Tiku Talsania

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Tiku Talsania
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Born (1954-06-07) 7 June 1954 (age 63)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation actor
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.[1]

Early life[edit]

Tiku Talsania was born on Monday, 7 June 1954, in Mumbai, in Maharashtra, and brought up therein.[2][3]

Television career[edit]

Tiku has acted in a number of television serials starting from Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi in 1984 and Ye Duniya Ghazab Ki.

He acted in many successful serials until Uttaran very recently.[when?][3] 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.[4]

Film career[edit]

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.[3]

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.[3] Tiku, who played the role of the protagonist Devdas's caretaker Dharamdas, said that he was confident that 'his role will get noticed'.[5]

Personal life[edit]

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.[3]

Tiku has stated that he has a passion for bikes from a young age and had recently rode a Harley Davidson motorcycle on a test drive.[6]


Few of his performances are listed here, while rest are in the main filmography article.

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Pyaar Ke Do Pal
1993 Waqt Hamara Hai
1994 Andaz Apna Apna
1995 Raja (1995 film)
1996 Daraar
1996 Raja Hindustani
1997 Ishq
2000 Jodi No.1
2002 Devdas
2003 Hungama
2007 Dhol (film)
2013 Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara
2013 Special 26
2015 Balkadu



External links[edit]

Tiku Talsania on Internet Movie Database