Rasika Joshi was an established actress and served in many Hindi and Marathi entertainment assignments. She was born to a Brahmin Marathi family and married to Mr. Girish Joshi who is also a notable name in Marathi film industry. She died on 7 July 2011 due the suffering from leukemia.
She initiated as theatre actress and started her carrier with Lata Narvekar’s Marathi play and ended with Ram Gopal Verma’s Hindi movie Not a
. She was the part of many commercial successes like Gayab, Vastu Shashtra, Billu etc. She got engaged with Ram Gopal Verma in a work assignment of
Ek Hasina Thi
and got noticed by him. Thereafter she became his favorite and worked in many of his Hindi films.
For TV, she became the well known for Marathi assignments Prapanch, Ghadlay Bighadlay and Bua Alaa. She had also appeared in Ekta Kapoor’s Bandini where she portrayed the negative role of Tara Fui. The Serial narrated the story of a poor village girl who faced a lot of problems. Everything in her life had been fixed by the America returned queen Mohsina. The show aired on NDTV Imagine and produced under the banner of Balaji Telefilms.
In theatre, she wrote, directed, and acted in plays like White Lily & Night Rider which bagged many awards for her along with co-actor