Poonam is a graduate in History from Pune University. Born On October 23rd, 1980, she converted to Buddhism as she grew up and her mentor is Japanese Sensei Ijakeda. She is a huge fan of Shahrukh Khan. Her favourite TV actors are
. Poonam says that her biggest fan is her mother.
Poonam Joshi plays the role of Rishika’s Bhabhi in the serial of the same name i.e. Bhabhi. Earlier she quit from the popular daily soap of Balaji productions, Kahiin To Hoga, out of her own choice. In this serial she played the role of a simpleton Mehek. In sharp contrast she portrayed a negative character of a possessive lover in Woh Rehne Wali Mehlon Ki. She featured in the cult show,
Sasural Genda Phool
of the same channel, Star Plus. One of her earlier roles was also that of Chavi in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki. Her last role before a break was of Dr.Nishi in Saat Phere aired on Zee TV.
All set to comeback in a big way, Poonam will play a major role in Imagine Film Farm’s next venture. This serial is named Kashi-Ab Na Rahe Tera Kaagaz Kora. Poonam will play the role of Kashi’s bua. Jannat is playing the role of Kashi. Poonam will be working in a serial with a rural backdrop for the first time.
Acting flows in her family as she is related to Sherman Joshi. He is her cousin.