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Purbi Joshi

Purbi Joshi Indian actress

Indian actress
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Indian actress
Is Actor Voice actor
From India
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 19 August 1984, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age: 35 years
Star sign LeoLeo
Mother: Sarita Joshi
Siblings: Ketki Dave
The details

Purbi Joshi is an Indian television actress, television presenter, comedienne, and voice-dubbing actress.

She is best-known as the hostess of the award-winning comedy show Comedy Circus. The show is one of the longest running Television shows in India, and has made an entry in the Limca book of Records.

Her father, Pravin Joshi, is an actor-director, and here mother, Sarita Joshi, is a National Award-winning actress. Her sister, Ketki Dave, is also an actress in India. Growing up in a family of actors and artists, she got a head start in her acting career.

Television Career

Joshi began her career with modeling for well-known Indian brands like Happy Dent chewing gum, Nirma Washing Powder and Thompson Television. She then became host for a variety of Indian Television shows like Sajid No. 1, and The Great Indian Comedy Show.

In 2006, Joshi starred in the Television film Ghoom, alongside Gaurav Chopra. The film was a spoof of the 2004 hit film Dhoom. The film was produced by Runaway Productions, and distributed by MTV India.

In 2008, she won a celebrity talent competition, Mr. & Miss TV, and was crowned "Miss TV".

Film Career

In 2008, she had a small role in an independent film, Dasvidaniya. Her co-stars included well-known actors such as Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Rajat Kapoor, and Ranvir Shorey.

In 2011, she was cast in the lead role in the movie Damadamm, opposite Himesh Reshammiya.


  • Dasvidaniya (2008)
  • Sky ki umeed (2010)
  • Damadamm (2011)

Television Shows

  • Dishayen
  • Mr. & Ms. TV
  • Hamari Devrani
  • The Great Indian Comedy Show
  • Comedy Circus Kaante Ki Takkar
  • Comedy Circus - Chinchpokli To China
  • Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe
  • Comedy Circus - Maha Sangram
  • Kahani Comedy Circus Ki
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Article Title: Purbi Joshi: Indian actress - Biography and Life
Author(s): PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff
Website Title: PeoplePill
Publisher: PeoplePill
Article URL: https://peoplepill.com/people/purbi-joshi/
Publish Date: 14 Nov 2016
Date Accessed: 29 Mar 2020
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