Dilip Joshi Biography, Age, Height, Weight, History, Family, Net Worth, Friends, Relationship, Best Photos, and more 2021.

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Name: Dilip Joshi

Profession: Actor

Personal Bio/Wiki:

Full Name:Dilip Joshi
Famous as:Jethalal
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Birthday:26 May 1968
First Movie:
Maine Pyar Kiya
Marriage Date:Not Known

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Who is Dilip Joshi? about Actor

Dilip Josi is an Indian TV Serial Actor who has worked in TV serials for a long time. He was born on 26 May 19698 in Gosa, Porbandar, Gujarat in India. He is most famous for his TV serial ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah‘ with the character of Jethalal which he has been playing since 2008. 

He first time acted in front of a mass when he was 12 in a drama in his village. Since his childhood, he wanted to become an actor. He has an educational qualification of B.com from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. While doing B.Com, he got Indian National Theatre’s Best Actor Awards twice. 

Life History/Career Path of Dilip Joshi:

He was born on 26 May 1968 in Porbandar, Gujarat. He is an actor since his childhood. He acted for the first time in front of a mass when he was just 12. He played a 7 minutes role in a drama in his village. He actually wanted to be a theatre artist. 

He was a struggling actor as he used to get INR 50 for playing a role. He studied in Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, and has a qualification of B.COM. While doing B.COM he also used to do theatre. Although he won Indian National Theatre’s Best Actor Award twice. After doing several theatres, he debuted in Bollywood movies in Salman Khan’s Maine Pyar Kiya(1989). But he was not paid any attention there. He almost played 15 movies, but he did not get any attention.

Later on, he went into TV Serials. He debuted in serials in Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke. Then, he cast in other tv serials such as C.I.D Special Bureau, F.I.R, Agadam Bagdam Tigdam, etc. He was not stable anywhere. In 2007, he was jobless for a whole year. It was a very struggling and worst day of his life. But after signing Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, almost his life turned. He is paid INR 1.5 Lakhs per episode. He has been playing the role of Jethalal since 2008. He never thought that he would be playing a role from 2008 to the current date. The show recently crossed 3200 episodes. (July 6, 2021)

His life is full of lots of ups and downs. But his hard work and determination towards acting impressed the audience. From getting Rs. 50 per role to Rs. 1.5 Lakhs per episode, Dilip Joshi came a long way. Now he is the heartbeat of millions of TMKOC fans.

Personal Life:

Age (as in 2021):53 Years
Date of Birth:26 May 1968
Birth Place:Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujrat, India
Zodiac sign:Gemini
Hometown:Porbandar, Gujhrat, India
School:Not revealed yet

Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Educational Qualification:Bachelor in Commerce(B.COM)
Cast/Sect:Gujarati Brahmin
Ethnicity:Not Known
Hobbies:Acting, Travelling
Languages Known Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, English
Famous as:Actor
TattoosNot revealed yet

Physical Status:

Height (approx.):in feet inches,  5 ft 5 in
in meters 1.65 m
Weight(approx.):80kg (in kilograms)
176 lbs (in pounds)
Body Measurements (approx.):-Chest: 42 Inches
-Waist: 36 Inches
-Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour :Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Blood Group:Not Known Yet
Face ShapeOval
Biceps12 Inches
Waist36 Inches
Shoe SizeN/A
Dress SizeN/A
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Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife:

Relationship, Girlfriend, wife
Marital Status:Married
Divorce DateNot Yet
Marriage DateNot revealed yet

Sumeet Raghavan

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Amit Mistry(died on  April 23, 2021)


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Jaymala Joshi

Dilip Joshi's Family:

Family Bio/Wiki

Jaymala Joshi


Daughter: Neeyati Joshi

Son: Ritwik Joshi


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CousinNot known yet
Sibling in LawNot Known Yet

Favourite Things of Dilip Joshi:

All the things given below are Dilip Joshi’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.

Favourite Entrepreneurs: Not revealed yet
Favourite Politician: Narendra Modi
Favourite watch brand: Not revealed yet
Favourite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Foods: Rotlo, Basi Rotlo with Vagar in Chaas
Favourite Actors: Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Actress: Madhuri Dixit
Favourite Film/Movie: Sholay
Favourite Singer: Not revealed yet
Favourite Color Not revealed yet
Favourite Perfume: Not revealed yet
Favourite Sport: Cricket, Football
Favourite Song: Yaad Aa Raha Hani Tera Pyaar
Favourite Brands: Not revealed yet
Favourite Cars: Audi Q7
Bikes None
Books Not revealed yet
Dress Not revealed yet
Favourite Device Games None
Fruits Not revealed yet
Destinations Not revealed yet
Comic Character None
Favourite App None
Favourite Cuisine Chinese, Italian, Indian
Favourite Beverage Chass
Favourite Dessert Chocolates with Almond
Favourite Receipe Moong Dal Dhokla

