became a household name for her stint in SAB TV
's one of the longest running sitcoms, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
. The actress who is currently on a hiatus after giving birth to a baby girl is popularly known as Daya Ben of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
. While many know that her brother Mayur Vakani who plays her brother on the show is also her real-life brother, it is a lesser known fact that the actress in the early days of her acting career has been part of a bold movie.
Yes, you read that right! The actress, who is a graduate in Dramatic Arts from Gujarat College, is also the daughter of noted Gujarati theatre personality Bhim Vakani. She began her acting career as a child actress with her father. And soon she bagged a Hindi movie.
In the year 1997, she appeared in this small budget bold Bollywood drama, Kamsin: The Untouched directed by Amit Suryavanshi. The movie was released under the banner of Sai Baba Film. She played the lead role in the movie. The story portrayed a college girl who hits trouble when her friends start dying serially after going for an outing to the countryside during a college vacation. The saree clad actress who is often seen shying away from getting close to her onscreen husband, Jethalal Champaklal Gada (Dilip Joshi) had once shed off the saree avatar and flaunted skimpy clothes. She also has done some intimate scenes in the movie.
The actress has also appeared in other popular Bollywood movies like Devdas, Jodhaa Akbar, Mangal Pandey: The Rising and others. Currently, the actress has been missing from the show post her motherhood and fans are eagerly waiting for her return.