Sonalika Joshi is an Indian television actress. She is better known for her character of Madhavi Bhide in India’s longest running sitcom television series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Joshi has acted in theatre plays like Baiko Asun Shejari, Wadhta Wadhta Wadhe, Bol Bachchan, Choukon etc early in her life. Later on she did Marathi TV serials like Paus Yeta Yeta, Kimayagar, Mahashweta, Nayak, Ek Shwasache Antar, Jagnavegali etc and TV commercials as a successful actress. With a career spanning theatre, television, and films, she has showcased her versatility and ability to bring characters to life. She also started her own YouTube channel where she shares her vlogs. Sonalika has around 7K subscribers on her channel.

Birth Name

Sonalika Joshi


Mau, Sona





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sonalika Joshi was born on the 5th of June 1976, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


She’s currently 48 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Indian ancestry.




Joshi completed her schooling at Miranda High School, Kolkata, West Bengal, and completed B.A. with History Fashion Designing & Theatre from University of Mumbai, Mumbai

Family Details

  • Father – Padmakar Kulkarni (Poet)
  • Mother – Pratibha Kulkarni (Poetess)
  • Siblings – Pallavi Bodas (Sister)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Sonalika Joshi has dated –

  • Sameer Joshi – On 2 December 2001, Joshi is married to Sameer Joshi and has one daughter, Arya Joshi.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.60 m


  • In Kilograms – 65 kg
  • In Pounds – 143 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-32-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 32 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34D

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 6.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Sonalika became known after appearing as a talented and versatile actress who has made a significant impact in the Indian entertainment industry. Recognized for her portrayal of Madhavi Bhide in the popular television sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Sonalika has won the hearts of audiences with her impeccable comedic timing and natural acting skills. Joshi has appeared as a model in a few photoshoots.

Film Debut

In 2005, Joshi had her first film onscreen role in the movie Zuluk as Teju.

Television Debut

In 2003, Sonalika landed her first role in television by appearing as Cameo appearance (Rama and Naina) in the series, Aakash Peltana.

Sonalika Joshi Net worth

Sonalika Joshi has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonalika Joshi

  • Sonalika Joshi is an Indian television actress. At the beginning of her career, she performed in various Marathi theatre plays like Baiko Asun Shejari, Wadhta Wadhta Wadhe, Bol Bachchan, and Choukon.
  • She has acted in a few Hindi TV serials such as ‘Mohandas B.A.L.L.B.’ (1997) and ‘Parrivaar – Kartavya Ki Pariksha’ (2007), which aired on Zee TV.
  • Sonalika has also appeared in a few Marathi TV serials like ‘Eka Shwasache Antar,’ ‘Paoos Yeta Yeta,’ ‘Aakash Peltana,’ and ‘Gahire Paani,’ which aired on Zee Marathi.
  • She is known for appearing in one of India’s longest-running sitcom television series ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ which aired on SAB TV. Since 2008, she is playing Madhavi Bhide in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah opposite Mandar Chandwadkar.
  • In 2015, she hosted the fourth season of SAB Ke Anokhe Awards. She has also acted in various Marathi films such as ‘Zuluk’ and ‘Waras Sarech Saras’.
  • Sonalika also shared lip-sync and dance videos on her Instagram account. On her self-titled YouTube channel, she uploads her vlogs


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