Dilip Joshi – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Dilip Joshi Indian Actor

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Dilip
Gender Male
Age 55 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 26 May 1968
Full Name Dilip Joshi
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Dilip Joshi is one of the finest and most talented actors of the Bollywood film and entertainment industry. He has worked in both films and TV serials for which he got several awards and also got much appreciation from fans. He was born on 26th May 1968, hailing from India. Mostly, he performed comic roles and mainly known for the role of Jethalal Gada played in the most-watched comedy serial “Taarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma”. Moreover, he has acted in many films and serials for which he always praised by everyone.


In 1989, Dilip Joshi took the start of his career with the role of Ramu played in the movie “Maine Pyaar Kiya” which was a Salman Khan’s debut movie. While in the movie, Salman Khan and Bhagyashree played lead roles. Since then, Dilip Joshi never looked back and frequently appeared in many movies and TV projects. Also, he made his presence in the Gujarati serials as well and one of them bein “Bapu Tame Kamaal Kari” in which he worked alongside Sumeet Raghavan and Amit Mistry. While later, the trio appeared together on the television show “Shubh Mangal Savadhan”. Moreover, Joshi worked in the most popular movies including “Hum Aapke Hain Kaun” starring Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit Nene, and “Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani” starring Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla. While among his notable serials “Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Who”, “Hum Sab Ek Hain”, “Shubh Mangal Savadhan”, and others are worth sharing. However, he has acted in more than 20 TV serials and 15 Bollywood movies so far. Also, he completed 1000 episodes of TMKOC in which he worked alongside his wife Disha Vakani. And what’s more, you will be amazed to know that Dilip Joshi is a winner of 19 awards that he had won for various projects.


Among various prestigious awards, Dilip Joshi was honored with the 5th Boroplus Gold Awards for the category of Best Comic Actor for the comedy serial “Taarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma” which is popular for his brilliant performance not just across the nation, but in Pakistan as well.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Dilip Joshi.

Dilip Joshi Education

Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

College: Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Dilip Joshi Career

Profession: Actor


Film Debut: Maine Pyar Kiya (Bollywood, 1989), Hun Hunshi Hunshilal (Gujarati, 1992)
TV Debut: Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Jaymala Joshi

Son: Ritwik Joshi

Daughter: Neeyati Joshi

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Who is Dilip Joshi?

Dilip Joshi is an Indian actor, born on 26 May, 1968 in Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India.

How old is Dilip Joshi?

Dilip Joshi is 55 years old as of February 2024.

How tall is Dilip Joshi?

Dilip Joshi is 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).

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