Dilip Joshi is a very popular television actor in India. He belongs to the Gujarati family of Porbandar. Joshi became a household name with the comedy role of Jethalal in the serial ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’. Check out more about Dilip Joshi (Jethalal) from the given article.
Dilip Joshi Age
Actor Dilip Joshi (aka Jethalal) was born on Sunday, 26th May 1968 (age 51 years old; as of 2020). She belongs to the Gujarati Brahmin family of village Gosa, Porbandar, India. Currently, he lives with his family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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|Dilip Joshi Bio-data|
|Real Name||Dilip Joshi|
|Known Name||Jethalal Gada|
|Birth date||26 May 1968 (Sunday)|
|Age||51 years (as of 2020)|
|Debut Appearance||Bollywood Film: Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)|
Gujarati Film: Hun Hunshi Hunshilal (1992)
TV: Hum Panchhi Ek Dal Ke
|Famous For||Jethalal Champaklal Gada in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Political Interest||BJP (Bharatiya Janta Party)|
|Height(Approx)||In feet: 5′ 5″|
In centimeter: 165 cm
In meter: 1.65 m
|Weight(Approx)||In kilogram: 75 Kg|
In grams: 165 LBS
|Family Background, Education|
|Father Name||Name Not Known|
|Mother Name||Name Not Known|
|Siblings:||Name Not Known|
|Born Place||Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India|
|Current City||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College||Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Favourite Things & Assets|
|Favourite Food||Gujarati Food, Dhokla|
|Bike Collection||Not Known|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|Social Media Accounts|
Dilip Joshi is a very popular actor from Porbandar, Gujrat, India. He mostly works in the television serials and Indian films. He was born into the brahmin family of Gujrat, India. She completed his schooling from the hometown and then did graduation from Mumbai.
Dilip was very interested in arts like acting and speaking since childhood. He started acting in child plays at the age of 12 years. During college, Dilip was a part of a college theater group and received INT’s best actor award twice.
In 1989, Dilip Joshi got his first breakthrough with the role of Ramu in Salman Khan starer movie Maine Pyaar Kiya. Next, he featured in the hit films like Ham Aapke Hai Kaun, Khiladi 420, Dil Tumhara Hai, and many more.
Dilip made his first television debut with the serial Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke. Next, he did important roles in the serials like Hum Sab Ek Hain, Subh Mangal Savdhan and Agadam, Bagdam, Tigdam, and Meri Biwi Wonderful.
In 2008, Dilip Joshi got the lead role of Jethalal in the popular television sitcom ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah‘ opposite to Disha Vakani (aka Daya Jethalal). He received massive popularity with the role of Jethalal Gada.
Dilip is married to Jaymala and has two children. Currently, he lives with his family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Dilip Joshi (Jethalal) Family, Caste & Religion
Dilip Joshi was born on 26th May 1968 into the Gujrati family. He was born into the village Gosa which is 10 km away from the Porbandar. He spent most of his childhood and teenage with his family and then moved to Mumbai. There is not much known about his parent’s names or siblings.
Dilip Joshi is a very religious personality and believes in Hinduism. He holds Indian nationality and is brahmin by caste. He follows BAPS, a Swaminarayan organization. Currently, Dilip Joshi lives with his family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Dilip Joshi Wife, Children & Marriage
Dilip Joshi is married to Jaymala in the early ’90s. He has two children daughter Neeyati Joshi and son Ritwik Joshi. Currently, he resides with the full family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Dilip Joshi was born and brought up in the Gujarati brahmin family. He attended the local school in his home town. He got enrolled in Wilson’s College Mumbai and then moved to Narsee Munjee Commerce College. Dilip completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce.
Dilip was very enthusiastic about acting since boyhood. He started acting in child plays at the age of 12 years. He joined the theater academy of Namdev Lahute. His first childhood was “Aie Ranchood Rangeela” and used to be a statue in that drama.
During college, Dilip Joshi used to be a part of college plays and theater groups. While college, he got Indian National Theater’s Best Actor Award twice. He received awards for the plays which are directed by Raju Joshi and Niraj Vora.
He did acting in various theater plays but never had a thought to pursue a full time acting career. In 1988. real Tarak Mehta converted a Marathi language drama into Gujrati, titled ‘Sakha Sahiyara‘ which became very hit. He got a role in it and did more than 300 shows of ‘Sakha Sahuyara’.
Dilip Joshi made his first acting debut in the film Maine Pyaar Kyu Kiya and played the very small role of Ramu in it. He became a part of the Gujarati film Hu Hunshi Hunshilal in 1992. Dilip became a part of a famous movie Hum Aapke Hai Kaun.
Next, he did acting in the television serial Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Voh and played the role of Vasu. In 1997, Dilip Joshi starred in the serials like Kya Baat Hai, Daal Mein Kaala, Kora Kagaz, and Do Aur Do Paanch.
After then, Dilip featured in the films like Sar Aakhon Par(1998), Phir Bhi Dil Hindustani(2000), and Khiladi 420(2000). Subsequently, he played the role of Sohan Khachroo in the hindi tv serial Hum Sab Ek Hain and Balkrishna in Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen.
During 2001-02, Dilip acted in films like One 2 Ka 4, Humraaz and Dil Hai Tumhara. At the same time, he also became a part of tv serials Rishtey-The Love Stories, Subh Mangal Savadhan, and Meri Biwi Wonderful.
Career from 2004
In 2004, Dilip Joshi made an appearance in the tv serials like Aaj Ke Shrimaan Shrimati, Kudkudiya House No 43, Hum Sab Baraati, and Bhagwan Bachaye Inko. He also made a guest appearance in the serials C.I.D. Special Bureau and FIR.
In 2008, Dilip Joshi starred in the two Hindi films Firaaq and Don Muthu Swami. The same year, he started playing the main lead role of Jethalal Champaklal Gada in a television sitcom ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’.
Dilip Joshi became very famous with the role of Jethalal along with Daya became very famous across India. He received number of awards of Best Comic Actor including Zee Gold Awards, Lion Gold Awards, and Indian Television Academy Awards.
Apart from acting in tv serials and films, he has also made his appearance in the advertisements of popular brands.
Facts of Dilip Joshi
Does Dilip smoke?: No
Does Dilip drinks alcohol?: No
When Dilip got an offer for the lead role of Jethalal in TMKOC, he rejected it as he was busy with another serial of Sahara One. But later, that project got stopped and Dilip joined Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
He is a pure vegetarian. He mostly eats homemade food even during shooting time.
Actor Dilip Joshi became joined the campaign of Bharatiya Janta Pary (BJP) while Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018.
Jethalal (Dilip) is a very popular personality on the internet and social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
His official twitter is ‘ @dilipjoshie ‘.
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