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7 June 1954 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Years active||1985- present|
Tiku Talsania is an Indian actor who has acted in supporting roles in nearly 200 films and in TV serials. Apart from acting in films and television serial, he also performs as freelance theatre artist, working for Gujarati theatre in Mumbai and in America and Europe.
He acted in many successful serials until Uttaran very recently.[when?] His latest[when?] show on television is a comedy-horror one, Pritam Pyare Aur Woh, in which he plays the role of a miser businessman with a short temper and who listens to his wife's words religiously.
Tiku started his Bollywood career with Rajeev Mehra's Pyaar Ke Do Pal in 1986. He continued to play his role as comedian in movies like Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Umar 55 Ki Dil Bachpan Ka, Bol Radha Bol, Andaz Apna Apna, Mr. Bechara from 1991 to 1996. Breaking from his comedian roles, he donned the cap of serious character in the movie Waqt Hamara Hai in 1993.
He then acted in number of commercially successful movies like Ishq in 1997, Jodi No.1 in 2001 and up until Partner in 2007. He received critical acclaim for his role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas. Tiku, who played the role of the protagonist Devdas's caretaker Dharamdas, said that he was confident that 'his role will get noticed'.
Tiku is married to Dipti, who is a theatre artist as well as classical dancer. He has a son named Rohan and a daughter named Shikha Talsania, who is also an actor.
Few of his performances are listed here, while rest are in the main filmography article.
|1986||Pyaar Ke Do Pal|
|1993||Waqt Hamara Hai|
|1994||Andaz Apna Apna|
|1995||Raja (1995 film)|
|2013||Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara|
- Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai (2012) Dhanwantrilal Dhyanchand Dholakia (3D)
- Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984)
- Zamana Badal Gaya .... Kanhaiya Lal Mathur
- Ek Se Badhkar Ek .... Brij Mohan Chaturvedi
- Maal Hai To Taal Hai .... Keemat Lal
- Hum Sab Baraati (2004) .... Chandu Mehta
- Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo (2009) .... Dhirubhai Jhaveri
- Yeh Chanda Kanoon Hai (2009) .... Prem Kapoor
- Uttaran .... Retired Colonel Raj Malhotra
- Yeh Duniyan Gazab Ki .... Maharaja
- Pritam Pyare Aur Woh (2014) .... Tiku aka Jija Ji
- Sajan Re Phir Jhoot Mat Bolo (2017) .... as pc (Jai's father)
- Tiku Talsania was born on 07-06-1954 in Mumbai
- "Quick Five: Tiku Talsania - Laughter, serious business - The Hindu". 13 March 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2016.