Disha Vakani is an Indian actress, who appears in Hindi movies and tele-serials. She is famous for playing the role of Daya Jethalal Gada in “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah”. She is known for her comic roles and unique voice.
Born in 1978, Disha starred in Bollywood movies such as “Devdas”, “Jodha Akbar” and “Mangal Pandey”. She shared the silver-screen with super star like Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan and Rani Mukerji. The Jodi of Disha Vakani and Dilip Joshi in “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” is very famous and widely loved by people.
Disha Vakani : Early Life and Personal Details
Disha was born on August 17, 1978 in Ahemdabad, Gujarat. Her father, Bhim Vakani is a Gujarati theater artist and her mother is a regular homemaker. He grew up in Ahemdabad with her younger brother, Mayur Vakani. Mayur Vakani star as Dish’s on-screen brother in “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah”. She graduated in dramatic arts from Gujarat College.
The talented and beautiful Disha Vakani is 5’4″ tall with a weight of 53 kg. Besides acting, her hobbies are swimming, reading, travelling and watching plays. She practices Hinduism and celebrates Gujarati festival with great interest. Along with the traditional Gujarati cuisine, Vada Pav is her favorite food. At 2015, Disha tied the knot with Mumbai-based chartered accountant Mayur.
Disha Vakani : Career
Being from a theatre background, she was interested towards acting from childhood. Her parents supported throughout her career. She started her acting career as a stage actress in Gujrati plays; “Kamal Patel v/s Dhamal Patel” and “Lali Lila”.
Disha made her movie debut in supporting roles with the 1997 movie “Kamsin: The Untouched”. She played minor and supporting roles in movies like “Devdas”, “Jodha Akbar” and “Mangal Pandey”.
In 2004, she appeared in the famous comedy tele-serial “Khichidi”. Her role as Daya Jethalal Gada in “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” became a milestone in her career. She became an instant hit among the audience for her funny character and unique voice. She shares great chemistry with Dilip Joshi, her on-screen husband.
Disha Vakani : Awards
Daya Jethalal Gada is a famous character in the Indian television world. Disha gained much appreciation for her performance and comic timing. She won Indian Telly Awards for Best Actor in a Comic Role for Female in 2009.
Caption: Disha Vakani with her new car
Disha Vakani : Net Worth and Life Style
Disha Vakani is one of the well paid actress in the Indian television. She charges around INR 40,000 per day for “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” and makes more than a million rupees per month. Besides that, her husband is well settled chartered accountant. Although, there is no official report about her net worth, she earns good enough to live a comfortable life. She owns a stylish Audi car.
Unlike her on-screen character, Disha is reserved by nature. She neither speaks nor dresses like her telly avatar. She lives a normal life as every normal Indian woman. In May 31, 21017, various media reported that she is pregnant and expecting her first baby.