Disha Vakani who is away from Television these days but her Gujarati accent and her cute dialogue ” Hey Maa Mataji” is famous among the fans of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma. Disha struggled a lot to reach the TV. and the actress has been part of several films, like B-grade films and short role in Bollywood films.
Disha played an important role in the Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Jodha Akbar. She played Madhavi, one of Jodha’s handmaiden. Fans did not recognize her during that film but later after getting popular on television she was noticed.
Disha was quite popular in historical dramas. She also worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas where she played a character Sakhi. I bet you must have not recognised her but to spot her again you’ll have to watch the movie with care.
Love Story 2050
This film featured Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja which released in 2008. And Disha’s character in the movie was of a maid. And this was the same year she bagged Taarak Mehta Ka Oolata Chashmah.
Mangal Pandey: The Rising
In another historical biopic, Disha did a small role. Vakani played Yasmin in the movie. And only if you watch the movie deeply you will be able to spot her.
Many people might don’t know about this film, but since it had a starry cast including the likes of Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty and produced by Ekta Kapoor. Disha had a very small character of a widow.