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Darshan Jariwala Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Darshan Jariwala Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth September 29, 1958
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Darshan Jariwala is an Indian actor and theatre artist who has mainly worked in Hindi films, television, and stage as well as in some Gujarati, Marathi, and Tamil language projects. His film credits include Aap Kaa Surroor – The Real Luv StoryGandhi, My Father, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Guru, Paagalpan, Style, Aaja Nachle, Halla Bol, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab KahaniRaajneeti, Joker, Ajab Gazabb Love, Phata Poster Nikla Hero, Humshakals, Rowdy Rathore, Chakradhaar, Kahaani, Commando, Sense8, Bey Yaar, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3, Radhe, Mumbai-Varanasi ExpressContinuumSuperstar, What’s Your Raashee?, F.A.L.T.U, Sweetiee Weds NRI, Xcuse MeRomance Complicated, Rang Rasiya, Life Partner, Rakta CharitraPaiyaaAarakshanMillion Dollar ArmViceroy’s HouseLife’s Good, and Aum Mangalam Singlem. In addition to that, Darshan Jariwala has also appeared in television projects like Narsinh Mehta, Chandan Ka Palna Resham Ki DoriKitne Kool Hai HumSaas Bina SasuralMuh Boli ShaadiAdaalatPermanent RoommatesBaa Bahoo Aur BabyEk Tha Raja Ek Thi RaniKya Baat Hai, The Good Karma HospitalSargam Ki Sadhe Satii, and Maan Na Maan Main Tera Mehmaan.

Born Name

Darshan Jariwala

Nick Name


Darshan Jariwala as seen during an event in 2012
Darshan Jariwala as seen during an event in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Bombay, Bombay State, India





Actor, Theatre Artist


  • Father – Vidyasagar Jariwala
  • Mother – Leela Jariwala (Veteran Gujarati Actor)



Darshan Jariwala (Right) and Amit Behl as seen at the ‘Indian Cinematic Tourism’ event in 2016
Darshan Jariwala (Right) and Amit Behl as seen at the ‘Indian Cinematic Tourism’ event in 2016 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Darshan Jariwala has dated –

  1. Apara Mehta (1980-2003) – He got married to film and television actor Apara Mehta in the year 1980 and the duo has a daughter named Khushali Jariwala. They separated in 2003 due to personal differences.
  2. Anahita Jahanbaksh Italia (2010-Present) – In 2010, he got into a live-in relationship with actor Anahita Jahanbaksh Italia.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

Darshan Jariwala has been cast in commercials for brands such as UrbanClap.

Darshan Jariwala in 2013
Darshan Jariwala in 2013 (Chirag Thakkar / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Darshan Jariwala Facts

  1. Between 2006 and 2007, he appeared as Dr. Akhilesh Jha (the doctor who conducted Saumil’s operation during Saumil’s tumor) in the comedy-drama television series Baa Bahoo Aur Baby.
  2. He portrayed the character of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (a.k.a. Mahatma Gandhi) in the 2007 biographical drama film Gandhi, My Father. The film revolves around the troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his son Harilal Gandhi. For this performance, Darshan Jariwala won the award for “Best Supporting Actor” at the 2007 National Film Awards.
  3. In 2007, Darshan Jariwala was seen as Ramprasad the Bus Driver in the Hindi-language comedy-drama film Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
  4. He was cast as Shiv Shankar Sharma (Prem’s father) in the 2009 Hindi-language romantic comedy film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles.
  5. Darshan Jariwala played the recurring role of Cheddilal Anandilal Chaturvedi in the drama series Saas Bina Sasural from 2010 to 2012.
  6. In 2016, he brought to life the character of Mohanlal Chaudhary (father of Mikesh) in the romantic comedy web series Permanent Roommates.
  7. From 2017 to 2022, he was seen as Dr. Ram Nair in the medical drama series The Good Karma Hospital. He co-starred in the show alongside Amanda Redman, Amrita Acharia, James Floyd, Neil Morrissey, and Phyllis Logan.
  8. Darshan Jariwala appeared as Home Secretary in the 2021 Hindi-language action thriller film Radhe, starring Salman Khan, Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda, and Jackie Shroff.
  9. He has worked on many Gujarati plays like Hatheli Par BaadBaakiPatro Mitro, Mulraj Mansion, and Andhalo Pato.
  10. In February 2024, he was accused by a journalist of impregnating her and then leaving her. However, Darshan’s lawyer confirmed that he has a medical issue and cannot become a father.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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