Sonalika Joshi Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Sonalika Joshi is an Indian television actress. She is known for playing the role of Madhavi Bhide in India’s longest-running sitcom television series ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ (2008).

Wiki/Biography

Sonalika Sameer Joshi was born on Saturday, 5 June 1976 (age 47 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Sonalika Joshi's childhood photo

Sonalika Joshi’s childhood photo

She did her schooling at Miranda High School, Kolkata, West Bengal. Later, she pursued a B. A. in History, Fashion Designing & Theatre at the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Sonalika Joshi

Family

She belongs to a Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

Her father, Padmakar Kulkarni, is a poet. His mother, Pratibha Kulkarni, is a poetess. She has a brother. Her sister’s name is Pallavi Bodas.

Sonalika Joshi's parents

Sonalika Joshi’s parents

Sonalika Joshi with her siblings

Sonalika Joshi with her siblings

Husband & Children

On 2 December 2001, she got married to Sameer Joshi. She has a daughter named Arya Joshi.

Sonalika Joshi with her husband and daughter

Sonalika Joshi with her husband and daughter

Other Relatives

Her maternal aunt Archana Kanhere is a renowned Indian classical singer.

A picture of Sonalika Joshi's maternal aunt

A picture of Sonalika Joshi’s maternal aunt

Career

Theatre

Joshi started her career as a theatre artist. She has performed in various Marathi theatre plays like Baiko Asun Shejari, Wadhta Wadhta Wadhe, Bol Bachchan, and Choukon.

Film

She has appeared in a few Marathi films like ‘Zuluk’ (2005) and ‘Waras Sarech Saras’ (2006).

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Zuluk

Zuluk

TV

Marathi

At the beginning of her acting career, she appeared in various Zee Marathi TV serials like ‘Eka Shwasache Antar’ and ‘Paoos Yeta Yeta.’

A still of Sonalika Joshi from the TV series Eka Shwasache Antar

A still of Sonalika Joshi from the TV series Eka Shwasache Antar

Some of her other Zee Marathi TV serials are ‘Aakash Peltana’ (2003; Zee Marathi), and ‘Gahire Paani’ (2005).

Hindi

She has also appeared in Zee TV’s Hindi serials ‘Mohandas B.A.L.L.B.’ (1997) and ‘Parrivaar – Kartavya Ki Pariksha’ (2007).

A still of Sonalika Joshi from the TV series Mohandas B A L L B

A still of Sonalika Joshi from the TV series Mohandas B A L L B

However, she came into the limelight with SAB TV’s Hindi sitcom ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ (2008) in which she played the role of Madhavi “Madhu” Aatmaram Bhide.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Other Work

In 2021, she appeared as a guest in a few Hindi TV shows like ‘India’s Best Dancer’ and ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati.’ She has worked as a model in various photoshoots.

Sonalika Joshi's picture from a photoshoot

Sonalika Joshi’s picture from a photoshoot

She has also worked in print ads for various brands.

Sonalika Joshi in an ad

Sonalika Joshi in an ad

Awards

  • 2019: Nominated by Indian Telly Awards for Best Actress in a Comic Role in the Hindi TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
  • 2019: Won Indian Telly Award Best Ensemble (Fiction) in the Hindi TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
  • 2022: Nominated by Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Comic Role (Jury) for the Hindi TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
  • 2023: Nominated by Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Comic Role for the Hindi TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
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Car Collection

MG Hector Sharp 1.5 DCT

Sonalika Joshi with her car

Sonalika Joshi with her car

Favourites

  • Resort: Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa

Facts/Trivia

  • Her family and friends lovingly call her Mau and Sona.
  • She has started her self-titled YouTube channel on which she uploads vlogs and a few other videos.
    Sonalika Joshi's YouTube channel

    Sonalika Joshi’s YouTube channel

  • In her leisure time, she loves to sing, cook food, read spiritual books, listen to music, and travel to different places.

  • She is an avid animal lover and often shares pictures with animals on her social media accounts.
    Sonalika Joshi with a dog

    Sonalika Joshi with a dog

  • Sonalika is a spiritual person and often visits various temples.
    Sonalika Joshi in a temple

    Sonalika Joshi in a temple

  • On her Instagram account, she often uploads her lip-sync and dance videos.
  • In 2020, she did a course in reiki, a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation.
    Sonalika Joshi's Instagram post about her reiki course

    Sonalika Joshi’s Instagram post about her reiki course

  • To remain fit, she regularly practices yoga.
    Sonalika Joshi doing Yoga

    Sonalika Joshi doing Yoga

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