10 Things you didn’t know about Disha ‘Daya’ Vakani!

Taarak Mehta ka Oolta Chashma’s Daya Jethalal Gada aka Disha Vakani is known for her trademark dialogue ‘Aye ma maata ji’ and her impromptu garba steps. For all of her diehard fans, here are some lesser-known facts about her. Take a look!

She is from a theatre background, which has helped her in her TV career.

According to her, a comedienne must be able to improvise.

She admires co-star Dilip Joshi, Sanjeev Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Boman Irani. While Charlie Chaplin is her idol.

She hates performing tear-jerkers.

She loves traveling, watching plays, swimming and chilling with her family.

Unlike her onscreen character, Disha is reserved by nature.

Contrary to popular belief, the talented actress neither speaks nor dresses like her telly avatar

She is originally from Ahmedabad, while she is settled in Kandivali (Mumbai) now.

She has acted in many famous Gujarati plays like Aame baraf na pankhi and Haso nahi toh mara sum.

She has done a cameo in Bollywood magnum opus Jodha Akbar