in commercial big-budget films like Saudagar, Panaah, Tehelka, and Mujrim.

Her noteworthy performance as a disabled girl in Andha Yudh (1988) earned her a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Pallavi Joshi won the National Film Award – Special Jury Award (Feature Film) for her role in Woh Chokri (1992). She received the Excellence in Cinema Award at the 7th Global Film Festival in Noida. Additionally, she portrayed Kasturba Gandhi in Shyam Benegal’s The Making of the Mahatma (1995).

Pallavi has also made contributions to regional cinema, playing the central character ‘Shantha’ in the critically acclaimed Malayalam movie Ilayum Mullum (1994) and a pivotal role in the Kannada film Bhujangayyana Dashavathara (1991), directed by Lokesh. In the Marathi film Rita, directed by Renuka Shahane, she took on a lead role. Besides her film career, Pallavi Joshi hosted the singing competition Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L’il Champs on Zee Marathi. Additionally, she acted alongside Madhavan in the thriller Yeh Kahaan AA Gaye Hum, which unfortunately was halted abruptly.

Net Worth

Pallavi Joshi is recognized as one of the wealthiest film producers in India. As per our analysis, information from Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider indicates that Pallavi Joshi’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of 2024.

Films List

Film Role Notes Language Year
Naag Mere Sathi Child artist Hindi 1973
Badla Pallavi Marathi 1976
Khamma Mara Veera Asha Gujarati  
Rakshabandhan Hindi  
Aadmi Sadak Ka Pinky Hindi 1977
Daku Aur Mahatma Vandana Hindi  
Maa Dikri Gujarati  
Dream Girl Pallavi Hindi  
Ankh Ka Tara Makhan Hindi 1978
Chor Ki Dadhi Main Tinka Hindi  
Dost Asaava Tar Asa Pinky Marathi  
Chhota Baap Hindi  
Madi Na Jaaya Gujarati  
Dada Munni Hindi 1979
Parakh Gujarati  
Allakh Na Otle Gujarati 1980
Mohabbat Hindi  
Khoon Ki Takkar Hindi 1981
Hum Bachhey Hindustan Ke Hindi 1984
Dikri Chhali Sasariye Gujarati 1985
Vanchit Gujarati  
Amrit Sunita Saxena Hindi 1986
Kab Tak Pukaroon Hindi  
Insaaf Ki Awaaz Jyoti Azaad Hindi  
Ek Kahaani Hindi  
Susman Chinna Hindi 1987
Theertham Sreedevi Malayalam  
Buniyaad Ranno Hindi  
Andha Yudh Saroj Hindi 1988
Agent 777 Hindi  
Subah Hone Tak Hindi  
Rihaee Special appearance Hindi  
Zanjeeren Hindi  
Trishagni Iti Hindi  
Guru Dakshina Hindi 1989
Beauty Queen Hindi  
Daata Shanti Hindi  
Mujrim Sunanda Bose  
Vanchit Hindi 1990
Kroadh Salma A. Khan Hindi  
Bhujangayyana Dashavathara Kannada 1991
Jhoothi Shaan Kaveri Hindi  
Rukmavati Ki Haveli Padma Hindi  
Saudagar Amla Hindi  
Mangni Hindi 1992
Priya Bengali  
Panaah Mamta Hindi  
Tahalka Julie Hindi  
Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda Hindi Lily  
Meri Pyari Nimmo Hindi 1993
Ilayum Mullum Santha Malayalam 1994
Insaniyat Munni Hindi  
Woh Chokri Afsara / Dulari / Tunni National Film Award – Special Jury Award Hindi  
The Making of the Mahatma Kasturba Gandhi Hindi 1996
Chocolate TV film Hindi 1999
Rita Rita Marathi 2009
Prem Mhanje Prem Mhanje Prem Asta Marathi 2013
Buddha in a Traffic Jam Sheetal Batki Hindi 2016
The Tashkent Files Aiysha Ali Shah National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress Hindi 2019
The Kashmir Files Professor Radhika Menon National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress Hindi 2022
The Vaccine War Dr. Priya Abraham Hindi 2023

Television List

Film Role Language Year
Katha Sagar Hindi 1986
Bharat Ek Khoj Ratna/Kannaki/Seeta/Mallika/Shakuntala/Atri Hindi 1988-1989
Mr. Yogi Bride Marathi 1989
Mrignayanee Hindi 1991
Talaash Junglee Hindi 1992
Jeevan Mrityu Title of Zee Horror Show Hindi 1993
Adalat Hindi 1993-1994
Imtihaan Hindi 1996
Aarohan Cadet Nikita Sachdev Hindi 1996-1997
Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum Hindi 1996
Alpviram Amrita Marathi 1998
Justujoo Leela Sharma Hindi 2002
Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko Reva Kapoor Hindi 2004
Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai Devika Gaikwad “Aai”, Kalyani and Ketaki’s mother Hindi 2015-16
Peshwa Bajirao Tarabai Marathi 2017
Grahan Rama Podar/Vasudha Nevrekar/Chandni Sharanpani Marathi 2018
The Kashmir Files: Unreported Hindi

Awards List

Award Category Result Fiim Year
Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated Andha Yudh 1989
National Film Awards Special Jury Award (Feature Film) Won Woh Chokri 1994
Best Supporting Actress Won The Tashkent Files 2021
Won The Kashmir Files 2023

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