Sarita Joshi (Born 1943) is an Indian stage, television and film actress. She is the daughter of Gujarati actress Jamnaben Thakkar and Marathi stage director Haribabu Joshi. She began acting on stage at the age of nine and is a veteran of stage in Gujarati and Marathi theatre and also Marathi movies.
Joshi is best known for portraying a tough yet fair matriarch in the household hit serial Baa Bahoo Aur Baby which stopped on 28 March 2009 for a temporary seasonal break but was renewed back recently on popular demand. In 2009 Joshi played in the serial Kuchh Kook Hota Hai as Rani on 9X. Joshi also portrayed Abhishek Bachchan's mother in Guru directed by filmmaker Mani Ratnam. She also played a central character in the 2008 movie Dasvidaniya. Out of all the mediums she holds a special corner for theater and stage performances. She claims that the joy of performing on stage is any time better than anything else and that theater will always be her first love.
Joshi was married to theatre director Praveen Joshi. She is the mother of actresses Ketki Dave who plays the role of Daksha in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and of Purbi Joshi who appears on Comedy Circus as a host.