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Dilip Joshi (Actor) – Family, age, facts and much more



Dilip Joshi

Dilip Joshi is a film and television actor. He has emerged in several movies and television series. Joshi has performed chiefly in comedy roles. Dilip initially worked in side roles in Bollywood films. His most famous role is as Jethalal Champaklal Gada in the Indian sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.


Real NameDilip Joshi
Date of Birth26 May 1968
Age (as in 2022)55 Years
Birth PlaceGosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat
Home TownPorbandar, Gujarat


SchoolNot Known
CollegeNarsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate


Wife : Jaymala Joshi

Dilip Joshi With His Wife (Jaymala Joshi)
Dilip with wife

Daughter : Niyati Joshi
Son : Ritviq Joshi

Personal life

Dilip Joshi was born into a simple Gujarati family originating from Porbandar. While studying BCA., he was awarded the INT (Indian National Theater) Best Actor.

Taarak Mehta actor Dilip Joshi's daughter Niyati embraces grey hair at  wedding, fans say 'more power to you' | Entertainment News,The Indian  Express
Diip’s daughter


In 1989, Dilip Joshi debuted as an actor in the film Maine Pyar Kiya by playing the role of Ramu. Then, he was seen in several Gujarati dramas, like Bapu Tame Kamaal Kari with Sumeet Raghavan and Amit Mistry. Later, the trio was featured in the television show Shubh Mangal Savadhan. He also had opportunities in films such as Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Hum Aapke Hain Koun. Joshi starred in the show Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen and Kya Baat Hai, in which he played a South Indian.

Further in 2008, Joshi has been playing the role of Jethalal Champaklal Gada in the popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, often called TMKOC. Also, he completed 1000 episodes of TMKOC in which he worked alongside his wife Disha Vakani. Subsequently for his role in the show, he won several awards. He got 5 Telly awards and 2 ITA awards.

He is known for several other teleserials in Hindi, such as Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh, Hum Sab Ek Hain, Shubh Mangal Savadhan, Kya Baat Hai Daal Mein Kala, and Meri Biwi Wonderful. In addition to the children’s comedy Agadam Bagdam Tigdam, he appeared in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s What’s Your Raashee and Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge.

1000th episode in TMKOC with Disha Vakani

Physical stats

Height5′ 5″ Feet
Weight80 Kg
Body Measurements42-36-15
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Dilip Joshi: There is no problem between the actors of Taarak Mehta Ka  Ooltah Chashmah, people should stop spreading baseless rumours - Times of  India

Net worth

Reports say, dilip Joshi’s net wrth is $6million.

Awards won

He won

  • 3rd Boroplus Gold Awards for Best Comic Actor (2010)
  • Lions Gold Awards for Best Actor (2010)


-12th Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actor (2012)
-Zee Gold Awards for Best Actor In Comic Role (2014)
-14th Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actor (2014)
-Zee Gold Awards for Best Actor In Comic Role (2016)


Zee Gold Awards for Best Actor – Comedy (2018) and 15th Indian Telly Awards for Best Actor in a Comic Role (2019)


  • Dilip does not drink alcohol
  • He does not smoke
  • He completed 1000 episodes in TMKOC
  • Joshi did his first play when he was 12. Due to which, he had to quit his studies in the middle.

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