Tiku Talsania

Tiku Talsania (born 7 June 1954) is an Indian actor, who works in the Bollywood industry. Apart from acting in films and television serials, he also performs as a freelance theatre artist, working for Gujarati theatre.[1]

Tiku Talsania
Tiku Talsania at Sab TV's show launch.jpg
Talsania in 2013
Born (1954-06-07) 7 June 1954 (age 68)
Years active1984–present
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Spouse(s)Deepti Talsania



Tiku has acted in a number of television serials starting with Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi in 1984, followed by hit TV serials in 1990s like Ye Duniya Ghazab Ki, Zamana Badal Gaya and Ek Se Badh Kar Ek.

He acted in many successful serials until the very recent Uttaran. He was last seen on the SAB TV's Sitcom Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo.[2]


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 such as Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Umar 55 Ki Dil Bachpan Ka, Bol Radha Bol, Andaz Apna Apna and Mr. Bechara from 1991 to 1996. Breaking from his comedian roles, he donned the cap of a serious character in the movie Waqt Hamara Hai in 1993.

He then acted in a number of commercially successful movies such as 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 would get noticed.[3]

Talsania continued to work in films such as Dhamaal and Special 26 with minor roles, as having primary focus on television serials.

Personal lifeEdit

Talsania married Deepti, with whom he has two children, a son, Rohan Talsania and a daughter, actress Shikha Talsania, who has acted in films like Veere Di Wedding, Coolie No. 1 and I Hate Luv Storys.[4]


Andaz apna apna

See alsoEdit

  • Talsana, ancestral village of Talsania


  1. ^ "More to Mr. Funny than meets the eye - The Hindu". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 13 May 2020. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Quick Five: Tiku Talsania - Gets On Board- The Times Of India". The Times of India. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Movies: Tiku Talsania on his role in Devdas". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Tiku Talsania's life beyond the arc lights: Biking, adventure sports and more". The Indian Express. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 27 July 2021.

External linksEdit

Tiku Talsania at IMDb