Amit Bhatt is best known for his role as Bapuji in the famous sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The actor was making his livelihood appearing in small roles on television before he got his career breakthrough via the show. Owing to the immense success of the show, Bhatt has been able to amass a staggering amount of net worth. This article presents interesting details such as Amit Bhatt’s age, personal life, popular shows, awards and achievements, and much more about the actor.
Amit Bhatt Age & Date of Birth
As of August 2023, the age of Amit Bhatt is calculated to be 51 years old. He was born in August of 1972 and is soon going to turn 52 following his recent birthday. Amit started his career with a minor role when he was 26 years old.
|Age||Born on 19 August 1972|
Amit Bhatt Personal Biography
Amit Bhatt was born on 19 August 1972 in Saurashtra, Gujarat to middle-class parents. He holds an undergraduate degree in Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com). Not many details about Amit’s parents or his early life are known to the media.
Since 1999, Amit has been married to Kruti Bhatt. They have twin sons, Deep Bhatt and Dev Bhatt, who once appeared on the show Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma as child artists.
|Full name||Amit Bhatt|
|Years active||1998 – present|
|Date of birth||19 August 1972|
|Place of birth||Saurashtra, Gujarat, India|
|Education||Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com.)|
|Spouse||Kruti Bhatt (1999 – present)|
Amit Bhatt Career Highlights
Amit Bhatt started his by playing the role of a drunkard in the television show CID. He also worked in the series Khichdi and F.I.R. playing multiple roles on both shows. After being in acting for almost a decade, Bhatt landed his first serious role in the popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Amit has appeared in other serials as well some of them being Yes Boss, Chupke Chupke, Funny Family.com, Gupshup Coffee Shop, etc. Bhatt made his big-screen debut in the 2018 movie Loveyatri in a cameo role. His twin sons have also appeared in this movie.
Amit Bhatt in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is the most notable work of Amit Bhatt. Bhatt plays the role of Champaklal Gada or Bapuji on the show. Champaklal is the father of the lead character of the show Jethalal (played by Dilip Joshi). Since 2008, Amit has been a part of this show which is one of the longest-running Indian television shows as of 2023.
Popular Movies & Shows with Amit Bhatt
Check out the complete list of movies and television shows starring Amit Bhatt:
- Loveyatri (2018)
- CID (1998)
- Khichdi (2003)
- F.I.R. (2006)
- Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (2008)
Awards & Nominations
Here is the list of all awards and nominations received by Amit Bhatt for his role in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma:
- 2012 Sab Ke Anokhe Awards for Sab se Anokha Senior Citizen
- 2019 Indian Telly Awards for Best Ensemble (fiction)
- 2018 Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Comic Role
- 2019 Indian Telly Awards for Best Actor in a Comic Role
- 2022 Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Comic Role (popular)
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Frequently Asked Questions
₹35 crores (approx.)
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC)
No. Although Bhatt plays the role of Jethlal’s (Dilip Joshi) father on TMKOC, he is 8 years younger than Dilip.
What is the height of Amit Bhatt?
Bhatt received a salary of around Rs 70,000 – 80,000 per episode of TMKOC.
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