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Dilip Joshi Movies and TV shows:

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
Maine Pyar Kiya
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma
Jalsa Karo Jayantilal
Patel Ki Punjabi S…
What’s Your Raashee?
One 2 Ka 4
Don Muthu Swami
Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa
Inaam 100 Karod
Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindu…
Hun Hunshi Hunshilal
Dil Hai Tumhaara
Khiladi 420
Sar Ankhon Par
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Dilip Joshi Talks:

1. Dilip Joshi & Shailesh Lodha Talk About Their Journey In Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

2. #RapidFire with #DilipJoshi - Part2

4. Jalsa Party With Dhvanit – E6: Dilip Joshi | Jethalal of Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Dilip Joshi Cars Collection:

Audi Q-7

Audi Q-7

Toyota Innova

Toyota Innova

Dilip Joshi Awards:

20099th Indian Telly AwardsTaarak Mehta Ka Ooltah ChasmaBest Actor in a Comic Role (Popular)
201010th Indian Telly AwardsMost Popular Actor in a Comic Role
201312th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Comic Role (Popular)
2016Zee Gold AwardsBest Actor In Comic Role (Male)
2018Zee Gold AwardsBest Actor – Comedy
201915th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Comic Role (Jury)

Assets/Properties of Dilip Joshi:

HouseNot revealed yet
Land or assets with the approximate valueNot revealed yet

Dilip Joshi's Net Worth / Salary:

Net Worth $ 6 Million(2021)
Indian Rupees43 Crore
Monthly Income30 Lakh+
Money Factor:Acting

Best Photos of Dilip Joshi

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Top 5 Dilip Joshi Famous Dialogues

Goli Beta Mati Nahi!

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Chup Re Ne Waidi.

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Arey Band Kar, Band Kar!

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Chup Ho Ja Satvi Fail

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Ae Nonsense, Kuch Akal Wakal Hai

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Did you know about Dilip Joshi's Facts?

1. He was offered for the role of Champaklal for tv serial ' Taarak Mehta Ka ooltah Chasmah'.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah is one of the longest-running TV serials in India. It has crossed 3200 episodes to date(July 6 2021). Jethalal has been the most important cast of the show which is played by Dilip. But he was offered the role of Champaklal(father of Jethalal), but he consulted with the directors and got the role of Jethalal.

2. He got Indian National Theatre(INT)'s Best Actor Award twice at young age.

He joined the Narsee Monje College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. While doing B.COM, he got INT’s Best Actor Award Twice. One of those dramas was directed by Raju Joshi( Kyoki Saas Bhi) and Niraj Vora(Phir Hera Pheri).

3. He is an unsuccessful actor in bollywood movies but TV serials gave him stage.

He is a talented and expressive actor. He has a great sense of acting. He debuted in Bollywood Industry in 1989 with Maine Pyar Kiya. But he was not much credited for his role. Overall, he has played 15 hindi movies. But he did not got attention. Though, he used to do theatres and serials. In 2008, Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah(TMKOC) gave him the stage to show his talent. Dilip is just a common name, Jethalal is much more famous than his original name. He is the backbone of whole TMKOC.

4. He spent a year being Jobless.

Before coming into Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, he remained Jobless for a year. He was struggling those days badly. In an interview he said,” Success doesn’t come over one night. Time exams your patience”. It’s his hard work that helped him to overcome those days and get into a stable life. Now, he is the richest actor of the TMKOC show.

5. He started doing theatres at a little age.

Dilip aka Jethalal started his career as a theatre artist. He is done many plays infamous theatre which is Prithivi theatre located in Mumbai. He had talent in acting from little age. He started performing in theatres at the little age of 12. 

FAQs About talented actor Dilip Joshi?

He debuted in the movie Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989.

His net worth is $6 million.

He charges around INR 1.5 Lakh per episode of TMKOC.

He is maried to Jaymala Joshi. The couple is blessed with a son and a daughter.

He lives in Mumbai in a simple and beautiful house.

He won Indian Television Academy Awards for the Best Actor in Comedy twice.(2012, 2014)

He is a pure vegeterian. He prefers fruits and Vegetables mostly.

Mandar Chandwadkar aka Bhide is his best friend from TMKOC set.

He is 53 years old. He was born on 26 May 1968.

Jethalal Champaklal Gada is a fictional character played by Dilip Joshi in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The story is based upon a Gujrati Comic ‘Duniya Ne Oondha Chashmah’ which was written by Late Tarak Mehta.

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