5 less known films Disha Vakani did before Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Disha Vakani aka Dayaben is no new face. She has garnered hordes of fans with her stellar performance in Neela Telefilms’s ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’. Disha is truly a powerhouse of talent. She is not just limited to acting, she has a mind-blowing sense of humour as well. Actress was missing from the television screens since three years in order to take care of her little daughter. Despite numerous attempts, the makers of the show failed to get her back. A gossip is abuzz is that she might return to the show as it is completing 12 years next month. However, there is no confirmation on the same.

Did you know that Disha Vakani has done several films too? Check-out here:


1) Jodhaa Akbar
Yes, you read it right. Disha was a part of Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Jodhaa Akbar, which was directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. She essayed the role of Madhavi, who was Jodhaa’s aide and went to the kingdom of Mughals after Jodhaa exchanged wedding vows with Akbar.

2) Devdas
Disha had a very small role in this film. She played the role of Sakhi in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Devdas starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit Nene.

3) Mangal Pandey: The Rising
Apart from doing a historical film like Jodhaa Akbar, Disha also did Mangal Pandey: The Rising, which featured Aamir Khan in the lead role. The actress played the role of a courtesan, Yasmin, in it.

4) Love Story 2050
Disha was also starred in Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Harman Baweja’s Love Story 2050. In this film, she essayed the role of a domestic helper.

5) C Kompany
This movie featured actors like Tusshar Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Raima Sen, and many others. Disha also had a special appearance in the film. She played the role of a widow in the movie.