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Dinyar Contractor (Actor) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 6, 2019

Short Biography

Dinyar Contractor was born in 1941 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor, Theatre Actor & Comedian who was known for his work in Bollywood films as well as Hindi & Gujarati television series.

Other Name: Deniar Contractor, Diniyaar Contractor
Other Professions: Television Actor Theatre Actor Comedian
Appearance: Bollywood Gujarati Hindi

Dinyar Contractor Complete Bio & Career

Dinyar Contractor was born and raised in a Parsi family in Mumbai. He started his career by acting in Parsi stage plays and after that he started acting in Gujarati and Hindi language plays. He rose to prominence with a Gujarati show called Aavo Mari Saathe. 
He came to limelinght for his performance in Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Jhulka starrer film Khiladi. Though he was in the film for a very brief moment but his hilarious comedy scene in which he was seen winking to Ayesha Jhulka became a memorable role. Since then, he acted in various Bollywood films as a comic character. He was seen in Bollywood films like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Baadshah, Baazigar, and 36 China Town among others.
He though became a household name through his performances in television series. He made his debut with the series called Teri Bhi Chup Meri Bhi Chup in the year 1995. After that, he appeared in various television shows but is most remembered for his role of Mr. Mehta in the famous television series called Khichdi.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2019 Arts

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 05-06-2019 at the age of 78-79 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India.

DEATHDAY 5 June,2019 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Life's Important Dates Of Dinyar Contractor

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Zoroastrian
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Film - Khiladi (1993)
TV - Teri Bhi Chup Meri Bhi Chup (1995)
Best Movies Khiladi (1993), Baazigar (1993), Daraar (1996), Baadshah (1999), and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Food Pineapple Cake and Parsi Halwa

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Dinyar Contractor

  • He has worked with Shah Rukh Khan in his films like Baazigar, Daraar, and Baadshah.
  • He was also a part of long-running television series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in which, he played the role of Sodhi's Father-in-Law.
  • He was conferred with the Padma Shri Award in 2019 by the government of India.