Disha Vakani

Disha Vakani (conceived 17 August 1978) is an Indian film and TV performing artist. She made her vocation as a phase performing artist in Gujarati

plays like Kamal Patel v/s Dhamal Patel and Lali Lila She has showed up in supporting parts in films like Devdas (2002) and

Jodha Akbar (2008). She assumes lead part of Daya Jethalal Gada in SAB TV’s drama indicate Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

since 2008.

Individual life

Disha Vakani was conceived in a Gujarati family in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Disha graduated in the Dramatic expressions from Gujarat College

in Ahmedabad.She wedded a Mumbai-based contracted bookkeeper named Mayur Padia on 24 November 2015. On November

30 2017, she brought forth an infant young lady. Her sibling Mayur Vakani likewise plays her on-screen sibling Sundar in TV serial

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.


Year Film Role Notes

1997 Kamsin: The Untouched

1999 Phool Aur Aag

2002 Devdas Sakhi 1

2005 Mangal Pandey: The Rising Yasmin

2006 Jaana… How about we Fall in Love Salma Disa

2008 Jodha Akbar Madhavi

2008 C Kkompany Widow of Railway Employee

2008 Love Story 2050 Maid


Year Show Role Notes

2004 Khichdi Guest appearance

2008-show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Daya Jethalal Gada/Dayaben

2014 C.I.D. Daya Jethalal Gada/Dayaben 4 Episodes – hybrid


Year Award Category Show Result

2009 9th Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role – Female (Popular) Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah

Chashmah Won

Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress – Comedy

2010 3rd Zee Gold Awards Best Comic Actor (Popular)

tenth Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role – Female (Popular)


“Daya Ben otherwise known as Disha Vakani turns a year more established”. The Times Of India. 17 August 2015. Recovered 17 August 2015.

“Television performer Disha Vakani gets married!”. India Today. 24 November 2015. Recovered 16 February 2017.

“Disha Vakani misses theater”. The Times of India. 5 Nov 2012. Recovered 14 May 2013.

“Obscure actualities of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah cast”. The Times Of India. 30 January 2016. Recovered 30 January 2016.

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