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Daya Shankar Pandey Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Daya Shankar Pandey Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth November 19, 1965
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Daya Shankar Pandey is an Indian film and television actor who has been cast in movies such as Pehla NashaLagaanMumbai Se Aaya Mera DostMy Name Is Anthony GonsalvesWelcome to SajjanpurDelhi-6, RaajneetiSwadesGangaajalShootout at Lokhandwala, Ek Khiladi Ek HaseenaEk AjnabeeWhat’s Your Raashee?Money Back GuaranteeSatyaMusaa: The Most WantedGhulamMaqboolAmerican DaylightRamji Londonwaley, KaalApaharanWoodstock Villa, and Life Express. He has also gained popularity by appearing as Inspector Chalu Pandey in the famous Hindi sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Some other television shows that he has been a part of include Devon Ke Dev…MahadevGhar JamaiWohShankar Jaikishan 3 in 1, Family No.1SaayaKituu Sabb Jaantii HaiYeh Duniya Hai RangeenMahima Shanidev KiSavdhaan IndiaSuryaputra KarnBadii Devrani, and Bhamashah.

Born Name

Daya Shankar Pandey

Nick Name


Daya Shankar Pandey as seen at Saahil Chadha's wedding anniversary
Daya Shankar Pandey as seen at Saahil Chadha’s wedding anniversary (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Film and Television Actor




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Daya Shankar Pandey Facts

  1. He was cast as Goli (seamer), the man with the largest piece of land, in the 2001 Hindi-language epic musical sports film, Lagaan, set in 1893, during the late Victorian period of India’s colonial British Raj. It received critical acclaim and became the 3rd Indian film to be nominated for the Academy Award for “Best Foreign Language Film”, after Mother India (1957) and Salaam Bombay! (1988).
  2. Daya Shankar has played the role of Shanidev in the show Mahima Shanidev Ki and this role got him nominated for a Producers Guild Film Award in the “Best Actor in a Drama Series” category in 2012.
  3. He has been cast in the recurring role of Inspector Chalu Pandey in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah and his character has a catchphrase “Hamara Naam Hai Inspector Chalu Pandey Jhuth Bologe Toh Padenge Dande”.
  4. For his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Daya Shankar Pandey was nominated for the 2018 Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role”.
  5. In 2018, he appeared as Mahavir in the ZEE5 original web series, Rangbaaz, set against the rustic background of Gorakhpur in the 1990s.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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