Dalip Tahil, also known as Dalip Tahilramani, is an Indian film, television, and theatre actor who was born on October 30, 1952. He is 68 now.
He went to Sherwood College in Nainital, India and later graduated from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai after a year at Aligarh Muslim University. Tahil is well known for his roles in the films Baazigar (1993) and Raja (1995).
At the age of ten, Dalip Tahil began performing on stage at Sherwood College in Nainital. Dalip’s engagement in a choir, elocution competitions, Nativity plays, and formal and informal performances over the years provided him with the opportunity to be cast in leading roles.
In 1968, Dalip and his family relocated to Mumbai, where he joined the Theatre Group Bombay and received training from Alyque and Pearl Padamsee, the group’s directors. Dalip was recognized by director Shyam Benegal, who offered him a role in his debut feature film, Ankur, in 1974.
From the 1980s through 2013, he appeared in over 100 Bollywood films, mostly as a villain or in supporting parts as a father or police officer. He starred in the English films The Deceivers and The Perfect Murder, both directed by Merchant Ivory (1988). In 1984, he played the father of Baby Sonia in Navodaya’s My Dear Kuttichathan, India’s first 3-D film.
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