Disha Wakani is an Indian Television actress. She is known as Daya Jethalal Gada, because of her character in the popular comedy serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.

Early Life and Education:- She was born on 17th September 1978 in  Ahmedabad, Gujarat India. She completed her schooling and college in Ahmadabad. She has never been in regular college like others but have completed her degree in acting college. Her brother Suraj in the series is also her real brother, Mayur Vakani.She inherited her love for acting from her father, a theater personality.She lives in Goregaon, Mumbai.

Career:- She started her work with several plays in theatre during her school days and this is how slowly, gradually she started her career in acting. In Ahemdabad, she acted in many Gujarati plays and mini series like, “Aame baraf na pankhi” and “Haso nahi toh mara sum” respectively. Later,She came to Mumbai and acted in Hindi comedies like Instant Khichdi and did cameo in Jodha Akbar.

Daya Jethalal Gada:-She is popularly known as Daya Jethalal Gaday.Daya Jethalal Gada, is an uneducated, family oriented woman, who has studied till class 7. She is always ready to dance the “Garba”(gujrati folk dance) and people call her “Garba Queen”.She is from Ahmedabad. She is shown to be always on the phone with her mother, who finds new and funny names for Jethalal. She calls Jethalal as “Tapu Ke Papa” as she, like many Indian housewife, think it is sin to take the husband’s name. Jethalal often scolds her. Despite this, there is love and unity between the two main protagonists of this show.

Dilip Joshi is playing the role of Jethalal Gada and their on screen chemistry is much famous and appreciated.
Being Gujarati, she finds very comfortable working in serial as it is Gujarati based show and so is well comfortable with her co-stars too.

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