Dilip Joshi is an Indian film and television actor. He was born on 26 May 1968 in the Gosa Village of Porbandar. He mostly appeared in Hindi T.V. serials but he has also done a number of movies and to be specific he has done 14 movies and 19 serials. Joshi started his career in 1989 by playing Ramu in the movies with Maine Pyaar Kiya and he debuted in TV screen in 1995 with Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh. The most famous role played by Dilip Joshi is Jethalal which appeared in 2008 in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. He is a Very Humble Person in real life and is a very religious person.
Dilip Joshi (Jethalal) Biography
|Real name||Dilip Joshi|
|Famous Role||Jethalal Champaklal Gada from Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah|
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm in meters- 1.65 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”|
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg in Pounds- 176 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||Chest: 42 Inches Waist: 36 Inches Biceps: 12 Inches|
|Date of Birth||26 May 1968|
|Birth Place||Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India|
|College||Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Commerce (B.com)|
|Debut Film Debut||Maine Pyar Kiya (Bollywood, 1989), Hun Hunshi Hunshilal (Gujarati, 1992)|
|TV Debut||Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke|
|Children||Son – Ritwik Joshi|
Daughter– Neeyati Joshi
|Net worth||$4 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Dilip Joshi
- JOSHI Started acting in various plays when he was aged 12
- The first play he joined was Aie Ranchhod Rangila and after that, he has done many Gujarati plays like Bapu tame kamal Kari, Jayanti Lal, etc.
- During the time of his B.com study, he got the INT best actor award twice
- His role of Jethalal paid him the most
- Before getting a role in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah he was unemployed for 2 years and was living in economic crises but after TMKOC his career reached new heights and he is still rocking his role in the same show
- The role of Babita Ji was given to Munmun Dutta by Dilip Joshi as he recommended her and Munmun Dutta still thanks Joshi for her career.
- The role of Iyer Bhai was created by Dilip Joshi, at the sets of TMKOC when he saw Tanuj Mahashabde (Iyer) and Munmun Datta(Babita Ji) together he suggested the two to play Bengali-Tamilian couple.
- The show offered Dilip the role of Champaklal first but he refused and that decision changed the career of the actor.
Dilip Joshi Awards
Dilip is considered one of the best actors in the cast of TMKOC and he has won many awards holding this statement true like:
- 9th Indian Telly Awards
- 2010 3rd Boroplus Gold Awards
- 10th Indian Telly Awards
- Lions Gold Awards
- 2011 4th Boroplus Gold Awards
- BIG Star Entertainment Awards
- Apsara Awards
- Lions Gold Awards
- 2012 11th Indian Telly Awards
- 5th Boroplus Gold Awards
- People’s Choice Awards India
- 12th Indian Television Academy Awards
- 2013 12th Indian Telly Awards
- 2014 Zee Gold Awards
- 14th Indian Television Academy Awards
- 2016 Zee Gold Awards
- 2017 Lions Gold Awards
- 2018 Zee Gold Awards
- 2019 15th Indian Telly Awards
Dilip Joshi Salary
Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma is SAB TV’s Highest watching serials and due to its popularity today, it’s cast has been paid a good amount. He is the highest-paid actor in the show.
Dilip Joshi lives in Mumbai in his own home, he has an Audi Q7 car priced – 80.11 Lakh Rs and a Toyota Innova priced – 13 Lakh Rs. Dilip Joshi charges 1.5 Lakh per episode to compliment his luxuries in life.