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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. Disha has also been cast in several other on-screen projects including Resham Dankh, Instant Khichdi, Aahat, Jodhaa Akbar, Love Story 2050, Phool Aur Aag, Kamsin: The Untouched, Mangal Pandey: The Rising, and Devdas.

Birth Name

Disha Vakani

Nickname

Dayaben

Profession

Actress

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Disha Vakani was born on the 17th of September 1978, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Age

She’s currently 44 years old.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

She is of Gujarati descent.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Disha attended Gujarat College in Ahmedabad and graduated in Dramatics.

Family Details

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

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Disha Vakani has dated –

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  • Mayur Padia (2015-Present) – On 24 November 2015, Dharti married a Mumbai-based chartered accountant named Mayur Padia. On 27 November 2017, the couple became parents to a baby girl, Stuti Padia. On 24 May 2022, the couple became parents again to a baby boy.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Disha became for playing the role of Daya Jethalal Gada on the sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (2008-Present).

Flim Debut

In 1997, Vakani made her Bollywood debut with Kamsin: The Untouched as a lead actress.

Television Debut

In 2002, Disha made her debut TV show appearance as Nurse in Khichdi, alongside the likes of actors Anang Desai and Supriya Pathak.

Disha Vakani Net worth

Disha Vakani has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2022.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Disha Vakani

  • Disha belongs to a Gujarati family.
  • She started her career as a stage actress in Gujarati theatre like Kamal Patel v/s Dhamal Patel and Lali Lila.
  • She is famous for her role of Daya Jethalal Gada.
  • In 2002, she played the role of Sakhi in the romantic drama film, Devdas, starring Shah Rukh KhanAishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Madhuri Dixit.
  • In 2008, Vakani has played the lead role of Dayaben Gada in SAB TV’s sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
  • Her brother Mayur Vakani is also an actor and portraying the role of Sundar Lal (Daya’s brother) in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
  • Disha’s parents were also a part of the Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. They played the relatives to Champaklal Gada (Mauji and her wife) in a show.
  • In 2008, Disha appeared as Madhavi in the historical romance film, Jodhaa Akbar, starring Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, and Ila Arun.
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