Dilip Dhawan

Dilip Dhawan
Born 1955
Died 2000-02-15
Mumbai, India
Occupation Actor

Dilip Dhawan (1955–2000) was a film and television actor.

He started his career as a child in Sangharsh (1968), featuring Dilip Kumar, Dhawan acted in over 50 films.[1]

He acted as the hero in the movie Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan in 1978. Best known for his role as Guru in the television serial Nukkad, Dhawan also acted in serials like Janam, Deewar and Tere Mere Sapne. He was a well-known movie actor, known for mostly supporting roles (and a few major roles) in Ek Baar Kaho (1980), Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1980), Sazaye Maut (1981), Saaheb (1985), Dak Bangla (1987), Hero Hiralal (1988), Swarg (1990), Izzatdaar (1990), Heena (1991), Madhosh (1994), Yash (1996), Virasat (1997), Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999) and Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya (2000).

He was also the producer of the movie Saath Saath, in 1982.

He died on 15 February 2000, in Mumbai, at the age of 45, of a heart attack.[2][3]


Year Film Role Other notes
1968 Sangharsh Child artiste
1976 Murder at Monkey Hill Woodcutter Cameo appearance
1978 Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan Arvind Desai
1980 Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai Arvind Desai
Ek Baar Kaho
1981 Sazaye Maut Anil Suri
1982 Aagman
Meri Kahani
1983 Bade Dilwala Dr Ali Khan
Do Gulab
1984 Pratibha
1985 Saaheb
Khoon Aur Sazaa
1986-87 Nukkad Guru Television series
1987 Dak Bangla
1988Hero Hiralal Robin - Autorickshaw driver
1989 Shiva Shiva's brother
Doosra Kanoon Television movie
1990 Chhottur Pratishodh Bengali film
Swarg Ravi
Izzatdaar Tony
1991 Henna Razzak
1992 Geet Milan Ke Gaate Rahenge
1993 Hum Hain Kamaal Ke Manish
Log Kiya Kahengay Television series
1994 Madhosh
Chauraha Raman
1996Aurat Aurat Aurat
Yash Balraj Sahay
1997 Virasat Shakti's brother
1998 Badmash
1999Kabhi Paas Kabhi Fail
Hum Saath-Saath Hain Anurag
Rasmon Ki Zanjeer
2000 Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya Rohit Kumar


  1. "Actor Dilip Dhawan dead". Tribune India. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  2. "Dilip Dhawan Biography". IMDb. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  3. "Film and television actor Dilip Dhawan dies of a heart attack in Mumbai". India Today. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
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