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
ControversyOn 23 September 2018, at around 9 pm, he was arrested by the Khar police for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and ramming his car into an autorickshaw, injuring passengers inside it.
Dalip Tahil arrested for drunk driving
In October 2023, he was sentenced to two month jail in the case. [1]Hindustan Times
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