Sharman Joshi (born 28 April 1979) is an Indian film and theatre actor. Sharman has acted, produced, and directed stage plays in English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati languages, but is majorly known for his work in Bollywood. He made his acting debut in Godmother (1999). He made his debut as a co-lead actor in the Bollywood (Hindi) film Style (2001); this was followed by supporting roles in hit films such as Rang De Basanti (2006), Golmaal (2006), Life in a... Metro (2007),
3 Idiots (2009), Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012), Hate Story 3 (2015) and Mission Mangal (2019). He has played a lead role in the Bollywood movies Kaashi in Search of Ganga (2018) and 3 Storeys. He is best known for his role as Raju Rastogi in the movie 3 Idiots. He made his digital debut with Balaji Telefilms 's production Baarish (web series) in 2019 as the male lead opposite to Asha Negi.