Shailesh Lodha is a multi-talented Indian artist. He is an actor, writer, poet, and anchor. He is popular for his onscreen character as Taarak Mehta in TV serial “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chahmah.”
Born on 8th November 1969, Shailesh Lodha hosted the popular TV program “Wah! Wah! Kya Baat Hai!” along with Neha Mehta. He is also active in literature field and wrote several acclaimed books.
Shailesh Lodha : Early Life and Personal Details
Shailesh Lodha was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan to Shyam Singh Lodha and Shobha Lodha. Due to the transferring nature of his father’s job, Shailesh lived in different cities while growing up. After completing Bachelor of Science, he did Post Graduate in Marketing.
Shailesh is 5 feet 8 inches tall with a healthy physique of 165 lbs. His horoscope is Scorpio. He is an Indian by nationality and Hindu by religion. He is living a happy life with his better half Swati Lodha, a management author. They are a proud parent to a daughter named Swaara Lodha.
Shailesh Lodha : Career
Since childhood, Shailesh Lodha was fascinated towards arts and literature. He used to write from his young days and even earned the nickname “Baal Kavi” when he was only 9 years old. Till date, he wrote for books on different subjects. All his work received a positive response from the literary figure.
Shailesh Lodha made his first screen appearance in 2007 when he participated in the famous comedy reality show “Comedy Circus” as a contestant. The turning point of his career came in 2008 when he roped the role of Taarak Mehta in the sitcom “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.” He received widespread recognition for his role and became a household name in India. The show is still going strong and one of the longest running and popular programs in India.
Shailesh Lodha : Awards
Shailesh is one of the celebrated names in both entertainment and literature field. For his contribution to Indian literature, he received several awards. Some notable are National Srijan Award, Bharat Gaurav, and Rajasthan Gaurav. He also won the Zee Gold Award for Best Anchor in 2014.
Shailesh Lodha : Net Worth
Shailesh Lodha has achieved much name and fame for his work in different fields. He is one of the top earning poets in India. For his role as Taarak Mehta, he takes around INR 40k per episode. He resides in a comfortable house in Mumbai and drives a classy Mercedes-Benz E-Class car.