Pallavi Joshi is an Indian film/television actress. In the 1980s & early 90s she acted in offbeat art films like `Rukmavati ki Haveli`, `Suraj ka Satvan Ghoda `, `Trishagni`, `Vanchit`, `Rihaee `, etc. She also played supporting character artiste roles as a sister or the heroine's friend in commercial big budget films like `Saudagar`, Panaah, Tehelka and Mujrim. She was nominated for 'Best Supporting Actress' at the Filmfare Awards for her role as a handicapped girl in `Andha Yudh` (1988).
She is married to Bollywood film maker Vivek Agnihotri. She is one of the few female Indian actors to have balanced her work on television as well as on the big screen. She appeared as Kasturba Gandhi in Shyam Benegal's `The Making of the Mahatma`, (1995). Her better known TV appearances were in `Mr. Yogi`, `Bharat Ek Khoj`, `Justujoo`, `Alpviram`, `Mriganayani` and `Imtihaan` and her most famous doordarshan serial has been `Aarohan`, a youth serial based on the Indian Navy. She has also played a lead role in "Rita", a Marathi film directed by Renuka Shahane, alongside Jackie Shroff.
She is the sister of child actor Master Alankar (Joshi). Pallavi, born into a highly creative family, started performing on Marathi stage at an early age. She acted in Hindi & Marathi films like `Badla` & `Aadmi Sadak Ka` as a child artiste. She was noticed in particular for her portrayal of a blind child who reforms a notorious gangster in `Dada` (1979).