Started acting from the age of 10
Because of this, the decision to get into acting was taken.
In the last year of his studies, Dilip Tahil did such a great job in plays that he got a lot of applause. After this, Dalip decided to make a name in the acting world. After the father retired and got a job in Mumbai, the whole family settled there. Dileep joined a theater in Mumbai, so that he could further enhance his acting. Here he got to learn a lot more than acting.
father used to train to fly
It is said that during graduation, Dilip Tahil’s father also used to give him training to fly ships, but his interest always remained in acting. When he was doing theatre, when famous filmmaker Shyam Benegal caught sight of him. Dileep got his first movie ‘Ankur’ in the year 1974. Dilip’s role was big in this, but when he went to watch the film at a premium, he was shocked, because his role was reduced to just one scene. When he asked the question to Shyam, he came to know that his role had to be cut to set the timing of the movie.
Did not get work for 6 years
Now Dileep, who has worked in more than 100 films, did not get work for 6 years after the first movie. Because of this, he was forced to spend money by doing jingles, modeling and advertising. In the year 1980, he got work in Ramesh Sippy’s movie ‘Shaan’, but his role was small. He got the opportunity to work in this movie because of Javed Akhtar. After this he did a cameo in the movie ‘Gandhi’. After this Dileep worked in many big films.
Identity made in TV too
Do you know that Dilip Tahil has also worked on TV. Yes. He played an important role in the TV show ‘Buniyaad’. He also acted in the British TV series ‘Bombay Blues’. To say that Dileep’s career in Hollywood started with the movie ‘Gandhi’, but he got international recognition with ‘The Deceivers’ and ‘A Perfect Murder’.
Dileep got real success in 1993 with the movie ‘Baazigar’ with Shahrukh Khan. In this film, he played the character of Madan Chopra and became famous. Then he did many big films, but people liked his work in Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgan’s movie ‘Ishq’. His character was completely different from the previous characters. He is also appreciated for his portrayal of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
related to controversies
Talking about the controversies, in the year 2018, Dileep was arrested by the Mumbai Police. It is said that he was driving under the influence of alcohol. His car had hit the autorickshaw. Due to which the passenger sitting in the auto suffered a lot of injuries.
Dilip, who earned name and fame in the acting world, started his political innings with BJP. Talking about personal life, he had met businesswoman Amrita. This couple has a son and a daughter. He is also active on social media.