Mohan Joshi, the veteran Indian film and television actor, has been honoured with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave award for his contribution to theatre on November 5, 2017. He was honoured with the award at a ceremony held in Sangli on the eve of Marathi Rangbhumi Din. Joshi has acted in a number of Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Kannada films, besides in plays. The award is conferred in memory of Vishnudas Bhave, the founder of Marathi theatre. The award includes a trophy, a citation and a cash of Rs 25,000.