Dalip Tahil (Actor) Age, Family, Wife, Biography & More

Dalip Tahil


Full NameDalip Tahiliani
Profession(s)Actor, Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 October 1952
Age (as in 2017)65 Years
BirthplaceLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolSherwood College, Nainital, Uttarakhand
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutBollywood: Ankur (1974)
Dalip Tahil film debut - Ankur (1974)
Hindi TV: Buniyaad (1986-1987)
British TV: Bombay Blue
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
HobbiesTravelling, Singing, Playing Cricket
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAmrita (Businesswoman)
Wife/SpouseAmrita (Businesswoman)
Dalip Tahil with his wife Amrita
ChildrenSon- Dhruv Tahiliani (Actor)
Dalip Tahil with his son Dhruv Tahiliani
Daughter- Name Not Known
Dalip Tahil with his daughter
ParentsFather- Ghansham Jethanand Tahilramani (Used to work in the Indian Air Force)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- 1 (Name Not Known)

Dalip TahilSome Lesser Known Facts About Dalip Tahil

  • Does Dalip Tahil smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Dalip Tahil drink alcohol?: Yes
  • During his school days, Dalip took a keen interest in sports and was the part of the Cricket, Hockey, and Football teams. He also took part in many other extra-curricular activities like debates, dramas, etc.
  • After his schooling, he was enrolled to Aligarh Muslim University for further studies, but he left university within a year because of the shifting of his family to Mumbai. He then completed his study from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
  • While he was in college, he joined a theatre group where he got trained in acting under ‘Alyque Padamsee’ and ‘Pearl Padamsee.’
  • Dalip has done numerous famous plays and theatre musicals like ‘Godspell’, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, ‘Evita’,  ‘Bombay Dreams’, etc.
  • He got his first break in 1974 in the Bollywood film ‘Ankur.’
  • By the year 2017, he had acted in over 100 Bollywood films.

  • In 1969, Dalip made a record to win the ‘Kendall Cup’ three times; one for his role of ‘Joseph’ in the play ‘My Three Angels’, second for his role of ‘Macbeth’ in the play ‘Macbeth’, and the third for one more play.
  • In 1994, he released his music album ‘Raaz Ki Baaten.’
  • He did a Sindhi film ‘Paarewari’ (2004) and a Punjabi film ‘Sajna Ve Sajna’ (2007).
  • Dalip Tahil also acted in some famous British TV serials like ‘EastEnders’ (2003), ‘Nuclear Secrets’ (2007), etc.
  • Apart from being a great actor, he is a good singer and has sung several times on stage. He also performed with A. R. Rahman during Rahman’s theatre musical ‘Bombay Dreams’ world tour.

    Dalip Tahil during a rehearsal of A. R. Rahman's 'Bombay Dreams'

    Dalip Tahil during a rehearsal of A. R. Rahman’s ‘Bombay Dreams’

  • In 2017, he did a live-action film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ that was originally released in English language and dubbed in the Hindi language.
  • In January 2017, Dalip joined the ‘Bharatiya Janata Party’ (BJP) just before the elections of BMC.

    Dalip Tahil with other BJP members

    Dalip Tahil with other BJP members


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