Dilip Joshi Biography – Age, Height, Facts, & Family

Dilip Joshi is a television actor and Indian film artist. He has appeared in several shows but mostly appeared in comedy roles.

Dilip initially did side roles in Bollywood films. He rose to fame in the role of Jethalal Champaklal Gada and got many awards.

Social Media Accounts

  • Instagram: @maakasamdilipjoshi
  • Twitter: @dilipjoshie


ProfessionActor, comedian
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJaymala Joshi
ChildrenRitwik Joshi and Neeyati Joshi
Twitter129.3K Followers

Physical Appearance

Weight176 lbs
Height      5’5″
Body Measurements42-36-12
Eye Color  Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Dilip Joshi Movies and TV Shows

In 1989, Dilip began his acting career with the role of Ramu in the film Maine Pyar Kiya. Later, he also featured in Gujarati Dramas like Bapu Tame Kamaal Kari. In the lead role, he appeared in Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen and Kya Baat Hai as a South Indian.

But he gained popularity from the long-lasting serial Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah in 2008 by appearing as Jethalal Champaklal Gada. For his performance in that serial, he also owned many accolades.

Here is the table  of his few roles in shows:

2004C.I.D Special BureauBob
2007F.I.R.Various characters
2007Agadam Bagdam TigdamUncle Tappu
2008Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah ChashmahJethalal Champaklal Gada
2014C.I.D.Jethalal Champaklal Gada


Below is the given table of his few appearances in movies:

2001One 2 Ka 4Champak
Dil Hai Tumhaara
Kya Dil Ne Kahaa
Gauri Shankar
Factory CEO
Rahul’s friend
Don Muthu Swami
2009Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge
What’s Your Raashee?
Mama Nautanki (director)

Dilip Joshi Awards

He received many accolades for his role of Jethalal Champaklal Gada, and some of the names are given below:

2016Zee Gold AwardsBest Actor In Comic Role (Male)
2018Zee Gold AwardsBest Actor (Comedy)
201915th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Comic Role (Jury)
202221st Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor – Comedy TV

Personal Life

Date of birth  26 May 1968
Age  54 years
Birth Place  Porbandar, Gujarat, India
Nationality  Indian
Religion  Hinduism
HometownGosa Village, Porbandar,Gujarat,India
College/UniversityNarsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Last QualificationB.Com
Food & Dietary habits  Vegetarian
Interest & Hobbies  Traveling

Dilip Joshi Family


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Favorite Things

FoodRotlo, Basli Rotla with vagar in chaas
DessertChocolates with almonds
Footballer  Lionel Messi
CuisineChinese, Italian, Indian

Dilip Joshi Net Worth

Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)$5 Million
Income Source Acting
Bike & Car CollectionAudi Q7 and Toyota Innova

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Unknown Facts of Dilip

  • He belongs to a Gujarati family.
  • He started playing various roles at age 12.
  • His first play was Ai2 Ranchhod Rangila after joining the Little Theatre Academy of Namdev Laahute.
  • During his graduation, he received INT (Indian National Theatre) best actor twice.

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