Dilip Joshi(Jethalal) – Age, Height, Family, Movies, Wife, Salary, Networth, Awards, Biography & more

Quick Info about Dilip Joshi

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Real Name Dilip Joshi
Age 52
Height 5′ 5″ ( 5 feet 5 inches)
Salary80k rupees per episode
Net Worth 5 Million USD ( 37 crores ) approx.
Table of Contents
1. Biography / Wiki 8. Favourite Things
2. Physical Appearance 9. Salary and Net worth
3. Personal Life 10. Awards and Achievements
4. Career 11. Property and Assets
5. Family 12. Controversies
6. Relationships and More 13. Facts
7. Social Media 14. References

Dilip Joshi Biography / wiki

Full Name Dilip Joshi
Nicknames Jethalal (fictional character in the one of famous show of all time taarak mehta ka ooltah chashmah) and Dilip
Date of Birth 26 May 1968
Age 52 years
Birth Place Porbandar , Gujarat , India
Hometown Gosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India
School (s)not known
College Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai,India
Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

Who is Dilip Joshi?

Dilip Joshi is an Indian Film and Television actor.

Why Dilip Joshi is popular?

He has acted not only in various serials but also films and is very famous for his fictional character that he plays of “Jethalal Champaklal Gada” in the Indian sitcom “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” on SAB TV. He has done generally comic roles.

Dilip Joshi Biography

Actor Dilip Joshi was Born into a Gujarati family in Porbandar, Gujarat, India. Dilip obtained a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) from N.M. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai,India. 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 named “Ritwik Joshi” and a daughter “Neeyati Joshi“. Joshi lives in Mumbai along with his family.

Dilip joshi Physical Appearance

Height centimeters – 165 cm
meters – 1.65 m
feet Inches – 5′ 5”
Weight kilograms – 80 kg
pounds – 176 lbs
Measurements Chest – 42 Inches
Waist – 35 Inches
Biceps – 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ColourFair

Actor Dilip Joshi is a handsome guy with his chest measuring 42 inches , waist measuring 35 inches and huge biceps measuring 13 inches.

However, He has a height of approx 5 feet and 5 inches or 165 cms. His weight measures roughly about 80 kgs.

His Eye, Hair, Skin colour respectively are Brown, Black and fair.

Dilip Joshi Personal Life

Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Signature not known
Religion Hinduism
CasteGujarati Brahmin
Ethnicity Asian (Indian)
Blood Group O +ve
Food Habits Vegetarian
Address Mumbai , Maharashtra , India
Hobbies Acting, Dancing, Travelling, Watching Sports

Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal is an Indian by birth and he identifies himself as a Hindu and roles from a gujarati brahmin family.however, his hobbies are Acting, Dancing, Travelling, Watching Sports.

He currently lives in Mumbai , Maharashtra , India.

Dilip Joshi Career

How did he started his career in Acting Industry?

when he started his acting career Joshi has appeared in several Gujarati dramas, one among them being “Bapu Tame Kamaal Kari” with ‘Sumeet Raghavan’ and ‘Amit Mistry’, the trio known for his or her television serial “Shubh Mangal Savadhan”. Joshi starred within the show “Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen” and “Kya Baat Hai” wherein he played a South Indian.

What are bollywood debut movies of Dilip Joshi?

Dilip’s bollywood debut movies were “Maine Pyaar Kiya”, and “Hum Aapke Hain Koun”, both the films were directed by one of greatest of all time director ‘Sooraj Barjatya’ and Salman Khan was in the lead in both the movies where Dilip made his bollywood debut.

not only this he had also appeared in many bollywood movies.

Dilip Joshi in TV serial/shows

  • in the year 1995, dilip made his debut in acting career by plying a role of “Vasu” in the Tv serial named “Kabhi yeh kabhi woh”.
  • after that he had got many opportunities to act as many different roles, but in the later 20’s he played his second most long time running show of his career which is named “Shubh Mangal Savadhaan” in which he played a role of his own real name character “Dilip Joshi”.
  • then in the year 2008 until now presently he has been been betraying the role of “Jethalal Champaklal Gada” who is basically a businessmen who oftenly gets in trouble always and tries to get rid of it through the help of his best friend Character “Tarak Mehta” played by ‘shailesh lodha’ and his friends in the society (other members playing their respective character).

Awards and Honors

Actor Dilip Joshi AKA jethalal had been recieved many awards for only he betrays the character with all perfection in the show named “TAARAK MEHTA KA OOLTAH CHASHMAH”. take a look at some of his awards.

  • “Best Actor in a Comic Role (Popular)” by ’12th Indian telly awards’ in the year 2013.
  • “Best Actor In Comic Role (Male)” and “Bet Actor-Comedy” by ‘Zee Gold Awards’ and ’14th Indian Television Academy awards’ in the year 2014.
  • Recently in the year 2019, “Best Actor in a Comic Role (Jury)” by ’15th Indian Telly Awards’.


Parentsnot known
Wife / SpouseJaymala Joshi
Siblings not known
Children Ritwik Joshi (son)
Neeyati Joshi (Daughter)

Relationships and More

Marital Statusmarried
Affairs / GirlfriendsJaymala Joshi

Social Media


Favourite Things

Food Dhokla, Rotlo, Basi rotla with vagar in chaas, Dal Dhokli, Methi ka Thepla and more
Actor not known (Hollywood)
amitabh bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan (Bollywood)
ActressRekha ji, Hema Malini, Deepika padukone, Katrina Kaif and Shraddha Kapoor
Film not known
Song not known
Singer not known
DirectorSooraj Barjatya
Restaurant not known
Colour Black , White and Grey
Dessert Ice Cream
Sport Cricket and Football
SportsmenLeonel Messi and MS dhoni
Perfume not known
Brands not known
Cars BMW and Mercedes Benz

Some unknown facts you need to know about Dilip Joshi

  • When first offered the character “Jethalal” actor dilip joshi rejected it because he was busy with another show but then it got dumped due to some production issue and then he joined “taarak mehta ka ooltah chashmah.
  • he had also aced in one of the gujarati movie named “Hun Hunshi Hunshilal”.
  • before joining “Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics” he also studied in “Wilson College”.

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