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Biography for Disha Vakani

Disha Vakani

Birthdate: 17 September 1978

Birth Place: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Height in feet: 5 feet 4 inches

Eye Color: Brown

Sun Sign: Aries

Occupation: Bollywood Actress, Television Actress

Marital Status: Married

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Disha Vakani (born on 17th September 1978) grew up in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.. Currently She lives in Goregaon, Mumbai. She is an Indian TV actress who appears mainly in TV serials, but have also acted in some bollywood films and TV commercials. She lives in Goregaon, Mumbai. Her father has been an artist and has also produced and directed various drama plays. So she had a very close bonding with the industry right from childhood. Her parents have supported a lot throughout her journey in the industry.


She has done her schooling from Ahmadabad city located in Gujarat. After schooling she has done graduation in the dramatic arts from Gujarat College. in Ahmedabad.

Family Background

Her family includes Mom, Dad (Bhim Vakani) and Brother (Mayank Vakani). Mayank Vakani who plays role of Sundarlal is her real brother. She married a Mumbai-based chartered accountant on 24 November 2015.

Acting Career

She started her career in acting as a child artist. In the school time she acted in some stage shows and theaters as well. Also Disha has worked in some Guajarati serials like “Aame baraf na pankhi” etc. In Indian television serials “Khichdi” was her first TV shown on Star Plus. This show came in the year 2004. Later Disha was signed for the role of Daya in “Tarak Mehta ka Ullta Chasma” in 2008. And this role made her a famous TV star.

Disha started her career from theatre and acted in popular Gujarati plays like Kamal Patel v/s Dhamal Patel, and Lali Lila. She has also done small but effective roles in Bollywood movies like Jodha Akbar (2008) and Devdas (2002).

In 2008 she got major breakthrough, She was casted in role of Daya Ben in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma. Disha is playing lead role of Daya Ben in popular TV serial Tarak Mehta Ka ooltah Chashma, airs on SAB TV at 8:30 from Mon-Fri. In Serial she is wife of Jethalal and mother of Tappu and Sunderlal (Mayank Vakani) is her real brother in TV Serial as well. Daya ben is less educated, Family oriented, Passionate about Garba, Believes Indian tradition. She is always ready to scarify anything for her family. She treats her Father-In-Laws Champakal Gadda as her father and always ready to help others in Gokuldham society. Mayur Vakani who plays the character of Sundarlal, Daya's brother in the serial is her real brother. Her funny voice and good chemistry with Jethalal are key reasons for success of Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chahsma serial.


Disha Wakani is not married yet. She is waiting for the Right person in her life.


Indian Telly Awards. Indian Academy Awards. Boroplus Gold Awards. Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actress in Comedy section in 2008 and 2009.

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