| Dilip Joshi|
| May 26, 1968 (age Expression error: Unrecognized word "may".)Expression error: Unrecognized word "may". (1968-may-26) Porbandar, Gujarat, India|
Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
Ritwik Joshi, Neeyati Joshi
Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah C, Hum Aapke Hain Kou, Maine Pyar Kiya, Agadam Bagdam Tigdam, What's Your Raashee?
Disha Vakani, Shailesh Lodha, Taarak Mehta, Neha Mehta, Munmun Dutta
Dilip Joshi is an Indian film and television actor. He has appeared in a number of serials as well as films. He acts mostly in comedy and is currently playing the role of Jethalal Champaklal Gada in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
Born into a Gujarati family from Porbandar, Joshi obtained a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) from N.M. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. While doing B.Com., he was awarded the INT (Indian National Theatre) best actor award twice. Joshi is married to Jaymala Joshi. The couple have 2 children, a son and a daughter. Joshi lives in Mumbai with his family.
Joshi was jobless for a year just before he signed for Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
Joshi has appeared in several Gujarati dramas, one of them being Bapu Tame Kamaal Kari with Sumeet Raghavan and Amit Mistry, the trio known for their television serial Shubh Mangal Savadhan. Joshi starred in the show Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen and Kya Baat Hai in which he played a South Indian. He also appeared in films such as Maine Pyaar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!.
He plays the role of Jethalal Gada in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. He is known as one of the best sitcom actors ever. Notable among his tele-serials in Hindi are Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh, Hum Sab Ek Hain, Shubh Mangal Savadhan, Kya Baat Hai, Daal Mein Kala and Meri Biwi Wonderful. He appeared in the children's comedy serial Agadam Bagdam Tigdam as Uncle Tappu, as well as in the 2009 films Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge and Ashutosh Gowarikar's What's Your Raashee.
Dilip Joshi has been playing the role of Jethalal Champaklal Gada in the very popular comedy series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah which airs on SAB TV since year 2008. Disha Vakani as Daya Jethalal Gada is paired opposite Dilip Joshi. Their unique comic timing is the main reason for the high ratings of the show. The show has high TRP mainly because of him.
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