Disha Vakani Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Disha Vakani Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth September 17, 1978
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Mayur Padia

Disha Vakani is an Indian actress who rose to popularity with her portrayal of the character named Daya Jethalal Gada in SAB TV’s long-running family comedy sitcom, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Moreover, she has also been cast in several other on-screen projects including Resham DankhInstant KhichdiAahatJodhaa AkbarLove Story 2050Phool Aur AagKamsin: The UntouchedMangal Pandey: The Rising, and Devdas.

Born Name

Disha Vakani

Nick Name

Disha

Disha Vakani at SAB Ke Anokhe Awards in August 2013
Disha Vakani at SAB Ke Anokhe Awards in August 2013 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Disha Vakani attended Gujarat College in Ahmedabad and graduated in Dramatics.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Bhim Vakani
  • Sibling – Mayur Vakani (Brother) (Actor)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Disha Vakani has dated –

  1. Mayur Padia (2015-Present) – On November 24, 2015, she got married to chartered accountant Mayur Padia and they were blessed with a daughter named Stuti Padia on November 27, 2017.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (India)

Disha Vakani is of Gujarati descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Pierced ears

Religion

Jainism

Disha Vakani Facts

  1. In 1997, she was cast in the lead role in the Hindi B grade drama film, Kamsin: The Untouched.
  2. She played the role of Sakhi in the 2002 romantic drama film, Devdas, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Madhuri Dixit.
  3. Disha Vakani started co-starring alongside Dilip Joshi, Munmun Dutta, Shailesh Lodha, Amit Bhatt, and Neha Mehta in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in the year 2008.
  4. Her real brother has also played her reel-life brother named Sundarlal in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Also, her portrayal of Daya won her several accolades including the 9th Indian Telly Award for “Best Actor in a Comic Role – Female (Popular)”, 2009 Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Actress – Comedy”, and 3rd Zee Gold Award for “Best Comic Actor (Popular)”.
  5. In 2008, Disha Vakani appeared as Madhavi in the historical romance film, Jodhaa Akbar, starring Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, and Ila Arun.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0

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