May 24, 2024

Dilip Joshi (Jethalal) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 1, 2022

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Short Biography

Dilip Joshi was born on 26-05-1968 in Gosa, Porbandar in the state of Gujarat, India. He is an Indian Film Actor & Television Actor who is known for his work in Bollywood movies and Hindi television serials. He is best known for the comedy serial " Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" as Jethalal Gada.

Other Name: Jethalal, Dilip Kumar Joshi, Dilip Raman Joshi, Dilip R Joshi
Other Professions: Television Actor Theatre Actor
Appearance: Bollywood Hindi Gujarati

Dilip Joshi Complete Bio & Career

Belonging to a typical Gujarati family, Dilip Joshi was born in the village named Gosa in Porbandar in the year 1968. He completed his professional degree of Bachelor of Commerce from the N. M College of Commerce and Economics, situated in Mumbai. He presently resides in Mumbai with his family.
While graduating he contributed to many theatres works in college which were his first steps in the line of acting. He has been active in his career since 1989, with his first appearance in the Bollywood movie “Maine Pyaar Kiya”, along with well-known actors Salman Khan, Alok Nath and Bhagyasgree Patwardhan along with many others. He went on to act in many other movies like “Humraaz”, “Hum Aapke Hain Kaun”, “Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge”,“Chachi 420” and “What’s Your Rashee” in a comedy role. He has also been a prominent figure in the television industry since 1994, which he started with the serial named “Galatnaama”. His appearance in a major role in the serials “CID”, “Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh”, “FIR”, and “Hum Ek Hain”. His work in a comedy serial “Agadam Bagdam Tigdam” for children was very appreciated by children as well as adults. He is popular as Jethalal Champaklal Gada in the most popular TV show “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma”. His character in the serial is popular among all age groups and loved by all.
He started theatre in college for which he was awarded the Indian National Theatre award twice. During the years 2009 to 2017, his work has brought him laurels as the best actor in the comic role or lead role for “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma”. The titles of the awards are Indian Telly Awards, Zee Gold Awards, Boroplus Gold Awards, Lion Gold Awards and Big Star Entertainment Awards.

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Dilip Joshi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Raman Joshi and Deepa Joshi in a Hindu Brahmin family. He is married to Jaymala Joshi and together the couple is blessed with two a son named Ritwik Joshi and a daughter named Neeyati Joshi. On 11-12-2021, his daughter married to short film director/screenwriter Yashowardhan Mishra who is a son of Ashok Mishra, a well-known screenwriter & lyricist in  Bollywood.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Qualification B.Com.
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)
Gujarati Film - Hun Hunshi Hunshilal (1992)
Television - Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke
Best Movies Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun - among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best Known for Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma


Favorite Color Black, Blue, Red
Favorite Player Lionel Messi
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Salman Khan
Favorite Place Srinagar, Goa
Favorite Food Basi Rotla with Vagar in Chaas, Rotlo, Chinese Cuisine, Indian Cuisine, Chaas, Dhokla, Chocolate

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Dilip Joshi

  • Dilip was awarded the best actor award of the Indian National Theater.
  • He is famous for his character Jetha Lal in the show "Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah".
  • He won a number of awards for the show "Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah".
  • He follows Gujrati tradition and is also a spiritual person.

Dilip Joshi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

55 years, 11months, 28 days old age Dilip Joshi will turn 56 on 26 May, 2024. Only 1 days, 10 hours,28 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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