Shailesh Lodha Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Shailesh Lodha Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth November 8, 1969
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Dr. Swati Lodha

Shailesh Lodha is an Indian actor, comedian, poet, and writer who is best known for portraying the character of Taarak Mehta, a real-life Gujarati columnist, humorist, writer, and playwright, in one of India’s longest-running Hindi language comedy television sitcom, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (often abbreviated as TMKOC). In addition to that, he has also branched out as a poet as well as a writer and has been a part of various shows.

Born Name

Shailesh Lodha

Nick Name

Baal Kavi

Shailesh Lodha pictured at the success bash for completion of 1000 episodes of ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ in November 2012
Shailesh Lodha pictured at the success bash for completion of 1000 episodes of ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ in November 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Shailesh Lodha holds a BSc and PG in marketing.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Writer, Poet

Family

  • Father – Shri Shyam Singh Lodha (Worked with Child Welfare Department – Government of Rajasthan)
  • Mother – Smt. Shobha Lodha (Worked with Child Welfare Department – Government of Rajasthan)

Build

Slim

Shailesh Lodha in June 2012
Shailesh Lodha in June 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shailesh Lodha has dated –

  1. Dr. Swati Lodha – He is married to Dr. Swati Lodha, an academician, motivational speaker, author, and director of Aditya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai. They parent a daughter named Swaraa.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Shailesh Lodha is of Indian descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wears glasses
  • Pentagonal face shape

Religion

He was raised in a partly Jain household.

Shailesh Lodha as seen in an Instagram post in August 2020
Shailesh Lodha as seen in an Instagram post in August 2020 (Shailesh Lodha / Instagram)

Shailesh Lodha Facts

  1. While growing up, his family traveled a lot due to his parents’ jobs.
  2. Initially, Shailesh Lodha had an office job which he eventually quit in order to pursue his passion for writing poems.
  3. He started playing the role of Taarak Mehta, a writer by profession who is Jethalal’s best friend and has been named “Fire Brigade” by Jethalal, in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in the year 2008. He has co-starred in the show alongside the likes of Dilip Joshi, Disha Vakani, Munmun Dutta, Neha Mehta, Mandar Chandwadkar, Gurucharan Singh, and Shyam Pathak and has also served as the narrator of the show.
  4. On June 24, 2014, Shailesh Lodha joined YouTube with his self-titled channel.
  5. He has been honored with several accolades including National Srijan Award, Bharat Gaurav, and Rajasthan Gaurav.
  6. He has authored a book titled Diljale Ka Facebook Status which is a collection of poems written from the point of view of a rejected lover. Moreover, he has also written 2 books based on satirical humor.
  7. Alongside Neha Mehta, Shailesh Lodha has served as a co-presenter for SAB TV’s comic poetry series, Wah! Wah! Kya Baat Hai!.
  8. He has also garnered an impressive fan base on social media and enjoys more than 2 million followers on Facebook.

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

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