Dilip Joshi also known as Jethalal for the role he played in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has amused and entertained all through his comic timings in the sitcom. The series revolves around the lives and friendships between the residents of Gokuldham Co-operative Housing Society.
However, not many would know, apart from that, Dilip Joshi took on a role alongside Priyanka Chopra in a film in 2009- "What’s Your Raashee?" Yes, you read it right. Dilip Joshi played a role in the romcom, What’s Your Raashee? as well.
Famous for his character Jethalal, Joshi played the role of Jeetu Bhai in the film helmed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The actor was praised for his funny performance in the film.
What’s Your Raashee? Which released on the silver screen in 2009 starred Harman Baweja and Priyanka Chopra in lead roles. The plot revolves around Yogesh Patel, a rich Gujarati youth played by Baweja, who must tie the knot within ten days to save his brother from any harm. He agrees to meet 12 potential brides, one from each zodiac sign. Interestingly, all the 12 brides are played by Priyanka Chopra.
Apart from this, Joshi also made several other appearances on the big screen as well. The actor starred in films including Maine Pyar Kiya, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge and many more.
Besides, sharing screen alongside the popular Priyanka Chopra, he also made on-screen appearances with Sonu Sood, Johnny Lever, Tisca Chopra, Bobby Deol, Mithun Chakraborty and other bigwigs in the Bollywood industry.
The actor has won numerous awards for his phenomenal work. He was named the Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2011 at the Star Guild Awards. He also got his hands on an award in 2012 for Best Actor-Comedy at the Indian Television Academy awards.
(With inputs from Republic World)