Disha Vakani is the name of Indian TV and film actress from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She is better known for playing the role of Daya Jethalal Gada in popular daily Tv serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah along with Dilip Joshi.
Disha was born in Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India. As per wiki, she celebrates her birthday on August 17 and was born in 1978, which makes her age 42 this year. After completing her elementary schooling study, she did her graduation n the Dramatic Arts from Gujarat College in Ahmedabad. Her zodiac sign is Leo.
- Height (approx):
- In Centimeters- 163 cm
- In meters- 1.63 m
- in feet inches- 5’4″
- Weight (approx):
- In Kilograms- 53 Kg
- In pounds- 117 lbs
- Body Measurements (approx): 34-25-36 inches
- Eye Colours: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Husband
The actress belongs to a Gujrati Family, form Ahmedabad. Her father name Bhim Vakani is a well known Gujarati Theater artist while her mother’s name is still undisclosed. She has a younger brother Mayur Vakani, who also belongs to the same industry as an actor.
Incidentally, he also played her on-screen sibling role as Sundar Lal in the same TV serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
Talking about her personal life, she is married by her marital status. Dish married to Mumbai-based chartered accountant named Mayur Padia on 24 November 2015. The couple welcomed their daughter Stuti Padia on 27 November 2017. As of now, the due spend their life together without any complain and arguments.
She followed her father’s footsteps and started her career as a stage actress in Gujarati theatre. She also worked in several plays like Kamal Patel v/s Dhamal Patel and Lali Lila. Later she made her film debut with B-grade film
Kamsin: The Untouched in 1997. In 2012, she played the role of Sakhi in Bollywood’s famous film Devdas. After that, she became part of the several notable films like Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Jaana… Let’s Fall in Love, Jodhaa Akbar, C Kkompany and Love Story 2050. She made her TV debut in a guest appearance role for StarPlus’s famous Tv serial Khichdi in 2004. Later she appeared in several Tv serials like Instant Khichdi, Aahat, and Resham Dankh.
But she got her 1st breakthrough after featured the role of Daya Jethalal Gada in popular daily Tv serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah along with Dilip Joshi. How ever, she took a reposal from the show due to some personal reasons. After 2 years, she eventually returned to the show in October 2019.
- Disha was born to veteran Gujarati actor Bhim Vakani.
- Her younger Mayur plays her on-screen brother in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma.
- She married to a Mumbai-based chartered accountant named Mayur Padia on 24 November 2015.
- They have a daughter named Stuti Padia.
- Disha took a sabbatical from the show Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma citing pregnancy.
- She finally returned to the show Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma after a gap of almost 2 years in October 2019.
- Desha has 175k followers on her Instagram account.